Dr. Funk received his B.A. (Hons) in Business Administration from the Trinity Western University in 1985 and his MBA from the University of Manitoba in 1987. Following his initial post-secondary studies, Jeremy worked for 12 years in a successful family enterprise (retail/wholesale grocery business). This was followed by a couple of years overseas in Lithuania at LCC International University as a university administrator and business instructor. He successfully completed his Ph.D. at the University of Manitoba in 2014, having joined the business faculty at Providence on a full-time basis in 2012. His research interests are in the area of small and medium-sized family business enterprises and the impact of corporate social responsibility.