|Sylvain Laberge, Degree in Administration,|
President & CEO
After obtaining a degree in Hotel management Sylvain entered into a sales career specialising in Hotels and Hospital supplies, following 11 years of success he decided to look into different avenues. He became part of a new company founded in 1999, Renmark Financial Communication an enterprise specialising in Investor Relations, where he became Vice --President and develop an interest for emerging companies and especially mining exploration. Having an entrepreneur spirit and wanting to achieve new goals Sylvain founded S.D.N.L. Financial Communication in 2007 where he is still President. Mr Laberge joined Gespeg in 2012 to become President & CEO in 2013.
|Jeff Sheppard, CPA CA|
Jeff Sheppard is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Sheppard is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan (BComm) and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) . Mr. Sheppard is currently Chief Financial Officer of Westcore Energy Ltd. (TSXV: WTR)., Greywacke Exploration Ltd. (CSE: GWL). and the Controller at 49 North Resources Inc. (TSXV: FNR)., all Canadian resource investment companies headquartered in the Province of Saskatchewan.
|Tim J. Termuende, B.Sc., P.Geo.|
Tim Termuende is a professional geologist with over 35 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry. Since earning his degree in Geological Sciences at the University of British Columbia in 1987, Tim has worked on exploration projects throughout North, Central, and South America, and has inspected mineral deposits in the former Soviet Union. He is a founder and is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. and Omineca Mining and Metals Ltd., both junior exploration companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. He was formerly President and CEO of Copper Canyon Resources Ltd., which successfully merged with NovaGold Canada Inc. in an arrangement that netted over $65,000,000 to Copper Canyon shareholders. Mr. Termuende also serves non-officer roles on the boards of a number of listed junior mining issuers including Aben Resources and Kestrel Gold Corp.
Tim and his family make their home in Cranbrook, British Columbia. He has been continuously active in mineral exploration throughout western Canada since 1976. He currently arranges financings and oversees a broad range of ongoing exploration projects located throughout British Columbia, Yukon, NWT and Saskatchewan.
|Tom MacNeill, BA (Econ), CGA, CFA|
Mr. MacNeill is the Founder, President and CEO of 49 North Resources Inc., a Canadian resource investment company headquartered in the Province of Saskatchewan. A graduate of the University of Saskatchewan (Economics/Geology) Mr. MacNeill is also a Certified General Accountant (CGA) and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Mr. MacNeill's extensive knowledge of Canadian capital markets has been gained through experience as a Management Accountant within the mining industry, Investment Advisor with a major Canadian brokerage firm and Chief Financial Officer of a Canadian Trust corporation.
As a third generation resource developer with over 25 years of direct experience in resource investment and corporate finance, Mr. MacNeill has extensive connections both in Canada and internationally. Tom is a well-respected member of the resource industry and part of a worldwide network of exploration professionals and resource developers which enables him to source and structure projects. Within Saskatchewan, the MacNeill family can be credited with founding the longest running gold mine in the Province's history operated by Claude Resources, as well as developing the world's largest diamond exploration joint venture between Shore Gold and Newmont Mining.
His expertise in capitalization and management can be seen across the economic resource spectrum through involvement with companies such as Athabasca Potash (potash development), Goldsource Mines and Westcore Energy (coal exploration), Prairie Hunter (Oil & Gas) and many other early stage projects.
|Barry Chappell, M.Sc. Economics|
For the last twenty-five years, Barry Chappell has helped thousands of people buy art, rare coins and other assorted collectibles as the owner and host of Art and Coin Television (ACTV) Shopping Network. Barry holds two degrees in Economics, inluding a B.Sc. Economics from Southern Oregon State and a M.Sc. in Economics from University of Nevada, Reno. He served as a Director of YellowJacket Resources/Athabasca Nuclear from January, 2012 to March, 2014. He worked as an Associate Professor of Business, Economics and Marketing from 1985 to 1992. Barry's interest in mining and precious metals developed in graduate school, when he worked in the oil business in Corsicana, Texas, raising money to drill shallow stripper wells in the New Angus Field.
Bernie Kennedy has worked as a Corporate Communications professional for junior mining companies since 1997. Managing Investor Relations and Marketing programs for a number of companies within the Discovery Group before 2007, Bernie then created a partnership and opened BMK Communications in Vancouver, BC. The main directive of the business was to train Investor Relations professionals and provide direction to those individuals while they serviced a broad range of mining exploration clients.
Mr. Kennedy and his family currently reside in Cranbrook, BC and he continues to be active in the marketing and promotion of junior mining companies. Bernie has also acted as consultant to a number of companies as a successful source of fund raising.