Lorne Jacobson co-founded TriWest in 1998 and, as Vice Chairman, contributes a wealth of knowledge in the areas of corporate development and law. From 1994 to 1998 he served as Vice President, Corporate Development and General Counsel of Burns Foods Limited. He was responsible for a variety of corporate acquisitions, divestitures, and financings as part of the management team for this leading Canadian food company.
Prior to Burns Foods, Lorne was a partner in the Calgary office of the national law firm of Bennett Jones where he specialized in corporate and securities law.
Lorne serves as a director or officer on a number of public and private companies and charitable organizations, including as Chairman of the Board of Governors of Trinity Western University, and previously served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Venture Capital Association.