Our Team

National

Marc Burchell

Marc Burchell

Marc has an extensive and diverse retailing background in department store & multi-store chain environments. Beginning his career in the stockroom at Woodward’s Stores he rose quickly through the ranks in operations, buying and ultimately as a Divisional General Manager.

Chance Burles

Chance Burles

Chance served in the Canadian Forces for 8 years as a Combat Engineer and retired as a Master Corporal. He served with 1 Combat Engineer Regiment out of Edmonton, Alberta for 6 years including an 8 month tour of Afghanistan in 2008. Chance spent the last year and a half of his career at 4 Canadian Division Training Center in Meaford Ontario as a Recruit Instructor.

Jill Greenwood CD

Jill Greenwood CD

Jill served with both the Land and Air elements of the Canadian Armed Forces for 17 years in mobile support and administration. In addition to the walk, Jill also volunteers with Quilts of Valour Society of Canada and Mefloquine Awareness Canada. A busy advocate who loves meeting veterans and their supporters!

Dr. Matthew Kane

Dr. Matthew Kane

Matt joined the military at 17 as a mechanic in the Navy. He transferred to Military Intelligence and commission from the ranks. Matt quickly found a passion for his work in Military Intelligence and was involved in operations, of counter-terrorism in the Middle East, counter-piracy off the coast of Somalia, stopping human smuggling in the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Aden, and the BC coast, as well as weapons smuggling in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Aden. Matthew’s final job in the military was leading an intelligence cell conducting operations against Taliban Improvised Explosive Device (road side bombs) financiers, suppliers and makers. He left the military in 2014 after sustaining numerous injuries in the line of duty. After leaving the military, Matthew completed a Master’s Degree in Psychology in which he studied deception detection and then completed a Ph.D. in 2018

Brian Greenwood MMM CD

Brian Greenwood MMM CD

Brian served the Canadian Armed Forces for 31 years as a professional musician, conductor and Commanding Officer. Brian brings a wealth of experience and leadership to the Canadian Walk for Veterans. He and his spouse Jill look forward to seeing you in Ottawa this year!