A consistent name among the nominees at the Canadian Mortgage Awards, Shawn Allen founded Matrix Mortgage Global in 2008. With a background in database administration and marketing, Allen has guided Matrix to more than $1.1 billion 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. 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. This is Allen’s second time in Mortgage Global 100.