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Richard Savage-President/CEO

Richard Savage has over 28 years of experience as an Investment Advisor at Yorkton Securities, (which became Richardson GMP) one of the top mining and technology firms in Canada. Richard was consistently one of the top producing advisors for many years. Richard was a member of Yorkton’s Board of Directors from 2000-2001. Throughout his career he served and managed a diverse client base of over 2000 accounts and was responsible for raising funds for Initial Public Offerings, Private Placements and Capital Pool Companies.

 

John Meekison, Director

Mr. Meekison holds a BA from University of British Columbia and is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Investment Manager and Professional Logistician. He currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer of Sojourn Ventures Inc., and as the Chief Financial Officer of Segra International Corp.

Mr. Meekison was a co-founder of iCo Therapeutics Inc. and served as its Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary since April 2005 until August 20, 2016. Mr. Meekison has also served as the Director/Chief Financial Officer of various other public companies over the last 15 years.

Mr. Meekison is a veteran investment banker who previously specialized in life sciences at Dlouhy Merchant Capital (now Cantor Fitzgerald), Haywood Securities and institutional sales at Pacific International Securities Inc. As a financier, Mr. Meekison has raised equity capital for various biotechnology and technology companies both in Canada and the United States. The Board welcomes the addition of Mr. Meekison varied and extensive experience in corporate finance, accounting, business development, mining and logistics.

 

Wally Boguski, Director

Wally Boguski has over 30 years experience in the mining and banking industry. Wally has been involved in strategic development planning and in capital market financing of early stage mining companies for the past 24 years. Wally has worked on several mining projects in Canada and Mexico. Wally began his career in the banking sector and managed financing and credit facilities for commodities related companies in Canada for a major Canadian bank and a credit union organization . Wally’s education is in business administration, commercial law and accounting.

 

Alphonse Ruggiero, Chief Financial Officer

Al Ruggiero is a financial consultant with an extensive accounting and finance background. He is a CPA and has worked with major accounting firms as an audit manager, as a director of internal audits for a major corporation and has worked extensively in Continuing Professional Education in association with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

 

Ruben Verzosa, P. Eng., Qualified Person (QP)

Mr. Ruben Verzosa, P. Eng., a Qualified Person (QP) as defined by NI 43-101.

Ruben Verzosa has more than 40 years of experience in exploration, development and mining in precious and base metals as well as oil and coal. After graduating in 1958 with an honours degree in Geology from the University of the Philippines, he began his early career as a resident geologist in an underground and open pit copper and gold mine in the Philippines. A brief stint with Mobil Oil Philippines saw him involved in the regional geological mapping of the entire Philippine archipelago. Thereafter, his mineral exploration and mining experience continued in Canada working for a number of junior mining companies conducting and supervising exploration and development programs, both surface and underground. Major responsibilities included projects management, mining geology and extensive property evaluations during his employment with Teck Resources Ltd. With Denison Mines Ltd. Mr. Verzosa managed the company's Belcourt and Wildhay coal exploration programs. As a consulting geologist, Mr. Verzosa carried out assignments in Mexico, Central and South America, China, Indonesia and the Philippines. Mr. Verzosa has been a director and officer of a number of junior mineral resource companies.

 

Paul Pitman BSc. Geology, PGeo.

Mr. Robert (Bob) Michor

Mr. Robert (Bob) Michor is a Businessman/Realtor has being involved in the financing, management and Logistics of Canadian mining companies for 15 years.