Board of Directors
Paul Ramsay (BBA) - Chairman, Director
Over 25 years of business development and management experience. Co-founder and former CEO and VP Business Development of Cymat Corp, (TSX: CYM) with a market valuation over $150 million upon his resignation in 2002. Was instrumental in securing the Stabilized Aluminum Foam (SAF) license from Alcan International Ltd. Successfully negotiated a $10 Million technology development program with Industry Canada (TPC). Participated in the completion of $25 million in financing with financial institutions. Mr. Ramsay also introduced and sold several newly developed products to major corporations.
Richard Rusiniak (Mechanical Engineer) - Director
Over 30 years of management, design and process experience. Co-founder and former President, CFO, and CTO of Cymat Corp (TSX: CYM) with a market valuation over $150 million upon his resignation in 2002. Negotiated an Aluminum Foam Manufacturing licence with Alcan International Ltd., and successfully commercialized the technology. Prepared full documentation and completed a $10 Million technology development program with Industry Canada (TPC). Participated in the completion of $25 million in financing with financial institutions. From 1978 to 1988, he was project manager with Long Manufacturing, as well as The Ontario Research Foundation (Ortech). Projects on which he has consulted include NASA's Zero Gravity Program, Atomic Energy of Canada's Re-tubing Program and Hawker Siddeley's Bi-Level GO Train Modularization.
Ross Eastley (CA) - Secretary, Director
Over 30 years of accounting and CFO experience in both private and public sector organizations. Former CEO for the Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants (CSIC) from 2006 - 2009. Mr. Eastley reported to a nine-member Board, responsible for strategic planning, corporate communications, initial regulatory functions, creation of the staffing structure and management of legal processes. Former V P/Controller for Brandon University.
P. Blair Mullin (BA, MBA) - Director
Over 25 years of varied business leadership, financial and operational experience, both domestically and internationally, in a wide range of industries, as executive, consultant and banker. Mr. Mullin is currently Managing Partner of Apollo Ventures, LLC, Aldercreek Capital LLC and Apollo Marketing LLC, which provide investment capital to emerging companies. He is also President & CEO of Connectus Inc., which provides advisory services to emerging companies. Previously, Mr. Mullin served as CEO, President, CFO and a consultant to several corporations from 1997 to 2012; Mr. Mullin holds an MBA from University of Western Ontario and BA from Wilfrid Laurier University, in Canada. Mr. Mullin also serves on the Board of Directors of Greatland Power Corporation, a privately-held independent power producer.
W. Cameron McDonald (BA, BSc, MBA Finance & Accounting, CFA) - Director
Over 18 years of finance and management experience. Founder, CEO of Global SeaFarms Corporation since 2009. Public listing by way of RTO on the Canadian National Stock Exchange "CNSX". Was an Investment Banker with Canaccord Adams, Montreal, Quebec (now Canaccord Genuity) from 2004 to 2009. Part of number one ranked technology investment banking deal team in Canada in 2006 and 2007. Over $500M of Canaccord lead TSX and AIM IPOs. Over $500M of Canaccord follow-on public offerings. Advisory to $110M Amex listed SPAC transaction - due diligence and transaction structuring. Was an Account Manager with Business Development Bank of Canada from 1995 to 1998. Administered a portfolio of 40 companies. Is a Certified Financial Analyst "CFA" and passed the Partners, Directors, and Officers Qualifying Exam in 2006.
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