leadership team

Andy Deonarine

Mr. Deonarine has spent the last 20 years in industries targeting adults while navigating highly regulated environments in Canada, the United States, and the Caribbean. In that time he spent 5+ years at British American Tobacco working on brand communication through ever-changing legislation around packaging and advertising. His experience has allowed him to become a trusted voice for regulatory-driven industries wishing to implement best-in-class communication practices. Furthermore, Mr. Deonarine has operated compliant liquor licenses through the Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) with great success and continues to direct global festivals where brands such as Bud Light, Grey Goose, Moet, and Johnnie Walker have entrusted him with creating experiences that engage adult consumers. His experience has been sought after in the cannabis industry where Mr. Deonarine has consulted with Ontario retailers and multiple companies that trade on the Canadian Stock Exchange.

Larry Ellis, LL.B.

Larry is a partner in the Restructuring & Insolvency group at Miller Thomson LLP and has extensive experience in both the litigation and commercial aspects of corporate restructurings and receiverships. He is scheduled to be an instructor at the University of Toronto's Law School bar preparation course, and is the Program Chair for the III NextGen Leadership Program Class I Program, a program designed to enhance the Next Generation of leading insolvency professionals. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Toronto Lawyers Association, the Canadian Insolvency Foundation and the Insolvency Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association.