Shawn Pedersen has owned and operated many business in Squamish. After a successful career in the automotive industry culminating with owning a local dealership, Shawn decided to try his hand at the clean technology industry and started Echoflex Solutions Inc. a hi tech energy conservation company. Today it has 18 employees, a large multi-national partner company and is consistently growing at a rate over 30% per year.

Shawn has strong ties to the community and has raised significant funds through his work with the Squamish Breakfast Club and its support of DARE (drug awareness resistance education) and Balding for Dollars in support of childhood cancer.