Shawn Allen, Matrix Mortgage Global (Canada)
Company: Matrix Mortgage Global
Job title: Principal broker
Shawn Allen founded Matrix Mortgage Global in 2008, and picked up a second Canadian Mortgage Award (2019) in as many years. With a background in database administration and marketing, Allen has guided Matrix to over $1.1B in funded volume and over 610% growth in the past five years. The business is ranked on the 2018 GROWTH 500 list as the fastest growing mortgage brokerage in Canada. Allen’s extensive marketing efforts have been the driving force behind the success of his company. This was shown in 2018 and 2019 as Matrix won back-to-back Brokerage Of The Year Awards. His dedication to the industry has made him a major stakeholder in the Canadian Financing Landscape. In addition to his humbling success in finance, Allen is on the board of directors for the Scarborough Business Association, a community based group dedicated to helping businesses thrive in Toronto.