Chris Waters



Chris has over 25 years of business development, sales, marketing, financial and general management experience.  He has held progressively senior positions in various high tech and renewable energy firms.  He has been part of the corporate finance teams that have raised in excess of $200M in the public and private markets, as well as government grants.  He was responsible for the sale of a $250M division of a public automation company including projects, manufacturing equipment, IP, and personnel.  He has led business development teams that have sold more than $1B in hardware, software, and energy products. 

Chris is an adviser and investor with a property developer, currently holding 450+ units of apartments, condos and several commercial units.  Chris was a founding partner in a private mortgage lender that funded mortgages from 2011 to mid-2013. The fund maintained a zero net impaired loan record.  In 2013, Chris co-founded Squire Financial Inc. to help meet the growing demand for alternative financial products brought about by the tightening regulatory environment faced by tier 1 financial institutions. He received his MBA from McMaster University and his BA in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University. He has also successfully completed the Canadian Securities and Exempt Market Products courses.

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