Michael Thompson, P.Geo - Director, President and CEO
Mr. Thompson is a founding partner of Fladgate Exploration Consulting Corporation of Thunder Bay, Ontario, the largest, full service, mineral exploration consulting firm in Northwestern Ontario. With over 20 years of mineral exploration experience, Mr. Thompson specializes in structural interpretation of gold deposits and has both gold and base metal exploration experience with Teck Resources, Placer Dome and Goldcorp. He holds an Honours B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Toronto and is a professional geologist in good standing registered in Ontario. Mr. Thompson also sits on the board of Red Metal Resources Ltd.
John Da Costa - Director, CFO
Mr. Da Costa is President and founding partner of Vancouver, BC-based financial management firm Da Costa Management Corp, a management and consulting company that provides bookkeeping, accounting and regulatory compliance services to both publicly traded and private companies in Canada and the US. Mr. Da Costa specializes in corporate strategy and strategic growth planning and has assisted dozens of private start-ups through the transition into medium-sized public companies. Mr. Da Costa is also CFO of Red Metal Resources Ltd
Rodney Stevens, CFA - VP Corporate Development
Mr. Stevens is a Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) charterholder with over a decade of experience in the capital markets, first as an investment analyst with Salman Partners Inc. and subsequently as a merchant and investment banker. While at Salman Partners, he became a top-rated analyst by StarMine on July 17, 2007 for the metals and mining industry. Mr. Stevens was also a Portfolio Manager registered with Wolverton Securities Ltd. and over the course of his career, he has been instrumental in assisting in financings and mergers and acquisitions activities worth over $1 billion in transaction value.