Kris Thorkelson is a Winnipeg-based entrepreneur and the owner of Thorwin Properties, a property management company that provides quality apartments that people can be proud to call home.
Under his leadership, Kris and his team at Thorwin Properties have defined a new standard of property management by striving for excellence in purchasing, renovating, customer service and proactively leasing multi-family homes. Thorwin Properties' core values include respect, accountability, forward thinking, and working together as one team.
Kris is the owner and founder of The Prescription Shop, which has two outlets in Winnipeg. The retail shops employ a staff of 6 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who run the day-to-day operations of the stores.
Kris has spent the majority of his career trying to help people access the goods and services that they need. He is firm in his belief that your work can inspire others to be socially conscious in their endeavours.
Kris graduated from the University of Manitoba with his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 1991. He then returned to the University of Manitoba graduating in 1996 with a Psychology degree.
In 2006, Kris donated $500,000 to the University of Manitoba’s pharmacy program, which named a laboratory after him. Kris is also an active supporter of Agape Table and Canadian Lutheran World Relief, among other organizations.
Kris is family focused and has four daughters with his wife. He enjoys watching them in their sports and spending time with them at their cottage.