TREVOR WOWNIAR

Trevor is a Co-Founder and Partner of Blue Shock and focused on the firm’s Western Canadian Market.

Before starting Blue Shock, Trevor enjoyed a 14-year hospitality career gaining insight into a verity of independent and chain restaurant concepts, hotels & resorts and golf clubs. About half of his restaurant career was spent in the leadership ranks with Earls Restaurants. After leaving the restaurant industry Trevor spent 4 years with Manpower, one of the world’s largest temporary and direct hire staffing firms.  His time with Manpower was focused on Business development for the first 3 years; he then moved into the Branch Manager position and oversaw the Temporary staffing division for the Calgary operation. The company was focused on recruiting in a variety of sectors which included Office/Administration, Customer Service, Finance/Accounting, Sales, Skilled Labour & Manufacturing/Light Industrial and Construction.

For the past 10 years with Blue Shock Trevor has been focused on assisting the firm’s clients achieve their recruitment and growth strategies by understanding that organizations can only reach success when the right people are in place. He has conducted numerous senior and mid-level management searches for various restaurants, hotels, golf clubs and consumer services. Trevor leads search assignments for General Managers, Chefs and Regional Managers. He also works with clients to locate and qualify senior level Directors, Vice Presidents and Presidents for some of Canada’s largest and most recognized restaurant and food service companies. He also works with clients to source candidates for Business Development, Account Management, Marketing and Sales leadership positions with in food service, consumer packaged goods and restaurant supply industries.   

Trevor enjoys golf, hockey, football and travel. You can also find him keeping up with the local food trends, enjoying a good bottle of wine and cooking and entertaining for friends and family. But most of his free time is spent with his daughter Kira, son Tyler and wife Leona.



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