Len Morissette, CEO
Len is a proud Mistawasis (Saskatchewan) band member that grew up urban Indigenous. His dad is Cree and his mother has European ancestry. He moved to Grande Prairie in 2000 from Vernon, British Columbia with his beautiful wife and two daughters. After 11 years working at the Ainsworth Lumber mill, he had a dream of bringing innovation to the digital advertising and film industry in northern Alberta. In 2011 Len founded C.I.A Solutions, a majority Indigenous owned film and advertising company. They joined the Chamber of Commerce and Rotary in 2011, as a Digital Advertiser, Producer, Director, Writer and Cinematographer. His company has worked with many other organizations to help develop their brands and marketing strategies.
Len is currently the President of the Alberta Native Friendship Centre Association. He has spoken at events for awareness about the film industry as well as Indigenous issues and rights. Over the past 10 years Len and his team have filmed and produced over 200 commercials and films, as well as music videos and documentaries. Len and his team have won awards for youth engagement and business innovation. During the past four years Len and his team have had two of their film projects, “Momentum: From Nothing to NASCAR” and “Lost” publicly voted on and selected to win funding to be created for TELUS Storyhive. Both films are available on Telus on Demand. Lost went on to be viewed around the world in film festivals, winning multiple awards. Their latest documentary, Resilience: The Aseniwuche Winiwak Story, screened at the American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco.
Ryan Dalgleish, Co-Owner
Ryan was born and raised in Grande Prairie Alberta, and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in New Media from the University of Lethbridge.
Ryan joined Chamber of Commerce and Rotary when he became a partner in C.I.A. Solutions Inc, producing, directing, editing and co-creating.
Over the years Ryan and his team filmed and produced over 200 commercials and films, as well as music videos and documentaries in northern Alberta.
His company has won awards for youth engagement and business innovation. C.I.A. Solutions has worked with many companies to help develop their brands and marketing strategies.
Over the years Len, Ryan and their team have filmed and produced over 200 commercials and films, as well as music videos and documentaries.
C.I.A. Solutions has won awards for youth engagement and business innovation and have had two of their film projects Momentum: From Nothing to Nascar and LOST publicly voted on and seletced to win funding to be created for TELUS Storyhive. Both films are now available on Telus on Demand.
Jacobus started with CIA as an intern. Through his perseverance, hands on work style, and creative thinking he has become a full time Editor, Grip, and Production Assistant. A homegrown talent that we are pleased to have on our team.