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Mr. Cody Church is a Senior Managing Director of TriWest Capital. Mr. Church co-founded TriWest Capital Partners Inc. in 1997. Since 1997, Mr. Church has been deeply involved in the TriWest Capital funds’ portfolio investments, with special emphasis on the valuation, financing, structuring and negotiation of these investments. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Church was with EXOR America, a New York-based private equity firm. Prior to joining EXOR, Mr. Church was a member of the Leveraged Finance Group of Credit Suisse First Boston, where he worked with financial buyers in areas of acquisition and divestiture, high-yield bonds, initial public offerings and refinancings from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Church graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Economics from Harvard University.
Mr. Jeff Belford is a Senior Managing Director of TriWest Capital and joined the TriWest Capital Partners Group at the inception of TriWest Capital Fund II in 2003 from Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Company Inc. (“Swiss Water”), a former TriWest Capital fund portfolio company. Mr. Belford contributes both financial and operations experience to the TriWest Capital team. Mr. Belford gained significant financial and operating experience before joining the TriWest Capital Partners group. He was Chief Financial Officer of Swiss Water from 2000 to 2003; and participated in the remarkable success of the company during his tenure. Swiss Water was subsequently listed on the TSX as an Income Trust. From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Belford was Director of Finance and Operations for Descente North America, an international sportswear company. Mr. Belford holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants.
Mr. McMahon is the former Owner, Executive Vice President, Director and Secretary of Source’s predecessor entity. Mr. McMahon previously provided day-to-day direction as a consultant to Source through his consulting corporation, McMahon Enterprises Ltd. Prior to joining Source, Mr. McMahon was Vice President Business Development for CCS Company (now Tervita) (“CCS”), a large Canadian based multinational oilfield services company with its primary business in oilfield waste management. Mr. McMahon left CCS in May 2009 to purchase an interest in Source. Mr. McMahon has 25 years of oilfield experience primarily in the midstream sector. Prior to working in the oilfield sector, Mr. McMahon had a varied background in numerous business fields including time as a Marketing Representative with IBM and as a Second Lieutenant in the Canadian Forces. Mr. McMahon has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration both from the University of Saskatchewan.
Mr. Seitz is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Canpotex Limited, one of the world’s largest potash exporters. Prior to joining Canpotex in 2015, Mr. Seitz held various senior positions at Cameco Corporation (“Cameco”) over a 17 year, including Chief Commercial Officer from 2011 to 2015. Prior to joining Cameco, Mr. Seitz spent 5 years in the oil and gas sector with both PanCanadian Energy and Encana Corporation, in finance and strategic planning roles. Mr. Seitz earned Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Engineering, and an MBA, all from the University of Saskatchewan. Mr. Seitz also holds a Certificate in Management from the Stern School of Business at New York University, and is a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan.
Mr. Marshall McRae has been an independent financial and management consultant since August 2009. Prior thereto, Mr. McRae was Chief Financial Officer of CCS Inc., administrator of CCS Income Trust and its successor corporation, CCS since August 2002. Mr. McRae has over 30 years of experience in senior operating and financial management positions with a number of publicly traded and private companies, including CCS Inc., Versacold Corporation, Mark’s Work Wearhouse Limited and Black Diamond Group Limited. Mr. McRae is a director and the Chair of the audit committee of Athabasca Oil Corporation and Gibson Energy Inc. and a director of Black Diamond Group Limited. Mr. McRae obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with Distinction, from the University of Calgary in 1979, and a Chartered Professional Accountant — Chartered Accountant Designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta in 1981.
Mr. Hanlon retired from his position as President and CEO of Gibson Energy (“Gibson”) in June of 2017. In his 26-year tenure with Gibson he filled senior roles in finance, business development and operations culminating in his appointment as President and CEO in April of 2009. In addition to Source, Mr. Hanlon also serves on the board of directors of Hammerhead Resources Inc. and Questor Technologies and is a volunteer member of the board of directors of the Calgary, Canucks Jr. A Hockey Club and the Deans Advisory Council for the Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan. Mr. Hanlon holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Accounting) from the University of Saskatchewan, is a Chartered Accountant and was admitted to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Saskatchewan in 1989 and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta in 1990.
Mr. Brad Thomson joined Source in June 2012 at the invitation of the founding owners to become a partner and to provide executive leadership for the substantial growth initiatives of Source. Mr. Thomson has extensive experience in fast growth organizations as a founder, officer and director of a number of business success stories. Mr. Thomson was a Principal and the Chief Financial Officer of the Northridge Group of Companies (“Northridge”) which among other things, built one of North America’s largest private petroleum and natural gas marketing and trading companies. Northridge had operations in seven provinces and twenty-five states. He was also a founder and officer of an oil and gas investment fund (now AGF Resource Capital) and Metronet Communications (now Allstream Canada). Mr. Thomson also served as a senior officer of TransCanada Corporation (“TransCanada”) where he was responsible for its growth program. While at TransCanada, he spear-headed the creation of TransCanada Power LP (which is now traded as Capital Power Corporation). In addition, Mr. Thomson has served as a Director of a number of oil and gas exploration companies as well as CCS Income Fund, CE Franklin Limited and Bruce Power Ltd. Mr. Thomson is a Chartered Professional Accountant — Chartered Accountant Designation and has received his ICD.D designation from the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors.