Virchew Team and Community

Core Team

LAURA SIMONSON

Founder & CEO

• 25-year Entrepreneur & Business Owner

• Sales & Marketing specialist with a background in business development, venture capital, plant-based nutrition, fitness, events, speaking, real estate, program development

GORD ESPESETH

Founder & COO

• 35-year Entrepreneur & Business Owner

 

• Past owner of successful food production facility overseeing 50 employees

 

• Innovator, inventor (patented), former bush pilot

KIM HOYER

VP Sales & Marketing

• 25-year Sales & Marketing Consultant

 

• Fortune 500 Companies: Cirque du Soleil, Royal Bank, Rogers Communications, Manulife, The Brick, Calgary Flames

ROB HARRISON

Capital Markets Advisor

• 25-year Food Producer Executive & Former President, Neilson Dairy

 

• Oversaw 4 Neilson manufacturing facilities with $700m in revenue

Advisory and Community

VETERINARY ADVISORY

 

Sarah Dodd, DVM

Clinical Nutrition Intern,

University of Guelph. R & D Product Development

 

Katherine Kramer, DVM, CVA, DABVP

John Clark, DVM

 

Manju Arora, DVM, MBA

 

Radica Raj, DVM

 

Tatjana Mirkovic,  DVM, DACVIM

 

Rob Spooner, DVM

 

Gavin Myers, DVM

 

Shuli Krakauer, DVM

INDUSTRY ADVISORY

 

Danny Prefontaine
President, Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre

 

Francisco Aguirre, P.Eng., BAPT, BSc.IE, MBA
LEAN Production Consultant

 

Brenda Davis, RD
Renowned Plant-Based Nutritionist, Keynote Speaker and Virchew Shareholder

 

Rob Harrison
Food Industry Executive, Venture Capital Advisor and Virchew Shareholder

 

Daryl Hatton
Crowdfunding Specialist

 

Bjorn Alpas
Digital Marketing Specialist

SHAREHOLDER COMMUNITY

 

The Virchew shareholder community  (65+ people) consists of twelve veterinarians and awesome people who represent several diverse professions.

 

We’ve exercised our provincial securities exemptions with a goal to create a large community of shareholders with similar values who are committed to the social and financial success of Virchew.

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