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Family Info Session

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT

Are you a member of a family business or family office interested in joining Family Enterprise Canada?

Register for this online information session so we can give you a real sense of what our community has to offer. We'll be joined by a current family business member who can share details of their experience with our community and explain how it has helped them and their family. This session will also give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

Family Enterprise Canada is a national community of "business families" that helps you navigate the challenges of working with your family members while embracing the unique joys of succeeding with them. Please join us to learn more about how we help business families flourish and build a legacy that lasts!

Event Details




Online via Zoom.
Registrants will be sent a meeting invite to their email.

Who Can Attend

Anyone who is a member of a family business or a family office. If you own or operate a family enterprise, this session is for you!



Naim Ali

Naim Ali
CEO, SM2 Capital Partners

Naim is the Chief Executive Officer of SM2 Capital Partners (“SM2”). SM2 is the entity that oversees the Ali Family Office and its related operating businesses. In 2010, Naim moved back to Calgary, from New York, to oversee the real estate portfolio under SM2. The portfolio includes commercial real estate and operating businesses, including parking lots (Calgary), hotels (US and Alberta), casinos and student housing (Ontario). SM2 has also made investments in residential real estate and senior housing projects and is continuously expanding across North America. Naim oversees the strategic planning of the Ali Family Office and is currently a Board Director for Fortress Insurance Company (also in the SM2 portfolio). He enjoys golfing, skiing, wake surfing, attending monthly TEC Group (leadership development) and Personal Advisory Group (P.A.G) meetings, and travelling with his family. Naim lives with his wife and two children in Calgary, AB.

Thomas Clark

Thomas Clark
Educational Consultant

An extensive background in International Development and Development studies allows Thomas to have in-depth insight and understanding of the education and management process of content-related projects. His many travels around the world have enhanced his cultural sensibility and have been applied in his work with organizations such as the Institute of Social Studies and even in his philanthropic contributions in working with Hockey Helps the Homeless in Montreal.

Can't make it?

Book a short meeting with Mike Johnston, National Manager of Business Development, who can answer any questions you may have about Family Enterprise Canada or becoming a member.


May 13
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT
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