Jen McCain

Founder & President  


Jen is President of Irie Capital Corporation. Prior to founding Irie Capital, she was a Consultant at KPMG, where she focused on helping clients leverage the power of business and private capital towards initiatives that generate positive financial returns and social impact. Jen has worked in both Canada and the U.S in consumer goods, business consulting, and non profit roles. 


Jen has a Master's of Business Administration with a major in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability from Simmons University in Boston, and a Bachelor's degree in Business Management with a major in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Dalhousie University.


Jen is a Director on the McCain Foods Group Holding Company Board, Board Director at Kennebec Investments Inc. (Real Estate) and also serves as the Vice Chair, Board of Directors, for Friends of Ruby, a Toronto based transitional house and drop in centre for LGBTQ2S+  youth. 


Scott McCain 

Advisory Partner 


Scott McCain is president of JSM Capital Corporation, a private investment holding corporation. 


In 2014, Mr.McCain retired as president and Chief Operating Officer of the Agribusiness Group at Maple Leaf Foods Inc., a role he held since 1999. From 1995 to 1999 he was Executive Vice President at Maple Leaf Foods.


Prior to joining Maple Leaf Foods, Mr. McCain was Vice President of Production, McCain Foods Limited in Canada. Mr. McCain joined McCain Foods in 1978 where he held progressively senior positions in manufacturing and operations.


Mr. McCain holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Mount Allison University (1978).


He is a director of McCain Foods Group Inc., McCain Foods Limited, SeaFort Capital Inc., Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, Saint John Major Hockey Club Limited and the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation Inc. 

Subject Expertise

Irie Capital Corporation is a lean organization. We leverage expertise in governance structure, tax planning, general administration, accounting, legal (general, corporate, franchise & labour law) through various professional service partners.