Marty Park

Entrepreneur, Business Advisor, Speaker

Marty has owned and operated 13 companies in 7 industries since he was 21 years old. His first company was a technology start-up, after which he ventured into audio production, retail, the hospitality industry and most recently advertising/marketing. He has been a crucial player in all phases of start-up and growth, including corporate strategy, sales, marketing, operations and finances.

In 2004, he founded Evolve Business Group Inc., and has remained its president and a participating business advisor. Marty brings 28 years of strategic management experience, leadership, sales & business coaching to his Evolve clients. In 2007, Marty and good friend Ron Jarrett, launched Mark of a Man Inc. This is a training program, and upcoming podcast, for young men, ages 17-25, that teaches life success skills.

Marty launched and grew a successful restaurant group, called San Remo Ristorante with locations throughout Calgary. Marty opened the Ironwood Stage and Grill which is now a music institution in Calgary. In 2017 Marty exited the restaurant and bar business after 19 years in the industry.

Marty joined a publicly traded, advertising company called Rare Method as interim CEO. He subsequently privatized the organization, re-branded the company Rare Communications with offices in Calgary and San Antonio, TX. In 2015, Marty sold the business to a competitor from Ontario.

Marty has had on-going recognition for his work. Marty was awarded the Business Coach of the Year for North America and the Recipient for Global Contribution to the coaching profession*. Marty has been selected as one of Calgary’s Top 40 under 40. Marty was awarded the CYBF Canadian Mentor of the Year. More recently, Marty graduated from the Leadership Calgary certificate program. Marty was selected as one of 18 entrepreneurs to represent Canada at the G20 Entrepreneur Summits in France, Mexico City and Russia.

Over the last eight years, Marty has focused on family - having two sons with his beautiful wife Lisa. Marty has pursued his passion for speaking and writing as an expert on business and personal performance. His new book, Tiger by the Tail – 99 Secrets to Tame and Master Your Business is an Amazon Bestseller in the US and Canada, as well as the Silver Medal winner from Kops-Fetherling International Book Awards. Visit Marty’s website for information at .