Technology Development, Commercialization and Business Strategy

(3 Partners / 12 Associates)

Core Specializations:

  • Technology Development and Finance
  • Technology Commercialization
  • Strategic and Business Planning
  • Corporate Restructuring/New Business Launch
  • Manufacturing and Process Innovation
  • International Project/Manufacturing Lead
  • Business Systems Development/Implementation

Practice Group Leads:


James Padilla Jr.

Senior Partner, Biofuels, Ecological Economics, and the Green Economy

Detroit, Michigan


Maria Perez

Senior Associate, Plant Sciences and Ecological Economics
Senior Advisor, Northern Eagle Investment Partnership (NEIP) Renewables and Eco-Economy Fund

West Palm Beach, Florida

Tomek Wala

Tomek Wala

Senior Associate, North America

Edmonton, Alberta

Direct: 1 780 983 1066

B.A., Kalamazoo College; MSc/MMSc, Purdue University; MBA, ESC Rouen, France; MCSc, Detroit-Mercy.

BSc, Florida State University; MSc, Ohio State University; MBA, University of Texas.

Senior systems, software and apps developer with proven – and widely-acknowledged and industry-recognized – experience and expertise in managing complex multi-platform web design and brand-building graphic and word-based content assignments. This includes developing and managing fully-integrated social media branding campaigns for a wide range of clients, across North America and globally.


Heather McMillan

Practice Group Coordinator/Office Manager

Direct: (780) 758-7336 (Toll Free)