Published on April 25, 2019
Alumni Award of Excellence
Sean Rayner is the President and CEO of VETS Group, a collection of trade contracting companies in the fields of sheet metals, facility services and electrical. Taking over the family business in 2004, he expanded the company to include commercial and industrial clients and has increased revenue by 1,700%. In 2011, he was named Avenue Magazine's Top 40 under 40, followed by Business in Edmonton's Leader of Tomorrow.
Rayner's achievements also include his strong support for the community. At NAIT, he sat on NAIT’s Essential: The NAITCampaign Cabinet. In 2016, VETS celebrated its 95th anniversary by fundraising to support local organizations, including Habitat for Humanity, Little Warriors and Valour Place. Thanks to these efforts, VETS was able to raise more than $200,000.