Winta is a native Edmontonian who completed her Bachelor of Commerce and Juris Doctor at the University of Alberta. Winta moved to Calgary in 2015 to pursue her career and is currently a corporate lawyer at Carscallen LLP. As part of the corporate team, Winta enjoys utilizing her business background to help clients of all sizes manage and mitigate their legal risks while achieving their business goals. She has a general corporate and commercial practice and has assisted clients on a broad range of asset and share transactions, including private mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganizations. Winta’s legal experience also extends to assisting clients with estate and tax planning matters.
Winta Asefaw joined the Highbanks board in 2017. As a first generation Canadian of parents who fled a war-torn country, Winta believes it is her duty to give back to the community and help those who may not have guidance and support to help them get through challenging times.