Jody is the Chair of the Commercial Department and a member of the Executive Committee of Fillmore Riley LLP. He maintains a dynamic corporate and commercial practice, acting as lead engagement partner for some of Manitoba’s largest companies, institutions and pension funds. Jody’s clients reflect Manitoba’s diverse sectors, including agribusiness, manufacturing and transportation. He is of Métis descent and speaks French. He has taken a keen interest in economic development work with First Nations and Tribal Councils. He is a member of the United Way Winnipeg Campaign Cabinet and is the Co-Chair of the Professionals Division. He is the Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of FortWhyte Alive and played a key role in establishing the Fillmore Riley Internship at FortWhyte Farms. He also sat as a member of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce's Transportation Leadership Council. He has published articles in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law Review and for the Law Society of Manitoba. He is a frequent lecturer and taught advanced business law at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law. After graduating with distinction from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Jody clerked for the Honourable Chief Justice J.A. Isaac of the Federal Court of Canada, Appellate Division.
Kew Media Group Inc. (TSX: KEW) (Kew), a special purpose acquisition corporation (SPAC), created one of the world’s most significant independent content platforms by directly acquiring six companies - Content Media Corporation plc, Architect Films Inc., Bristow Global Media Inc., Frantic Films Corporation, Media Headquarters Film & Television Inc. and Our House Media Inc. – and indirectly acquiring control of Aito Media Oy, Campfire Film & Television LLC, Collins Avenue Productions LLC, Jigsaw Productions LLC and Spirit Digital Media Limited.
Cineplex Inc. (Cineplex) completed new and increased credit facilities totalling $550 million, pursuant to an amended and restated credit agreement with a syndicate of lenders led by The Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal and Royal Bank of Canada, as co-lead arrangers and The Bank of Nova Scotia, as administrative agent.