GTAN Staff

The Staff:

Rob Douglas: Rob Douglas (President) is a Chartered Accountant whose business career in finance spans more than three decades, with a broad range of experience including investment counseling with a major Canadian brokerage to senior financial management of a large, multi-plant manufacturing company. Rob’s expertise in strategic planning, business plan execution, process analysis and human resource development has resulted in a successful consulting business for over twenty years.

Since 1998, Rob has worked extensively with early stage companies, assisting them to access angel capital and providing them with ongoing coaching and financial advisory services. Rob currently holds equity positions in several early-stage growth companies. He serves as an active board member in these companies as well as providing management advisory services.

Rob also holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Toronto.

Brenda Hagarty: Brenda handles administrative matters at the office. She is the main liaison with our founding partners ANP & FedDev, responsible for statistical reporting of Angel activities. Brenda has worked many years in an administrative capacity ranging from purchasing to accounting.

Michelle McCorkell: Michelle is the Membership Services Manager at GTAN. This multi faceted position includes coordinating communication with the members, working as a liaison between members and potential investee companies during the due diligence process and is responsible for various other member initiatives. Along with these tasks she also is involved in planning GTAN special events. Michelle has worked in various different roles including Marketing, Human Resources and Customer Relations.