About Us

Management & Directors

Matt Wayrynen

CEO, COO

Mr. Wayrynen provides experience in resource company management, venture capital, startup financing, and mergers and acquisitions. He is an original co-founder and former President and CEO of TrichoScience Innovations Inc., which became Replicel Life Sciences Inc. As a director of Quinto Mining, he helped raise millions of dollars and advanced a Quebec iron ore property to a viable project. Quinto sold to Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines in June 2008 for a share value equal to $175 million. (Consolidated Thompson was eventually sold to Cliffs Resources for $4.9 billion). Mr. Wayrynen has also been involved in the evaluation of investment opportunities in solar projects in Italy. He was formerly active in the real estate industry as a licensed salesman and licensed agent nominee in charge of real estate for multiple retail projects throughout the greater Vancouver area. In addition, he was a licensed securities professional for over 10 years. Currently, he is also a director of several publicly-listed resource companies.


Frederick Jung

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Jung is a seasoned finance executive with extensive experience in delivering financial leadership for small to large publicly-listed companies across multiple industries. With a strong understanding of financial and tactical strategies, Mr. Jung has fostered and delivered innovative business solutions while continuing to identify new opportunities. In his prior roles, he directed and oversaw all aspects of the international finance and accounting function while specializing in global matters related to strategic planning and analysis, taxation, international finance, investor relations, and treasury. He now dedicates his knowledge and experience to lead the financial operations and integrity at Solar Flow-Through Funds. His drive, dedication, and business acumen have made him an excellent fit with the management team. Mr. Jung received a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours from the University of British Columbia and holds both the Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst designations.


John C. Kozak

Vice President

Mr. Kozak is a proven senior executive who excels in corporate finance and strategic planning with extensive experience in Capital Markets and Software. As COO for a corporate finance firm specializing in raising venture capital for technology firms, he had oversight for the firm’s corporate finance associates and screening/selection of companies seeking financing and ongoing operations. During this time, Mr. Kozak provided access to capital for nearly 40 companies. From 2004 through 2010, he was Director, President & CEO for a publicly traded manufacturing company. During his involvement in the firms’ private placement in early 2004, Mr. Kozak was asked to take on the executive role because of his corporate finance, business development and operational skills. He was directly responsible for, and executed several rounds of, equity and debt financing for the firm. Under his leadership, revenue increased from approximately $900,000 to $12,500,000. Mr. Kozak has contributed at the Board of Directors level for over twenty years in both publicly traded and private companies. He has also worked throughout North America, managed a division in Europe and setup distribution agreements with firms in China and Australia.


Andrew Ingram

VP of Finance

Mr. Ingram is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over twenty years of experience in treasury, corporate finance and reporting. He is a strategic and financial leader with broad experience in renewable energy organizations and operational restructuring across multiple industries. Mr. Ingram has extensive experience managing M&A transactions, preparing public reporting documents, raising capital through private and public offerings as well as dealing with senior lender and rating agency requirements. He has held long-term senior positions in both public practise at Pricewaterhouse Coopers, and industry experience with Algonquin Power & Utility Corp., among others.


Franklin Wong

Principal

Mr. Wong is a senior business development executive with over thirty years’ experience in the telecommunications and computer industries. He specializes in business development, alliances, mergers and acquisitions in the high technology and telecommunications industries. Some of Mr. Wong’s previous experience includes Vice President Alliances and Business Development for MetroNet Communications Group Inc. (now Allstream), where he negotiated and structured many of the acquisitions that provided MetroNet with its growth and led to its eventual acquisition by AT&T Canada LDS (now Allstream). Prior to this role, Mr. Wong held progressively more senior positions at AT&T Communications Canada, culminating as Managing Director, Business Development. While there he oversaw, directed, and project managed the implementation of contractual obligations between AT&T corporate and Unitel Communications.


Peter Jensen

Director

Mr. Jensen holds a Bachelor of Science and two law degrees from McGill University. Prior to obtaining his law degrees, he conducted diabetes research and was involved in medical clinic management. Mr. Jensen began his law practice in 1981, focusing on the corporate and securities sectors in British Columbia. He has gained a wide range of international legal counselling experience, with special expertise in trans-border transactions for companies operating in Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America. Mr. Jensen is a former and current director of a number of private and publicly traded companies and has assisted with financing in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Asia. For the last six years, Mr. Jensen has been a director and general counsel of a private tire recycling company with a plant in Europe.


Kym Anthony

Director

Kym Anthony is an experienced and seasoned banking executive who has extensive national and international experience in the banking industry. He received a B.A. from Simon Fraser University and an M.B.A. from the University of Western Ontario.

Mr. Anthony was the President and Chief Executive officer of National Bank Financial, the investment banking and capital markets unit of National Bank of Canada. Prior to that, he was Chair and Chief Executive Officer of TD Securities and a Vice-chair of TD Bank. Mr. Anthony is the former Chair of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada.


Steven Marshall

Director

Steve Marshall co-founded Hybrid Financial Ltd., and is responsible for the successful execution of the Company’s business plan. Prior to Hybrid Financial, Mr. Marshall was founder and CEO of OpenSky Capital —- the largest marketer of structured products in Canada with over $3 billion in assets sold. He was responsible for the company’s overall operations and was directly involved in the development of products, and negotiations with issuers including Deutsche Bank, Societe Generale, BNP, JP Morgan, Citibank, National Bank of Canada and BMO Capital Markets. In this role, he built a team of 40 investment and operations professionals. Before founding OpenSky, Mr. Marshall was a Senior Vice President at a major wealth management firm, where he was responsible for over $1 billion of institutional assets and $900 million of high net worth assets. Mr. Marshall earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Windsor and an Executive Management diploma from Queen’s University.