About Us

RM Business Solutions was formed by us, two experienced and hardworking individuals:
  • Malcolm Hargrave and 
  • Rick Warwick.
 
We have both held senior management positions within corporate settings and have worked on various consulting projects. We have worked closely together for the past 18-Years on Vancouver Island.
 
Our background includes extensive experience in Financial and Operations Management.
 
 
 
Malcolm Hargrave, CPA, CGA
Founder and Managing Partner
 
Malcolm moved to Nanaimo in 1994. He has held many senior management positions such as Chief Financial Officer, VP Finance, Director of Finance and Corporate Controller for several corporations throughout his career.
 
In 2011, Malcolm started his own consulting business and has helped over 30 organizations in BC with their financial, strategic and human resources planning and restructuring. Malcolm qualified in the UK as a Fellow Member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA) and became a member of the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada in 2009. In 2015, Malcolm became a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants in BC. Malcolm has consulted for a diverse range of industries, including:
  • Manufacturing,
  • Technology,
  • Excavating,
  • Drilling and Pilings,
  • Waste Management,
  • Plumbing and Heating,
  • Metal Fabrication,
  • Food Preservation and Storage,
  • Yacht Maintenace and Repairs,
  • Water Storage and Treatment,
  • Trades Training Academy,
  • Logging,
  • Fish Processing and
  • Retail Stores
 
A keen car enthusiast, Malcolm is a member of the Old English Car Club, and was Chairman from 2013 to 2016. Malcolm was also a board member of Community Futures Central Island Branch for 4 years. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Richard Warwick,
Founder and Managing Partner
 
Rick grew up in Nanaimo and spent much of his career on the Mainland and in the US working in the Telecommunications industry. He has held positions as a General Manager and Operations Manager within an IT environment as well as Manufacturing. He has managed companies and departments across a broad spectrum of industries including:
  • Telecommunications,
  • Aquaculture,
  • Excavation Drilling and Pilings,
  • Manufacturing,
  • Water Treatment,
  • Aviation and
  • Yacht Maintenance.
His training includes: Software Development, Project Management, Lean, Six Sigma, ITIL,  Electronics.
 
On a personal level, Rick has an interest in software development and his hobbies include AI, gaming software development and voice service development. He is a registered developer with Amazon and Google.
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