Board of Directors

Strength in Experience

Joe Brennan – Director

Mr. Brennan has been a business lawyer with Shea Nerland Calnan LLP, a tax and business law firm located in Calgary, Alberta, since 1997. Mr. Brennan’s practice has focused primarily on corporate finance, securities law and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Brennan received a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Alberta in 1996 and was admitted to the Law Society of Alberta in 1997.  Mr. Brennan has been a director of the Corporation since October 2013

Michael Christiansen – Director

Mr. Christiansen is the Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Weild & Co., Inc., a Colorado-based leading network investment bank serving independent investment bankers and corporate issuer clients. Michael brings more than three decades of Senior Management, Advisory, and Director-level experience and has a diverse background that includes Technology, Digital Media, Pharmaceuticals, and Mining, as well as investment banking.

Scott Kaplanis – Director

Mr. Kaplanis has more than 10 years of experience in Canadian capital markets and is currently a partner and portfolio manager at Epic Capital Management Inc. (“Epic”), a boutique Toronto-based investment firm. Epic has actively invested in Canadian small and micro-caps since 2000 and has been a part of many successful growth stories. Prior to joining Epic, Mr. Kaplanis worked as a Special Situations Equity Research Analyst at Macquarie Capital Markets Canada. Mr. Kaplanis holds an HBA degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business and is a CFA Charterholder.  Mr. Kaplanis has been a Director of the Corporation since August 2014.

David McPhail – President, CEO and Director

Mr. McPhail has been President, CEO and a director of the Corporation, and its predecessors, since 2008. Mr. McPhail was the Vice President Operations for Process Systems Integration Inc., a factory automation services company, from September 2004 to December 2007, where he was a founding partner and equal shareholder.

Ed Crymble – CFO, Secretary and Director

Mr. Crymble has been the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Corporation, and its predecessors, since July 2013.  Mr. Crymble came to the Corporation from public practice where he has provided accounting, income tax and business development advice to small and medium sized business for more than 10 years. He has 25+ years of senior accounting and financial management experience primarily in the manufacturing and technology sectors. Mr. Crymble’s background includes senior management positions with two multi-national companies that traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Crymble has been a director of the Corporation since March 2014.