ABOUT

Chief Financial Officer

Operational improvement and cost savings – Success raising capital and debt

Managing growth of public and private companies

In depth knowledge of governance and planning, finance, IT, internal control, accounting

Upgrading systems and staff –Creative and innovative solutions

Twenty years’ experience – Chartered Accountant, B.Comm., M.B.A.


Mr. Sherman’s is CFO at Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation (TSX: AI) and its manager Canadian Mortgage Capital Corporation, as well as Pure Nickel Inc., a mineral exploration company (TSX: NIC). His previous experience includes Vice President, Finance and CFO at Herbert A Watts Limited, a business services and customer relationship management company with 2,000 employees.  He implemented many process improvements and arranged the refinancing and subsequent sale of the company.

Before that, Mr. Sherman was Vice President, Finance and CFO at Visible Genetics Inc., a medical instrumentation and diagnostics company. He set up systems and managed administration and finance as the company grew from 10 to 200 employees and helped drive the company’s initial public offering on Nasdaq, as well as two private placements.  The company was subsequently sold to Bayer.

Board memberships

Trimel Phamaceuticals Inc. Director since 2011

Cleanfield Alternative Energy Inc. Director and chair of audit committee 2008 to 2010

Mytrak Health System Inc.  Director 2005 to 2007

Blue Link Associates Limited. Advisory Board since 2006

Terragram Investments Limited . Director since 1981

Formal education

• FCA (Fellow) and Chartered Accountant, Ontario.
Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute, and Certified Investment Manager, Canadian Securities Institute.
Partners, Directors and Senior Officers Examination, Canadian Securities Institute.
Canadian Securities Course, graduated “with honours.”
MBA, York University, graduated “with distinction”, on Dean’s List, awarded William M. Mercer Scholarship
B.Comm., University of Toronto, graduated “with high distinction”, received Clarkson Foundation Research Award