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Peter Zyla

Peter has spent his career at the leadership table of many high-growth, dynamic, entrepreneurial organizations.

Usually wearing both a strategy and operations hat, Peter has contributed to the success and growth of such companies as UltraVision (health care), the Forzani Group (retail), Divestco (energy services) and Forbes Bros. (construction). Peter has fought through recessions, introduced painful austerity measures, navigated insane growth, crafted strategies in complex industries and spearheaded initiatives in new markets.

Peter is currently Founder and Chief Strategist of Ventrek, a company that provides entrepreneurs with the world’s most powerful strategy system. He works with high-growth, entrepreneurial-minded companies across Canada in identifying and articulating their vision, crafting and monitoring powerful strategies and building strong execution systems.

Peter earned an MBA in Entrepreneurship from the University of Calgary (U of C). In his spare time, Peter has designed and instructed business and entrepreneurial courses for Mount Royal University, the U of C’s Haskayne School of Business and many private companies.

Demetri Tzotzos

Demetri is a proven business development professional with a solid track record in understanding client needs and ensuring the highest levels of client satisfaction.

Demetri's steadfast integrity and mission-driven focus has seen him carve out new business generating regions in Western Canada, grow and transform existing revenue streams in response to challenging economic climates and onboard new clients by establishing strategic partnerships. He has held key positions in business development and client acquisition/retention comprising start-ups to multi-nationals in renewable energy, financial services, real estate, and transportation. Most recently, Demetri was Head of Corporate Development with GTE Power in the renewable energy sector. Previous to GTE, he held heavy haul trade positions with the Canadian Pacific Railway and capital market and financing roles with Investors Group Financial, Beringer Capital and the Walton Group.

Demetri is committed to ensuring Ventrek clients are utterly overjoyed with their Ventrek experience.

Nadine Griffith

Nadine brings energy, passion, and a solid foundation of what it means to be a high impact contributor to every team she has been a part of.

With over 12 years of comprehensive experience in the Energy Sector, Nadine has held numerous engineering and team lead roles across various sized companies. This experience has allowed her to see first-hand the importance of defined goals, clear and open communication, and strong leadership when building a cohesive, productive team. Accountability, integrity, and trust are paramount in the way Nadine works, which combined with her attention to detail and strong work ethic, provides exceptional value to clients.

Nadine holds a Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA where she also competed on the Division 1 Women’s volleyball team. She has her P.Eng designation and an MBA in Finance from the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary. Nadine is a wife, mother of two, nature and fitness enthusiast, accomplished athlete, and clean beauty advocate.

Nadine is committed to working with clients in ensuring a rewarding, powerful experience.

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