Ionada is guided by a strong Advisory Board composed of business and domain knowledge experts, with a proven record of accomplished business growth.  

Gord Currie, MBA, Adviser
Experienced financial executive in large multi-national public and private company environments.  Excellent knowledge and experience with evolving OSC, TSX, NASDAQ and SEC regulatory requirements.  Development and effective execution of investor relations strategy and programs. M&A experience including acquisitions and divestitures, strategic alternatives reviews, etc.  Industry experience includes eleven years in manufacturing and distribution of petrochemicals (NOVA/POLYSAR) and thirteen years in manufacturing and distribution of building products (EMCO Limited). Two years in auto parts manufacturing (Wescast) and five years in the semiconductor industry (Gennum).

Frank Duffy, BCom, Adviser
Frank is Managing Director at Integrated Asset Management Corp., Private Debt Group.  Sourcing, evaluating, structuring, lending and managing senior secured term loans to qualified companies. Over 30 years of experience in finance and commerce, including Penfund Management Limited, and Sr. Assistant Manager, Corporate Lending of Royal Bank of Canada.



Paul Gingl
, BBA, Adviser
Paul is Vice President of Business Development at BionX, e-bike manufacturer. Paul has extensive automotive and manufacturing experience at Magna International along side his dad, Manfred.  Manfred Gingl is former CEO of Magna International, helping grow the automotive supplier from start-up to $32 B industry leader. 

Sheldon Leith
, CMC, PLog, HBSc.  Adviser
Founder of the Milestone Group, 30+ years of consulting and line management experience in international supply chain creation and transformation, as well as information technology strategy and implementation.  


Bruno Maruzzo
, M.A.Sc., MBA, P.Eng.  Adviser
Over twenty five years of working with technology companies, both as a venture capital investor as well as a member of senior management, with experience in Canada, the US and Europe. Possess a diverse background in a variety of technologies coupled with broad management skills and expertise required to grow and manage early stage technology companies.


Anthony Verrelli
, Adviser
20+ years of entrepreneur and growth management experience and former CEO of Cleanfield Energy.


George Yan
, PhD, P.Eng, Adviser
George is an integral part of the strategic planning and management team, with 25+ years of experience achieving double-digit growth rates in annual sales and profits. Founder of SummitRG building on a successful career at Phillips, and AECL and consulting for Sanmina.