Corporate Background

  • Managed high growth and turnaround companies, broad multi-functional skills
  • Part of Founding group of McDonald's Restaurants of Canada
  • Part of Founding Group of Keg Restaurants
  • Seventeen years with McDonald's - strong growth as Vice President of Operations and Vice President of Marketing/Corporate Services
  • Member of McDonald's Board of Directors - traveled extensively with McDonald's worldwide, assisted in opening in Russia (travel to Moscow/Leningrad)
  • VP and General Manager of White Spot Limited, a multi-concept foodservice company (KFC franchises, group of legendary family restaurants - commissary/catering/fine dining/other businesses)
  • VP Marketing of Mohawk Oil, Western Canada's largest independent oil company, responsible for strategic planning and development, marketing and retail operations including 300 Stop and Shop convenience stores