JJ Vanasse

Jean-Jean (JJ) Vanasse

Chief Operating Officer

JJ oversees the operations of Colonnade BridgePort — ensuring they have the procedures, systems and controls in place to meet their strategic objectives, improve efficiency, mitigate risk and adapt to changing conditions.

With an extensive financial background, JJ has raised capital for new funds, evaluated investment opportunities, provided strategic advice and secured equity and debt financings for businesses over the course of his career. He has taken companies through reorganizations, mergers, expansions and diversifications. As Chief Financial Officer of Manderley Turf Products, JJ helped the company reorganize for long-term growth. At FastLane Technologies, he raised capital to fund the company’s expansion. Identifying investment opportunities and spearheading growth, JJ also served as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Ionalytics Corporation and Chief Financial Officer of Celtic House Venture Partners.

JJ is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has earned a Bachelor of Commerce from Université du Québec.