MANAGEMENT

The Company’s senior management and board members are keenly focused on creating demonstrable shareholder value by driving profitable growth, establishing new synergistic sales verticals, and maintaining an effective resource management strategy for long-term sustainability.

Buck Marshall
Buck MarshallPresident & CEO

Mr. Marshall brings an impressive history of high-level management experience to the Company, including 16 years of service within the commercial banking industry. During the past 12 years, Mr. Marshall has worked in tandem with U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) lending groups – through which he has developed an intimate knowledge of SBA programs – equipping him to efficiently navigate the credit standards and requirements for working with the US Government, and to leverage the specific programs available to enable small businesses to gain access to capital when conventional access is limited.

Most recently, as Market President of Northwest Bank (“Northwest”), Mr. Marshall worked alongside Northwest’s board of directors and division managers to develop policies and procedures that would ensure the successful realization of its long-term growth strategies and corporate vision.  Additionally, Mr. Marshall presided over a significant restructuring and strategic turnaround within Northwest, while growing the team over a geographically dispersed region. As the primary contact for all interactions with the U.S. Small Business Administration for exams/audits, program changes and delegated authority renewals, Mr. Marshall introduced and implemented a host of operational improvements using lean methodologies to drive efficiency and reduce costs.

A member of the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL), Mr. Marshall holds a communications degree from Eastern Washington University and multiple specialized banking-industry certifications including a Certified Lenders Diploma. Mr. Marshall has helped hundreds of small businesses get the capitol needed to grow their companies. Mr. Marshall’s extensive nation-wide network of banking professionals provide for coveted access to a wide range of resources including government-guaranteed lending programs and conventional credit opportunities.

Mr. Marshall places a high value on the creation and implementation of effective and efficient policies and procedures that positively impact morale and productivity. Consistently recognized for improving operational efficiencies through innovative and logical approaches that ultimately reflect positively on the bottom line, Mr. Marshall excels in aligning a company’s organizational objectives with their corporate vision, building revenue streams, achieving profitable growth, facilitating team collaboration, and developing integrated strategies.

Terry Nixon
Terry NixonChief Compliance Officer

Terry Nixon co-founded Mission Ready (the “Company”) in 2011 and served as its Director of Corporate Communications until July 2018 when he was appointed to the position of Chief Compliance Officer.

Mr. Nixon brings an impressive history of C-level executive leadership experience to the Company along with an intimate understanding of capital markets, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, and public-company administration. Mr. Nixon’s long-standing relationships within the investment industry – including an extensive network of affluent private and institutional equity investors – have been instrumental in securing capital for the Company since its inception.

Prior to Mission Ready, Mr. Nixon provided governance, compliance and management services to public issuers as both an employee and consultant, most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer of a junior exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.

Dong Shim
Dong ShimChief Financial Officer

Dong H. Shim is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia and a Certified Public Accountant registered in the State of Illinois, United States.

Mr. Shim has served as an audit partner on numerous audit engagements with a mid-size firm located in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he audited various publicly traded companies, primarily focusing on junior mining, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, and high-tech industries. As an audit partner, Mr. Shim also assisted various start-up companies in achieving public listings on the TSX Venture Exchange, Canadian Securities Exchange and the OTC Market.