Board of Directors

Policies, direction, and strategy.

These executives lead dynaCERT into a positive, environmentally friendly future.

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R. Wayne Hoffman

Chairman

Mr. Hoffman has served as a member of the Corporation's Business Advisory Committee since October 2007. He is a Chartered Accountant and business executive with one of America's finest companies, Deere & Company, a corporation that is customer driven and places a heavy emphasis on quality and teamwork. He served as Vice-President, Finance at John Deere Limited for 25 years and President of John Deere Credit for over 8 years. As well, Mr. Hoffman spent two years in Deere & Company’s Business Development Dept. responsible for mergers and acquisitions. In his public service, Mr. Hoffman is volunteering as Treasurer of Christians For Israel, Canada, responsible for Planning and Development.

Jim Payne

CEO, President

Mr. Jim Payne is Chief Executive Officer, dynaCERT Inc. Mr. Payne also serves as Chief Executive Officer of his privately held consulting, project management and real-estate development company operating in the GTA and surrounding areas. Mr. Payne graduated from St. Clair College in Construction Engineering, Project Management and Estimating in 1974. He has successfully built and managed his own private companies for more than 38 years. This provides Mr. Payne with years of experience in accounting, business leadership, and the legal aspects of governance. Over the last decade Mr. Payne has taken his natural networking skills and built on them to create strong team dynamics that lead to success and generate movement. With a strong leadership presence, Mr. Payne is leading dynaCERT in a way that has helped to streamline corporate activities, generate growth, form new partnerships, and bring the corporate vision to a reality.

Richard Lu

Director

Richard has more than 25 years of global experience developing and implementing business strategies for organizations in North America, Europe and Asia. He has extensive experience in the energy industry.
He was the President of Sky Solar (Canada) Ltd., and a Managing Director at Sky Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.
Richard was the VP of Business Development at ARISE Technology Corporation, where he was instrumental in securing its long-term supply chain funding of close to $1 billion dollars.
Richard also previously held the position of Chief Conservation Officer and VP of Toronto Hydro Corporation, where he developed and executed a sweeping portfolio ($110 million) of Conservation, Demand Management and Distributed Energy programs and was instrumental in creating an energy conservation culture in Ontario. Prior to that he was the Vice-President of Environment, Health and Safety, ensuring Toronto Hydro Corporation’s commitment to providing a safe and healthy workplace for employees and the strategies for achieving sustainable development and growth are successfully met.
Richard has held senior positions with Enbridge Gas Distribution, Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd., and Dillon Consulting.

Jean-Pierre Colin

Director

Mr. Colin is a corporate strategy consultant to high-growth publicly listed companies. He has been a recognized senior securities industry executive and effective investment banking professional providing financing and mergers and acquisitions services to numerous prosperous issuers in Canada. As a result of his extensive financial background throughout his career, he has been called to lead teams of corporate finance professionals at national securities dealers, such as Richardson Greenshields, JP Colin Securities, Deacon Capital, Octagon Capital and Desjardins. He has also served as a high-profile corporate board director and C-suite executive of numerous public companies, often chairing audit committees, compensation committees and corporate governance committees, including with Premier Gold Mines; Wolfden Resources, sold to Zinifex for over $350 million; Virginia Gold whose Eleonore property was sold to Goldcorp for over $ 1 billion; and, Pelangio Mines, the former controlling shareholder of Detour Gold, one of Canada's largest gold mining operations.

Robert K. Maier, MBA, P.ENG

COO, Chief Engineer

Robert Maier is a Mechanical Engineer who has spent over 30 years building machinery and technology companies. He served as president of MKG Inc., Kaperal Corp, and Semco Technologies which are all Ontario Companies. He was also the COO of MTA, a coal-mining equipment manufacturer in Pittsburgh. In addition, he has served as VP Manufacturing for Skyjack Inc. and VP and director for Puma Engineering. All these companies developed and manufactured technology locally and shipped the products worldwide. Since 2011 he has been the President of SPS North America.

Ronald Perry

Director

Ronald Perry serves as Vice-President of Metanor Resources and has been its Treasurer and a Director since March 2007. Perry has over 35 years of accounting, financial and entrepreneurial business experience in high technology, venture capital and merchant banking companies. Since the year 2000, he has been the Founder and serves as President of Briolijor Corporation, a financial consulting company to both private and public corporations. Perry has been involved in all facets of business including statutory reporting, internal controls, legal aspects as well as all administrative responsibilities. He serves as a Director of Manitex Capital Inc. and was a Director of Pinetree Capital. Perry is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Business Administration from the Concordia University. He also has a Graduate Diploma in Accountancy from the Concordia University. As a Director with dynaCERT, Mr. Perry serves as the chair of the Audit Committee.

Elliot Strashin

Director

Dr. Elliot Strashin brings with him a wealth of experience across a number of industries. His involvement with public mining companies began with Maple Minerals Inc. from 1996 - 2001, where he served as a director. In April of 1999 he joined the board of Canadian Golden Dragon Resources Ltd. as Corporate Secretary and became President and CEO in January of 2000. He continues to serve Dragon under its new name, Trillium North Minerals Ltd., as CEO and President. Dr. Strashin is also CEO and President of Strashin and Sons Limited, a private real estate development company that specializes in LEED1 certified, green building. dynaCERT's plant and offices are located in one of these buildings. In keeping with his green focus, Dr. Strashin has also involved himself in green technologies as a co-founder of Ellsin Environmental Ltd., which has built a prototype tire recycling plant in Sault Saint Marie and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Environmental Waste International Inc. He is also a 50% shareholder and Chief Financial Officer of Puma Hydrocarbons Inc., a company whose purpose is to promote and generate sales for green technologies, including dynaCERT products.

