Alex Bishop

ALEX BISHOP

A Business Leader with a Consultative/Collaborative approach and extensive experience in Business Development,
Change Management, Relationship Management, Strategic Planning, and High Emotional Intelligence within the
non-for-profit and private sectors. An MBA background coupled with a proven track record of accomplishments with
multi-stakeholders in developing team-based approaches to solve complicated problems with non-linear solutions.

🎞Highlights

SELECT PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

• Merged/Acquired companies with total valuation exceeding $100mm
• Protected Naloxone Funding through through Legislation (a Private Member’s Bill) under Progressive Conservative Party
• Created successful communication between Province of Ontario and its Largest Union to avert a province wide work action
Developed a model for business development that has now been made an industry standard within the Healthcare industry.
• Built a specific Information Technology program to meet the needs of a rapidly growing company.
• Developed and Ran successful Third-Party Political campaigns which influenced elections in Canada
• Co Author of Psychological Flexibility toolkit with (Dr Tatijana Busic, Dr Amanda Tobe and Dr Carlos Davidovich) Available via KOBO
• Pioneered, developed, launched, a Human Capital Management Company with a strong focus on change management

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

INVESTMENT BANKING, MERGERS and ACQUISITIONS

Led Agricultural company to expand into United States with $100mm mandate
• Oversaw research balancing Regulatory constraints and Financial opportunities for Agri Pubco
• Experienced in Fund Creation and Fund Management
• Real Estate Debt and Equity Raise Experience (Deal Size >$25mm)
• Financial Modelling for Investment Banking
• Strong Relationships with Investment Bankers, Merchant Banks

STRATEGIC PLANNING

• Identified a niche within insurance industry to market various stakeholders driving increased sales across
multiple companies
Possess a keen understanding of identifying a company’s assets/liabilities; belief that the assets of any organization are its people
• Uses a collaborative non-hierarchical approach to strategy; understanding that clear and open
communication with key influencers and leaders is critical for effective and efficient strategic analysis strategies (SWOT, Porters-Five Forces, etc.).
• Though I like to systematize as many processes as possible certain creative activities such as strategic thinking cannot be processed

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

• Strong Relationships with Leaders at Municipal, Provincial, and Federal levels and effectively leverage
those relationships to achieve my clients’ goals.
• Set Up back door relationship between Ontario’s largest Union and Govt to avoid work action
• Supported Member of Provincial Parliament to use her experience as a nurse to improve mental health services through a private members bill
Strong Relationships with Canadian Governments, Business and Labor
• Represented Largest Public Sector Union for Long Term Care Advocacy

CHANGE MANAGEMENT

Expertise in evaluating Corporate Culture, working with Human Resource Professionals to ensure
Leaders are utilized effectively
• Developed customized Change Management Programs utilizing situation-specific, evidence based,
results oriented programs for Legal and Health Care Industries
• Developed Accredited Change Management, Racial Justice, Emotional Intelligence, Stress Management
programs for Law Societies across Canada

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Strong understanding of Business Valuation and Financial Reporting
• Experienced relationship builder through developing real-world relationships from
• Experienced communicator with those having adversarial and collaborative styles – ensuring all parties walk away feeling excited and enthused about the process/outcome.
• Strong familiarity of legal issues relating to and entering into Joint-Venture, Co-marketing, and other
business agreements

RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

• Trained and developed Sales Managers for Consultative Sales Process within Health Care Field
• Recruited and developed relationships with national brands across Canada
Developed B2B relationships to cross promote products for wellness industry
• Led team of professionals with diverse interests to one unified goal

SECLECT BOARD EXPERIENCE

  • Legacy Holdings (BIPOC owned Food Services) 2020 to Present
  • ReCast Properties 2020 to Present
  • SilkPort Capital Management 2017 to Present
  • Physiosquad 2008- 2012
  • Association for Health and Business Owners 2008-2012

EDUCATION

Chartered Director (Beginning Spring 2021) DeGroote School of Business
MASTERS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (CANDIDATE)
Bachelor of Science, McMaster University
Computer Science, Molecular Biology

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