As principal advisor, Jonathan brings over 20 years of professional experience and passion to his clients. This includes various leadership, financial, business development and strategic positions at a number of Canada’s leading corporate institutions including the Royal Bank of Canada, Manulife Financial, Sodexo International, and Caldwell Securities. As a bank leader, he arranged lending and equity financing for companies in the range of $1M-$100M+.
He has assisted several companies through the fundraising and go public process as a banker, inside executive, investor, as well as board member. He also helped build and lead a number of small and medium business ventures in the Cleantech, Software, Infrastructure, Healthcare, Mining and Distribution sectors across Canada.
As an avid athlete and adventurist, he is a strong supporter of a well-rounded approach to personal and business success. Bringing fun and passion into the business place encourages a strong company culture and is often the recipe for long-term, sustained success.
Providing financial and strategic advice to mid-market companies that desire to grow, refine their operations, and hit clearly defined objectives and goals. Work with management teams, often in Interim Executive role, as they look to grow organically or through merger/acquisition, invest in expanding their operations, and increase their top-line revenue as well as profitability. Provide advice on developing/improving Corporate Governance policies, including the relationship between shareholders, Board of Directors, and the Management team.
Guiding SME companies from start-up phase to year three of operations. Focus on developing strategic plan, financing approach and valuation, operational plan, and institute good corporate governance practices. Strong focus on building team and securing appropriate agreements to expand operations towards a clearly defined goal.
Business and professional success is the product of a well-balanced approach to life, specific goals and deliberate habits. As business leaders, it is essential to align personal, professional and business objectives and enable your team do the same. Company Culture and Ethos are the result of this.
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada