Management & Board
Alex Klenman | CEO & Director
Mr. Klenman brings over three decades of both public and private sector business development, finance, marketing, branding, media, and corporate communications experience as CEO of Leocor Ventures. Over the last 10 years Mr. Klenman has held senior management, consulting roles, and board positions with multiple TSX Venture and CSE listed companies. Currently he holds board and management positions with several publicly traded resource companies, including Nexus Gold Corp, Azincourt Energy, Arbor Metals Corp, and others. In addition, Mr. Klenman also spent ten years in broadcasting, which included notable board positions with CKVU Television and Canwest Pacific Television in Vancouver.
Zula Kropivnitski | CFO & Director
Ms. Kropivnitski has been the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Company since October 11, 2012 and a director of the Company since October 21, 2015. Ms. Kropivnitski has served as the Chief Financial Officer and director for various public companies and has been instrumental in their growth. Her role as Chief Financial Officer include Lexagene Holdings Inc, Healthspace, Abraplata Resource and Shelby Ventures Inc. Ms. Kropivnitski had also been a director at Rockshield Capital Corp from November 2016 to November 2017. Ms. Kropivnitski continues to serve as a Controller of Preakness Management Ltd., a private company. Ms. Kropivnitski has over ten years of international experience in the resource sector. Ms. Kropivnitski served as the Controller to Sacre-Coeur Minerals and African Queen Mines Ltd., and served as Senior Accountant to Manex Resource Group and its group of mining exploration companies. During her tenure, she was responsible for all areas of financial reporting, corporate finance and regulatory compliance. Ms. Kropivnitski received her Certified General Accountant professional accounting designation from the Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia, Canada and later obtained her ACCA designation from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. She also has Master of Mathematics and Master of Economics.
Alexander “Sandy” Stares| Director
Mr. Stares has over 25 years experience in mineral exploration, spanning a variety of Canadian geological terranes, from Newfoundland to Yukon. He has also completed several tours prospecting in Indonesia and Mexico. Prior to forming his own Contracting Company, Stares Prospecting Ltd., Mr. Stares worked with IndoMetals, Rubicon Minerals Corporation, Freewest Resources of Canada, New Millenium, Lac Des Isle Mines, and Noranda. He was instrumental in the discovery of the H-Pond Gold Prospect and the Lost Pond Uranium Prospect. He also discovered numerous major mineral occurrences in Canada and abroad which have been the subject of extensive exploration programs.
Mr. Stares has served as President and CEO of Metals Creek Resources Corp. (TSXV:MEK) since December of 2007 and is also currently a director of White Metal Resources Corp. (TSXV:WHM), a director of the Qalipu Development Corporation and an alternate Director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Prospectors Association. In February of 2013, Mr. Stares was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his dedication to his Peers, Community, Canada and the Prospecting Community. He was also one of the recipients of the PDAC "Bill Dennis Prospector of the Year" Award in March of 2007. Prior to his exploration career, Mr. Stares served in the Canadian Air Force for 15 years and was awarded the Deputy Commander in Chief of NORAD "Certificate of Achievement" Award for exceptional performance.
Charanjit Hayre | Director
Mr. Charanjit Hayre is a very experienced and successful entrepreneur helping start-ups in every stage of their development process. Mr. Hayre is currently Chief Operating Officer & Director at Taipak Enterprises Ltd. and Chief Operating Officer & Director at Easysnap NA.
Mr. Hayre was previously employed as Independent Director by Iron Tank Resources Corp., Executive Vice President by Great Bear Resources Ltd., Chief Operating Officer by Asentus Consulting Group Ltd., and Senior Manager-Enterprise Risk Services Group by Deloitte & Touche LLP.
He also served on the board at MAX Minerals Ltd.