John Pavlovich President
With over twenty five years of business experience, John has developed
considerable management, planning, sales, marketing, promotional and
communications skills in Canada and internationally. In addition to
a sound grasp of business principles and demonstrated leadership ability,
John can manage and perform a variety of different roles in order
to achieve results. John has been providing management consulting
services since 1990 primarily to small business and start-up companies.
His services include general business advice, business and marketing
plans, market research reports, sales and marketing strategy, review
of company operations, SWOT analysis, marketing campaigns and promotional
events, and strategic alliance negotiation. For several years, John
was a part time instructor at B.C.I.T.s Venture Program.
Bill Bennett Vice President
Bill Bennett has a wealth of experience and success spanning over
thirty years in business but most important is his success
as the Vice President/Director Pacific Forum Inc. The International
Business and Investment Expositions in Vancouver, BC. Bill was a key
member of the team which staged four consecutive International Business
and Investment Expositions, the largest and most successful of its
kind in Canada at that time. Over this five year period, this venture
capital exposition was instrumental in matching hundreds of different
companies in Canada, U.S., Mexico, Europe and Australia, resulting
in hundreds of millions of dollars of potential Venture Capital. He
has an extensive background in the hotel and food services industry
as well as structuring and marketing franchises in the hospitality
and other industries. Bill has traveled extensively in North America
and has met and spoken with numerous Venture Capital and technology
development groups, as well as local and State Governments in the
Ullrich Schade Creative Director
Ullrich is the President of NextPhase Strategy Marketing, a successful
branding and marketing company he founded in 1978 Before setting up
his own shop, Ullrich worked as an art director and creative director
for national advertising agencies in Toronto and Vancouver. He has
created successful marketing communication campaigns for regional
and international organizations such as Universal Dynamics, Sierra
Wireless and the The GEO Group Inc. Ullrich is a regional past-president
of the American Marketing Association, on the board of directors of
The Vancouver Enterprise Forum and a long-time member of the B.C.
Technology Industries Association.
Marion Webber Market Research and Strategy
Marion Webber is
the president of a Vancouver based company which provides market research,
strategy and corporate/product communications plans. Since 1983 Vector
Communications has secured the growth of companies in manufacturing,
wireless telecom, medical devices, environmental products/services,
business services and industrial products. Vector helps new product
developers receive funding for market research and R&D development
through the NRC Industrial Research Assistance Program. The in-depth
analysis the Company provides ensures a strategy for the success of
new products. Vector is a member of the BC Medical Devices and BC
Environmental Industries Associations.
Alex Stojicevic, B.A., L.L.B. Legal Counsel
Since December of 2002, Alex has practiced law as a partner with a
Vancouver law firm specializing in Immigration and Citizenship law,
as well as closely related matters such as Customs and Extradition.
The Maynard and Stojicevic law firm has been representing clients
before all three divisions of Immigration and Refugee Board, Federal
Court, Federal Court of Appeal, and in the Provincial Court of British
Columbia, defending Immigration Act and Custom Offences. His practice
also involves filing a broad range of economic class applications,
humanitarian and compassionate applications, refugee claims, pre-removal
risk assessment applications, temporary resident permit applications.
Most recently, Alex has been concentrating on Provincial Nominee Program
applications. Professional Affiliations include: Member, Law Society
of British Columbia; Member, Canadian Bar Association (B.C. Branch)
since 1995; Vice Chair, CBA BC (Immigration Section) 2003/2004; Secretary,
CBA National Immigration Section Executive, 2004/2005.
Alex Danilovic, B.A., M.A., L.L.B. Legal Counsel
Alex graduated from University of British Columbias Faculty
of Law in 1985, and was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1987.
In 2002 he received his Masters Degree in History, also from University
of British Columbia. He practices primarily in the area of administrative
law with an emphasis on health law, regulatory compliance and ethical
research conduct. Mr. Danilovic sits as a Board member on the Canadian
Research Ethics Board of the Western Institutional Review Board.
Hugh Wakeham Sponsorship Marketing Specialist
Hugh has over twenty five years of experience in sponsorship marketing
and is the President of Sponsorship Marketing Group, LLC. He is highly
recognized in the sponsorship marketing industry across North America
for fully-integrated creative sponsorship solutions. His major strengths
include negotiation skills, sophisticated leveraging strategies, and
audit and valuation process excellence. Hugh has extensive experience
in the sale of naming rights, including the Cannon Theatre and Direct
Energy Centre in Toronto, and the Ford Centers for the Performing
Arts in New York and Chicago. Sponsorship Marketing Group is a full
service sponsorship marketing agency providing sponsorship consulting,
property valuation, sales strategy, venue naming execution, strategic
planning, property acquisition, event management, promotions and affinity
program services to both corporations and properties.
Tyler Bennett Marketing Services & Event Specialist
Tyler is a highly effective young businessman with a rare combination
of natural abilities and educational background. With a wide range
of hands on experience and various management duties under his belt,
Tylers boundless enthusiasm and energy greatly contributes to
his ongoing success. His experience includes event coordination and
management, internal sales, customer service and support, program
management, hosting and coordinating a variety of events, organization
and management of educational and entertainment programs.