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Kelly Beaulieu

Chief Operating Officer
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Helen Ann Dillon - MSc, RD

Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Board of Directors

Alex Farley

Director - CAPE Fund and Chair of the Board, Canadian Prairie Garden Puree Products Inc.

Alex joined CAPE Fund in June 2006, initially as a consultant to help with fundraising, structuring and initial review of potential investments and as Director since the official inception of the Fund in November 2008. In this capacity, Alex is responsible for the review of potential investments, the structuring of the transactions and the monitoring of CAPE Fund's portfolio companies. Prior to joining CAPE Fund, Alex worked at Merrill Lynch Canada and BMO Nesbitt Burns in investment banking where he was involved in numerous public equity and debt financings as well as several mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Peter Kreutzner

Chief Executive Officer at Life Science Nutritionals Inc., Burlington, Ontario

Peter is a proven business leader who continually inspires through experience, presence & example. With a 30 year career in 6 corporations in 6 countries and during that time, 4 global roles, Peter’s extensive experience in business and marketing is a great asset to Canadian Prairie Garden.

Ross Munro

A seasoned business leader

Ross has served as Sector President at Compass Group Canada and shares his valuable experience as a board member and active advisor to a variety of corporate and not for profit organizations. He leads by motivating teams to embrace the vision and by providing the mentoring and guidance resulting in new levels of growth and profitability. Ross's extensive business and sales experience are a great asset to Canadian Prairie Garden.

Harvey I. Pollock, Q.C.

The senior member of Pollock & Company, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Through 50 years of experience, Harvey has developed a strong litigation background, primarily in the areas of personal injury, negligence and criminal actions. His preferred areas of practice are medical and other professional malpractice and general litigation. He has appeared in all levels of the courts, including the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada. In 1970, Harvey was appointed Queen’s Counsel.

Martin Pollock, LLB

Member of Pollock & Company, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Martin has developed a strong litigation background, and practices primarily in the areas of Medical Malpractice and Hospital Negligence. He has a special interest in Obstetric Malpractice. He also practices litigation in the fields of Wrongful Dismissal, Unjust Dismissal under The Canada Labour Code, Contract and Administrative Law. Martin has appeared in the Manitoba Court of Appeal, all Trial Courts of Manitoba, all levels of The Federal Court and before Administrative Tribunals.

Kelly Beaulieu, B.A., BSc. Ag, P. Ag

COO, Canadian Prairie Garden Puree Products Inc.

Kelly is a professional Agronomist with 20 + years of experience in Agri-business. An entrepreneur with several patents and a passion for inventing new technologies and processes, Kelly is the majority share owner of Canadian Prairie Garden Puree Products Inc.


Dr. Martin Scanlon is Acting Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Agricultural & Food Sciences and a member of the Department of Food Science at the University of Manitoba. He has 30+ years of experience in food processing research, focused on how ingredients and processes interact to affect food product quality and nutrient availability, most of it conducted on cereals, grain legumes and vegetables. With this background and his passion for the proven benefits of our technology on the quality and nutrient profile of CPG products, Martin contributes invaluable expertise in the science of food manufacturing and R&D.

Garry Stillie, Consultant to Food Manufacturers , has extensive career experience in leadership of food manufacturing operations and strategic manufacturing from Campbell Company of Canada, Sara Lee and Wm Neilson Ltd. His expertise in critical areas of innovative food processing equipment, production flow and logistics has greatly enabled CPGPP in bringing superior products to the marketplace.

Dan Debreuil owns Sales Expert, a consultancy providing strategic planning expertise to businesses connected to the food industry. He has greatly enabled CPGPP with his experience in business planning and branding. [ ]

Doug Dyson’s career experience in leading sales organizations within Tier 1 food companies has included senior North American and International roles. He has been a valuable resource in building the network of representatives for CPGPP across North America and providing insights on establishing distribution in Europe and Asia.

John Placko, Principal, John Placko Consulting. John is a chef, food strategist and culinary leader who fuses 35 years of experience in restaurants, corporate culinary leadership and grass-roots development to deliver market leading, differentiated culinary concepts. It has been very exciting for the CPGPP team and for many food companies to have Chef John showcase the extensive range of applications possible with Prairie Garden Purees. You can learn more about John Placko at


CAPE Fund is a $50 million private-sector investment fund initiated by 21 of Canada's leading companies, individuals and US based Foundations. CAPE Fund will be focused on mid-market opportunities with a strong degree of Aboriginal involvement and connection to Aboriginal communities throughout Canada. Its mission will require that it act with the same rigour, discipline and best practices with regards to the application of its investment guidelines, processes, and corporate governance standards applied in the private sector.

The First Peoples Economic Growth Fund Inc. (FPEGF) is an economic development initiative by The Province of Manitoba and The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs. The Fund is established with the mandate to provide financing to support Manitoba First Nation business proposals that are economically viable through a diverse portfolio of programs.

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