WHO WE ARE
Bitvo’s Cryptocurrency Exchange & Trading Experts
Prior to joining Bitvo, Pamela Draper spent almost 14 years in investment and corporate banking at top-tier Canadian banks. In various roles, she focused on raising capital for North American growth-oriented companies across industry sectors. She holds an HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario.
Summer Bradko is General Counsel for Bitvo Inc. and is responsible for managing legal and regulatory compliance risk for Bitvo and its affiliates. She has almost 20 years of broad based legal experience and has spent the majority of her career working in financial services. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta. Active in her community, Summer currently serves as a director of the Edmonton Humane Society.
Brenda Krause is a CPA,CMA with over 20 years of experience providing strategic, financial, and operational leadership to global and domestic companies. Ms. Krause brings considerable experience in scaling up organizations, streamlining business processes , internal controls, system implementations, and workforce planning. She is also adept in identifying opportunities, managing risks, and problem solving.
Beryl-Ann Shillingford has 15 years’ experience in Program Management in the payments field. Prior to her current role at Bitvo, she was the Operational Accounting Manager in the Prepaid Division for DirectCash Payments Inc., a publicly traded financial services company. She has been responsible for project management and client implementation of innovative solutions for business, focusing on efficiency and service.
Yiannis Kanatas is core member of Bitvo’s Sales, Trading and Operations team. He has obtained a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary and is currently a Level III Candidate for the CFA program. Prior to Bitvo, Yiannis spent time in the foreign currency exchange industry, which later translated into a passion for cryptocurrencies. Yiannis also serves as the National Treasurer for the Sons of Pericles, an international non-profit organization. When he's not on the trading desk, you can find him on the golf course.
Prior to joining Bitvo, Joel Johnson attended Saint Francis Xavier University, graduating from the Gerald Schwartz School of Business with a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Finance. He is currently an integral part of Bitvo’s operations, sales, and trading team. Joel is a dedicated, hardworking, cryptocurrency enthusiast, striving to help educate the public and grow the industry as whole.