Peter B Gustavson

Chairman of the Board

Peter is the President and CEO of Gustavson Capital Corporation, a private equity and investment company. Peter was the former President & CEO of Custom House Ltd, a company he founded and built over 17 years into one of the largest non-bank foreign exchange companies in the world, which was sold in 2009 to Western Union for $370 million.

Peter graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba in 1979 and obtained his Chartered Accountancy in 1982.

Peter was awarded the title of “Fellow” by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC in 2005 and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Vancouver Island Business Excellence Society in 2005 and an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2002.

Tim Dewart

Lawyer & Mexia’s Legal Counsel

Tim is a senior partner of Fillmore Riley LLP, a 130 person, full service law firm based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Tim has been practicing law for 30 years and is a member of the firm’s corporate, commercial and business law departments and management committee. Tim represents a large number of institutional lenders including banks, life insurance companies, credit unions, mortgage bankers and financial service providers as well as small and medium sized privately owned and operated businesses.

Tim has consistently been recognized by his peers over the last number of years in the publication The Best Lawyers in Canada, in the fields of Corporate Law, Banking and Real Estate Development law. Tim is a Board member of the Winnipeg Humane Society.