Mike began his career in 2002 with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Edmonton, where he gained experience in assurance, audit and taxation. Following this tenure, Mike joined a local financial services company as the controller in 2004, where through several promotions he then became the VP of finance in 2007. He was responsible for assisting the company in being listed on the TSX and NYSE. In addition to navigating numerous acquisitions, Mike also managed public company compliance, reporting, banking and treasury management. In 2012, Mike became the Chief Financial Officer and EVP of a privately held foreign exchange company with operations spanning throughout Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and the USA. Mike’s latest position before joining Tier 1 was as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary for Vertex Resource Group Ltd., a publicly traded company listed on the TSX-V. At Vertex, Mike was responsible for financial management, investor and analyst relations, financial planning, corporate development, acquisitions, and much more.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta, is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Chartered Accountant. Mike enjoys spending his spare time with his young family and is an active hockey and soccer player.