• Dr. Adolfo CotterPresident/Senior AdvisorHave provided research work to U of Toronto, U of Pennsylvania, Emory University and a biotech startup company.
  • Published author of various peer-reviewed articles in neuroscience.
  • Experience in two of the leading areas of current medical research: Alzheimer's and Parkinson's
  • Over a decade of hands-on experience using PET, SPECT, MRI, fMRI, and EEG with source localization.
  • Adept at advanced biostatistics imaging analysis with several software packages.
  • Reviewer for scientific journals and grant agencies.
  • Medical Doctorate from University of Central Venezuela (first in class 1993).
  • Dr. Cotter has a tremendous personal interest in the use of brain imaging data in the development of bionic based software to enhance creativity and intelligence. Such cognitive fitness aids could be useful as therapeutic tools, or to augment normal brain function. To learn more about this exciting area of research, please click here.
  • Lorne MeikleChief Executive OfficerEconomics graduate from the University of Manitoba.
  • More than 40 years of marketing, sales management and director experience in the health Care Industry.
  • Former member of Senior Management Groups at Glaxo Canada, Smith Kline, and French, Ortho-McNeil.
  • Director of the International Marketing Program at Connaught Laboratories (Aventis).
  • CEO of Seragen Biopharmaceuticals Ltd., the Canadian affliliate of Seragen Inc., now a part of Ligand Inc.
  • CEO of Genesense Technologies Inc., now a part of Life Sciences Ontario.
  • Chair of the Executive Committee for BIO 2002 - held in Toronto.
  • Received "Volunteer of the Year Award" from BIO in April 2003.
  • President of the Life Sciences Ontario.
  • Founding President and CEO of BCY LifeSciences.
  • President, CEO, founder and director of BioCatalyst Yorkton Inc. (a venture management company specializing in the initiation of early stage health care companies)
  • Paul MacDonaldDirector of Business Development and Client ServicesGraduate of Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario.
  • More than 20 years of executive, marketing, business development and sales experience in the North American pharmaceutical and medical device industry.
  • Worked with and for industry leading companies: 3M Healthcare, Astra Zeneca, Eli Lily, Hoechst Marion Roussel and Groupe Fournier.
  • Former President and CEO of a pioneering company in the field of image guided surgery: designated by FDA as a first-in-class device.
  • Experience with Health Canada, FDA and ISO 13485 regulatory and quality system policies and requirements.
  • Invited lecturer on various Life Sciences industry topics: Wilfrid Laurier University, University of Western Ontario, Johns Hopkins University, Harbin (China) Institute of Technology.
  • Mark VenningDirector of Corporate Development & StrategyExtensive expertise previous to Career Services was in the Retail industry in a variety of management roles - operations, buying, manufacturing, sales & marketing with direct experience in the hiring, training and coaching process.
  • Founded Change Rangers in 1996, now in 2011, focused on helping move community and business leaders to envision the promise of longevity through presentations, advisory and research on issues related to aging in society.
  • Advises business professionals with a focus on entrepreneurship, business planning and marketing.
  • Diversity of client work in several industries, including technology, telecom, pharmaceuticals, consumer package goods, financial and professional services.
  • Vice President on the not-for-profit Board of the Canadian Education & Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) 2011
  • Career Services industry role as International President for the Association of Career Professionals International (ACP International) from 2004 to 2007.

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Dr. Adolfo Cotter

President/Senior Advisor

  • Have provided research work to U of Toronto, U of Pennsylvania, Emory University and a biotech startup company.
  • Published author of various peer-reviewed articles in neuroscience.
  • Experience in two of the leading areas of current medical research: Alzheimer's and Parkinson's
  • Over a decade of hands-on experience using PET, SPECT, MRI, fMRI, and EEG with source localization.
  • Adept at advanced biostatistics imaging analysis with several software packages.
  • Reviewer for scientific journals and grant agencies.
  • Medical Doctorate from University of Central Venezuela (first in class 1993).
  • Dr. Cotter has a tremendous personal interest in the use of brain imaging data in the development of bionic based software to enhance creativity and intelligence. Such cognitive fitness aids could be useful as therapeutic tools, or to augment normal brain function. To learn more about this exciting area of research, please click here.

Lorne Meikle

Chief Executive Officer

  • Economics graduate from the University of Manitoba.
  • More than 40 years of marketing, sales management and director experience in the health Care Industry.
  • Former member of Senior Management Groups at Glaxo Canada, Smith Kline, and French, Ortho-McNeil.
  • Director of the International Marketing Program at Connaught Laboratories (Aventis).
  • CEO of Seragen Biopharmaceuticals Ltd., the Canadian affliliate of Seragen Inc., now a part of Ligand Inc.
  • CEO of Genesense Technologies Inc., now a part of Life Sciences Ontario.
  • Chair of the Executive Committee for BIO 2002 - held in Toronto.
  • Received "Volunteer of the Year Award" from BIO in April 2003.
  • President of the Life Sciences Ontario.
  • Founding President and CEO of BCY LifeSciences.
  • President, CEO, founder and director of BioCatalyst Yorkton Inc. (a venture management company specializing in the initiation of early stage health care companies)

Paul MacDonald

Director of Business Development and Client Services

  • Graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario.
  • More than 20 years of executive, marketing, business development and sales experience in the North American pharmaceutical and medical device industry.
  • Worked with and for industry leading companies: 3M Healthcare, Astra Zeneca, Eli Lily, Hoechst Marion Roussel and Groupe Fournier.
  • Former President and CEO of a pioneering company in the field of image guided surgery: designated by FDA as a first-in-class device.
  • Experience with Health Canada, FDA and ISO 13485 regulatory and quality system policies and requirements.
  • Invited lecturer on various Life Sciences industry topics: Wilfrid Laurier University, University of Western Ontario, Johns Hopkins University, Harbin (China) Institute of Technology.

Mark Venning

Director of Corporate Development & Strategy

  • Extensive expertise previous to Career Services was in the Retail industry in a variety of management roles - operations, buying, manufacturing, sales & marketing with direct experience in the hiring, training and coaching process.
  • Founded Change Rangers in 1996, now in 2011, focused on helping move community and business leaders to envision the promise of longevity through presentations, advisory and research on issues related to aging in society.
  • Advises business professionals with a focus on entrepreneurship, business planning and marketing.
  • Diversity of client work in several industries, including technology, telecom, pharmaceuticals, consumer package goods, financial and professional services.
  • Vice President on the not-for-profit Board of the Canadian Education & Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) 2011
  • Career Services industry role as International President for the Association of Career Professionals International (ACP International) from 2004 to 2007.

Nick Toth

Director of Marketing

  • 25 years experience in marketing and continuing medical education to physicians and consumers on pharmaceutical products and medical devices.
  • Progressed from Writer to Creative Director at Medcom, Medicus, Anderson DDB and The Synapse Group.
  • Deep experience in medical communications for depression, bipolar disorders and schizophrenia, spearheading national and international campaigns.
  • Experience in all manner of print, digital, video and web production, creative and marketing consulting services, both medical and consumer products, as owner of Toth Creative for 10 years.