Mr. Gilmour’s professional career began in sales and marketing with internationally recognized brands such as: Libby’s (Libby, McNeil and Libby); Playtex Corp.; and Black and Decker. Mr. Gilmour has also owned and operated chain grocery outlets including owner/operator of a Super Valu grocery store in Vancouver, B.C., for over five years. He has a successful record taking businesses with existing consumer bases and growing that business. Mr. Gilmour joined Independent Pharmacist Inc. where he leveraged his sales, marketing and management skills to drive membership significantly, increasing sales tenfold from $2-million to $22-million over a span of four years. When the business was sold, Mr. Gilmour turned to building another business, Vancouver Wholesale Drugs, in which he was a partner and general manager overseeing a sales increase from $5-million to $70-million in just six years. Mr. Gilmour then returned to the grocery world purchasing an IGA grocery store in Vancouver, B.C., that he operated for over eight years. More recently, Mr. Gilmour has been advising small- to medium-business owners in infrastructure, financing, sales and marketing.