Name: Connor Blas
Hometown: Lethbridge, Alberta
School: University of Lethbridge
School status: Graduated – Mathematics
Area franchised: Lethbridge, Alberta
Years franchised: 4
Years with SWP: 6
Current position: District Manager
Any Questions for Connor about starting your business?
Welcome and congratulations on being chosen to be a part of the Student Works family! My name is Connor Blas and I grew up in Lethbridge where I ran my business for 4 years. I got involved with Student Works after I went back to University for the third time. I was sitting in class when this small, peppy woman came into my classroom with a clip board talking about a “Summer Management Opportunity”. Having had a management role in the Iron Foundry I worked at between high school and university, I decided to write my name down for an info session. Little did I know how much of an impact this would have on my life. I faced a much greater challenge than I ever could have anticipated. As a result, I became a more effective leader, a better salesman, and overall a better person than I ever thought I could be. Throughout my time with Student Works I have produced $560,000 of work, won the Rookie Estimating Award, and won the MS Dona/on and Community Service Award. This summer will be tough but never stop pushing and remember to always keep learning. I am pumped to see you all grow through your /me with us!
When I am not working I love to spend /me in the mountains. Difficult hikes, long quad rides, and shoo/ng are three of my favorite pastimes. I have traveled all over Canada but have only traveled outside to Mexico, Hawaii, and the mainland US. Over the next couple years I plan on visiting much of Europe and parts of Asia. If you haven’t traveled much, our annual Mexico trip is a great way to start. I can’t wait to see many of you there!