Technical Advisory Board

Steve Lobb

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Steve Lobb

Managing Partner at ERG Capital Partners (US) LLC

Mr. Lobb has a strong background in helping build and finance projects in the environmental space with over thirty years of experience in global capital markets, as well as raising capital for clean energy, aquaculture and sustainable agriculture projects. He has held various roles at financial institutions, including Scotia Capital, Credit Suisse and Bank of America.

Jim Payne

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Jim Payne

President & CEO dynaCERT Inc.

Mr. Payne brings more than 40 years of business experience to the TAB. He has strong accounting, business leadership and governance knowledge. He is currently at the helm of dynaCERT, an Ontario based company that develops carbon emissions reduction technology for diesel engines. Mr. Payne Shares Sparta’s vision for a more sustainable planet.

Dan Slade

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Dan Slade

President and CEO of Encompass Power Solutions Corp

Mr. Slade has extensive experience implementing energy solutions in industrial environments. His vast knowledge in the area of electrical power conditioning, international power quality, and power quality analysis is invaluable to Sparta.

Kevin Fern

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Kevin Fern

Founder Altera Solutions, LLC

Mr. Fern is an advanced combustion engineering expert with over 20 years’ experience developing ICE platforms for different types of fuels. The Michigan based entrepreneur has created small car platform engine technology, as well as a strong global network to support control systems testing. He is known for his forensic-like problem solving skills.

Len Shara

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Len Shara

Chemical Engineer and Technical Leader at Sparta’s laboratory services

Mr. Shara is an expert in chemicals and industrial equipment, datacom, telecom, automotive, precious metals recovery, and Radio frequency identification (RFID). He is the former Director of Belron, Canada, which owns multiple Speedy Auto Glass shops. He comes to the TAB with vast international experience, including living and working in the electronics distribution sector in Europe.

Leonard Sonneschein

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Leonard Sonneschein

Professor, leader in field scientific research, marine biology and physiology

Mr. Sonnenschein has vast experience in aquatic sciences, ecology and agriculture, as well as a background in developing medical technologies. He has lectured at some of the world’s top universities His expertise in HOCI (Hypochlorous Acid) and the immune system will be extremely helpful to Sparta’s Health Division.

Pete Young

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Pete Young

President Deep Roots Consulting

Mr. Pete Young is a sought-after cannabis expert who operates Deep Roots Consulting and was the former master grower for Indiva Limited of London, Ontario. He has vast experience in environment friendly production spaces. Mr. Young is the Founding Director and Head Garden Consultant of the London Compassion Society. His work has been featured by a number of media outlets across the country.

Matthew Domanowski

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Matthew Domanowski

Computer Science Expert

Mr. Domanoswki is a tech-savvy member of the TAB, with a strong background in custom application and data-base development. He has successfully bridged various complex applications and software platforms utilizing commercially available and custom software solutions. Sparta is taking full advantage of his technical and analytical skills.