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SDI Strategies

Our Team

Jeffrey Sims

Dan Doherty, M.A.
Technical Writer & Facilitator

Pirouz Khakzad
Technical & Business Analyst

Elizabeth Dillon
Technical Advisor & IT Specialist

Nino Barbon
Systems Management & Training Specialist

Tiam Korki
Systems Architect & Business Advisor

Jeffrey Sims

Jeff is the founder of Strategic Decisions Institute - SDI, and several other successful businesses. SDI is a business development and technology consultancy business started over twelve years ago and he has led the company into a prominent business with over 100 satisfied clients throughout Canada. He holds a Master’s Degree in Administration, a Baccalaureate in Social Sciences, Diploma in Business Administration and a BC Insurance License.

After working 10 years combined in three different Universities as a leading edge community and business development leader, Mr. Sims’ experience as an entrepreneur culminated in 2003 with the initial structuring of the Thrifty Foods buy-out and succession plan. It was the groundwork to one of the most successful business transactions on Vancouver Island. Subsequently, he and his business partner led to rapidly grow and sell a manufacturing plant with a chain of five retail outlets, a packaging distribution company, seafood trading company, and, a produce import business. This provided a wealth of business acumen along with the knowledge of Government technology tax credits, grant and investment programs. Ensuing, he has been involved with the restructuring of the Nickel Bros. House Moving Company and has assisted other prominent business leaders including David Black of Black Press in the acquisitions and funding strategies for their US based businesses.

Mr. Sims' portfolio also includes experience in playing professional sports, the start-up of Royal Roads University, as a Marketing Manager for a National Sport organization, and Head Coach of an American Football Team in Europe. Being fully bilingual, he is a current Governor of the National Theatre School of Canada and active member of the Vancouver Island Association of Technology. He is currently founder and CEO of a technology start-up and continues to strive to share his experience and knowledge as an entrepreneur and business development advocacy.