“A Going Concern” tells the inspiring story of Gerry Levasseur, a serial entrepreneur from Edmonton, who has had a big positive impact in many communities. Gerry’s life is a shining example of doing business with a purpose, and serving others.
Left without a father at the age of 17, Gerry’s path to become an iconic Alberta businessman was not always easy. From starting his very first business in the small oil town of Devon AB, to owning an empire of hotels, RV and car dealerships,resorts, apartment buildings and equestrian centres, Gerry always had an instinct for jumping on a business opportunity when he saw one.
Gerry was instrumental in the development of Maligne Lake outside of Jasper, one of the most photographed places on the planet. At the age of 88, Gerry is still active in the business. He has made a positive difference in many people’s lives. This film tells his story.