About these Wonderful People
We couldn’t have got this far without them!
NorthCrest provides business advisory services to growth oriented companies, regardless of their size. Its Principal, Mark Lawrence P.Eng., MBA & CFA has been in the Canadian Capital Markets for 30 years and provides unique advice gained from being on the operating side, buy & sell side, VC, Angel and public market side of business growth. He has been a top ranked technology analyst at three brokerage firms, and now runs NorthCrest as an Exempt Market Dealer. He has also been a director of both private and public firms, and in a volunteer capacity is currently Vice-Chair of Angel Investors Ontario, an umbrella organization over 14 not-for-profit angel groups whose members provide mentorship and funding for entrepreneurs.
The team at MDK Business Law is known for providing an ideal blend of practical advice and client care to their clients. They work daily with small-to-medium sized businesses on a diverse range of matters in the areas of corporate/commercial, employment, financing, trade-mark/branding and other areas of intellectual property law. Their focus on working closely with their entrepreneurial clients to provide legal options which support business goals has resulted in long-lasting relationships which endure as businesses progress from launch and growth, to special transactions and exit.
McDermott Guitars started in 2011 by father & daughter Steve & Erin McDermott. Both have had long histories as music fans and players, this mainly mail order business specializes in vintage and vintage reissue gear, we sell mainly guitars but often sell other instruments as well, including amplifiers & effects. We have a small show room at the music store 1234-Go Records in San Francisco where we have a rotating inventory on the wall. We often do guitar shows and music festivals, selling directly to customers and music fans. The bulk of our inventory can be viewed on our website and at our Reverb store on reverb.com.