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Ron Guidinger

Advisor Calgary, Canada Area, CA

Chair TEC 304, TEC Canada and President, Guidinger Military Insights Ltd.. Queen's grad.

Chair TEC 304, TEC Canada and President, Guidinger Military Insights Ltd.. Queen's grad.

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Divergent Energy Services
Dynamic Risk Ltd.
Tower Chrysler
Rayquest Holdings
Strike Energy,
Reid, Jones, Christoffersen Consulting Engineers
Kenn Borek Air
ClearMotive Marketing and Communications
Sunesis Consulting
Reinbold Engineering
VADA Capital
Shane Homes
Godfrey Morrow Insurance Brokers
DCM Mechanical Ltd.
Canadian Energy Pipeline Association
Graycon Group


Chair TEC 304 TEC Canada 2012 - present
President Guidinger Military Insights Ltd. July 2000 - present
Retired as VP&GM Raytheon Canada Support Services Division Raytheon Technical Services Company 2004 - 2011
Director Land Command Support System-Command, Control & Communications (C3) General Dynamics 1998 - 2004
4 Wing/Base Commander Cold Lake Canadian Armed Forces 1996 - 1998
Fighter Pilot Canadian Forces 1970 - 1998


Queen's University 1993 - 1995
Royal Military College of Canada/Coll├Ęge militaire royal du Canada Engineering Management 1970 - 1974

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Markets of Interest
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Education
  • • Commerce
  • • Transportation
  • • Local
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)

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Barry Brad
We worked together  •  Member of the Board of Directors, Metamaterial Technologies Inc.. Previously President & CEO, PROJEX.
I met Ron through participation in T.E.C. (The Executive committee) in 2010 and have come to know him quite well as a member and then as a c ... hair. His overall experience and practice of leadership from his military training coupled with impressive executive roles make Ron an extremely competent leader who cares about others. Ron is highly trustworthy and will add value to any undertaking to which he commits.
Vance Gough
They're my friends  •  Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship, Utah Valley University and Courtesy Car Committee, Calgary Stampede. University of Calgary grad.
His broad experience with industry and the RCAF as a leader are renowned.
Doug Little
They're my friends  •  Principal, Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.. Previously Associate, Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.. Queen's grad.
Ron has great ability to find areas where individuals need guidance and support, and then focus and empower the individual to work on develo ... ping those skills. He is direct and intentional and strives for success. He has been a pivotal person in my success and was a great mentor to me.

Ali Shivji
They're my mentor  •  Board Member, Effective Pricing Solutions and President & Co-Founder, Shivani Inc. Harvard Business School grad. McGill grad.
As a member of my TEC Canada CEO Group, Ali Shivji proved himself up to the challenge of being a fully contributing member in spite of being ... the youngest member. He has a quick mind that he applies well to all kinds of situations with excellent results. Importantly, he recognizes when he should seek outside advice to address issues, challenges and opportunities to achieve optimal results. Ali has a strong work ethic and likes to lead by example. He does not flinch from risk, but ensures that he fully engages and manages the risk to tolerable levels. In sum, Ali has the skill, intellect and courage necessary to become a great entrepreneur. I am proud to count him among my colleagues.

Chad Hughes
They're my mentor  •  President & CEO, LandSolutions LP. Previously Vice President, LandSolutions LP.
Chad Hughes is an enthusiastic, persuasive and astute Business Leader. He identifies market needs in his Land Development industry space tog ... ether with profitable ways to satisfy them. Chad's leadership skills are highly developed and enable him to attract, grow and develop a team quickly. Chad is a great listener who seeks out good advice, constructive criticism and analytics, which he can then synthesize and apply to his business.

Barry Brad
They're my mentor  •  Member of the Board of Directors, Metamaterial Technologies Inc.. Previously President & CEO, PROJEX.
Barry Brad is an Engineer's Engineer who has been enlightened by his experience as a Business Leader. Barry attracts talent with his strong ... analytical skills, highly developed leadership and communication abilities. Barry brings a wealth of knowledge, both technical and business, which he combines with a focused and determined drive to be a compelling force in the marketplace. People want to be on Barry's Team!

Alexander Cook
They're my mentor  •  Project Engineer, NA Solid Petroserve Ltd and Consultant, Alexander C. Cook - Technical Services.
Alexander Cook is a well educated Engineer and Program Manager, whose innate Business instincts have been well honed during his MBA studies. ... I am witness to his development and growth in his current business activities where he has quickly established himself as a respected leader. Alexander can rapidly assimilate information, 'size up' situations and put forward a practical and well rounded implementation plan. He complements this with highly developed interpersonal skills which engage the support of peers and colleagues. Alexander is showing excellent abilities and unlimited potential to excel as an Entrepreneur in Engineering.