Executive Team

Brian Spence

Brian is a Director and co-founder of Strathallen Capital and brings more than 40 years of real estate industry experience to his role within the Company. Prior to Strathallen, he was a founding member and senior corporate executive of several real estate companies. Brian also served as Chairman of C2C Industrial, a TSX listed company. Brian holds a business degree from Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

David Wright

David is a Director and co-founder of Strathallen Capital, with more than 40 years of real estate experience.  Prior to Strathallen, David served as a senior corporate executive and founded several real estate companies.  David served as the CEO of C2C Industrial, a TSX listed company. David holds an MBA from the York University.

Laetitia Pacaud

Laetitia is President of Strathallen and also a founding member of the Company. As President, she provides leadership and guidance while executing the Company’s strategic plan. Laetitia plays a key role in Investor relations and drives the efficiency and effectiveness of Strathallen’s operational activities. Laetitia has a principal role in management of senior executives as well as giving tactical direction to Strathallen Property Management Inc., the property management arm of the Company.  Laetitia served as the Chief Financial Officer of C2C Industrial Properties Inc., a publicly listed entity under Strathallen management.  Laetitia holds a Bachelor of Business degree from Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia, and is also a certified Chartered Accountant.


Don Burton

Donald (Don) Burton is the Executive Vice President of Asset Management. Don leads the national asset management platform, leveraging over 30 years of experience in commercial real estate management, including strategic asset planning/management, property management, leasing and development. Don’s experience with retail assets spans from regional/super regional shopping malls to open air/power centres and food anchored strips. Prior to joining Strathallen, Don was responsible for the asset management of a $3.5 billion national retail portfolio.  Don holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University.

Ari Hesamy

Ari is the Vice President of Finance for Strathallen.  Ari’s primary responsibilities at the Company are to enhance its financial capabilities and directing SPMI/SCC’s overall financial management. Ari oversees planning, reporting, treasury, corporate taxation, administration, information technology and human resources functions for the organization. Ari brings a significant amount of financial management experience with major accomplishments in business development and client services. Prior to joining Strathallen, he held progressively senior positions at a global accounting firm, serving real estate and other clients as a licensed public accountant.  As a Chartered Accountant and also a Certified General Accountant, since 2002, Ari has been a member of the Institute of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and holds a Bachelor of Business Management degree from the University of Tehran, Iran.