Bill Danis – Principal, Toronto
Bill has more than 30 years of finance and accounting experience gained while working in public accounting, venture capital, healthcare and retail operations.
After qualifying as a chartered accountant with what is now Deloitte Canada, Bill joined a Toronto-area CA firm to work exclusively with owner-managed enterprises, in a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution and the service sector.
After becoming a partner with the CA firm, Bill pursued an opportunity to run a $20 million multi-divisional retail operation in the Caribbean. Returning to Canada, Bill worked in venture capital for 15 years, working with Royal Trust, Working Ventures and Greybrook Partners, a company that he co-founded. While working in venture capital, Bill invested in numerous technology companies and assisted in the formation of a web-based logistics company.
Most recently, Bill spent nine years working in the healthcare field, initially as CFO of Med-Emerg International, a publicly traded $25 million healthcare services company and subsequently as the SVP – Operations and Finance of AIM Health Group, a $70 million healthcare services company. In addition, Bill has participated at the Board level with for profit and not-for-profit organizations.
Bill brings a combination of hands-on financial management skills as well as experience in raising capital for entrepreneurial companies.