Board of Directors

Expert guidance and strong leadership

Medical Facilities’ directors have extensive governance and financial experience and relationships throughout the healthcare industry. Their distinguished careers have led them to numerous leadership roles, including serving on boards of public and private companies. The Board’s overall stewardship of Medical Facilities has proven to be of utmost benefit to Medical Facilities’ shareholders.

Board of Directors

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Michael V. Gisser

Chair of the Board of Directors

Michael Gisser is an experienced executive, board member and advisor. In addition to being the Chair of the Board of Medical Facilities Corporation (TSX:DR), he is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee at Continental General Insurance, a Texas-regulated underwriter of long-term care insurance. Mr. Gisser is also a Senior Advisor at Cognitive Leap (a digital medicine company) and Atomico (Europe’s largest venture capital firm). As a lawyer, Mr. Gisser led the development of the Asia Pacific region for Skadden over twenty years as the firm’s senior M&A partner in Greater China. He is a leader in global change of control transactions and fundraising, as well as a recognized expert on financial and governance matters.

Yanick Blanchard

Yanick Blanchard has over 20 years of experience in the finance sector. Mr. Blanchard chairs the Audit Committee of Medical Facilities Corporation (TSX:DR) and is an experienced executive who most recently served as Executive Vice-President, Managing Director and Global Head of Corporate & Investment Banking for National Bank of Canada where he was responsible for overseeing of all investment banking, M&A, credit capital market and loan structuring & syndication activities. He was also Chair of National Bank’s Financial Markets Management Committee and Capital Allocation Committee. At National Bank, Mr. Blanchard led a team of over 250 professionals based in Calgary, Montreal, New York, Toronto and Vancouver, and spearhead the implementation of National Bank’s corporate strategy for the delivery of integrated service offerings for all corporate clients. Mr. Blanchard holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and a bachelor's degree in finance from HEC Montreal University.

Erin S. Enright

Erin Enright is a Managing Partner of Prettybrook Partners LLC, a family office dedicated to investing in healthcare companies. She serves as the Chair of the Board, Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee of Dynatronics Corporation (NASDAQ:DYNT); is a member of the Board and Chair of Corporate Governance, Nominating and Compensation Committee of Medical Facilities Corporation (TSX:DR); and is a member of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee of Keystone Dental, Inc., a private company controlled by the private equity firm Accelmed. Previously, she served on the Board of Directors and chaired the Audit Committee of each of Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics (NASDAQ:BTX) and Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ:AMRN); on the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee of Biolase, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL); and was a member of the Board of Directors of Tigerlabs, a Princeton-based business accelerator, and Ceelite Technologies, LLC. She was the President of Lee Medical, a medical device manufacturer based in Plainsboro, New Jersey, from 2004 to 2013. She was Chief Financial Officer of InfuSystem, Inc. (NASDAQ:INFU) from 2005 to 2007. From 1993 to 2003, Ms. Enright was with Citigroup, most recently as a Managing Director in its Equity Capital Markets group. Prior to Citigroup, Ms. Enright was an attorney with Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Ms. Enright received her A.B. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.


Jason Redman

Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

Jason Redman is interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Medical Facilities Corporation (TSX:DR). He brings over 20 years of experience in operations and financial management as well as a proven ability to execute growth strategies and complete complex M&A transactions across numerous sectors. He is an experienced C-suite executive who has served as Chief Financial Officer at Newstrike Brands Ltd. (TSX-V:HIP), Chief Financial Officer at SiriusXM Canada (TSE:XSR) and President at Armtec Infrastructure Inc. (TSE:ARF). Mr. Redman holds a Master of Accounting from the University of Waterloo in addition to an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a Canadian Chartered Accountant, Chartered Professional Accountant, and a U.S. Certified Public Accountant-Delaware.

Reza Shahim

Reza Shahim, M.D. is a neurosurgeon specializing in all aspects of neurosurgical care and minimally invasive spine surgery. Dr. Shahim practices at Neurological Surgery Associates and Arkansas Surgical Hospital, where he also serves on the Board of Managers. Dr. Shahim is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and is a member of the Pulaski County Medical Society. He received his Medical Degree in 1995 from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and acquired his Neurosurgical Training at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.

Adina Storch

Ms. Storch is a seasoned attorney and advisor to corporate boards with over 24 years of experience, including serving as General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary to two publicly-traded U.S. companies, and in private practice advising corporations in Europe and the U.S. on international capital markets transactions, regulatory compliance, corporate governance and litigation matters. Ms. Storch is presently the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Global Industrial Company (NYSE: GIC). Previously, Ms. Storch served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Cedar Realty Trust, Inc., a former U.S. shopping center REIT (NYSE: CDR). In private practice, Ms. Storch was a litigation partner at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP and an international capital markets lawyer in the Paris office of Shearman & Sterling LLP. Ms. Storch holds a J.D. from The Yale Law School, where she served on the Yale Law Journal, and a B.A. summa cum laude from Yale College.

Board Committees

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