June 11, 2024

Episode #123: Brian Boulanger, Chief Executive Officer, ARC Financial Corp.

Knowing what success looks like is a talent in and of itself, one that extends beyond profit margins and dives deep into the mentalities and approaches of strong management teams and high performing companies. And in the world of private equity, it’s also an immensely important skillset.

On this episode, we speak with Brian Boulanger, Chief Executive Officer at ARC Financial Corp. about his journey to the C-Suite, what’s changed in his approach to leadership, and advice for people early in their career.

We also get Brian’s 50,000-foot view on the state of capital markets, discuss how Canada is viewed by the global investment community, and look ahead at the future of energy markets and Alberta.

In this episode:

  • Getting to know Brian
  • Brian’s leadership philosophy
  • Changing the culture at ARC Financial
  • What Brian does for fun
  • Advice for people younger in their career
  • What “Energy. Capital. Partners.” means to ARC
  • Defining “success” and outlining what it looks like
  • 50,000-foot view on the state of capital markets
  • The global perception on Canada’s energy markets
  • How ESG fits into the capital market scene
  • Looking ahead at the next 12-months
  • Brian’s view on the future of Alberta

About C-Suite Unplugged

In this series, C-Suite Unplugged, host Adam Legge talks to Alberta’s top CEOs, entrepreneurs, and business leaders about their journey to the C-Suite, what keeps them up at night as an Albertan and as a leader in their industry, and what their outlook is for the future.

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