Chris Carl – Regional Director, York Simcoe
Chris has a 30-year career growing manufacturing based companies with novel technologies. Having spent almost a decade at a large Fortune 500 Company, he progressed as CEO in two start-up companies where he raised a combined $500 million in debt, mezzanine and equity financing. These companies grew to become publicly listed on AMEX and TSX Venture respectively, with the latter being named the top Cleantech Company in the 2010 TSX Venture Top 50 Awards.
Chris is a Founder and Managing Director of Foundation Investment Capital that has assisted several SME’s with growth or turnaround strategies where he has provided substantial assistance in generating funding and large-company partnering solutions for these clients.
Chris has participated on the Board of Directors for a number of small private and publicly listed companies and has an Honour’s Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.