Build Value in Your Business:

The Transitioning of Businesses

Join TEC Canada Chairs Brian Brennan, Dick Peters and Bill Zacharuk to explore and learn more about the importance of knowing how to transition your business to the next leaders.

The Transitioning of Businesses is important to plan and execute well. Whether you are transitioning to a new ownership team or the next generation of family members, there are a lot of do’s and don’ts that you need to consider ensuring that the business flourishes under new leadership.

Join our panel of experts and business leaders who, like you, have experienced the complications and pitfalls of transitioning businesses. Explore with us the successes and preventative measures that you can take to ensure that your transition is successful. This will be a panel discussion that includes time for your questions and answers.


Tue, 26 March 2019
7:30 AM-10:00 AM EDT


Royal Canadian Military Institute
426 University Avenue
Toronto, ON M5G 1S9



President & CEO of Samco Machinery

Bob joined Samco Machinery, a global organization, in 1997 and had held various positions in Quality and Continuous Improvement, Human Resources, Sales, Project Management and Operations, before taking over the reins in 2011. Samco is a leading manufacturer of roll forming and value-added solutions for multiple industries including automotive, metal building and construction, transportation, storage, energy, and consumer products.  It has manufacturing facilities in Canada and India with equipment installations in over 35 countries.  Accounts include Magna, Martinrea, Stanley, Amazon Robotics among others.


Senior Managing Director at Farber

Glenn joined Farber in late 2017 and was previously with CCC Investment banking. Glenn’s responsibilities include investment banking, financial advisory work, and financial restructuring services. Mr. Bowman specializes in advising clients on acquisitions and divestitures – covering a broad array of industries from owner-managed businesses to multinational companies – private debt and equity financings, financial restructurings, business and securities valuations, and fairness opinions.


Founding Partner & CEO of FirePower Capital

Ilan Jacobson is the Founding Partner & CEO of FirePower Capital, and has transformed the firm from a small 4-person family office into a 30+ strong investment banking and private capital powerhouse. Ilan leads FirePower Capital in all its endeavours, setting its strategic direction, providing top-level guidance on key transactions undertaken by the Investment Banking division, and assessing new direct investments for FirePower’s Private Capital funds.

Under his leadership, FirePower invests in Canada’s entrepreneurs by financing their growth directly with venture debt or private equity, and helps them complete their most critical transactions.



President of Max Potential

Brian has extensive experience with public and private companies focusing on initiatives that take personal and organizational performance to higher levels. He has supported clients in each phase of their business, by becoming more relatable to their customers through active listening, and creating custom solutions to an array of business challenges.

Build Value in Your Business: The Transitioning of Businesses

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