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About Our Founder

Kelly Ehler, CPA, CA, TEP


Kelly has followed the philosophy of executing on his lifelong learning. He has, since obtaining his CA (now CPA) in 1986, continued his education in many areas including leadership training, banking, real estate financing, general tax, and estate planning. This knowledge has allowed him to make sound decisions and advise on M&A, valuation processes, go public strategies, capital structuring, operational efficiencies, growth strategies and collaborative team building.


Services, roles and accomplishments over the past 25 years



  • Current Director of Medical Cannabis Canada (MCC) – promoting safe and equitable access to medical cannabis patients with the support of health care professionals

  • Current Director/previous CFO of SLANG Worldwide, US cannabis wholesaler

  • President / Owner of Corporate Finance Outsource Inc. / OMBAS / Proteus Capital Corp. Capital structuring, IPO/RTO execution, valuation work, risk management, creative problem solving, offshore knowledge, hedge fund operations, due diligence, insurance strategies, Focus on corporate tax compliance, back office set up accounting and financial statement preparation, and debt financing. assistance and family office tax / business planning.

  • CFO of NexgenRx Inc., medical claims technology

  • President of itaxpartners, education

  • Employment benefits administration to small business owners.

  • Audit / accounting / valuation member of private equity family office.

Board of Directors

  • Director of Slang Worldwide Inc. a US focused cannabis company

  • Director of Medical Cannabis Canada (MCC) – promoting safe and equitable access to medical cannabis patients with the support of health care professionals.

  • Previous Directorships

  • Ferrox Holdings Limited, an iron ore mining project in South Africa.

  • Lanka Century Holdings PLC, Sri Lankan investment holding company

Past CFO roles

  • ATX Telecom technology company selling internet infrastructure equipment in North America.

  • Zanchin Group auto dealerships / leasing / real estate.

  • Geoinformatics Exploration Ltd.

Past other employment

  • Vice President Morguard Corporation, a TSX listed real estate company

  • BMO/Banker – commercial lending, primarily real estate / manufacturing

  • Audit – PWC – traditional audit, primarily mining / real estate

Education / Professional Associations

  • Chartered Public Accountant – Licensed Public Accountant. Qualified in 1986

  • Designated trust estate practitioner (TEP)

  • Licensed Insurance Broker – since 2003

  • Completed CICA in – depth tax program

  • University of Ottawa, Honours degree Bachelor of Commerce 1984 graduation




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