About Us

Executive Board

Tactical Minds is governed by a Management Board with the following key members:

Charles D. Zuckerman

Charles Zuckerman is the Chief Executive Officer of Tactical Minds since the company’s inception in September 2009. Charles is an entrepreneurial business strategist with 27 years of experience in successfully developing and driving business growth in diverse industries.

Charles has held several senior management positions that include: CEO of Thorburn Flex Inc. in Montreal, Quebec, Executive Vice-President of Champlain Plastics Inc., in Montreal, Quebec, CEO of All About Technologies Inc., in Montreal, Quebec, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing with Doubletex in Montreal, Quebec and played a leading role in developing and executing the new trade show Material World.

He was a Board Member with the following companies: Style Communications (board advisor), Textiles Distributions Associations of America, (the first Canadian on the board), and Canadian Apparel advisor. Also was on the board of advisors to tradeshows including IFFE, Bobbin Show and Material World.

He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario (B.A.) and has studied MBA marketing at Philadelphia University, including courses in textile technology and finance. Charles has earned recognition as a trendsetter. He was the 1998 recipient of Sporting Goods Business Magazine’s Trend Setter of the Year Award and was the first Canadian to win that award.

Alon S. Ossip
Chairman of the Board

Alon Ossip is the Chairman of the Board of Tactical Minds. He has over 25 years of leadership experience in strategic business management and operations. Alon is well recognized in the business community as a visionary in profitable business alignment and development.

He currently holds several senior management positions that include: CEO for The Stronach Group, Trustee for Transglobe Apartment REIT (real estate development), and Counsel for Miller Thompson LLP.

He was the managing Director for the following companies: Os Investments (Automotive industry) and Workbrain Corporation (Computer Software industry); and was Executive Vice President of Magna International (automotive industry).

Alon has been actively involved in major acquisitions, growth strategies and value realizations. He has held leadership roles in the development of start up organizations such as Workbrain Corporation (Computer Software) and he is a Director and one of the original investors of Dayforce (Enterprise).

He was the Partner at Goodman and Carr LLP for 18 years where he practiced law.

He is both a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School (LLB, Law) and the University of Toronto (BA, Economics/Commerce)

Consulting Team

Tactical Minds’ consulting team is comprised of senior consulting experts that extend across multiple industries and that specialize in the following key areas: strategic management, marketing and sales, mergers/acquisitions, national and international law, equity and investment restructuring, operations, technology and outsourcing.

Key members of the Consulting Team include:

Emil Tarnowsky
Engineering/Operations Specialist

Emil has over 30 years of experience in manufacturing plant design, construction and operations management. He has worked for companies such as Nova; BF Goodrich; British Plasterboard and SCA in senior process engineering and operations capacities.

Over his extensive career, he has received numerous awards for operational excellence and innovation and has risen to the CEO level within several organizations.

His team of engineers work to perform the appropriate operational diagnostics for Tactical Minds’ clients. The end result is a comprehensive end-to-end overview of a company’s operations and a plan to revamp, re-engineer and/or restructure where required.

David Johnson

David is the company’s legal specialist. He is a bilingual attorney and trademark agent who specializes in corporate law, commercial transactions, corporate governance, intellectual property, securities law and not-for-profit law. He has experience across a variety of different industries, both nationally and internationally, including mining, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and software.

He resides on several Boards, such as publicly traded Colt Resources Inc. and Genoil Inc. He also holds officer positions in several companies including INIT Innovations in Transport (Eastern Canada) Inc. and RTN Stealth Software Inc.

As a member of Tactical Minds’ consulting team, David provides valuable legal advice for clients in any industry across multiple areas of practice.

Private Equity Investment Team

Tactical Minds has access to a large Canadian private investor base.