Ted grew up on a farm in southern Manitoba and is an engineering graduate from the University of Manitoba. Ted founded and is the current CEO of Concord Projects, a construction and development company with its headquarters in Winnipeg, Canada. He is also a current member of the Association of Professional Engineers of the Province of Manitoba. Ted has been involved in numerous boards and committees including non-profit organizations such as MCC, Meda, and YFC. Ted has been involved with iDE for approximately 15 years and was Chair of iDE Canada from 2010 to 2017.