Best-of-Breed Team

Meet Our People

Friday’s Dog Inc. is a well-balanced mix of world-renowned CPG experts in management, and a board with notable success in guiding public companies to maturation.


Jeremy Ross

Chief Executive Officer
Jeremy Ross is a Venture Capitalist with over 25 years of experience in capital markets. As the President of Blackhill Consulting, he specializes in capital raising for private and public companies and has been part of multiple Initial Public Offerings, Reverse takeovers incubating companies ranging from micro-cap to senior listings on the TSX, Nasdaq and NYSE. He has an extensive network including strong relationships with private equity, institutional, and high-net-worth individual investors. Additionally, Jeremy has a deep background in marketing, planning and implementing high-profile market awareness and corporate growth campaigns through his established team of dedicated communications professionals and is able to deliver end-to-end marketing programs for public companies.

Chelsea Rusche

Chief Operating Officer

Chelsea Rusche is a Design Operations professional with over 14 years of improving digital and physical operations systems and workflows for companies seeking rapid growth. Chelsea has been instrumental in the development of major operational channels for a variety of clients, and brings her hands-on enthusiasm and operational expertise to the Company’s vision moving forward. She brings to the table  her significant experience in e-commerce and retail consumer food clients in niche industry scaling EDI, and the development and strategizing of 3PL integration.

Steve Elston

Chief Creative Officer

Steve Elston is an award-winning creative director with 25+ years of experience working on numerous global accounts on behalf of top-ten advertising agencies such as Grey London and MullenLowe. His strategic and creative thinking has helped transform brands into market leaders and their products have quickly become the top-selling items in their categories, bringing in significant amounts of revenue. Elston specializes in luxury and prestige brands – having previously worked as the Creative Lead for Hugo Boss Fragrances’ ATL advertising and as the Executive Creative Director for Swarovski’s BTL advertising.

The Board & Advisors

Friday’s Dog has the trust and support of a sterling group of seasoned capital market backers, who have collectively increased shareholder value at various companies to over $2B.

Ali Sodagar

Ali Sodagar is a Vancouver lawyer and Trade-Mark Agent with Sodagar & Company and practices in the areas of corporate & commercial law. Mr. Sodagar routinely advises public matters on transactional matters. Ali has also appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia.

Arthur Kwan

Arthur Kwan began his investment career in 1997 with TD Asset Management, and has since held increasingly senior investment banking positions with Scotia Capital, PI Financial, and Paradigm Capital, where he was Managing Director, Investment Banking. Arthur has led the origination, negotiation, and execution of many investment banking transactions including: mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, IPOs and short-form prospectus offerings. Arthur has successfully originated, advised, negotiated, and executed on transactions with an aggregate value exceeding $1 billion.

Dominic Stann

Dominic Stann has over 20 years of experience working with Consumer Packaged Goods. At the age of 23 Dominic successfully launched a ‘functional juice’ line - “M13”. These products were pioneers in the emerging health beverage category, a sector that is now valued at nearly $60B. The “M13” was then distributed in North America by UNFI to retailers such as Whole Foods and Holt Renfrew. Dominic’s passion in understanding DTC models led him to affiliate marketing with one of the largest health product players at the time, followed by direct mail and e-commerce.

Andrew Bowering

Andrew Bowering is a venture capitalist with 30 years of operational experience and leadership in mineral exploration and development worldwide. He has founded, funded and built teams that have operated numerous companies in the pursuit of precious, base and industrial metals from early exploration through to production. Andrew Bowering is an owner and founder of Sunrise Drilling Ltd. and has owned and operated drilling companies for the past 20 years. He has been responsible for the acquisition and sale of several assets and the raising of upwards of $250 million in development capital

Ryan Cheung, CPA, CA

Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary
Ryan Cheung, CPA, CA, has been providing accounting, management, securities regulatory compliance services to private and public-listed companies for the past fifteen years. In 2008, Mr. Cheung founded Midland Chartered Accountants Ltd. Focused on providing tax and integrated accounting and advisory solutions to private companies and high net worth individuals. Mr. Cheung currently sits as a director and/or senior officer of several Canadian listed entities. Mr. Cheung holds a B.Com from the University of Victoria and is a member of the CPA of BC.

Anthony Paterson

Anthony brings a strong competitive streak and a strategically aggressive mindset towards business development, pulling on his experience as a internationally ranked athlete. He has directly raised over $50M of growth capital within the private sector alone, with successes in 2021 including: Healthy Hippo Naturals Inc. raising $7M as chairman and cofounder; and as a significant partner in the loan financing for Prime Mining, whose market cap has gone from 20M to $500M.

The Team's Inherent Promise

Friday’s Dog is your opportunity to invest in the promising track records of our carefully constructed team. 

We are a luxury CPG on the rise, and will continue to grow with the astronomical upward trend of the pet-care markets. 

We invite you to join us on our journey. 

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