A SOLID TRACK RECORD OF
Donald Christie, CPA | CEO & Director
Don had 30 years of experience in the Canadian financial services industry prior to becoming involved in the resource sector in 2007, working in investment banking with TD Securities Inc. and Newcourt Capital Inc. Don served as CFO of Continental Gold Limited from early 2008 to December 2010 at which time Continental had achieved a market capitalization in excess of $1 billion. During that period he also served as Chairman of the Audit Committee of TSX listed San Anton Resource Corporation. He is currently Chairman of the Audit Committee of TSX-V listed Northern Graphite Corporation, a director and CFO of Nevada Zinc Corporation, a director of TSX-V listed Rockcliff Copper Corporation and was the former CFO of TSX listed Calvista Gold Corporation which was sold in December, 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree from Queen’s University and received his Chartered Accountant designation while working for PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.
Bruce Durham, P. Geo | Managing Director
Bruce has been involved in the mineral exploration business for 40 years, most of which have been directly in the junior exploration industry. Much of his career has been spent searching for gold deposits in eastern Canada, although at various times he has been involved in mineral exploration programs for diamond, asbestos, base metals, uranium and molybdenum. He has worked throughout the Americas and has also been involved in exploration programs in Africa and Korea. He has had many contracting and consulting positions and has held a number of senior management. Bruce’s career has seen him directly involved in a number of successful exploration programs that resulted in several new mines being built, including two of the three Hemlo, Ontario gold mines. Another project led to significant discoveries that are currently being developed by a Chinese entity as Quebec’s newest nickel copper PGE mine. Bruce is currently the President and CEO of Nevada Zinc Corporation as well as a director of Rockcliff Copper Corporation and Minera Alamos Inc, all TSX-V listed companies.
Carmello Marrelli, CPA | CFO
Carmelo has been the Principal of Marrelli Support Services Inc., an accounting services firm, since February 2009. He serves as Chief Financial Officer of several publicly listed junior mining companies, is the corporate secretary of Gossan Resources Limited and is a Director of Odyssey Resources Limited and Focused Capital II Corp. From 2004 to 2009, he was a partner with Marrelli & Drake Corporate Services, a firm which provided administration services to public companies in Canada. Mr. Marrelli holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is qualified as a Chartered Professional Accountant (Chartered Accountant) and as a Certified General Accountant in Canada. Mr. Marrelli also controls DSA Corporate Services Inc., a firm that provides corporate secretarial services.