President & CEO
Kelly has more than 27 years of automotive dealership ownership and management experience and has received General Motor's Triple Crown Award, Ford Motor Company President's Award, and Honda Canada's Excellence Award. His vast automotive operational, financial and administrative expertise has led him to be the architect of the PowerBand Exchange. Kelly presently owns two domestic dealerships. Previously he worked for the World Trade Centre in Toronto, the Toronto Harbourfront Commission and Revenue Canada.
DirectorBill is a CPA, CA who currently manages the Burlington, Ontario office of a well-known regional accounting firm. Bill graduated from the University of Windsor with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 2003, passed his professional exams in 2010, and received his CPA, CA designation in 2013. Bill combines a strong background in accounting and assurance, and has a deep understanding of the automotive dealership industry.
Darrin has over 24 years of automotive dealership ownership and management experience. Darrin’s initial ownership experience culminated with his dealership receiving the Honda Excellence Award. Darrin’s previous automotive management experience began with manufacturer relationships including Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep and then expanded to include GMC, Buick, Porsche, Audi, Jaguar, Land Rover, Volkswagen, and Mitsubishi. Darrin served as Chief Operating Officer for Hunt Automotive Group, effectively managing four franchise dealerships in adjoining states. Darrin presently presides as COO for an independent auto auction company with locations in Springdale, Arkansas, and Wichita, Kansas consigning over 350,000 vehicles and contributing over USD$1.0 billion in sales to the retail and wholesale automobile market. Darrin is also actively involved in the roll out of D2D Auto Auctions, an automotive online remarketing network in the United States that is owned equally by PowerBand and Bryan Hunt.
Ivan brings an extensive background in the areas of capital markets, project development, operations, and management. Originally, Ivan was involved in the management and operations of his family business, a nonferrous jobbing foundry, which had over sixty years of success in both the Canadian and U.S. markets. Ivan has participated financially and actively in other business ventures both in the private and public sectors, expanding from manufacturing to service sectors and commerce, project financing, marketing, real estate, healthcare, and natural resources. Ivan's experience as a registered broker with the Ontario Securities Commission is a credit not only to his knowledge of the public markets and the financial industry, but also to his professionalism and integrity.
Andrea has been a practicing lawyer in Ontario, Canada since 2001 and has over 29 years of business management experience. In addition to owning and running her own businesses, she obtained an MBA and a Juris Doctorate from Dalhousie University in 1999. She has served as a Director on various for-profit and non-profit organizations. Andrea worked on Bay Street in Toronto from 2001 until 2009, working at a large national firm and at Scotiabank in risk management before setting up her own practice in 2010.