Our values define how we work with
Similarly to most family-owned organizations, our values drive who we choose to work with. We find the best results are achieved when candor supports communication, roles are defined and embraced, and a shared vision drives everything we do.
clients and with each other.
From our collaborative approach with investees to our outstanding list of loyal industry contacts, relationships drive our business and are what make us a dependable partner.
Our approach remains focused on efficient and transparent process recommendations designed to help you secure future business and your reputation.
Our mission is to accelerate your growth with a system that equips you for sustainable success.
PRESIDENT & CEOWarren is RayQuest Holdings’ president and CEO. His involvement is to lead strategic planning and marketing efforts, as well as to oversee day-to-day operations. Establishing his career path through a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering followed by a MBA in international management, Warren has paired his technical training with the management and marketing of both small and large multinational oil and gas organizations. This comprehensive experience allowed Warren to develop an understanding of the needs and processes of a wide range of organizations.
While he’s not in the office leading RayQuest’s team, Warren enjoys spending time with his family, travelling and taking part in a wide range of sporting interests.
Barry R. Giovanetto, CA
CO-CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Over 30 years of experience in private investment and venture capital financing has facilitiated Barry to act as a Co-chairman on RayQuest’s Board of Directors. Barry’s technical training stems from a chartered accountant designation where he practiced for seven years in both Canada and the United States. Furthermore, his close involvement in the petroleum industry has enabled him to participate in 25 company start-ups and act as a board member for numerous private companies and industry-related organizations.
Barry enjoys spending time with his nine grandchildren who keep him busy and loving life. Other priorities include his love of travel with his wife and family, golf with his three adult sons and good Italian wine.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mary has spent the past 7 years with RayQuest, initially as our director of finance, and presently as our CFO. She has a chartered accountant designation and has completed the CICA in-depth tax course. This training, alongside financial experience in both public and private sector organizations, has facilitated her ability to act as the financial leader for both our firm and investee partners. In this role, she advises on strategic finance issues and opportunities, tax planning and compliance, governance and fiduciary duties.
Outside of the office, and during her personal time, Mary enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially with her three adult children, travelling and hosting dinners.
CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER
Tracey is RayQuest’s chief investment officer and has been with our team for over 6 years. Her technical training as a designated chartered accountant is supported by 20 years of industry experience integrating financial and strategic analysis into making key investment decisions. Daily, Tracey makes her mark on our team by recommending and executing RayQuest’s investment strategy for liquid assets and private equity investments. This role involves generating and maintaining deal flow, analyzing opportunities on individual merits and determining overall fit with the portfolio.
During her personal time, Tracey embraces her own sense of adventure travelling when possible, but most recently, exploring the adventures of parenthood.