Management

Natural born leaders. Focused on creating partnerships and making a positive environmental impact.

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Jim Payne

CEO, President

Mr. Jim Payne is Chief Executive Officer, dynaCERT Inc. Mr. Payne also serves as Chief Executive Officer of his privately held consulting, project management and real-estate development company operating in the GTA and surrounding areas. Mr. Payne graduated from St. Clair College in Construction Engineering, Project Management and Estimating in 1974. He has successfully built and managed his own private companies for more than 38 years. This provides Mr. Payne with years of experience in accounting, business leadership, and the legal aspects of governance. Over the last decade Mr. Payne has taken his natural networking skills and built on them to create strong team dynamics that lead to success and generate movement. With a strong leadership presence, Mr. Payne is leading dynaCERT in a way that has helped to streamline corporate activities, generate growth, form new partnerships, and bring the corporate vision to a reality.


Robert K. Maier, MBA, P.ENG

COO, Chief Engineer

Robert Maier is a Mechanical Engineer who has spent over 30 years building machinery and technology companies. He served as president of MKG Inc., Kaperal Corp, and Semco Technologies which are all Ontario Companies. He was also the COO of MTA, a coal-mining equipment manufacturer in Pittsburgh. In addition, he has served as VP Manufacturing for Skyjack Inc. and VP and director for Puma Engineering. All these companies developed and manufactured technology locally and shipped the products worldwide. Since 2011 he has been the President of SPS North America.

Terry Macdonald, CPA, CA

Chief Financial Officer

Terry is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 30 years’ experience in the financial, technology and resource sectors including major international experience in Europe and Asia, including over 20 years with Ernst & Young and KPMG. He has extensive experience with public company financial reporting and regulatory compliance. Terry was previously an audit partner with a mid-sized accounting firm where he provided accounting, audit and transaction services to a diverse group of public companies. Terry also has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring and strategic planning.

Enrico Schläpfer

VP of Global Sales

Being Swiss, it is without question that Enrico is a winter sports enthusiast. He has learned there is no such thing as “I can’t” by implementing winter snow sport in the paraplegic and mentally handicapped community. As a result, he brings forward the same mentality “nothing is impossible” to his business protocol.
He is a seasoned brand development, sales and marketing professional with over 20 years experience in multiple industries.
His exposure to various business cultures, widely divergent professionals and his fluency in 5 languages ensures his comfort level in global sales.
Before devoting his work full-time to dynaCERT Inc. Enrico has had key sales positions in prestigious companies such as Nestle, Traxdata and Targus. In addition, he has served as Sales director and COO in WorldConnect in which he was a business partner.

Khoa Tran

Director of Finance

Khoa Tran has over 20 years of financial reporting and accounting experience. This includes over 15 years in management positions in world class global businesses for manufacturing and service environments. He has expertise in cost accounting, financial analysis and reporting, variance analysis and government reporting. Khoa was previously the Director of Finance for a mid-sized manufacturing company and Controller for various mid-sized and Fortune 500 automotive and manufacturing companies with international offices.

Key Staff

Creativity, professionalism and team work brought together in an undeniable synergy.

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Rachael Deacon

Sr. Buyer

Rachael Deacon has a strong background in Administration and Sales. Her experience includes over nine years in Sales, Marketing, Branding, Administration, Operations and Project Management. Rachael has worked for industry leading companies including Safety Net Security/Domcor, Maple Tree Construction Ltd. and Home Depot. While at Safety Net Security, Rachael successfully led key projects, created and implemented strategic planning procedures and applied branding discipline. As a Sales Manager at Maple Tree Construction Company, she embodied the company culture and maintained high standards of client satisfaction.

Ruston Hoffman

R&D Manager

Ruston Hoffman has a strong background in Mechanical Engineering. His experience includes over 10 years in Product development, Integration and Automation. Other experiences includes Project Management and software development. Mr. Hoffman worked at several companies such as Liburdi Automation Inc., Selkirk Canada and Precimac Tool. As a Lead Technologist at Liburdi, Mr. Hoffman led several key projects that have been deployed in the Nuclear, Aerospace, Medical and Oil & Gas.

Gurjant Singh

Production Manager

Gurjant Singh has a strong background in Mechanical Engineering. He graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering.
Mr. Singh has worked for two large corporations as a Project Administrator including International Tractors Limited (Sonalika), where he gained valuable experience in production, Quality Assurance and Six Sigma. During his studies, Mr. Singh led a group of Engineering students who worked on an energy project to generate electricity from friction. In addition, Mr. Singh worked on Carbon Footprint projects while pursuing his Masters degree. Some other projects include vibrational analysis of tractor engine, industrial lifting hooks and electro chemical micro-machining.

Nancy Massicotte

Investor Relations

Nancy Massicotte is the President of IR Pro Communications Inc. She has been involved in the investor relations/public relations field for over seventeen years, working with companies in various sectors such as technology, telecommunications, bio-tech, oil and gas and mining.
Ms. Massicotte has developed excellent personalized relationships with brokers, investors, analysts and newsletter writers. Her knowledge and experience enables successful communication to shareholders and the investment community in a particularly comprehensive way. She has facilitated significant introductions to strategic partners and successfully assisted in sourcing equity and flow through financing ranging from $100,000 - $7M.
Ms. Massicotte provides additional exposure for her clients through her social media channels, news dissemination channels and video interviews.

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