Kenneth Tollstam, CEO
Mr. Tollstam has spent a number of years at Deloitte Touche, where he obtained his CA before going on to hold various executive management and director of finance positions throughout his career. Currently Mr. Tollstam serves as director of several private and publicly traded companies.
Michael Dufresne, M.Sc., P.Geol., Director
Mr. Dufresne received his B.Sc. in Geology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1983 and his M.Sc. in Economic Geology from the University of Alberta in 1987. He is a registered Professional Geologist (P.Geol.) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) since 1989. Mr. Dufresne is the President and a principal of APEX Geoscience Ltd. He has worked as a consulting geologist for over 25 years conducting and directing exploration programs for junior and major exploration and mining companies encompassing a variety of commodities and deposit types including diamond, gold (placer and lode), base metal and industrial minerals in Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, Nunavut, Quebec, the Northwest Territories (NWT) and internationally. Mr. Dufresne has authored numerous Technical Reports for public companies for early to advanced exploration stage projects including resource work for a variety of commodities and deposit types. He has additionally published extensively on the mineral potential of Alberta, as well as the Yukon and Northwest Territories and was first author of "Diamond Potential of Alberta" Alberta Geological Survey Bulletin 63. Mr. Dufresne was personally involved with and part of the exploration teams responsible for the discovery of the George Lake – Goose Lake gold deposits, Nunavut, the Three Bluffs gold deposit, Nunavut, and the Perseverance gold deposit, which is currently in production, in the Coolgardie area of Western Australia
Bill Cronk, Director
Bill Cronk, P.Geo., has over 25 years of experience as a geologist and manager of exploration programs for precious metals, base metals, and uranium deposits. Bill has worked in Africa, Europe, North and South America; with more than 11 years of combined exploration experience in Alaska and the Canadian Arctic. Bill's level of expertise ranges from grass roots reconnaissance right up to advanced stage and pre-feasibility work. While working for companies such as Dundee Precious Metals, Placer Dome, BHP and Noranda Inc., Bill gained valuable management experience with business development, project generation, program design, budget implementation, project management, and corporate and government compliance. Bills hands on experience includes exploration for Au, Cu, Cu-Ni-PGE, Zn, Zn-Ag and U. In a previous role as an exploration manager for Homeland Uranium, Bill's primary goals centered on uranium exploration in Niger's "Tim Mersoi Basin", and project development of rhyolite hosted uranium in Peru's "Macusani Plateau". Most recently Bill was part of the exploration team at Kivalliq Energy which developed the Lac Cinquante Deposit into a world class Uranium resource of 43 million pounds at 0.69% U3O8.
Chris Pennimpede, Director
Mr. Pennimpede is a Geologist and has more than eight years' experience in mineral exploration in Canada and the United States of America. Mr. Pennimpede served as Project Geologist for the Kiyuk Lake project and has led several successful gold and copper exploration projects in Yukon, Nunavut and Alaska. Mr. Pennimpede began working with exploration companies in 2008, and worked with Underworld Resources and Kinross Gold Corporation on the Golden Saddle deposit in Yukon Territory. Mr. Pennimpede graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree specializing in Geology and is currently a Senior Geologist at CSA Global.
Anthony Jackson, CFO
Mr. Jackson is a Principal of BridgeMark Financial Corp., which provides corporate compliance, financial advisory, and financial reporting activities to public and private companies. Mr. Jackson also founded Jackson & Company, Chartered Accountants assisting private and public companies in a variety of industries with full service accounting, and tax services. Prior to his time at BridgeMark, Mr. Jackson spent a number of years working at Ernst & Young LLP and obtaining his CA designation before moving onto work as a senior analyst at a boutique investment banking firm. Mr. Jackson holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (B.B.A) from Simon Fraser University and the professional designation of Chartered Accountant (CA), where he is a member of the B.C. and Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Most recently, Mr. Jackson has had extensive experience as a Director and CFO of numerous publicly traded corporations in the metals and mining industry.