Muscowpetung First Nation
Thomas Benjoe is an Indigenous Business Leader and Entrepreneur from Muscowpetung First Nation. He
is currently a partner at OneHoop. Through his leadership, he has grown several multi-million dollar
investments across multiple sectors using his unique business models. Those investment were often
made with limited resources and capital and in one such investment he started, scaled and sold
Saskatchewan’s first Indigenous tech company for an 1,150% return. Thomas also leads several
strategies in Indigenous Engagement, Procurement, Indigenous HR, and Investments. Through the
strategies he has built he has helped to unlock many new opportunities for Indigenous business to thrive
and Indigenous talent to be built sustainably.
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Thomas currently serves on the Board of Directors at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Board ofDirector of Economic Development Regina, SIIT Indigenous Innovation Advisory Council, and member ofthe Saskatchewan Roughriders Indigenous Task Group. He is a past Chair of the Saskatchewan Chamberof Commerce.
Thomas recently received the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal for contributions to Business &Commerce, was a finalist for the 2023 CANDO Economic Developer of the Year Award, and was recognized inThe Globe and Mail’s Report on Business Magazine as a Top 50 Changemakers in Canada, and wasrecognized as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Economic Developers by Treaty 4 News.
Tom also served as 2019/20 United Way “Community Champion”, the recipient of the Crowning Achievement Young Alumni Award from the University of Regina (2017), recognized by CBC's "Future 40"(2013), the Red Cross' "Young Humanitarian of the Year"(2009), and a "Top Performer" Convention Winner which recognizes the top 1% of RBC employees (2015).
Economic Developer of the Year Finalist
Cando Economic Development Conference
Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal
Top 50 Changemakers in Canada
The Globe and Mail
Crowning Achievement Young Alumni
University of Regina
Canadian Broadcast Company (CBC)
Young Humanitarian of the Year
The Red Cross
Indigenous Business Engagement in Saskatchewan
The Future Economy Interview with Thomas Benjoe, Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce on Indigenous Business Engagement in Saskatchewan.
Read Thomas Benjoe's Full Interview with The Future Economy and His Key Takeaways