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J. Craig Richard is currently living in Ontario, works in "Craigleaf Capital Inc. " and is interested in Consulting, Financial Services.
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J. Craig Richard

157 Willowbrook Road

Thornhill, Ontario L3T 5P4

Business Tel. No. (905) 882-0179 Facsimile (905) 881-4580 Cell (416)

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Qualifications & Background
A successful profit driven individual with progressive roles as a builder
and "hands on" executive who participles actively in developing and be part
of dynamic organizations. I am looking to be part of a dynamic team that
utilizes all aspects of my business acumen. I have Industry experience in
technology /e- commerce, software applications, medical devices, industrial
manufacturing and environment waste water and energy co- generation


Finline involved in IPO prospectus and follow-on financing ($3.0 M); Placed
initial seed capital in Descartes System Group ($350k) led to IPO ($34M).
Rebuilt Financial records for a 2 year period for a Monterey, California
based firm subsequently led to $3.5 million refinancing: Placed ($5.6 M)
of initial seed capital into 11different early stage firms with Innovation
Ontario Corporation and was disbursement officer with Ontario Development
Corporations. Active Control achieved across board 25% reduction in product
and labour cost savings; Tri- Vision helped to build five year financial
model that outlined V- Chip ($13MI) IPO corporate growth pan.



Active Control* Chief Financial Officer RF Security
Systems 1999- 2000

Tri-Vision* Fin Planning The V-Chip

Kintyre* Forensic Acctg. Mgr. Mgmt. Consultants

Navtech* Financial Controller Aviation Software

Finline * Chief Financial Officer Wireless
Broadcast 1996-1997

Innovation Ontario Investment Manager Venture Capital Fund

ODC Disbursement Officer Commercial
Lending 1985-1989

John Spotton Financial Controller Hydraulic
Cylinders 1983-1985

Wardair Cost Mgr. Airline

Pepsi Cola Cost Accountant Soft Drink

* Denotes independent Contract work

Business & Corporate Development Activities

Ajendi Technologies Inc. of Mississauga *is an application service provider
that has developed a CRM application that allows new car dealers to manage
effectively their front end and back end after service centre. Worked
alongside the Vice President of Marketing and IT team to develop a three
national sales and product rollout plan based on the company's specific
corporate objectives and profit targets.

CMS Group Inc. of Concord* is an industrial builder of biological waste
water systems. Worked alongside the CEO in putting together the business
and corporate five-year growth plan for the firm.

Descartes Systems Group Inc. of Waterloo*is a builder of just in time
inventory delivery systems. Defined with the CEO the business development
and corporate objective growth plan. Under went a review of the firm's
business processes and set departmental objectives and tasks.

Excel Tech Ltd of Oakville*is a medical imaging device company that sells
portable high end EEG, EEC, and EMG equipment to hospital institutions. I
worked alongside the CEO and was able to secure a round of financing.

RMT Engineering Ltd. of Grimsby* is an engineering solution provider that
designs and builds automated gantry style robotic systems. Defined the
business and corporate objectives with the firm's CEO. Created a business
development opportunity between RMT and a known industry sector market

ThemoMedics Inc. of Rockwood* is a stand-alone medical manufacturer and
distribution company incorporated in January 2002 that and provides
proprietary equipment and ancillary consumable products to the
veterinary/agribusiness clientele. Created a full five-year strategic plan
that identified the firm's corporate goals, specific winning strategies and
associated tasks from early stage product concept to full
*Denotes independent contract work 1996-Present

Financial Activities

Active Control (Public -TSX -YAT -Revenues -C$1.5M)
Chief Financial Officer
Markets a line of remote frequency transmitter and receiver products
. Introduced a new accounting package
. Set-up inventory control system
. Set-up cash management process
. Supervised the year end audit process

Tri-Vision Electronics (Public -TSE: TVL -Revenues -C$7.5M)
Financial Planning Consultant
TVL developed, an embedded programmable electronic blocking technology for
TV programs
. Worked with VP Finance to develop Five Year Fin Model (P&L Balance
Sheet, Cash Flow)
. Tied exiting business process into model
. Tied specific corporate goals and strategies into plan.

