STEVEN PAGE, PRESIDENT

Steven Page is a serial entrepreneur with 28 years experience in successful entrepreneurial ventures, 20 years specifically in the Natural Products/Nutraceutical industry. Mr. Page’s entrepreneurial career started when he was in University when he co-founded a national franchise opportunity for University students called Student Supplies which was subsequently acquired and continues to operate today.

Mr. Page has been responsible for founding, operating and growing the Canadian operations of direct selling companies with revenues in excess of US$60 Million including Body Wise International, The Amazing Micro Diet, Clearbrook Canada, Lean Choices, Channoine Cosmetics and Suzanne Somers. He has extensive experience in launching products via retail and TV shopping channels in Canada and in the US including a recent joint venture with Kevin Harrington Infomercial Pioneer and original star of ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank”. He has also launched new brands into the Canadian marketplace and has represented brands including celebrity brand, Suzanne Somers.

In the late 90’s, The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine sought out Mr. Page’s participation on their fundraising committee to help raise capital towards CCNM’s move to a new campus, making it the 2nd largest naturopathic college in North America

With his widespread experience, expertise and network in the wellness industry, Mr. Page and his wife, Shawna Page founded femMED, the first and only user-friendly mass channel retail brand of supplements created expressly for women. Mr. Page was also responsible for creating, founding and launching a successful retail chain of natural health and wellness stores in Canada called “elements”. The unique and “before its time” concept was praised by marketers and retailers alike.

Mr. Page was born and raised in Toronto, Canada

LORNE TAYLOR, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Lorne joined Stalco as Chief Operating Officer in February 2017 and is responsible for all Distribution, Client Services, Regulatory and IT Operations.

Lorne has over 25 years’ experience building and managing high performing teams in numerous industries including; financial services, logistics, software development, ecommerce and direct marketing. With a diverse background supporting start-ups and Fortune 500 companies, Lorne has a track record of establishing operational stability, service excellence and platforms for growth.

Prior to joining Stalco, Lorne spent 4 years consulting in the Ecommerce and Logistics industry including time as Head of Program Management and Professional Services for Pitney Bowe’s Cross Border Ecommerce division. Lorne has held other Senior Management positions including General Manager Borderfree at Canada Post, Vice President Service and Operations and Borderfree Ltd and National Business Consultant at CIBC Wealth Management.

CHRIS GRAY, DIRECTOR OF DISTRIBUTION

Chris is an experienced supply chain professional with over 15 years of continued career progression in supply chain management, warehousing and logistics who is known for his integrity and the ability to build successful, high performance teams. Chris started his career in the UK and moved to Canada in 2003 – His work experience spans all the major verticals with operational expertise in B2B, B2C, retail, multi temperature food service, healthcare and technology. Chris is dedicated to continuous improvement, innovation and optimization by combining a mix of tactical and strategic know-how. Throughout his career Chris has been dedicated to professional development, and has successfully completed his Bronze Level LEAN certification, is a certified P.LOG and has completed several courses through the Schulich Executive Education Center.

LARRY SHAPIRO, DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

Larry graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Arts, Honours majoring in Economics and Political Science and obtained a Certificate in Business Fundamentals from the Schulich School of Business.

He began his career in public accounting specializing in small to medium-owner managed businesses and received the designation of a Chartered Accountant in 2010.

In 2011 he moved to Canadian Tire Corporation where he held positions in both Corporate Finance and Marketing Operations.

Larry is a serial entrepreneur; he has started and operated a number of successful businesses in the Service and E-commerce industries.

Larry is originally from South Africa and is an avid hockey player and cyclist. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters.

NASEER KHAN, DIRECTOR OF CLIENT ON BOARDING

Naseer has extensive operational experience within the direct selling industry. Having served as the Director of Operations at UniVite Inc (The Amazing Micro Diet), BodyWise International, and GiaWellness, Naseer is ideally suited for his role as Director of Operations at Stalco Inc.

HOWARD MANDEL, SPECIAL PROJECTS

Howard has 30 years of extensive experience within the Canadian retailing industry including founding and operating Party Packagers, Canada’s largest chain of retail party supply stores with annual revenues in excess of $45 million.

BRIAN WAGNER B.SC., DIRECTOR OF REGULATORY AFFAIRS

As President/CEO of NHP Consulting Inc. Brian has been a key industry advocate and consultant since 2004, advising more than 500 suppliers and distributors on a variety of products and strategies for the Canadian market. Brian was the principal author in the CHFA’s proposed Standards of Evidence for natural health products, which has been a driving force behind the Health Canada’s new evidence requirements for natural health products. Brian was also a member of the Program Advisory Committee Standards of Evidence Working Group at Health Canada in 2009-2010. Brian is located in Calgary, Alberta, and has 14 researchers and experts working in his company.