Who We Are
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Our selected partners will form the foundation of your new board of directors and will have a vested interest in the long-term success of your business.
Family business and private investment with McIntosh Properties. Board-level experience with multiple SMEs and operating experience as Director of Business Development. Private equity fund experience in London, UK. MBA from London Business School.
Brad Bennett, O.B.C.
25+ years family business owner and investor in commercial real estate and numerous public and private companies as President of McIntosh Properties. Past Chair of BC Hydro. Director of Kal Tire, Exchange Income Corporation and UBC Properties Trust. Past Chair of UBC Board of Governors, MITACS and Kelowna General Hospital. Order of British Columbia in 2010 and honorary Doctor of Laws from UBC in 2011.
25+ years’ experience involving capital deployment, management and operational responsibilities with CIBC, HSBC and as COO of McIntosh Properties. Past and current director of a number of SMEs including Saje Natural Wellness and Natures Formulae. BComm from Sauder School of Business at UBC.
David C. Filmon
20+ years corporate lawyer and investor. Chair of MLT Aikins, founding director of Exchange Income Trust (now Exchange Income Corporation), investment committee member of Westcap MBO Investment LP, Director of Fort Garry Brewing, Vice Chair of CentrePort Canada, Chairman of PC Manitoba Fund, Director of the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba and Trustee of the Fraser Institute. BComm (Hons) from the University of Manitoba and LLB from Osgoode Hall.
35 years in finance, investing and wealth management. Founder & Chairman of Wellington-Altus Private Wealth. Former Founder of Wellington West Holdings Inc., purchased by National Bank of Canada in 2011. Vice-Chair on Executive Committee of National Bank from 2011-2016. Served as Chair on the Board of the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC).
Has led strategy development and financing activities for numerous private and public companies. CEO of Toteflix, YoungCuts, Economic Learning Systems and PerformanceForward.com. Past President of Plastifab and VP Sales of Metropolitan Funds. Graduate of The Royal Military College of Canada and MBA from Harvard Business School.
Investment strategy, entrepreneurial finance and M&A in European and North American markets with Vonzeo Capital, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and Salomon Brothers. Rated Top 20 Business School Professors in the world by The Economist. LLB and LLM from Katholieke Universtiteit Leuven, MBA from IESE Business School, PhD in Finance from University of Essex.
Entrepreneur and private equity investor as co-founder of Relay Investments and Sverica International, CEO of Automatic Detection Systems and AccuDocs. BSc in Computer Engineering from Imperial College at the University of London and MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.
Entrepreneur, and search fund investor based in London, UK. Primarily focused on pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, launched first UK search fund in 1995 and acquired Rehabilitation Services which he grew as CEO and successfully exited in 2005. Has since invested in over 20 search funds globally. MBA from London Business School.