Kintyre & Company (Private -Revenues C$5M)

Forensic Accounting Specialists

A management consulting firm located in Ottawa, Ontario - Contracted by a
California based firm that sells aviation switching equipment that allows
improved air to ground communication between commercial aircraft and
. Re-built the complete financial; records of a US$6.0 M company for a
two year period
. Produced internally prepared financial statements for the two year
. Hired and directed a staff of four people
. Prepared a detailed audit trail

Navtech Systems (Public -NASDAQ -Non Listed -Revenues US$3.2 million)
Financial Controller
Seller of flight management software to commercial airlines
. Integrated the accounting of two separate operating divisions
. Negotiated new credit and payment terms with major suppliers
. Negotiated new lines of credit with commercial banker

Finline Technologies (Public -TSX: FIN -Revenues -C$1.0M)

Chief Financial Officer

A provider of wireless broadband telecommunication equipment.
. Responsible for preparing IPO compliance requirements for firm's
prospectus financing memorandum for the ASE and OSC
. Prepared a due diligence book for subsequent follow-on financing
. Qualified as a Board Director of Public Company
. Prepared Annual circular and proxy statement for shareholder meetings.

Corporate Development Years

1985 -1996 Disbursement Officer / Investment Manager- Ontario Development
First six years I had direct responsibility for recommending the
disbursements of funds under the former Ontario Ministry of Economic and
Trade and, Technology

I was instrumental in placing $5.6 million dollars of seed capital in
technology driven growth firms with Innovation Ontario Corporation I was
directly responsible for negotiating, and recommended investment
opportunities and divestment strategies to formal investment committee.
Involved directly in negotiating joint venture and licensing activities for
"investee" firms.

1983-1985 Financial Controller -Spotton Manufacturing Ltd
Spotton is in the business of building and selling (pneumatic and
hydraulic values, and industrial shock absorbers (revenue range $5-$8CDN.)
Instrumental in revamping the financial reporting system and initiated a
cash management program, set-up a funding program to finance capital
equipment and export driven objectives and re-established new credit
facility worked along side the marketing and sales team to develop a
revised product-pricing model Directly responsible for the re-establishment
of departmental budgets, revenue, profit and shareholder wealth targets.

1979-1983 Senior Cost Manager- Wardair International
Directed a small team of individuals that were responsibility for supplying
cost data for the firm's entire aircraft route system. Provided break-even
and yield analysis by aircraft type by major geographic sector. As part of
a three man team assigned the task of creating a five-year financial
planning model.


1970-1973 Concordia University (Loyola College- CEGEP Diploma)
Montreal, Quebec

Memberships & Notables
Past member and active participant in both The York Technology Association
and York Forum seminar series I have actively participated in both amateur
swimming programs and various charity organizations. My greatest enjoyment
in life is watching my children grow and mature as adults.

Partial Client / Investment List

Corporate Name Industrial Sector

Active Controls Inc RF wireless communication

Advanced Systems Integration Inc. Asset Management based

CDP Communications Inc. Electronic print
software applications

CMS Group Inc. Waste- water treatment systems

Centrepoint Technologies Inc. PC based telephone

Descartes Systems Group Inc. Distribution based software-point of sale

Distributed Matrix Controls Inc. Client sever based HVAC

Excel Tech Inc. Medical Devices - Electrotherapy, EMG, EEG, ECG

Finline Technologies Ltd. Transmission Equipment-
wireless broadcast
Image Processing Systems Inc. Machine Vision

In-Flo Corporation Automated Retail System for
Bulk Liquids

InSystems Technologies Inc Document software-Insurance

Marsh Energy Inc. Co-generation

Navtech Systems Inc Commercial Aircraft Flight
Management software.

RMT Engineering Ltd. Servo-robotic applications
-packaged goods

TX -Base Systems Inc. MRP software

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J. Craig Richard
Name: J. Craig Richard
Location: Ontario,Canada
Company: Craigleaf Capital Inc.

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