Killick Capital’s team of professionals work closely with portfolio companies to execute investment strategies with the greatest potential for success.
Mark Dobbin is the founder and President of Killick Capital Inc., a Newfoundland based investment firm. Killick was created as a vehicle for Mark’s desire to invest in the aerospace sector as well as work and invest in Newfoundland and Labrador. He currently serves as a board member for Killick Capital’s portfolio companies. From 2006 – 2008 Mark chaired CHC Helicopter Corporation, then the world’s largest helicopter company. From 1998 to 2003 he served as Chair and CEO of Vector Aerospace Corporation, Mark is Chair of Innovation and Business Investment Corporation and Co-Chair Business and Arts NL.
Tom Williams is Partner and Vice-President of Investments for Killick Capital Inc. Previously, he was the Director of Corporate Development at CHC Helicopter Corporation and at Vector Aerospace Corporation. Before that, he worked at Grant Thornton, a leading firm of chartered accountants. Mr. Williams was instrumental in due diligence and in the acquisition of a number of companies during that period. He is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator.
Joe McKenna is Partner and Chief Financial Officer at Killick Capital Inc. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Mckenna was the CFO at the Research and Development Corporation, a provincial Crown Corporation, and was previously with the audit and assurance group of Deloitte. Mr. McKenna is responsible for the financial functions of Killick Capital along with supporting Killick’s portfolio investments on the finance side as required. In his role, Joe also supports with the investment evaluation, pre-investment due diligence work and continued investment monitoring.
Valerie Ball is the Senior Financial Analyst at Killick Capital Inc. Before joining the firm, she worked with KPMG in the audit practice where she obtained her CPA designation. Valerie’s responsibilities vary but primarily include financial reporting and compliance for companies within the Killick portfolio as well as assisting with the analysis and evaluation of various potential projects and investment considerations.
Ciara Kearney holds the role Office Manager at Killick Capital Inc. Ciara came to Killick from Intel where she held the role of OM, and Benefits Administrator. She previously worked for Group 4 Security as the National Service Manager. Ciara is responsible for the day to day operations of the Office as well as support staff. She is currently undertaking her BBA at Memorial University.