Businessmen

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Brad Gaulin, P.Eng., MBA, is a serial entrepreneur & business coach that has been growing organizations for over 14 years as a consultant, & for over 40 years as a professional, executive & entrepreneur.  Brad empowers businesses to consciously know to grow to sell by combining a proven agile growth transformation process with an ESG-conscious business philosophy. Clients can leverage his extensive experience in strategy, innovation, growth marketing, organizational design, operational excellence, team building, leadership & cultural transformation. He honed these skills in the upstream energy sector, engineering, construction, pipelining, industrial products/services, IOT automation, and information & web technology.

Robert Welke, CEPA, B.Comm. - Acting in various executive and management roles, Robert has been able to make an immediate impact in every business he has worked in. He has developed extensive experience through starting & growing several small businesses over the past twenty-eight years in the upstream, O&G, environmental and financial services industries. His varied and multi-industry experience makes him a considerable asset to any company requiring operational expertise, process optimization, leadership, strategy development and execution, business, financial, operational excellence, change management, human resources as well as health and safety policy and procedure development. He graduated with a B.Comm. in Finance from UBC, holds certificates in Strategic Management, Change Management, Leadership and is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA).

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John C. Higgins, C.Dir. is a senior executive with more than 35 years’ experience in leadership roles with Cervus Equipment Corporation, Signature Tractor Inc. and J.D. Irving, Limited. He has a wealth of expertise with particular strengths in areas that include Strategy Development and Execution, Cultural Integration, Leadership Development, Operational Excellence and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) in both public and private company settings. With an abundance of acquisition and acquisition integration experience, John has a strong understanding of and a proven track record in advancing growth and value creation.

Jeffrey D.Cullen, MBA, CEPA, PMP, P.Eng. Following a successful career as an engineer, project manager and executive, he completed an MBA at the University of Alberta and made the switch to management consulting. For the last 20 years he’s worked with privately held businesses across numerous industries to build strong teams, increase performance, and increase profits. He now bring this knowledge and experience to build value, prepare businesses, and ready owners to take control and secure the future they want to achieve as they exit their business.

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Van Luu, BSc. Computing Science, is a seasoned IT executive, team builder & entrepreneur with 20 years business & entrepreneurial experience.  His experience focuses on technology, specifically software development, where he's built his expertise from software engineering to CTO/CIO leadership roles. His unique expertise comes from his key roles both building / selling software to his IT leadership developing strategy, building/buying software & implementation to ensure the technology is delivering bottom line results. His technology domains include Mobile, Finance, Banking, Retail, Broadcast, Utilities, Pipelines, Manufacturing, Construction & Agriculture.