Riaz Mamdani Vice Chairman

Riaz Mamdani is the CEO of Strategic Group which was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. Strategic Group owns, manages and develops office, retail and apartment properties across Canada. Real Estate is Strategic Group’s focus, however, it owns and operates businesses in other sectors including construction, building services, oilfield services, hospitality, pet care, agriculture, technology and corporate finance. Under Mr. Mamdani’s leadership, Strategic Group continues to grow and diversify.

Riaz Mamdani has a passion for improving community vibrancy and sustainability. He supports the arts, community programs and many charitable organizations in Alberta and beyond.

Riaz Mamdani, Board Member

Board of Directors

Deanna Delyea, Board Member

Deanna Delyea

Board Member

Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas

Chairman Emeritus

Joe Gantz

Joe Gantz

Board Member

Neil Gill Holding Puppy

Neil Gill


Chris Kempner


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The Dogtopia Foundation enables dogs to positively change the world. To accomplish this, we currently are funding programs focused around three worthy causes: Service Dogs for Veterans, Youth Literacy Programs and Employment Initiatives for Adults with Autism.