Jay Bell Redbird – Rolf Bouman
Rolf Bouman was born in 1966 in Germany and completed in Germany two trades as a licensed farmer and a licensed auto mechanic. In the late 80’s he immigrated to Canada and started working as a labourer, welder, pulp cutter, tree planter and interpreter for Real Estates brokers, Immigration Canada and various law firms. In the subsequent years he founded the first of his companies called Canadian Pioneer Estates Ltd. and became self-employed as a Real Estate waterfront developer with a focus on the Canadian East Coast, especially Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island. In the following years Mr. Bouman also took over an additional consulting company and incorporated a publishing company called (Ad)venture Canada Publishing Inc. which is focusing on business ventures and Canadian art, history and culture. Rolf Bouman is the founder of the “Friends United” initiative. A passionate advocate and supporter of First Nation´s culture and art, Rolf funds all his friends united activities through his Canadian corporate group, without any government assistance and political involvement. . With over 30 years of international business experience, Rolf´s goal is to help First Nation artists become self-sufficient entrepreneurs who are embraced as cultural ambassadors for their communities and country.