An Ottawa native, Bill Shenkman was born and raised with football in the family. His godfather, Sam Berger, was an Ottawa Rough Riders team owner in the 1960’s and a two-time CFL president.

The Shenkman Group of Companies invests in a wide variety of ventures including commercial and residential real estate, manufacturing businesses, and technology based partnerships. For more than 100 years, three generations of the Shenkman family have successfully owned and operated businesses in Canada and around the world.Outside of the business realm.

Mr. Shenkman is active in philanthropic endeavours, and acts as Chairman of the Shenkman Family Foundation.