Dr. Krishnan is a psychiatrist by training. During his time in the profession, he received the Dr. Prendergast award in Quality Improvement for his redesign of the hand over process, facilitating a reduction in medical errors.
He then took his expertise to an engineering company, where he leads the medical technology division. He is presently conducting research with a focus on redesign of hospital infectious disease room exhaust air, and is developing a method to destroy bacteria.
Long an advocate for safe cannabis use as a means of harm reduction, Dr. Krishnan is a strong proponent of medication reduction, particularly in the elderly, who are prone to over medication.
For the past 10 years, Richard has been operating his own general contracting firm and custom millwork shop, servicing the retail and commercial industry. Richard has has worked in the franchise industry for over 20 years for several major retail brands, including in operations, managing multi-unit franchise locations, and at the corporate level, managing brands with 100-400 locations nationally and internationally.
He was responsible for Retail Operations, Training, Store Construction & Design, Site Selection, Purchasing, Marketing and Franchising. He has a Diploma in Hotel & Restaurant Management; a BSc in Construction Management; and a Gold Seal Certified in Project Management with the Canadian Construction Association.
Jim has been employed in the automotive industry for 45 years; working for Nissan, Chrysler and GM dealerships, most recently as a Sales and Leasing Specialist for the Humberview Group of Dealerships (since 2009).
He has experience in all facets of the industry, serving as New and Used Car Manager, Business Manager and also as a dealership partner and landlord for 20 years. He has also been a partner in a radiator shop for 8 years, and a restaurant/night club for 10 years.
For the past 20 years, he has been the owner and landlord of four rental homes in the Brampton area.