Ty Hudson – Founder, CEO & President
Ty is the Founder, CEO & President of BioEquity Holdings Inc., a venture to consolidate the medical practice industry.
Ty is a serial entrepreneur with a strong background in marketing and sales. Ty had his first entrepreneurial success at 16 by earning 5 figures a month selling online digital music products to musicians. Ty was a 6 figure salesman when previously working at Mazda. Ty also owned and operated his own marketing agency which dealt with all types of businesses including healthcare companies. Ty was able to generate $1,200,000 in LTV sales using email, text, and phone call marketing for one of his healthcare clients in a single month.
Ty studied ethics and law at Georgian College which resulted in his OMVIC certification. Ty received many corporate business training certifications from the University of Pennsylvania. Ty is earning his business diploma from Metalworks Institute part-time.
Melvin J. Howard – Chairman of Advisory Board
Melvin is a Managing Partner at Howard Capital Management; an independent capital management boutique that offers, effective risk management and outstanding service to family offices, foundations, and accredited private investors. Melvin is responsible for cultivating successful partnerships that resulted in over $850M in revenue and has also raised over $150M in funding for clients.
Before Howard Capital, Melvin was the CEO and Chairman of Centurion Health Corporation Trust; an investment corporation with the objective to create long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in the healthcare industries.
Melvin is highly skilled in Business Law, Contract Negotiation, Venture Capital, Market Research, Acquisition Analysis, Project Management, and Strategic Planning.
Emad Arafa Elfiky – Vice Chairman of Advisory Board
Emad has been in Technology, business development, Investment & growth Consultancy for the past 26 years. Emad has made over 20 investments including raising capital from private Investors for companies and projects that vary from $1M to $5B. Emad has helped more than 12 vendors expand in other Territories and markets starting from greenfield to multi-million dollars of revenues in 2 – 5 years. Emad helped companies grow through mergers, acquisitions & virtual mergers and turned around distressed companies to profit then sold at multiple times the acquisition investment in a couple of years. Emad has been formally educated and has an Engineering and business development background, however, the best education I have received has come in the real world: by 26 years worth of doing deals, making costly mistakes, and creating ‘hacks’ to find more efficient ways of solving problems.
Emad is a highly motivated results-oriented self-starter with strong business and people management skills. Emad is part of a well-established C-Level executives & partners networks in Canada, USA, EMEA, and worldwide. Emad is helping North American companies expand Internationally and helping International Investors & businesses expand into North American through partnership, mergers & acquisitions.
Neena Kewar – Partner
Neena was the Founder, President, and CEO of KMH Cardiology & Diagnostic Centres for 30 years which grew to 19 locations in Canada and the US employing over 500 staff members, generating $70M in revenue and servicing over 300,000 patients per year.
Neena grew KMH Cardiology by signing acquisition agreements with 11 new sites in five years. Neena catapulted KMH Cardiology’s revenue from $29M in 2010 to $76M in 2014, advancing EBITDA growth from $4M in 2010 to $10M in 2014. Neena has also acquired many leadership accolades, such as the; 2009 New Pioneer Award in Entrepreneurship, the 2008 Top 100TM Award – Entrepreneur Category, and the 2006 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award – Health Sciences. Neena is highly-competent in M&A, Healthcare Administration, Business Development, Strategic Planning, Corporate Compliance, Executive Leadership, and General Management.
Prior to KMH Cardiology, Neena was the President and Founder of Independent Diagnostics Clinics Association from 1987 to 2007 as well as the President and CEO of Advanced Imaging of Port Charlotte + Westcoast Radiology from 2011 to 2018. Neena earned her Bachelor of Science at the University of Toronto in 1979 and became a Registered Technologist in Nuclear Medicine with the Toronto Institute of Medical Technology in 1981.
Mujir Muneeruddin – Partner
Mujir is a partner at Abrahams LLP and heads our Business Law Group, which includes all transactional, commercial, regulatory, and governmental practices within the firm.
Mujir’s practice focuses on corporate & securities law, with his work having resulted in both recognition as a “Top 40 Under 40” professional (by Top 100 Magazine) as well numerous invitations to speak and teach at various professional development courses. Mujir represents clients on everything from going-public transactions (i.e. initial public offerings, reverse takeovers, qualifying transactions), governance and compliance matters (on-going disclosure and dealing with securities commissions and stock exchanges) to venture capital financings and public company mergers & acquisitions. He also routinely leads the set-up of private equity, real estate, and mortgage investment entities (including limited partnerships and mortgage investment corporations).
On a personal note, Mujir serves on various boards including as acting chair of a listed-public company and as director of a community-enrichment-focused not-for-profit. He is a graduate of Queen’s University, where he earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) and a Masters (LL.M.) in Corporate Law & Securities along with a number of academic awards.
Paul Riegel – Partner
Paul is an experienced CFO & CPA and is currently the Principal of The CFO Centre, a company that offers part-time CFO services to small and mid-sized businesses.
Prior to The CFO Centre, Paul had been the CFO and Director of several companies including; Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP, and Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP.
Paul is an experienced executive leader with a successful history of leading change and driving profitability and cost savings in the private and public sectors. Paul is skilled in negotiation, finance, change management, analytics, risk management, coaching, project management, cash flow management, banking relationships, and exceptional people leadership ability. A strong business development professional with CPA, CGA.
Paul received his BA in Economics & Accounting from the University of Alberta.
David McLean – Board Advisor
Mr. McLean has advised and participated in transactions totaling +US$650 million in the Franchise, Private Wealth, Venture, Private Equity, and M&A universe.
Prior to founding Xavier Capital, Mr. McLean was Vice President of DFS Private Wealth/Mandeville Private Client, an award-winning family office and leader in the private equity space. The firm was also heavily active in Public Equities, Venture Capital, Real Estate Development Trusts, Infrastructure, and various other alternative investments; both domestically and in emerging markets. Mr. McLean was responsible for managing relationships with the firm’s HNWI clients.
Before joining DFS Private Wealth, Mr. McLean was CEO of FranSys INTL, at the time, one of the largest franchise consulting firms in North America, consulting over 350 mid-large global franchisors, advising on management, expansion, and M&A matters. Mr. McLean also founded and lead Franchising.Org to significant profitability, which he later sold in 2011 to the International Franchise Association (IFA).
After studying economics at Ryerson University, Mr. McLean received his Cycle 1 Executive Development Certificate from McGill University, an intensive condensed MBA program. Mr. McLean also studied Private Equity and Venture Capital at the prestigious Università Bocconi. Mr. McLean is also a Power MBA.