Management

Board of Directors

Matthew Sauder
President, CEO, and Chair of the Board

Matthew Sauder has over 25 years experience in both specially manufacturing and wholesale distribution. His work experience includes positions in sales, operations, line management, account management, and executive leadership.

During Matt’s previous experience with the Moulding and Millwork Group (now Metrie), Matt was responsible for the integration phase of over ten different acquisitions. Metrie believed it was critical to the successful integration of a business to build a strong working relationship with the employees of the acquired company and to work collaboratively with former owners to ensure that what made the business successful in the past is carried on in the future.

He is currently the President of Mycroft Holdings Ltd. an investment company with interests in several operating businesses including Metrie, Bissett Fasteners, and Summit Labels.

Martin Carsky
Director and Chair of the Audit Committee

Martin Carsky is an accomplished executive and director with a broad base of experience spanning the manufacturing, technology, service, and mining businesses. He has an extensive background in business restructuring, strategic planning, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. He is the President and co-owner of Bissett Fasteners Limited. As well he is Executive Vice President of Mycroft Holdings and sits on the Mycroft advisory board. He is also an investor and board member of another privately-held company in the beverage alcohol business. Martin holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia and holds the designation Chartered Accountant. He is a graduate of the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program and has received his ICD.D designation.

Derek Daly
Director and Chief Financial Officer

Derek Daly is a multicultural and multilingual results-oriented leader that has thrived in dynamic entrepreneurial environments. He has extensive experience with multi-site P&L responsibility. He has advanced knowledge in Sales and Manufacturing, both domestic and international, allowing him to link the buy to the sell. He is an expert in new business strategy development and execution. He delivers sustainable results by implementing systems that measure inputs and outputs at every step of process. He creates excitement and collaboration by motivating and engaging the work force. He graduated from Bishop’s University with a BBA in Finance.

Drew Brass
Director

Mr. Drew N Brass has been a self-employed business consultant specializing in corporate communications for junior publicly listed companies in industries as diverse as mineral exploration, software and oil and gas. He has been involved in the public markets for over 30 years on both the equities and money market sides. Mr Brass’ pubic company experience includes shareholder communications, fund raising and serving as VP of Communications for a number of publicly listed companies.

Tony Louie
Director

Mr. Louie has been a self-employed business consultant since 2009 providing guidance to startup companies on strategy, business vision and fund raising. Mr. Louie has over 25 years in the technology sector working in a variety of roles for companies such as AT&T, Telus and Cisco Systems where he was a consistent top performer. Mr. Louie has pubic company experience serving as a director on the board of a few publicly listed companies and is currently the CEO of Mag One Products. Mr. Louie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in business administration from Simon Fraser University.