Leanna Haakons

Director of Business Development

Leanna Haakons is BKCoin Capital’s Director of Business Development and Investor Relations. As such, she manages the firm’s sales, marketing and investor reporting, as well as all of the firm’s client and consultant relationships. Prior to joining BKCoin, she was the Founder and President of Black Hawk Financial, a financial marketing and consulting firm, which she formed in 2014 following her previous role working for the only FCA authorized investor relations firm in the UK. She has over 13 years of experience consulting and facilitating transactions alongside multi-billion-dollar funds, as well as both private and public companies listed worldwide.

Ms. Haakons is a recognized leader in financial literacy following the publication of her bestselling book ‘Young, Fun & Financially Free’, of which 100% of the proceeds are donated to the WE Charity. Her passion for education and business has led to her being requested to speak, adjudicate and host at hundreds of international conferences, media outlets, podcasts, and blogs. 

Leanna grew up in Vancouver and attained her Bachelors in Business Administration from Ryerson University. She has since gained securities licensing and higher education in journalism and capital markets at Harvard University, Pepperdine University, and Skema International Business School (France). She is a devoted athlete, having been a competitive ski racer, and remains active in New York City’s wellness and philanthropic communities.