Leadership Team

Our carefully curated leadership team is passionate about helping drive the businesses we work with to new heights. Take advantage of our broad experience and proven track record of operational excellence.

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Chris Day

Chief Executive Officer

Chris Day is a recognized technology leader, strategist, and influencer in the Managed Services Provider (MSP) industry. In 2002, Chris founded Fully Managed, which grew to become one of the largest providers in Western Canada. In 2018, Fully Managed merged with CareWorx to emerge as Canada’s largest MSP. Chris remains an investor and a member of the board in the combined national entity, CareWorx Fully Managed.

In 2013, Chris launched his first software (SaaS) venture, IT Glue, which quickly became the leading documentation platform for the MSP industry, growing to over 5,000 customers and 100 employees globally. IT Glue was acquired in 2018 by Insight Venture Partners, through their portfolio company and recognized industry titan, Kaseya.

Chris's ability to see around the next corner -- and willingness to take calculated risks that others won’t -- is what led him to launch Top Down Ventures in 2015. Since then, Top Down has invested in several early-stage SaaS companies, including Warranty Master, Backup Radar, and Socket. At Top Down, Chris is responsible for new investments, and provides product and go-to-market expertise for each of the portfolio companies.


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Greg Celmainis

Managing Director, Operations

Greg Celmainis is an experienced entrepreneur, with an engineering background and a passion for operating and managing growth in start-up companies, having done so for countless businesses with numerous successful divestment outcomes. He also managed and directed private-equity investment in start-up and early-stage companies in various industries, including telecommunications, Internet commerce and SaaS, agricultural technologies, and medical technologies. He has sat on the Board of Directors of several private and public companies, as well as not-for-profit and educational societies. At Top Down, Greg is responsible for new investments, partnerships and overall operations for each of the portfolio companies.


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Mike Savard

Managing Director, Sales

Mike is a veteran sales leader and coach, with over 25 years’ experience across many industries. Mike is an accomplished executive, having built and managed countless high performing sales teams. In 2016, Mike joined IT Glue as the VP, Sales and directly managed all aspects of the sales strategy, delivering an increase in recurring revenue of over 400% in just two years. At Top Down, Mike is responsible for helping to build and manage high-performance sales teams in each of the portfolio companies.


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Chantelle Turton

Director, Human Resources

Chantelle has been developing, leading and supporting high performance teams for her entire career. Her cross-industry expertise includes SaaS, insurance and manufacturing. Chantelle has a passion for people, culture and learning, and enjoys partnering with dynamic leaders to simplify work, engage people and deliver results. She has a passion for continuous improvement, loves solving problems and enjoys discovering new ways of working

At Top Down, Chantelle works closely with the leadership of each portfolio company and their teams to ensure she is attracting the best candidates and helping them realize their full potential.

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