The Team of Excellence
Governance, Operations & Technology
Marty Seymour - Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer & Member of the Board of Directors
Marty Seymour has 25 years experience in business development and finance. In Mr. Seymour’s previous role with Farm Credit Canada, he engaged with national industry associations, government officials, and industry influencers to help advance the interests of Canadian agriculture in areas of Carbon Management, Carbon Sequestration and First Nations Agri-Business.
In Marty’s role as CEO of Canadian Western Agribition, Marty was instrumental in positioning Regina as an international agriculture centre of excellence. Mr. Seymour has been involved in multiple trade missions to South East Asia, Australia, and the US. He has held various Board posts over the years including the economic development board seats of First Nations and Innovation Saskatchewan and currently sits on the University of Saskatchewan's Board of Governors.
Marty’s reputation as a connector and thought leader recently earned him the distinction of Canadian Western Agribition's Top 50 in Canadian Agriculture for his contribution to the industry.
Marty was also a recipient of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal for his contributions in agriculture.
Karlee Vorrieter – Chief of Staff
JACELYN CASE - CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
WAYNE BERNAKEVITCH - GOVERNANCE & REGULATORY & MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Michelle Westerman – legal administrator – secretary to the board of directors
Neil Dobson - Vice President - Business Development
Neil Dobson has over 25 years of experience in Canadian Agriculture. Neil has been an owner and executive in many agriculture companies. Specializing in adding value to landowners, Neil’s expertise in international markets and application of on the ground technology was instrumental in making Canadian food producers competitive on an international scale. Neil has thoughtfully interwoven environmental sustainability into his business approach while creating a strong message of collaboration with partners, vendors, and stakeholders.
PAT FIACCO - REGIONAL MANAGER - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Steve Lajoie - Regional Manager- Business Development
Dalyn Bear - Regional Manager- Business Development
Dalyn Bear is a proud member of the Whitecap Dakota First Nation. He served his Nation for 12 years and recently concluded his political career as Councillor in 2020.
More recently, Dalyn is building his career in the private business sector as an entrepreneur and continuing his work with youth.
Dalyn is also a member and alumni of Harvard School of Business AFOA Business Certification Program, Canadian Governor General’s Leadership Conference, Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technology, University of Saskatchewan, Thompson Rivers University and the National Aboriginal Land Managers Association.
Dalyn is also a partner and owner in FrontRunner Technologies.
Doug Whitehead - Operations Administrator
Doug Whitehead has over 15 years experience with business development project administration. Mr. Whitehead has provided administrative expertise on various projects within emerging businesses and existing construction sectors.
DR. WALID ELMOUDIR - ORIGINATION MANAGER - Blue Hydrogen & Industrial Liquids Reclamation
Dr. Walid ElMoudir is a recognized industry expert in CO2 mitigation & management with a focus on process simulation & modelling, process design, optimization, and economic analysis. He has specific experience in CO2 cleanup required in the production of blue hydrogen, with subject matter expertise in acid gas removal systems, solvent purification, oil refining, water desalination, and is a successful author, co-inventor and multiple patent originator of contaminated, industrial liquids, reclamation-and-recycling technology. He has a BSc. and MSc. In Chemical Engineering and a Ph.D. from the University of Regina.
DR. AHMED ABOUDHEIR - ORIGINATION MANAGER - Carbon Capture & Management
DR. TONY YANG - ORIGINATION MANAGER - C02 Inground & Reservoir Sequestration
TODD BEASLEY- ORIGINATION MANAGER - Methane Collection & destruction
JEFF GROSS - ORIGINATION MANAGER - Agriculture
Mr. Gross was the Co-founder and General Manager of C-Green Aggregators which became North Americas most prolific Agri Carbon Credit Originator and Streamer. Mr. Gross is considered a pioneer and innovator in the agriculture voluntary credit market and has an extensive background in agricultural carbon credit auditing, verification & certification, regenerative agriculture and high biomass/zero tillage farm production.
Clint vos – origination manager mining, aggregates & materials
Clint Vos is the co-founder and CEO of a large quarrying, aggregates, and recycling company and has extensive industry experience in quarry production, aggregate processing, concrete and asphalt recycling, and materials management.