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Skyline Private Opportunities Corp. (SPOC) Board of Directors

Jason Castellan headshot

Jason Castellan is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Skyline Group of Companies. Since 1991, Jason has been an owner and manager of investment real estate, starting out with a student rental portfolio and gradually moving to larger apartment buildings. Since 1999, Jason has been an officer and director of 15 corporations which owned properties managed by Skyline Incorporated. He is still active in the investor relations and asset management portion of the portfolio. Jason is a graduate of both the University of Guelph and York University; he was also selected as one of Canada's "Top 40 under 40" and one of the forty most promising entrepreneurs by the reputable Ivey Business School in 2008.

Jason also sits on the Skyline Retail REIT Board of Trustees, the Skyline Commercial REIT Board of Trustees and the Skyline Apartment REIT Board of Trustees.

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Roy Jason Ashdown is Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of the Skyline Group of Companies. Jason has in-depth experience in construction and building systems. Since 1996, Jason has been an owner and manager of residential and commercial real estate. Since 1999, Jason has been devoted to managing the Skyline Group of Companies and the existing properties. He is a member of the asset management team and conducts due diligence on purchases, assesses current holdings and works closely with the Property Manager to enhance the quality and profitability of the Properties. Jason has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Waterloo.

Roy also sits on the Skyline Apartment REIT Board of Trustees.

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Martin Castellan is Co-Founder and Chief Administration Officer of the Skyline Group of Companies. Having been avidly immersed in the business of real estate for over 20 years, Martin has developed a deep knowledge and understanding of the industry, and brings a steadfast devotion to the long-term viability of the Skyline Group.

Martin recognizes that a fully engaged workforce is a highly productive workforce. With the Skyline Group now employing over 600 people across Canada, Martin primarily focuses on preserving and promoting the values and culture upon which Skyline was built, ensuring that as Skyline continues to reach new heights, it also remains firmly planted on the ground.

Martin holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Management Economics in Industry and Finance from the University of Guelph, and is committed to continual independent learning on all topics relevant to the success of Skyline’s customers, people, and community.

Martin also sits on the Skyline Apartment REIT Board of Trustees.

 Wayne Byrd

  

Wayne Byrd, Chief Financial Officer of the Skyline Group of Companies, is dedicated to the responsible financial performance of Skyline and all of its associated real estate assets. With over 17 years in private sector finance, Wayne’s proven business experience and insight make him an integral leader within the ownership group as it vigorously pursues its vision for growth.

Wayne’s financial expertise and commitment to Skyline’s vision result in a balanced approach to managing fiscal obligations and operational responsibility. He understands and appreciates the challenges facing today’s business, and the changing role of the Chief Financial Officer. His unique blend of analytical and leadership skills are fundamental to leading Skyline’s operations and growth beyond the numbers.

Wayne holds an Honours Bachelor of Accounting degree from Brock University and a Certified Management Accountant designation from the Society of Management Accountants of Canada.

Wayne also sits on the Skyline Retail REIT Board of Trustees.