Board Member | Spark Power Corp.

Joe Quarin

Joe Is a successful public company Chief Executive Officer (TSX and NYSE), corporate executive and director.  He was the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd., a North American non-hazardous solid waste management company from January 2012 until the reverse-merger with Waste Connections Inc. in 2016.  Joe joined Progressive’s inaugural leadership team in July 2000 and played an integral role in its growth and success from US$100 million to US$2 billion in revenue.


Joe is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Q5 Capital Inc., a private investment company and strategic management advisor focused on leadership, growth and operating initiatives that drive value creation.  He was recognized as #10 on the Financial Post’s Top 100 CEO Scorecard 2016, and named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40TM in 2004.


Joe currently serves as a Board member of VIQ Solutions Inc., Edo Revenue Royalty GP and EJ Trademark GP, and Eagle River Capital, LLC.  Joseph holds a Master of Business Administration (with Distinction) from the Ivey Business School at Western University, a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Accountant.

Get to know the other men and women of the Spark Power Board of Directors - experienced leaders within their respective industries.

Dan Ardila

Dan is a Board Director with Spark Power. With over 30 years of financial leadership experience in the industrial, commercial, and consumer packaged goods industry. Prior to his retirement, Dan worked as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Spark and oversaw all financial aspects of the Company. In this role, he worked to provide strategic recommendations to Spark’s senior leadership team and Board of Directors.

Larry D. Taylor

Mr. Taylor is the President of Taylor Made Solutions based in Toronto and is a CEO Group Leader for CEO Global Network also based in Toronto. Mr. Taylor is an experienced CEO with a strong track record of leadership in growing financial services and professional services firms.

Daniel Peloquin

Daniel Peloquin is a seasoned executive who has been involved in the manufacturing and exporting of products and services serving the electrical Transmission and Distribution (T&D) industry and End Users on international markets for over 35 years. Peloquin’s background includes extensive executive leadership in general management, human capital, engineering, sales, marketing and operations.

Jason Sparaga

Jason is Spark Power’s Co-Founder & Director with over 20 years of experience in private company M&A, corporate finance, and merchant banking, with a history of closing more than 100 transactions. A driven entrepreneur and business leader, Jason is focused on M&A activities, corporate finance, and supporting key strategic initiatives.

Andrew Clark

Andrew is Spark Power’s Co-Founder & Vice Board Chair with over two decades of experience in the industrial manufacturing, merchant banking, and advanced energy sectors. Andrew’s primary focus is on the company’s Corporate Sustainability.

Eric Waxman

Eric is Spark Power’s Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer, and Board Director with over 20 years of extensive experience with M&A, investment banking, and private equity deal structures. A strong leader, Eric focuses on driving an ownership and safety-first culture within the Company and leading acquisition transactions and their integration to accelerate Spark Power’s North American-wide expansion.

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