At Momentum Solutions, we understand the need for custom, full-scale and truly innovative solutions that help deliver real results.
That’s why our management is comprised of industry leaders and professionals who put in the work to further both our business and the communities in which we operate.
Take a moment to meet the Momentum Solutions management team.
Chief Executive Officer
Stephen Arbib is a Canadian entrepreneur who believes one can do well while doing good.
Throughout his career, he has founded companies which are not only successful, but benefit society and help those truly in need.
In 2013, Mr. Arbib co-founded Momentum Solutions, one of the world’s leading providers of life-support services for governments, humanitarian and emergency operations. He now serves as the CEO.
Prior to Momentum Solutions, Mr. Arbib was a Director at SkyLink Aviation, having founded and managed their European operations from Rome, Italy until 2006. Later, he moved to Toronto to manage the Canadian Department of National Defence sales office for SkyLink.
Mr. Arbib is also the co-founder of Cycura Inc., provider of advanced, customized, and confidential cybersecurity services to governments, companies, and organizations with particularly high intellectual property (IP) value.
Born in Tel Aviv, Israel in 1977, Mr. Arbib moved to Toronto at the age of 10. He attended Ryerson University for Business and following his second year, enrolled in a joint entrepreneurship program in Vancouver (with Harvard University).
Mr. Arbib is an active member of Toronto’s non-profit community, and is a frequent benefactor of medicinal efforts to countries all over the world, including Syria, Mozambique, Somalia and elsewhere.
Allen B. Graham is the President whose expertise is in Specialty Aviation, Commercial Aviation, Logistics, Project Management and Emergency Evacuation.
Mr. Graham has had a long and distinguished career in the Travel and Aviation industries in Canada. His career has spanned more than 44 years, having started with Air Canada in 1971.
Prior to his role with Momentum Solutions, he was with the Transat Group, Canada’s largest Leisure Travel Company, for a period of 13 years.
During that time, he held the position of President and CEO of Air Transat for 11 years, as well as two years as the President of the Tour Operator, Transat Canada.
Before joining Air Transat, he was the President of Royal Aviation, a Montreal-based Charter Airline and Tour Operator.
Mr. Graham spent 28 years with Air Canada, where he occupied various senior executive positions, including General Manager of the Toronto Airport, Vice President of Inflight Services, and Senior Vice President of Customer Service. He was then seconded to JAZZ Air BC to become their President and CEO.
Mr. Graham currently resides in Montreal, Quebec.
Kyle Dennhardt is the Chief Financial Officer of Momentum Solutions. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant in Canada and has completed the International Qualification Examination for accounting professionals, who are members of non-U.S. professional associations.
Prior to joining Momentum Solutions, Mr. Dennhardt spent 6 years at MNP LLP as a Manager in the assurance group with a focus on public and go-public companies. During his career in public accounting, Mr. Dennhardt performed consulting engagements, audits, reviews, compilations and corporate and personal tax work. His clients spanned various industries including manufacturing, medical cannabis production, mining, financial services and real estate.
Mr. Dennhardt began his career as a Financial Analyst for GE Capital in their franchise finance department where he assisted in the underwriting of loans as well as managed the groups lending portfolio.
Mr. Dennhardt earned his CPA, CA in 2014 and is a 2012 UFE Honour Roll Member.
COO, Freight Transport
Ilan Friedman is a new addition to the Momentum Solutions Management Team, leading the Freight Transport Division. Ilan brings with him a unique blend of leadership and experience spanning many aspects of the freight transport and distribution industry. Prior to joining Momentum, Ilan founded and served as the CEO of Bravo Logistics from 2006 until 2019, a role which lead him well beyond his primary goal of supplying tailored freight forwarding and supply chain solutions.
Over the past 15 years, Ilan has provided complete transportation solutions to major retailers, importers and exporters, through a customized portfolio including door to door services globally. He has developed a reputation for building and operating reliable and cost effective supply chain systems, steady even in the face of unexpected changes in economies and environments.
Ilan has supplied air, trucking and shipping services for Militaries, Government State Agencies (including FEMA) and many other clients in the public and private sectors needing to navigate challenging transportation environments. Ilan is full FIATA and CCLP certified and works out of the Momentum Toronto head office.
Richard McDole is the Chief Executive Officer of Momentum Express. As a pilot and aviation enthusiast, Richard entered the aviation industry in 1988 following the completion of his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Toronto where he majored in Economics. In the years that followed he flew a variety of piston and turbine aircraft carrying passengers and cargo to remote communities in Northern Ontario and Manitoba. Over time, Richard advanced into management roles until 1994, when he attended post-graduate studies at Wilfrid Laurier University in Southern Ontario and completed their MBA program.
Shortly thereafter, Mr. McDole moved to Toronto and joined SkyLink Aviation and SkyLink Express. Over the course of the next 23 years, he assumed numerous roles including Director of Flight Operations, Chief Operating Officer, and President / CEO and worked side-by-side with the owners of SkyLink Express to foster a series of partnerships and acquisitions that contributed to SkyLink’s success in becoming the largest regional cargo feeder airline in Canada. Richard joined the Momentum Solutions Team as the Chief Operating Officer of the Express Division in 2019, when SkyLink Express was acquired by Momentum Solutions.
Mr. McDole currently resides in Toronto, Ontario.
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