Mr. Brown serves as Independent Chair of Boyd’s Board of Directors. He is also the Executive Vice- President of Richardson Financial Group Limited and a Managing Director of RBM Capital Limited. He was previously the CEO of Richardson Capital Limited, a private equity arm of James Richardson & Sons, Limited, Corporate Secretary of James Richardson & Sons, Limited, and a partner in the independent law and accounting firm of Gray & Brown. Mr. Brown has considerable experience in private equity investment and management, senior management and in advising and working with family businesses in the areas of taxation, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, corporate reorganizations, financings, management, ownership transitions and estate planning. Mr. Brown also has considerable public company experience. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors of BGSI, he also serves as a director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Pollard Banknote Limited and a director of RF Capital Group Inc. He has served various Manitoba charities including acting as a director of the Misericordia Hospital and Pavilion Gallery Museum, Inc. and as Co-chair of Major Donors for the Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Capital Campaign. He is a graduate of the University of Manitoba law school (gold medalist), and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.