In 1998, Steven was approached by The Kroll-O'Gara Company to join the organization in New York and take part in the development of the growth strategy for the newly-merged enterprise. As Executive Vice President, he was responsible for strategic planning, business development and the creation of the firm's M&A group. When he left Kroll to return to Toronto in 2001, Steven agreed to undertake the operational and financial restructuring and ultimate auction of Security Technologies Group, a Florida-based national security integration company, on behalf of its stockholders. Subsequently, he undertook a similar role as Chief Restructuring Officer with a private holding company in Toronto, working out and rationalizing its portfolio of operating businesses and passive investments.
Mr. Sharpe is a former director of Foamex International, Inc. (NASDAQ) (Audit Committee), Prime Restaurants Inc. (Board Chair), Security Technologies Group, Inc., (Executive Committee) Altamira Investment Services Limited, (Chair, Audit Committee) RMX Exploration Company, (Board Chair), C.A. Bancorp Inc., Central Toronto Youth Services, (Board Chair) the Child, Youth and Family Policy Research Centre, (Founder, Vice-Chair) Camp Oochigeas (Executive Committee) and The Donwood Institute (Board Chair).
Mr. Pinder is the currently President of the Goal Group, a private equity management firm located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Previously he managed a family business as President of Pinder Drugs. Mr. Pinder currently sits on the board of directors of ARC Resources Ltd. and Tournament Exploration - 2005 ( a private upstream oil and gas company) and is chairman of the board of directors of Cavalier Enterprises Ltd. (a hotel chain). Mr. Pinder is also a trustee of the Fraser Institute and a member of the Advisory Council for the School of Policy Studies at the University of Calgary. Mr. Pinder has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Saskatchewan, a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Manitoba and an MBA from the Harvard University Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Pinder is an experienced corporate director and brings an extensive and impressive varied business background to Renegade. His former business and non-profit activities include the following:
-- President, Pinders Drugs (family merchandising business)-- President, Goal Sports Corp. (representation of professional hockey players)-- Chairman and Director, Wascana Energy Inc. (formerly SaskOil)-- Director, Tarragon Oil and Gas (upstream energy company)-- Director, ARC Strategic Energy Fund (energy mutual fund)-- Director, Princeton Developments Ltd. (real estate)-- Chairman, Tethys Energy Inc. (junior oil & gas company)-- Director, Canadian Airlines Corp. (airline)-- Director, Credit Foncier (financial institution)-- Director, Mohawk Canada Limited (downstream oil and gas company)-- Director, Eldorado Nuclear Ltd. (uranium mining and processing company)-- Director, Saskatchewan Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO)-- Director, Develcon Electronics Ltd. (telecommunications technology company)-- Director, Silent Witness Enterprises Ltd. (security technology company)-- Director, UMA Group Ltd. (international engineering and consulting company)-- Director, Sunshine Village Corporation (ski operation)-- President, Regina Pats Hockey Club (Western Hockey League)-- Director, Viterra Inc. (global agribusiness company)-- Director, C. D. Howe Institute, Toronto-- Director, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Ottawa-- Director, Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, Regina-- Governor, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, Toronto