Gerald A. Lokash



Versatile and accomplished business professional, senior insolvency practitioner, enterprise consultant and owner with multi-industry experience in the areas of:

• Organizational and debt re-structuring.

• Finance, planning and budgeting.

• Operational analysis and control.

• Corporate development.

• Branding and marketing.

• Court applications and reporting.

• Commercial leasing and real estate investment.

Executive and Management Experience

• Specialist in matters of corporate insolvency and re-structuring for: (i) Canadian banks and private lenders re: debt recovery and assessment reports on viability of borrowers; (ii) business owner/managers re: crisis management, planning and implementation of change to meet financial and marketplace challenges.

• Business advisor to growth entrepreneurs re: resource management, organizational analysis, strategic and exit planning.

• President and Owner - private commercial real estate holding companies.

• President and Owner - Megatronix Corporation - national distributor of specialized computer imaging and telecommunications products.

• Vice President - Embassy Cleaners (now known as Sketchley Cleaners) retail service division of Imasco Limited and Shoppers Drug Mart with 120 locations in Southern Ontario.

• Chief Financial Officer of Vistek Ltd. (retail and industrial distributor of photographic imaging equipment and supplies) and Carewell Corporation (owner/operator of chain of health care facilities in Canada and U.S.A.)

Board of Directors and Advisory Experience

• University of Toronto, Boards and Committees
- Governing Council, Alumni Governor by Election, 1999-2002
- Executive Committee, 2000-2002
- Business Board, 1999-2008
- Audit Committee, 2001-2008
- Arbor Award Recipient, 2002
- Rotman School of Management, Directorship, Integrative Management
- Challenge Program, 2003

• College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario, Boards and Committees
- Governing Council, by Appointment of the Lieut. Governor of Ontario, 1996-2002
- Executive Committee, 1998-2000
- Senior Regulatory Committees, 1996-2002
- Registrar Search Committee, 2002
-- Medical Review Committee, 2003-2005

• Other Boards and Committees
- Board of Governors, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, 1998 – present
- Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Treasurer and Chair of Finance Committee,
  CCCJ/Canadian Centre for Diversity, 1991- present
- Past Member, Seminar Panel for new business start-up entrepreneurs, Ontario Ministry of
  Economic Development & Trade


• B.A. (Economics), University of Toronto, 1962

• Chartered Accountant, 1966

• Member: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario

• Member: Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
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