Professional Affiliations

 

Spark Power Corp

Spark Power Corp is a group of private companies operating in the power and energy industry in Canada. The Company was established in 2009 to capitalize on opportunities in renewable energy and has since expanded into providing niche and specialized technical services to the broader energy sector as well. Spark Power Corp is organized into two unique, but connected business units: (1) Development, finance and asset management for renewable energy assets and (2) Technician-based services for all types of power generating assets

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CEO Global Network

With a membership that includes high achieving CEOs and Executives, CEO Global Network leads business coaching opportunities for learning and development through group meetings led by experienced CEO leaders, focused one on one meetings, and various key learning events throughout the year. Jason Sparaga is a Member of CEO Global and an active participant in various CEO Global events.

Pivotal Integrated HR Solutions

Pivotal Integrated HR Solutions has over 25 years of experience as a leading provider of broad-based HR services to small and mid-sized organizations. The company partners with clients to provide outsourced HR, Payroll, and Staffing solutions to meet the Human Capital demands of today’s business environment. Their goal is to provide flexible people solutions that help organizations achieve a competitive advantage from their workforce. Spara and Pivotal have entered into a strategic marketing partnership to provide clients with access to a one-stop “People and Money” solution.

Association for Corporate Growth

With over 14,000 members in 56 Chapters Worldwide, the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) is the premiere association for and about professionals involved in middle-market corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions. Jason Sparaga is the former President of the Toronto Chapter (2000-2005) and current board member.

Golden Horseshoe Venture Forum

The Golden Horseshoe Venture Forum (GHVF) supports the development of emerging growth companies in the New City of Hamilton and the Region of Halton. In 2000, Jason Sparaga and Eric Waxman were part of a small group of founding partners that created the GHVF.

Turnaround Management Association

The Turnaround Management Association the only international nonprofit association dedicated to the development of a stronger economy through the restoration of corporate value.

Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association

The CVCA is an association that represents Canada’s venture capital and private equity industry. It is a leading source for advocacy, networking, information and professional development for venture capital and private equity professionals. Through Spara Merchant Capital Corp., Spara is active within the CVCA.

The Ontario Agri Business Association

The Ontario Agri Business Association (OABA) is a voluntary, non-profit organization that serves to represent the interests of country grain elevators, feed manufacturing facilities and crop input supply business, operating out of 406 business locations throughout Ontario. The Association also represents approximately 200 associated businesses that provide products and services to the crop input, grain and feed industry.