First Access has assembled a team with extensive automotive expertise and finance experience. Management’s experience spans from 10-40 years, and ranges in areas of private and public company entrepreneurial successes, corporate finance, automotive dealer ownership, sub-prime auto finance marketing & adjudication, as well as management of Canada wide auto & RV sales teams.


David B.

Chief Executive Officer 
David was a co-founder and Managing Partner of Root Capital Inc., a financial services company that assists in equity and debt placements. David has been active in the Canadian financial services industry for the past 13 years. David’s early successes include Basis100 (TSX: BAS) as one of the founders and managers.

David later worked with the capital pool company Grey Horse Capital, just post its founding, and assisted in arranging the last component of financing that led to the acquisition of Equity Transfer Services (now TMX Equity Transfer Services) by Grey Horse Capital (TSX: EQI). David stepped down from his operational role with Root Capital Inc. in June 2012.

Paul S.

Vice-President, Investor Relations 
Paul has over 25 years of experience in the retail automotive sales. Paul is a results-orientated manager, with a proven record of success in driving revenue growth while providing leadership in highly competitive markets. Paul has led dealerships to be top performers, most recently as the General Sales Manager of Eastside Dodge, the third largest volume Chrysler dealership in Canada. Paul was also the General Manager of Western RV, the second largest volume RV dealership in Canada.

Roy E.

Vice-President, Customer Service 
Roy has had a comprehensive 40-year automotive career. Most recently he was the Operating Partner and Owner of one of Canada’s largest Saturn Saab franchises. Roy also served a term as Vice President and President of the Edmonton Motor Dealers’ Association, and at the same time, as a Director of the Motor Dealers Association of Alberta. Roy also served a two year term for Saturn Saab of Canada as a Director on the retail team.

Roger G.

Roger has over 20 years experience in accounting and finance. Prior to joining First Access, he spent six years working for an independent non-prime automobile leasing company. Roger is also the former controller of a pre-owned automotive dealer. Roger is a graduate of Seneca College with a diploma in accounting and finance.

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