MANAGEMENT AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MR. NILS KRAVIS
MR. DAVID BERGER
Mr. David Berger is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pool Safe Inc. Mr. Berger was formerly the Director of Operations of Kiddie Ride Entertainment Limited, a company he founded to create fun and exciting amusement rides for children, located in shopping malls across southern Ontario. Prior to Kiddie Ride, Mr. Berger held the position of Managing Director at Jodami Enterprises Limited, an Engineering company that provided plumbing and electrical supplies across the Greater Toronto Area.
MR. STEVEN GLASER
Mr. Steven Glaser is Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Director, Pool Safe Inc. Mr. Glaser is a financial service executive with a diverse background in corporate finance, communications and governance for private and public companies. He spent the last eight years working in the corporate finance and investment banking arena focused on assisting late stage private and early stage public companies with strategic planning and capital raising. Prior to that, Mr. Glaser spent seven years as Vice President Corporate Affairs of Azure Dynamics Corporation. He was responsible for the company’s corporate governance, its domestic and international stock exchange listings, as well as the build-out of the company’s Investor Relations division. Mr. Glaser holds a Bachelor of Administrative Studies degree as well as an M.B.A. in finance.
MR. GREG GRAY
Mr. Greg Gray, Director of Production & Technology. Mr. Gray joined Pool Safe with over 30 plus years in the technology sector where he held progressively senior sales and management positions. His military discipline and leadership skills have already proven essential as he takes on the task of rationalizing Pool Safe’s supply chain and driving efficiency in the production process. Mr. Gray is also leading the way in developing new technology solutions for the PoolSafe line of products.
MR. STEVEN MINTZ
Mr. Steven Mintz is Director, Pool Safe Inc. Mr. Mintz is a graduate from the University of Toronto and obtained his C.A. designation in June of 1992. Between 1992 and 1997, Mr. Mintz was employed by a boutique bankruptcy and insolvency firm. He obtained his Trustee in Bankruptcy license in 1995. Since January 1997 he has been a self-employed financial consultant, serving private individuals and companies as well as public companies in a variety of industries, including mining, oil and gas, real estate and investment strategies. He is currently a director of 22 Capital Corp, Everton Resources Inc., Mooncor Oil and Gas Corp. and Portage Biotech Inc.
MS. GILLIAN DEACON
Ms. Deacon brings over 10 years of integrated marketing experience across brand, experiential, partnership, and content marketing. She is currently based out of New York City working with Oak View Group.
The Oak View Group (“OVG”) is the World’s largest developer of sports & entertainment facilities in the world. Over $4.5 billion committed spend on new arena developments over the next three years (Seattle, New York, Palm Springs, San Paulo, Santiago, Singapore, Manchester, Milan and more). OVG has a global vision of investing in transformational major capital projects and businesses to revolutionize the live entertainment industry across the globe. Ms. Deacon is providing OVG with complex, persuasive, and technical written material to support partnership/sponsorship initiatives and immersive brand experiences for UBS Arena and the New York Islanders (NHL) in New York City.
Prior to joining OVG, Ms. Deacon drove the initial formation and further growth and development of the Wasserman Experience division in Canada. Wasserman is an industry leading global sports, entertainment and lifestyle company working with some of the world’s most iconic brands, properties and talent. With a passion for creative storytelling, Gillian was entrusted to develop, create, and execute consumer facing marketing campaigns for global brands like Royal Bank of Canada, Air Canada, BMW and Canadian Tire across various partnerships with the NHL, NBA, PGA Tour, Olympics, WTA & ATP, TED and Cirque du Soleil.
MR. ROBERT PRATT
Mr. Pratt has been a hotel industry leader for more than 30 years. He spent 17 years with Westin Hotels and Resorts before joining SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts (formerly CHIP Hospitality) holding a variety of operational leadership positions. At SilverBirch he was responsible for operations of 40 hotels coast-to-coast operating under 12 franchised brands employing 3,500 staff before being appointed President and COO of SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts in 2007. From there Mr. Pratt joined Westmont Hospitality Group in Toronto as Chief Operating Officer where he oversaw operations of 160 hotels across Canada operating under 10 franchised brands employing 10,000 people. Subsequently he was appointed President of Coast Hotels where he oversaw branding and franchise services for over 40 hotels as well as operations for the owned and managed portfolio. Mr. Pratt then joined ONE Lodging Management in 2015 as President, assuming responsibility for the day-to-day operations of all hotel properties in the ONE family, which includes 119 properties. Mr. Pratt graduated from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration with a Bachelor of Science. He is a current Board member of the Hotel Association of Canada, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada and was also a founding member of the Board of Directors of American Hotel Income Properties. He also sits on the advisory councils for the Westin Hotels and Resorts and Courtyard Hotels brands.