Brian Hunter

Following a distinguished 30 year career with the leading Canadian private merchant bank for small and medium sized businesses, Brian founded a private equity fund which provides risk capital of under $1 million to small and medium sized businesses in traditional industries in Southern Ontario. He is also a Partner in a new M & A advisory business providing advice to lower mid-market companies on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, capital raising and succession planning. A strong believer in community service, Brian has chaired his Rotary Club's two major fundraisers, Lobsterfest and Dream Home. In his spare time he is a competitive triathlete and has represented Canada at three triathlon World Championships placing as high a 13th in his age group.

(Picture: Attending a Board meeting atop Revelstoke Mountain in March 2009.)