Jevons Capital Group Inc.
Geoffrey Holt is a founder of Jevons Capital Group Inc., and a principal of Jevons and HFL. He was previously the founder and Chief Executive Officer 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 was accepted into the engineering physics program at the University of Toronto in 1960. After graduating from U of T in 1964, he attended the University of Western Ontario (2 years), and Washington University at St. Louis (4 years). Before joining Consumers Distributing, he taught courses mostly related to decision theory at the University of Western Ontario, Washington University, and the University of Southern Illinois during 1965-1970.
Bree Holt is a founder of Jevons and a principal of Jevons and HFL. 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 business-related 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 laude from Harvard Law School, and is called to the bar in New York State.
Ed Casey is Managing Director, Operations at Jevons and HFL. 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, Store Inventory and Space Management, Marketing, and Pricing & Promotions. Ed also provided oversight in relation to Real Estate, Information Technology functions, and Human Resources.
Ed received his M.B.A. in Finance and Operations at York University, after completing his Honours B.A. in Economics and Political Science at the University of Toronto.
Dale Winkworth is Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer at Jevons and HFL. Prior to joining Jevons, Dale was Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer at Pet Valu, Inc. Dale previously 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 and HFL. Prior to joining Jevons, Michael was Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary and General Counsel at Pet Valu, Inc. Michael was lead internal counsel in relation to financial transactions, including acquisitions involving debt and/or equity financings. 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. Michael is a member of the bar in Ontario.
John Watson is Vice-President, Client Services at Jevons. Prior to joining Jevons, John was responsible for 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.
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