About Us

Management & Directors

Matt Wayrynen

CEO

Mr. Wayrynen provides experience in resource company management, venture capital, startup financing, and mergers and acquisitions. He is an original co-founder and former President and CEO of TrichoScience Innovations Inc., which became Replicel Life Sciences Inc. As a director of Quinto Mining, he helped raise millions of dollars and advanced a Quebec iron ore property to a viable project. Quinto sold to Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines in June 2008 for a share value equal to $175 million. (Consolidated Thompson was eventually sold to Cliffs Resources for $4.9 billion). Mr. Wayrynen has also been involved in the evaluation of investment opportunities in solar projects in Italy. He was formerly active in the real estate industry as a licensed salesman and licensed agent nominee in charge of real estate for multiple retail projects throughout the greater Vancouver area. In addition, he was a licensed securities professional for over 10 years. Currently, he is also a director of several publicly-listed resource companies.


Frederick Jung

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Jung is a seasoned finance executive with extensive experience in delivering financial leadership for small to large publicly-listed companies across multiple industries. With a strong understanding of financial and operational strategies, Mr. Jung has fostered and delivered innovative business solutions while continuing to identify new opportunities. In his prior roles, he directed and oversaw all aspects of the international finance and accounting function while specializing in global matters related to strategic planning and analysis, taxation, corporate finance, investor relations, and treasury. He now dedicates his knowledge and experience to lead the financial operations and integrity at Solar Flow-Through Funds. His drive, dedication, and business acumen have made him an excellent fit with the management team. Mr. Jung received a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours from the University of British Columbia and holds both the Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst designations.


John C. Kozak

COO

Mr. Kozak excels in corporate finance and strategic planning with extensive experience in capital markets, solar power development and technology. Over the last ten years, he has been instrumental in raising equity and debt financing for Solar Flow-Through Funds. Previously, he was COO for a corporate finance firm specializing in raising venture capital for firms and provided access to capital for nearly 40 companies. Mr. Kozak has also been President & CEO for a publicly traded manufacturing company. Prior to this, he co-founded and was senior partner of an international company that provided trading systems to financial and brokerage firms.


Franklin Wong

VP of Operations

Mr. Wong is a senior business development executive with over thirty years’ experience in the telecommunications and computer industries. He specializes in business development, alliances, mergers and acquisitions in the high technology and telecommunications industries. Some of Mr. Wong’s previous experience includes Vice President Alliances and Business Development for MetroNet Communications Group Inc. (now Allstream), where he negotiated and structured many of the acquisitions that provided MetroNet with its growth and led to its eventual acquisition by AT&T Canada LDS (now Allstream). Prior to this role, Mr. Wong held progressively more senior positions at AT&T Communications Canada, culminating as Managing Director, Business Development. While there he oversaw, directed, and project managed the implementation of contractual obligations between AT&T corporate and Unitel Communications.


Peter Jensen

Director

Mr. Jensen holds a Bachelor of Science and two law degrees from McGill University. Prior to obtaining his law degrees, he conducted diabetes research and was involved in medical clinic management. Mr. Jensen began his law practice in 1981, focusing on the corporate and securities sectors in British Columbia. He has gained a wide range of international legal counselling experience, with special expertise in trans-border transactions for companies operating in Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America. Mr. Jensen is a former and current director of a number of private and publicly traded companies and has assisted with financing in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Asia. For the last six years, Mr. Jensen has been a director and general counsel of a private tire recycling company with a plant in Europe.


Kym Anthony

Director

Kym Anthony is an experienced and seasoned banking executive who has extensive national and international experience in the banking industry. He received a B.A. from Simon Fraser University and an M.B.A. from the University of Western Ontario.

Mr. Anthony was the President and Chief Executive officer of National Bank Financial, the investment banking and capital markets unit of National Bank of Canada. Prior to that, he was Chair and Chief Executive Officer of TD Securities and a Vice-chair of TD Bank. Mr. Anthony is the former Chair of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada.


Steven Marshall

Director

Steve Marshall co-founded Hybrid Financial Ltd., and is responsible for the successful execution of the Company’s business plan. Prior to Hybrid Financial, Mr. Marshall was founder and CEO of OpenSky Capital —- the largest marketer of structured products in Canada with over $3 billion in assets sold. He was responsible for the company’s overall operations and was directly involved in the development of products, and negotiations with issuers including Deutsche Bank, Societe Generale, BNP, JP Morgan, Citibank, National Bank of Canada and BMO Capital Markets. In this role, he built a team of 40 investment and operations professionals. Before founding OpenSky, Mr. Marshall was a Senior Vice President at a major wealth management firm, where he was responsible for over $1 billion of institutional assets and $900 million of high net worth assets. Mr. Marshall earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Windsor and an Executive Management diploma from Queen’s University.