Gerard has been working in the financial industry for over 30 years, helping companies strategically plan for accelerated levels of growth at Scotia Capital, Maple Leaf Angels and Jaguar Capital where he is now Managing Director. Gerard, a Certified Management Consultant leads a management consulting practice with mandates focused on growth in entrepreneurial companies and is an expert in structuring companies to access financing by employing governance, financial management and funding strategies. Gerard has worked on Merger & Acquisition teams transacting over $10 billion of deal flow in his career.
Read more about Gerard's advisory firm at www.jaguarcapital.ca.
Entrepreneurs and founders of innovative technology companies are often thrust into the world of governance. Unfortunately, this is largely by happenstance or as a result of the requirement of the terms of a
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