ABGB Capital, LLC
Mr. Melnuk graduated from the University of Manitoba, Canada, in 1976 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Canada in 1979. In 1988, he joined The Horsham Corporation (Horsham) in Toronto, Canada, as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), having previously served in several capacities in investment and merchant banking organizations.
From 1992 to 1994, he served as President and a Director of Horsham. Since 1992, Mr. Melnuk served successively as President, CEO, and a Director of Clark USA, Inc. (1992-1998), a Fortune 500 St. Louis-based independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products; Barrick Gold Corporation (1998-1999), a Canadian based international gold mining company; and Bracknell Corporation (1999-2001), a $1.3 billion electrical, mechanical and telecommunications infrastructure services company based in Minneapolis. Mr. Melnuk was a co-founder and Managing Partner of FTL Capital, LLC., a private St. Louis based principal investment firm from 2002 until the sale of his interest in April 2015. Mr. Melnuk has also previously served as a director of a number of privately held companies and Petro-Canada, Inc., an integrated oil and gas company head officed in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Mr. Melnuk is currently the Founder and Managing Partner of ABGB Capital LLC., a principal investment company based in Orlando, Florida. He has been a director of Clark Brands since 2003.