Mike is Chief Executive Officer of Empresario Capital Partners, a Vancouver-based company specializing in acquiring and building companies. He was formerly Chief Executive Officer of T&M Management Services Ltd., and between 1993 and 2008 held various senior management positions at Boston Pizza International, including Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director, and Chief Financial Officer. Mike is also an active Board member for various businesses. He received his chartered accountant designation in 1993, obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and, in 2001, was named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40-award recipients. Mike is Chairman of the Mr. Lube Canada Board.
Kevin has many years of experience with Mr. lube, including past President of Mr. Lube U.S., past Vice-President of Franchising in Canada, and franchisee. He has managed and been a member of the board of directors and board committees of a number of private and public companies.
Andrew Remedios is Vice President of Melville Global, a multi-faceted group of companies with holdings in automotive services, real estate, professional sports, event management, live music and entertainment, and casual full service dining. His responsibilities include governance of the various businesses as well as lead on new acquisitions for the group. Prior to joining Melville Global, Andrew has had extensive experience in real estate financing, acquisitions, dispositions, and leasing. He is a CPA, CMA and he holds a business degree from Queens University.
George C. Melville
George Melville is Director and Co-Owner of T&M Management Services Ltd., a multi-faceted organization which includes Boston Pizza International, Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund, Boston’s The Gourmet Pizza, Boston Pizza Foundation, Kitchen Partners Ltd., Mr. Lube, S&T Holdings Inc., White Rock Commercial and The Naramata Benchlands. George is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia and is an active member of the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association, and the Vancouver Board of Trade. He sits on the Board of Governors for Kwantlen University College and is a director of the Central Hockey League and the Okanagan Innovation Fund. Prior to Boston Pizza, George earned his chartered accountant designation in 1968 and worked for Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. in Penticton, BC.
Greg is currently a Director of the Mr. Lube Foundation. Since 2003, Greg Ticknor has held a number of roles with Mr. Lube working within the IT, operations, marketing and finance departments. A thriving entrepreneur, Greg is one of the owners of the successful Richmond franchise of Mr. Lube, as well as leading various business ventures in healthcare and real estate. In his spare time, he is active in the charitable sector, not only supporting but also advocating for worthwhile causes such as the Prostate Centre (via UBC/VGH Hospital Foundation) and the Delta Hospice Society. Greg holds a BBA in marketing from Simon Fraser University and is currently working towards an MBA at Queen’s University.