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Brian Whiteway, FCPA, FCMA

Brian Whiteway, FCPA, FCMA

Director, Growth & Transition Capital

BDC Capital

Newfoundland And Labrador, Canada, ca

A results driven senior financial management executive with 20 years of progressive experience in finance, operations, and corporate strategy within both high growth, early stage companies, as well as large scale publically traded multi-billion dollar organizations. Demonstrated ability to streamline business operations that...

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BDC Capital

Director, Growth & Transition Capital

BDC Capital is a subsidiary of the Business Development Bank of Canada, and provides financing to match the various stages of your business growth, including venture capital, equity as well as customized growth and transition capital.

The Growth & Transition Capital team specializes in providing non-dilutive investment capital with a primary focus on mergers and acquisitions, shareholder related transactions (MBO/MBI and shareholder succession) and growth initiatives that require working capital (such as R&D and product and market development).

With transaction sizes ranging from $500K - $35M, BDC Capital offers cash flow, mezzanine and private equity financing to businesses across a broad range of industries.

Learn more about BDC Capital Growth & Transition team here:
http://www.bdc.ca/EN/bdc-capital/growth-transition-capital/Pages/default.aspx

Solace Power Inc.

Current Investor and Former Chief Financial Officer

Oversaw all aspects of financial operations including Accounting, Finance, Human Resources and Investor Relations.

Played a key role in developing, monitoring and evaluating overall corporate strategy with the Executive Team with emphasis on bottom line performance, working capital and enhancing shareholder value. My goal was to provide useful financial insights to help make better decisions about formulating and executing strategy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Cashflow management
• Managed financial capital; communicated capital requirements/ implications of business decisions to Executive Team and Board of Directors
• Conducted meaningful proactive analysis to improve key business decisions focusing on management of working capital
• Managed the company's fund raising and investment initiatives
• Ensured efficient capital expenditures and minimizes taxes
• Established internal control processes required to manage and grow the business
• Anticipated and corrected problems in advance
• Drove the annual budget process and monthly reporting
• Effectively managed sponsor, bank, board of director and financial advisor relationships
• Structured, negotiated, and finalized applicable legal agreements