Mr. Nantes is the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nantes Capital Inc. and the Nantes Group of Companies.  Mr. Nantes’ has owned and / or operated a number of industrial and commercial business operations in Atlantic Canada, specializing in turn-around and value growth opportunities.  Nantes Capital Inc. currently operates as a private equity / venture capital firm with multiple business holdings across a range of industries, and continues to seek investment opportunities across Canada.

Mr. Nantes received his bachelor of commerce degree from St. Mary’s University.  He earned his Chartered Accounting designation in 1991 and was named a Fellow of the Nova Scotia Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA) in 2008. He has served as Director on numerous charitable, community and industry organizations including the Nova Scotia Securities Commission and the Construction Association of Nova Scotia.  He currently serves on the Board of the Maritime NHL’ers for Kids Society, and is past Provincial and National Chair of the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada and was named an Honorary Lifetime Member in 2017.