Shannon Warren

Founder and CEO

Shannon Warren

Shannon Warren, the visionary founder and CEO of Matrix HR, has led the company's remarkable evolution from a startup to a renowned North American recruitment agency. With over 21 years of experience, his journey is characterized by remarkable growth, industry accolades, and the development of groundbreaking initiatives. This includes fostering partnerships with First Nations communities, spearheading innovative staffing solutions, and driving positive change in the industry. Shannon's passion extends beyond business achievements to deep community engagement, evidenced by his board membership with ACSESS and ongoing charity efforts. His unwavering commitment to ethical staffing practices and social responsibility truly sets him apart as a leader in the field.

Shannon continues to cultivate a community of shared goals and vision through partnerships with: 

  • First Nations community partners to provide labour solutions and employment opportunities. 
  • People 2.0 for advanced Employer of Record (EOR), Agent of Record (AOR), turn-key back office administration, Payroll and Financing.  

Through these partnerships, Shannon creates scalability for organizations of all sizes that can undertake larger-scale projects with greater financial and administrative bandwidth.  

A powerful differentiator in the Matrix culture is a focus on mentorship, inclusivity, diversity, and the cultivation of a healthy work environment.

In service to the communities that support the growth of Matrix HR, Shannon serves on the board of directors of Access and supports several charities, including the Children's Wish Foundation, Kids Cancer Foundation of Alberta, High Hopes Challenge, and the Flames Foundation. Shannon’s commitment to success has been recognized by numerous organizations, including Profit 500, The Fast Growth 50, and Business Calgary’s Leaders of Tomorrow.

Shannon is renowned for his entrepreneurial drive, his expertise in business growth, strategic planning, the development of new ventures, and staffing services management. He brings over 20 years of experience in recruitment, people management, and human resources to Matrix HR. His philosophy is that successful businesses are built on strong partnerships, and he prioritizes building resilient and lasting relationships with his clients and employees. Shannon is passionate about helping people reach their full potential and is committed to guiding his team members to make the most of their skills and experience.

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