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Mr. Yea is currently the president of Investco Capital Management Inc., a private Vancouver-based company that invests in a diverse range of businesses and projects and advises on mergers and acquisitions, corporate and strategic issues. He is currently a director of Redhawk Resources, Inc., Magna Resources Ltd. and New Hana Copper Mining Ltd. Prior to that, he was chairman, president and chief executive officer of Toronto Stock Exchange-listed Datawest Solutions Inc., a banking technology and payment processing company, and president and CEO of a national financial services organization.
Mr. Yea was a former member of the board of governors of the Vancouver Stock Exchange, the predecessor to the TSX Venture Exchange and chaired its corporate finance committee. He was also a member of its market ethics and conduct committee, and chaired its prelisting advisory committee. In addition, Mr. Yea has served as an industry adviser to the B.C. Securities Commission's new economy and adoption of technology (NEAT) committee on securities regulation reform for B.C.'s new economy, and more recently was a member of the faculty advisory board of the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.
Mr. Yea has served on the boards of several public companies including chairing special board committees that oversaw privatizations and divestitures. He holds a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of British Columbia in both urban land economics and finance, was a member of the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia and of the Institute of Certified Management Consultants of British Columbia, and has lectured on various subject matters concerning the Canadian securities industry. Currently, Mr. Yea is a director of Magna Resources Ltd., Redhawk Resources Inc. and Corazon Gold Corp.
Dr. David Gane
Dr. David Gane is no stranger to dental imaging. He is a passionate pioneer in the business having successfully managed the growth of the Digital Imaging division of Carestream Dental LLC during his 12 years as VP, and founded Orbit Imaging, a company that owns and operates Craniofacial imaging centers in Western Canada.
During his tenure with the Digital Imaging division of Carestream Dental LLC, (a division of Carestream Health and a business of Onex Corp (OCX.TO), Dr. Gane was a key contributor to the company’s growth to $500M in annual revenues with 1,200 employees, and products in 90% of the dental practices worldwide. His personal start up, privately-held Orbit Imaging, has locations in Newport Beach and Redlands California, as well as Vancouver and Richmond, British Columbia, and provides Cone Beam Volumetric Imaging, Digital Clinical Photography, Intraoral, Tomography, Panoramic & Cephalometric digital radiographs and other standard medical, dental and orthodontic radiographic services.
David is a member of the Canadian Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, where he served as Chairman of the Corporate Liaison Committee. He has authored a number of dental imaging software applications, co-authored a number of peer reviewed academic articles, as well as a series of technique videos on digital dental imaging.
David’s background as a dental surgeon offers him unique insights into the needs of both patients and dental care practitioners. He is committed to the development and implementation of innovative technologies to improve the patient experience. He brings his drive and passion for dental technology, along with his distinctive management style to guide the success of the Company.
Rick is the President, CEO and Chairman of DiaMedica Inc. Before that, Rick was the Managing Director of CentreStone Ventures Inc., an early-stage life sciences venture capital fund. While with CentreStone, Rick led the investment in Orasi Medical Inc., winner of the Red Herring Global 100 and Red Herring North America 100 awards; LED Medical Inc., winner of Red Herring Canada 50 award in the Health category; and DiaMedica and Sanomune Inc., both named one of Canada's Top 10TM Life Science Companies.
Prior to CentreStone, he was with Centara Corporatition, an- other early-stage venture capital fund. Before that, he specialized in asset-backed securitization and structured finance with General Motors Acceptance Corporation in Minnesota. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Manitoba and his M.B.A. in Finance from the University of North Dakota.
Since 1986, Lamar Roberts has been responsible for implementing and overseeing the growth programs of some of the largest companies in the medical technology industry.
Lamar has held Senior Executive positions with 360imaging, Carestream Dental and PracticeWorks and has developed an industry reputation for guiding companies from early growth stages to becoming industry leaders. He also has a strong background in leading commercial efforts in technical, medical, and geographically dispersed organizations.
Lamar was a founding investor in 360imaging® based in Atlanta, Georgia - a leading provider in 3D Digital Implantology, offering a range of products and services to implant professionals and their patients. Between 2000 and 2008 he was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for PracticeWorks, the largest dental healthcare information technology company in the world. PracticeWorks’ company name was changed to Carestream Dental after being acquired first by Kodak in 2004 and then by Onex Corp in 2007.
Lamar's extensive background in mergers and acquisitions, expansive responsibilities within sales, marketing and field operations, and unparalleled capacity to outperform on sales growth targets are the vital attributes required to take a promising organization, to that all-important next level in its corporate growth.
Rodger is the President of Tourigny Management Ltd., a private consulting company. He has been providing consulting services since 1979 primarily dealing with oil and gas, financial services and real estate. During his 26 years of consulting, Rodger has been involved in numerous business ventures including the establishment of a public oil and gas company, managing investment portfolios, purchase and sale of various real estate properties and owning and managing various oil and gas properties.
Prior to establishing his own consulting company in 1979, Rodger was Vice President – Finance of Siebens Oil & Gas Ltd. from 1976 to 1979 and Secretary-Treasurer of Ranger Oil (Canada) Ltd. from 1969 to 1976. Rodger obtained his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan in 1964 and became a Chartered Accountant in 1966.
Currently, Rodger is a Director of Advantage Energy Income Fund, NAV Energy Trust, Burmis Energy Inc. and Caribou Energy Inc. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee at Advantage Energy Income Fund and NAV Energy Trust and a member of the Audit Committee at Burmis Energy Inc. and Caribou Energy Inc.