Who We Are

We are an Indigenous owned company that provides safe, reliable and top-quality PPE and health products across Turtle Island to businesses and communities.

The following are the people who are behind Biinad.

 

JP Gladu

JP Gladu

President

JP is a member of Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek located on the eastern shores of Lake Nipigon, Ontario. He served as the President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) from September 2012 until April 2020. JP has over 25 years of experience in the natural resource sector. His career path includes work with Aboriginal communities and organizations, environmental non-government organizations, industry and governments from across Canada.

Erin Knight

Erin Knight

Director

Erin@Biinad.com

Erin Knight is a proud member of Bonnechere Algonquin First Nation and a Certified Human Resources Professional with a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Guelph.

Don Richardson

Don Richardson

Director, Business Development

Don@Biinad.com

Don Richardson has worked for three decades supporting First Nation, Inuit and Metis community social and economic well-being, and is experienced in business development in rural and remote locations. He is also a partner at the environmental services firm Shared Value Solutions, and the Indigenous energy and carbon offset firm Anwaatin.

Roman J Ciecwierz

Roman J. Ciecwierz

Director, Finance & US Operations

Roman@Biinad.com

Business advisor, mentor, and corporate director, Roman is senior business executive and entrepreneur with over 35 years experience. A strategic, big picture thinker with a varied financial background. In parallel with the diverse range of business experiences, he has also served many not-for-profit boards focused on governance, financial and strategic oversight. He currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of Shared Value Solutions Ltd.

JME Maxwell

JME Maxwell

Director, Business Development

JME@Biinad.com

JME is active in the strategic management research community and has managed the production departments of several firms. In this role he has introduced and implemented project management methodologies as well as mentoring his production team. JME has presented, published and instructed at various organizations and universities in Canada, Europe and the United States.

Scott Mackay

Scott Mackay

Director, Business Development

Scott@Biinad.com

Scott is a Registered Professional Planner with 22 years of diverse "in the trenches" experience working for communities, federal and provincial government agencies, industry, and not-for-profit organizations. As a consultant, he has established a strong environmental planning and community engagement practice serving Indigenous communities across Canada.

Jeremy Shute

Jeremy Shute

Director, Business Development

Jeremy@Biinad.com

Jeremy Shute has worked in a variety of businesses in supply chain management, distribution and operations. He is also a partner at Shared Value Solutions and is leading an initiative to clean up garbage left behind in natural spaces and along trails and waterways.