Founder and National Managing Director, First West Capital
Kristi has been providing mid-market businesses with relationship-focused, strategic financing for over twenty years. As National Managing Director, Kristi leads First West Capital across Canada and delivers tailored subordinated-debt, mezzanine and equity financing solutions for growth, acquisitions and transitions.
Prior to First West Capital, Kristi spent ten years with Vancity Capital, another B.C.-based subordinated debt fund. She has also worked with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and the Small Enterprise Equity Fund of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when, you will transition your business. The BUSINESS TRANSITIONS FORUM (BTF) Vancouver will provide you with practical insights from entrepreneurs who have traveled down the transition path before you, to legal, financial and business experts.
Identifying strategies for growth, understanding your liquidity options, how to avoid transition disaster, and thinking like a buyer from the onset, even if you are not planning on selling. This event will provide you with tactical takeaways in order to help you make smarter decisions in the short term while setting you up for a successful transition in the future.