Stuart R. Ross, Chief Executive Officer and President
Mr. Ross has had a distinguished career as a senior officer and director of several public companies, including companies listed on the NASDAQ and TSX Venture exchanges. His sector experience includes mining, beverage production and distribution, medical services, gaming and merchant banking, including 17 years as a senior officer and director of Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp (1986 to 2003). Most recently, Stuart was President and CEO of El Tigre Silver Corporation, a TSX Venture listed silver exploration company (2007 to 2015).
John Drobe Chief Geologist
John is a geologist with over 25 years' experience specializing in porphyry copper-gold, epithermal and skarn deposits throughout the Americas. Previously John held the position of Chief Geologist for Corriente Resources and was responsible for all aspects of exploration and resource definition at the company's Mirador, Panantza, and San Carlos porphyry copper deposits. Corriente was sold in 2010 for CAD$679 million cash. Most recently John served as COO for Indico Resources Limited, where he helped advance the Ocaña. copper oxide deposit towards production prior to the project receiving finance from a new operating partner in 2015.
Blaine Bailey, CFO
Mr. Blaine Bailey is a Certified General Accountant who has worked with numerous private and public companies over the past 20 years. Blaine brings complementary skills to the team in the areas of finance, administration and financial reporting.
Marla Ritchie, Corporate Secretary
Marla brings over 25 years' experience in public markets working as an Administrator and Corporate Secretary specializing in resource based exploration companies to the Company. Since 2001, she has been the Corporate Secretary for Cardero Resource Corp. Between 1992 -- 2003, Marla worked for Ascot Resources Ltd, Brett Resources Inc., Golden Band Resources Inc., Hyder Gold Inc., Leicester Diamond Mines Ltd., Loki Gold Corporation, Oliver Gold Corporation and Solomon Resources Limited. She is also currently the corporate secretary for Corvus Gold Inc., Dorato Resources Inc., International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. and Wealth Minerals Ltd.