MEET OUR AUDIT COMMITTEE
GERALD (GERRY) GOLDBERG
Mr. Gerald (Gerry) Goldberg CPA has over 40 years of experience working as an accountant and auditor. Mr. Goldberg is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Golden Hills Financial Inc. Mr. Goldberg was previously a senior partner at the accounting firm Schwartz Levitsky Feldman LLP and has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Canada House Wellness Group Inc. and Osoyoos Cannabis Inc (now Aion Therapeutics Inc). Mr. Goldberg has also previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Capricorn Business Acquisitions Inc. (now Computational Unlimited Corp.) Mr. Goldberg’s experience also includes serving as a board member to both TSX, TSXV, CSE, NASDAQ, AMEX, and OTC.QB listed companies, including Pinetree Capital Ltd.(TSX); Capricorn Business Acquisition Inc (now Computational Unlimited Corp) (TSX.V); Grasslands Entertainment Inc. (now Lakeside Minerals Inc.) (TSXV); Baymount Incorporated (formerly Academy Capital Corp.) (NEX); Sagittarius Capital Corporation (NEX); Jite Technologies Inc. (Delisted); Scorpio Capital Corp. (now Prime City One Capital Corp.) (TSXV); Leo Acquisitions Corp (now PsyBio therapeutics Corp.) (TSX.V); China Winds Systems Inc.(OCT.QB); Ever-Glory International Group Inc. (AMEX); Keyuan Petrochemical Inc. (OTC.QB); Emerge Resources Corp. (now Vaxil Bio Ltd) (NEX); Canada House Wellness Group Inc. (formerly ABBA Medix Group Inc.) (CSE); Gravitas Financial Inc. (CSE); Gilla Inc. (OTC.QB); FSD Pharma Inc. (CSE and NASDAQ). Osoyoos Cannabis Inc. (now Aion Therapeutics Inc.) (CSE); SB2 Insights Inc. (CSE). Mr. Goldberg has also served as the audit committee chairman for most of the companies listed above both in Canada and the US. Mr. Goldberg holds a CPA from the Canadian Institute of Charter Accountants as well as a Certificate in the Theory of Accounting from the University of South Africa.
Lea Ray is a certified director (ICD.D) of the Institute of Corporate Directors, a Chartered Professional Accountant and seasoned board director. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the Odette School of Business, University of Windsor. Lea has served as the Chairman, Vice-chairman, Lead Independent Director and Audit Committee Chair on a variety of publicly-listed (TSX), public sector and non-profit entities. She is a former executive, Vice-President Corporate Finance, of Warner Bros. Entertainment Canada Inc. and former member of the Professional Conduct Committee of the Chartered Professional Accountants (Ontario).
Mr. Koehle has served as director of FWT since 2019. Mr. Koehle has over 8 years of experience supporting the commercialization of early-stage companies. Mr. Koehle’s experience includes working in industries such as environmental, transportation, information technology, food, and medical. Mr. Koehle is also the Principal and Managing Director of FirstLine Venture Partners Corporation, a privately held venture capital firm. Over the past 15 years, he has served on numerous boards in both corporate and not-for-profit sectors. Mr. Koehle holds as B.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.