Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board
Graduate of McMaster University and University of Toronto. Founder and CEO of TLA Inc., president of Archer Education
Group, founder and CEO of Loyalist Group Limited (TSXV: LOY), which was nominated as the top TSXV company in 2013,
ranked fourth in 2014 and was the top pick of the street in 2014. He was nominated of EY Entrepreneur of the Year in 2014.
Dr. Sharif grew up in Vancouver and attended the University of British Columbia where he received a bachelor of Applied Economics before going on to Medical School at the University of Sydney. After finishing an internship at St. George Hospital, he went on to complete a residency in Family and Emergency Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan and a subsequent fellowship in Point of Care Ultrasound at the University of Calgary. Dr. Sharif also holds a clinical teaching appointment in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. He is a passionate advocate of concierge medicine and believes that all patients should have robust, timely and personalized access to health care professionals.
Alex MacKay is a veteran of the capital markets, having worked on Bay Street in multiple capacities. He has worked at various securities brokerages as an investment adviser, options supervisor and branch manager. He also served as Chief Executive Officer for various public companies. His utmost concern is being aligned, building value for shareholders, and providing rigorous governance.
Charles Schade is a senior-level marketing executive in the insights industry with a proven track record for strategically identifying opportunities and launching new products successfully. He leads, motivates and attracts high-performance teams by inspiring staff and committing to ongoing coaching and mentoring. He is the founder and former President of NPD Canada and has over 25 years of sales and servicing experience.
Young Cho Lee
Young Cho Lee (CPA) has a BA in Accounting and an MBA from Hanyang University in South Korea. He worked in accounting, finance, and auditing department at LG Group- headquarter, overseeing all subsidiaries including LG Electronics, LG Construction, and LG Chemicals. He was responsible for management and consulting projects, specializing in M&A and restructuring. After leaving LG, he founded and operated an educational institution for 15 years in Vancouver. After successful exit from education industry, he started mobile communications and IT mobile platform businesses in Vancouver and Toronto. He has extensive experience in management, restructuring, financial management, and sales & marketing strategy