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 (Aerospace) 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 Vice-President of Investments (Venture and Newfoundland). Mr. McKenna is responsible for the deal sourcing, deal evaluation, due diligence and portfolio company management and support for the venture and Newfoundland funds. He is a Chartered Accountant and hold the Institute of Corporate Directors designation. Prior to joining Killick 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.
Valerie Copeland is an Investment Associate and is a part of Killick Capital’s Investment Team. She is responsible for deal sourcing, due diligence, supporting the various portfolio companies with financial and other needs, as well as managing special projects. Valerie works with the Newfoundland Fund and the Venture Fund. Prior to joining Killick Capital, she worked with KPMG where she obtained her CPA designation.