Charles Desjardins - President & CEO, Director
Mr. Desjardins brings more than 20 years of public company experience in the areas of finance and public company management. He is the President and CEO of Tandem Capital Group Inc., which was active in the investor relations field during the mid 1990's. Mr. Desjardins was also the past President of Victory Ventures Inc., which began as a mineral exploration company, and subsequently became Global Investment.Com Financial Inc.. As President and Director of North American Gem Inc. and Solitaire Minerals Corp. Mr. Desjardins has raised over 12 million dollars over the last 3 years.
Mike Magrum P.Eng - Director
Mr. Magrum has over 30 years of experience in designing and implementing exploration programs worldwide. He is a director of a number of public companies and was an original director of Seabridge Gold.
Archie Boyce - Director
Mr. Boyce brings more than 20 years experience in the Mining and Construction Business, from actual hands on Mining and Construction experience to running successful private businesses for over 15 years. Mr. Boyce has been active in the Corporate Management of North American Gem Inc. and Solitaire Minerals Corp. since 2006.
Colin Bowdidge Ph.D., P.Geo - Director
Dr. Bowdidge has a degree in geology and mineralogy from the University of Cambridge and a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Edinburgh. He has over 35 years of practical experience in mineral exploration, discovery and mine development. Based in Canada, he has also handled projects in Europe, Latin America, Africa and the United States. He has initiated, managed and executed mineral exploration programs for gold, uranium, base metals, ferrous metals and industrial minerals including graphite, wollastonite, calcite, muscovite, tremolite, garnet and kyanite.
Gary Purdon - Director
Mr. Purdon has 23 years experience in the Venture Capital Stock markets, working as an investment advisor and in corporate finance with Yorkton Securities from 1985-1995, and at Global Securities from 1995-1998. He has also worked with public and private companies as a consultant, and also in investor relations securing financing.
François Labelle - Director
Mr. Labelle completed a degree in Law (Honours) from Carleton University in 2008 and since then, he has been involved in the public and private sector in Vancouver, working with several publicly traded companies. His experience in both these areas along with a familiarity with capital markets, communications, and media give Mr. Labelle a distinct perspective and a great combination of skills.
Doug McFaul - CFO
Mr. McFaul has 17 years experience with companies involved in the public markets. He has acted as a director and held senior management positions with various public companies. Mr. McFaul completed the Canadian Securities Course in 1994. He also obtained a degree in finance from the University of Alaska in 1989.