Jesse was formally an associate at Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP one of Calgary’s most recognized and decorated law firms. In this position, Jesse advised on all levels of commercial transactions, corporate restructurings and debt financings including project and acquisition finance, asset backed lending and subordinated and convertible debt products. Jesse provided co-lead representation on the first non-dilutive investment in the cannabis industry by a leading financial institution as well as being co-lead on multiple power transmission development funding agreements. Jesse was also in charge of several mid-market commercial and finance transactions while also providing various agency work on behalf of multi-jurisdictional client. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Jesse studied real estate finance and commercial construction at the University of Denver and received his JD from the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Law.