The RWT Growth team includes Chartered Professional Accountants and entrepreneurs spread across North America and Europe.
A melting pot of creativity and financial expertise, we approach every situation with a clean lens, and work together as a team to find the best course of action. We’re known for being creative, reliable, agile and nimble.
Kelowna, BC & London, UK
Founder and Managing Partner, Reece Tomlinson is the driving force behind RWT Growth’s exceptional achievements.
He is an entrepreneur, a leader, a mentor, and successful strategic thinker. Reece’s vision and approach has shaped RWT Growth into a firm consultants want to work for and clients want to work with.
Reece started his first company at 17 and has since gone on to become an award winning serial entrepreneur and leader. He has lead companies to the Profit 500 list of Fastest Growing Companies in Canada on three occasions and was a recipient of the Athabasca University Rising Star Award. Reece has done business in over 34 countries including leading businesses in Europe. Reece founded RWT Growth in 2014 as he wanted to focus more on helping organizations, leaders and entrepreneurs achieve their goals. He is passionate about growing companies, raising capital, executing deals and developing others.
Deepak is a Partner at RWT Growth. He has over 15 years of experience in corporate finance advising clients and executing complex financial transactions including Strategy, M&A, capital raising and financing. He was a senior director at HSBC and prior to that at KPMG Corporate Finance.
Recently Deepak has been working as an advisor to start-up businesses, where he has acted as board advisor on strategy, positioning and capital raising. Deepak has an LLM in International & Commercial Law and a BA in Accounting and Finance.
Andrew is a driven professional operating in capital advisory, M&A and advising in corporate growth serving agriculture, mining, oil & gas, infrastructure, real estate, and the technology oriented businesses. Andrew advises to early stage businesses through periods of growth and has developed a diverse skill-set to succeed in the development of sales networks, strategic partnerships, and operational efficiency throughout the corporate and investment life-cycle. He has developed a strong analytical skillset to drive value out of enterprise through fiscal responsibility and effective capital allocation.
David has an extensive entrepreneurial background with over twenty years of experience with start-up companies; corporate and public company leadership and management; transaction structuring; debt and equity financing; business, technology and product development; with specific experience in the manufacturing, mineral exploration, transportation, and technologies business.
David was previously Chief Financial Officer and Chief Corporate Development Officer for Decisive Dividend Corporation; Chief Financial Officer for Cirond Networks Inc., a wireless solutions and security business enterprises and publicly listed on the OTCBB exchange; Chief Financial Officer and Director for Hawkair Aviation Services Ltd, an airline operating business; Controller for Workfire Technologies, an internet start-up venture that he co-founded and sold for approximately $150 million to Packeteer, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed company. David has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Calgary and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).
Jacques connects his formal education with his experience of relationship building in his role as Corporate Development Representative for RWT Growth. He has a B. COMM in Accounting and a B. COMM in Management Accounting. He has over 15 years in the financial services industry. Previously he was the Sales Director for third party Sales of one of Canada's largest Insurance companies, covering Manitoba and Saskatchewan. He started his first business in University and is on the board of a real estate company holding both residential and commercial properties.
Dan is an MBA Finance graduate and retired NCAA hockey player from Calgary, AB, who has experience working with entrepreneurial companies focusing on initial setup and growth. Dan joins the team as an Analyst, helping companies to establish their businesses and structure their growth accordingly to create business structures that provides a high ROI for the client and long-term success.
He enjoys working with businesses and finding solutions via market and business analysis, As well as contributing to strategic planning to resolve potential conflicts and support businesses to constantly stay one-step ahead of the competition in their respective industries.
In his spare time, Dan can be found skiing in the Canadian Rockies, working on his golf game and exploring the Okanagan.
Krystal has over a decade of successful bookkeeping and analytical experience with local and international businesses in various stages of growth. Her background includes work in the construction, service, online retail, and product distribution industries. She has an edge for getting businesses caught-up and back on track while streamlining their accounting processes.
Her goal is to help business owners focus on what is important to them, both inside and outside of their business, by freeing up their time and providing the right financial information to achieve their business objectives.
Matthew is a BCom Finance graduate and retired CIS volleyball player from Edmonton, AB. He has experience valuing growing companies and finding ways to turn ideas into long-term business models.
Matthew comes on to the team as an analyst, focusing on financial analysis and providing valuable insight on key projects. Matthew enjoys working through critical business problems and providing value to clients through meaningful solutions and professional document creation. He has an eye for synergies and focuses on finding new ways for clients to adapt to rapidly evolving business market.
When not at the office, Matthew is playing beach volleyball, skiing in the mountains and biking the beautiful trails the Okanagan has to offer.
Sheldon has over 25 years of experience growing businesses in several different industries including but not limited to energy, real estate, and tech. He has founded and sold companies, including one to a public company in the energy sector. This experience has allowed him to help many owners/founders with the growth and sale of their companies over the past decade. He considers his best startup to be his family and is proud to take up residence in Kelowna alongside his wife and two daughters.
In addition to RWT, Sheldon is an Executive in residence at Accelerate Okanagan where he mentors tech enabled companies. He is also the Founder/Chair of Do Some Good, a growing tech for good company and serves on the board of TechBrew Robotics.
Sheldon has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan (Marketing/Finance)