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The Jevons Team

   Geoffrey Holt is a founder and principal of Jevons.  He was previously founder, Chief Executive Officer, and member of the Board of Directors at Pet Valu, Inc. Prior experience included work for Loblaw Companies Limited as an independent contractor, and Vice-President, Distribution at Consumers Distributing Company Limited.  Geoff has unique expertise in retailing, wholesaling, warehousing, distribution logistics, franchising, marketing logistics, inventory management, decision management, strategic acquisitions, and general business strategy.  Geoff attended the University of Toronto, University of Western Ontario, and Washington University (St. Louis).  He taught courses related to decision theory at Washington University and the University of Southern Illinois. 
 
Bree Holt is a founder and principal of Jevons.  Bree was previously a member of the legal department at Pet Valu, Inc. and a member of Pet Valu's Board of Directors.  Although Bree worked on several operating-related business projects at Pet Valu, her greatest interest and expertise lies in commercial litigation strategy as well as financial transaction design and negotiation.  Prior to her work at Pet Valu, Bree was an Associate at Kirkland & Ellis, New York.  Bree graduated magna cum laude in Economics from Duke University, cum laudefrom Harvard Law School, and is called to the bar in New York State. 
 
Ed Casey is Managing Director, Operations at Jevons. Prior to joining Jevons, Ed was President and Chief Operating Officer at Pet Valu Canada. In his role at Pet Valu, he was responsible for Store Operations, Franchise Sales & Operations, Loss Prevention, Risk Management, Store Inventory and Space Management, Marketing, Pricing & Promotions and provided oversight of Real Estate, Information Technology functions, Human Resources and Legal. In addition, Ed has expertise in business planning and development, project management, warehousing and systems design. Ed received his M.B.A. in Finance and Operations at York University and completed his Honours B.A. in Economics and Political Science at the University of Toronto.
 
Dale Winkworth is Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director at Jevons. Prior to joining Jevons, Dale was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Pet Valu, Inc. and held senior financial positions at Sears Canada Inc. and Superior Propane Inc. During his career, he has been the financial lead on various transactions including acquisitions, debt and equity financings, securitization, foreign exchange and interest rate swaps, privatization and an initial public offering. Dale is a chartered accountant, having attained his designation while working at Ernst & Young. Dale graduated from the University of Waterloo with a bachelor of Mathematics.
 
Michael W. Fitzgerald is a Senior Vice-President and Chief Legal Officer at Jevons.  Prior to joining Jevons, Michael was Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary and General Counsel at Pet Valu, Inc.  Michael was lead internal counsel on financial transactions including acquisitions, debt and equity financings, and privatization.  Previous work included eight years as an associate and then partner with Roebuck, Garbig, Barristers as well as two years as an associate at Fogler, Rubinoff, Barristers and Solicitors.  Michael graduated from the University of Toronto with high distinction before attending Osgoode Hall Law School at York University.
 
John Watson is Vice-President, Client Services at Jevons.  Prior to joining Jevons, John was responsible for all marketing and pricing strategies, as well as consumer and market research with Pet Valu, Inc. John completed his Bachelor of Commerce in Management Economics at the University of Guelph.  
 
Jack Handa is Vice-President, Information Technology and Systems at Jevons Prior to joining Jevons, Jack was Chief Information Officer and Vice-President, Information Technology and Systems, at Pet Valu Inc. Jackā€™s duties at Pet Valu included the integration of systems in the context of corporate acquisitions, oversight of company data centres, and the execution of I.T.-related contract negotiations. Jack has developed and/or successfully implemented systems in the areas of: inventory management, buying/purchasing, POS (point of sale), financial controls and mechanical process controls. Jack has Bachelorā€™s and Masterā€™s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology and a Masters degree in Industrial Engineering from University of Toronto.
 
 

Jevons also works with independent contractors specializing in
information technology, human resources and other disciplines.
 

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