THE GENEVA CANADA TEAM
CAL COCHRANEPresident, Geneva Canada
Lead Dealmaker and Project Manager
Cal has specialized in the M&A field since 1990 and joined Geneva Canada in 1998. During that time he has initiated and closed over seventy transactions. Prior to specializing in M&A, Cal spent three years as President of Johnston Equipment, a material handling equipment distributor with sales in excess of $100 million. He also was a tax partner in a major accounting firm, Ernst & Whinney, and specialized in Canadian and International taxation. He has served as a director of public and private companies and is a past director of Big Brothers/Big Sisters Metro Toronto. In addition to being a Chartered Professional Accountant, Cal is a Chartered Business Valuator and a Certified Financial Planner. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Windsor.
BRIAN TRAINORFormer Vice President, Geneva Canada
Dealmaker and Project Manager
Brian has been with Geneva Canada since 2003 and has directed the valuation, marketing and transaction closings for a
wide range of middle market clients across a variety of industries. While at Geneva he has gained a wealth of experience as
a lead advisor managing competitive sales mandates involving both strategic and private equity buyers. Brian holds an
MBA degree from Dalhousie University and is a CPA. Brian joined BDO Canada Transaction Advisory Services in February, 2020.