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Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee provides oversight of MidStar Capital’s asset management practices, in particular the regular valuation of the MidStar Capital’s private loan fund as well as providing guidance and counsel with respect to any matters of conflict or potential conflicts of interest. The members of the Advisory Committee are active in the markets that MidStar Capital is targeting and offer significant experience, relationships and advice.

We are proud to have an independent Advisory Committee comprised of Mr. Brian Pawluck and Mr. Gary Wade, two experienced and well-respected long-time industry professionals.

The biographies of the Advisory Committee members are below.

Brian Pawluck
Brian is currently a Managing Director of Duff & Phelps Canada. As a senior executive, former partner and board member at PwC LLP, he has extensive experience in managing financial and operational risk for clients in a variety of transactions including: capital projects, sale of businesses and restructurings. He has also managed companies during distress and challenging situations in several industries while holding senior management and board positions. Through extensive relationships with private equity, global and Canadian financial institutions, the Canadian and United States legal community, and directors and senior executives across Canada, Brian is well-suited to advise on companies executing growth or turnaround strategies. Brian earned his B.Comm (Honours) from the University of Windsor, is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA), is a Chartered Insolvency & Restructuring Professional (CIRP), and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D).

Gary Wade
Gary is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Bay Area Health Trust. He is a versatile senior executive with significant investment, boardroom and general management experience. From his tenure as a senior officer with a financial institution and his Chief Financial Officer experience with large public and private businesses, he has had in-depth exposure to a variety of industries including technology, financial services, distribution and manufacturing in both Canada and the United States. His experience also includes proficiency in operations, corporate finance, public markets, private equity, mergers and acquisitions and restructurings. Gary is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).

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