Meet Bill Panagiotakopoulos

Mr. Panagiotakopoulos is a multi-faceted, successful entrepreneur who brings an immense amount of passion with his studious nature. With over 23 years of experience as an entrepreneur, executive, and investor, Bill Panagiotakopoulos has a strong history of growing businesses from initial concept to operating enterprise. 

“The first mover has the advantage.” It is essential to see opportunities that are coming and ignore the current business noise. As a student of the sciences, Bill has always been looking at what new ideas are on the horizon. Bill had a vision for something and a desire to create it. With the renewable energy contract, Ontario’s FIT program, Bill pushed the envelope by constructing the largest solar tracking system on commercial land in Canada, one of the first of its kind. Cardinal Solar took the latest technologies available, from Germany, and designed it to be an autonomous operation with virtually no oversight.  

Bill is the founder and owner of Cardinal Group Inc, specializing in evaluating business development opportunities and helping set strategic goals that generate significant ROI in a variety of industries and in government contracts.  With Bill’s previous focus on the government-granted-contract businesses, he brings years of brand and business development experience, making him dynamic and have insight on the latest business trends as well as capital markets. His experience growing publicly traded companies along with his dedication to lean operations and focus on execution have proven his leadership. Bill’s career has left with him a breadth of knowledge and success across multiple industries and markets. Bill is always looking for the next challenge.

Bill was born and raised in Toronto, Canada and retains active ties. He has relocated to Miami, Florida. He is an active traveller and has spent his time living between North America and Europe from a young age. His hobbies include scuba diving, flying, and spending time with his three kids.

Our Ventures


Set up in 1999, Cardinal Development focuses on identifying and acquiring underdeveloped, distressed and overlooked real estate assets. Our portfolio includes commercial land, office buildings, warehouses, salvage yard, multi residential apartments, single-family homes and luxury condos. Cardinal Development was able to acquire each of these opportunities and add significant value to them within the first two-quarters of ownership while making them available to the rental market.


Renewable energy company focused on the Ontario Feed in Tariff (FIT) program. Cardinal Solar took the latest technologies available and pushed the envelope by building the largest solar tracking system on commercial land in Canada. Its design enables autonomous operation with virtually no oversight.

Muskoka Distilleries

Taking one of the worlds purest sources of water and ingredients and applying copper distilling technology to produce Canada’s premier whiskey. Muskoka Distilleries plans to evangelize an authentically Canadian product to the world’s whiskey consumers, crafted from the heart of Ontario.


Rekemend balances your MEND. We are dedicated to the well-being of your Mind, Energy, Nutrition and Diet. Restore, Rebalance and Recharge. Our products help you attain the highest degree of health using a unique super blend of medicinal mushrooms. Not only does our product balance your body, it maximizes your prevention against pathogens. We strive to help you improve your quality of life, achieve your wellness goals, and support your best possible life.

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