J.W. Brad Bond is President of Barrier Management Inc. a private consulting firm that works with medium sized companies to enhance their long- term value, and sometimes take a position in them as well.
Over the years Brad undertook several consulting jobs for Dan, and Brad and Dan began working together when Dan appointed Brad CEO of Richform Construction Supply Ltd. which they owned together and sold in 2018 after years of very impressive growth.
Brad had been Chief Executive Officer of Pharmasave Drugs (National) Ltd. for nine years. During his tenure at Pharmasave, he directed the re-positioning of the company, and created an innovative and leading-edge portfolio of store programs to differentiate their brand. The result was franchise growth from 175 to 336 locations across Canada, and system wide sales increases from $330 million to almost $1 billion.
Previously, Brad was Vice President of Shato Holdings Ltd. where he managed a diverse portfolio of companies including: White Spot, KFC’s, JDS Sweid, Gaines Pet Foods, and Winchell’s Donut Houses. He had also been President of Keg Restaurants Ltd., and has merchant banking experience from his years as General Manager of RoyNat Inc.
Board experience includes being the past Chairman of Rx Canada, a managed care organization in Toronto and past Director of the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia; Vice Chair of the Fraser Health Authority; B.C. Consumer Protection Authority; and Chair of the BC Egg Marketing Board. He was Chair of the audit committee for ICBC and Fraser Health Authority.