CEO, Avante Logixx
Craig Campbell is the Chief Executive Officer of Resilience Capital, a single family office that invests capital to support other growing and promising entrepreneurs predominantly in the security sector and seeks to make controlling investments in stable, profitable companies with $5 to $60 million in annual revenue and $1 to $10 million in annual cash flow.
Craig is also the current Chief Executive Officer of Avante Logixx Inc., a Toronto-based provider of high-end security services. It acquires, manages and build’s industry leading businesses which provide specialized, mission-critical solutions that address the needs of its customers.
Prior to Founding Resilience Capital, Craig founded Total Security Management Inc. (TSM), a company he started in 1999 to fill the growing need from Canadian financial institutions for a full-service security solutions provider. He is an accomplished entrepreneur and business leader. Starting as a security guard at the age of 17, and within five years had developed a plan to start his own company.
Over the next 15 years, TSM grew to be Canada’s largest privately held security company with almost 3,000 employees. In November 2013, Craig sold the Canadian guard services, along with the TSM brand, to a leading global protective services company. This allowed him to further invest in the integrated security systems, background screening and investigation solutions parts of his Canadian business, as well as the U.S. security guard business of his company.
He has frequently been recognized for his business acumen, including the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2004 and being named as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 by Caldwell Partners/The Globe and Mail in 2010. In 2012 Craig was presented the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his support of the community.
Craig is an alumnus of Harvard Business School’s prestigious three-year OPM program, and is a graduate of the Rotman School of Management’s Director’s Education Program.
Craig is active in the community, and contributes his time and expertise to a number of local charities. He is a founding member of a philanthropic cycling group, Les Domestiques, which has helped raise tens of millions of dollars for charities across North America. He has served on the boards of several professional organizations. He currently sits on the board of Pathways to Education, and is a past board member for the Ontario chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization.