Jori was born and raised in Climax, Saskatchewan. He received his Bachelors of Commerce in Marketing and Tourism from the University of Calgary in 2008.
Kirk is the President/CEO & Founder of Treeosix Adventure Parks, an experiential-based adventure company that operates zipline tours at Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park and at Elk Ridge Resort near Waskesiu Lake, SK. He is a multiple Saskatchewan Tourism Awards of Excellence recipient. In 2014, his company was honoured with a Canadian Tourism Award in the category of Small- or Medium-sized Business of the Year.
In addition to his work as a tourism operator, Kirk serves on the Board of Directors for Tourism Saskatchewan. He is a mentor to other young entrepreneurs/professionals and regularly addresses students at universities and colleges throughout Western Canada, speaking to them on the topics of marketing and entrepreneurship. He is also in demand as a keynote and workshop presenter for a wide range of business/tourism conferences worldwide.