Andrew Wilkinson, Director

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In 2006, Andrew Wilkinson founded MetaLab Design Ltd., one of the world's top design agencies. After rapid growth, he used the profits to diversify into a variety of businesses, which today form Tiny. Andrew has gone from working out of his apartment a little over a decade ago, to today overseeing a group of companies with over 300 employees and tens of millions in revenue

Chris Sparling, Founder and Chairman of the Board

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Chris Sparling is the co-founder and general partner of Tiny, an ever-growing conglomerate focused on acquiring wonderful internet businesses. Chris has helped scale Tiny through the acquisition of more than 30 businesses, including Dribbble, Meteor, Pixel Union, and We Work Remotely. Before starting Tiny, Chris was the CFO of MetaLab and several other successful technology firms, many of which he is still an active owner and board member.

Shane Parrish, Independent Director

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Shane Parrish, is the founder and CEO of Farnam Street Media Inc., a privately held media company. Mr. Parrish is also the CEO of Syrus Partners Inc., a private investment organization. He received his Bachelor of Computer Science from Dalhousie University in 2001, and his MBA from Royal Roads in 2009. Previously he worked for the Communications Security Establishment in various capacities from 2001 until 2016. Mr. Parrish has significant operating and financial experience through his firm’s ownership and diverse collection of private investments

Sara Elford, CFA, Independent Director

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Sara Elford worked in the capital markets industry for more than twenty years, beginning in investment banking in New York in 1994. She transitioned to equity research in Canada in 1996 as generalist analyst following primarily small and mid capitalization growth companies until 2015. Since then, Sara has served on seven boards for companies listed on either the TSX-V, TSX and/or Nasdaq. She currently serves on the boards of BioSyent Inc., BQE Water Inc. and Xebec Adsorption Inc. She also previously served on the boards of Carmanah Technologies Corp., Hydrogenics Corp., Pure Technologies Ltd., and TSO3 Inc., all of which were acquired. Sara earned her CFA Charterholder designation in 1997 and completed the academic requirements for the directors’ education program with the ICD in 2015. She is a graduate of Bishop’s University (Finance Major and Economics Minor).

Tim McElvaine, CFA, CPA, Independent Director & Audit Chair

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Tim McElvaine serves as President of McElvaine Investment Management Ltd. Tim has served on the boards of Glacier Media Inc. (2014-2019), Rainmaker Entertainment Inc. (2007-2016), Humpty Dumpty Snack Foods (2005- 2006) and Sun-Rype Products (2001-2005). Tim is also both a CPA and CFA.