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Robin Cook
Consultant (Toronto Office)

Robin is a communication and investor relation strategist with a diverse background in both corporate and agency environments. HIs career began in the capital funds industry in marketing and sales, where he created and executed numerous sales engagement campaigns across Ontario including managing brand positioning and reputation.
Since then, his experience as a senior director for a large global commodities corp. along with his role within a full-service, outsourced investor relations company brings a unique understanding of various industries and a collaborative business development approach in a range areas (financial, technology, mining, food and professional services.)
Robin has completed the Securities course and has pursued a BA in Sociology at the University of McMasters.

Ari Todd
Strategic Advisor

Ari has a diverse business and capital markets background managing an estate portfolio, personally investing into many public and private companies, controllership duties at a leading Canadian manufacturing company, and has advised, marketed, and helped found dozens of successful small cap companies. Ari started FronTier 9 years ago as just a small road show focused company. Today it is a full service IR and PR company for publicly traded companies with a marketing team located in 7 markets across North America. Mr. Todd is also the founder of Nautilus Venture Capital.

Lalli Marrato, CPIR
Chief Operating Officer, Senior Partner

Lalli is a promotional and marketing expert with nearly 11 years of growing business in a multitude of sectors: investments, technology, mining, health care, arts and media. She has strong relationships and ties to national media, high net worth investment firms and innovative companies. Lalli organizes meetings for FMCG clients in Toronto, drawing from a large database of brokers, investors and media names. She has unmatched media contacts in Canada and the U.S and has an amazing knack for attracting attention to companies she works with. She has excellent contacts in financial and investor services and outstanding skills in deploying tactical IR and PR campaigns.

(In Memory of) Rick Kennedy LL.D, D.Jur.
Honorary Advisor

Overseeing legal matters and the oversight of the various FronTier offices and personnel. Rick has been CEO / director of a number of companies in the finance and technology sectors.

Sharon Yarde
Corporate Secretary, Senior Partner

Sharon is the office manager at FronTier’s head office, headquartered in Toronto. With her background as a paralegal, Ms. Yarde assists Mr. Kennedy with legal matters and the oversight of the various FronTier offices and personnel. Also, with prior work as graphic design artist, she oversees FronTier’s social media and web development.

Daniel Clermont
Consultant (Calgary Office)

Daniel began his career in the financial industry in 1998, building a multi-dimensional financial services agency with over $50M in Mutual Funds assets, $80M in Segregated Funds and over $1B of in-force Insurance coverage. After exiting from the traditional industry, he entered the private markets and began consulting to and marketing prospectus-exempt private placements. Through focused marketing and relationship management, he has been able to help source over $150M of net new capital to dozens of Issuers. Daniel serves FronTier as VP of Western Canada, Client Development. He is also a Registered Limited Market Broker and serves an exclusive network of high-net-worth investors and small funds.

Richard Ursino
Managing Director, Senior Partner

Richard Ursino has over 15 years of experience in communications and online marketing. His focus on small-cap Issuers has developed his ability to help determine company value and communicate that value to the FrontierMCG network. Richard oversees the Montreal branch of FrontierMCG and is fluent in French and English.

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