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.
Newman Wayne Reid | Director
Mr. Reid has over 40 years of experience in exploration and mining geology, spanning a variety of geological terrains, from Newfoundland to Northern B.C. and Alaska. He has held senior positions with various public companies and projects in the business of mining and exploration, including Noranda Inc., Hemlo Gold Mines, Echo Bay Mines Ltd. and St. Andrew Goldfields Ltd. Mr. Reid was part of the team involved in the discovery of the Brewery Creek Gold Deposit in Yukon Territory and the Boundary Massive Sulphide Deposit / Duck Pond Mine in Central Newfoundland. His experience includes gold, base metal and uranium/REE exploration in most geological environments in North America. He has over 20 years with the Noranda / Hemlo group in the capacity of District and Regional manager across Canada.
Mr. Reid holds a BSc. in Geology from Memorial University in Newfoundland and has a Professional Geologist designation from Professional Engineers and Geoscientists - Newfoundland and Labrador. He has been a director and senior officer with several junior exploration companies and is currently serving as a director of Manning Ventures Inc. (CSE:MANN) and Metals Creek Resources Corp. (TSXV:MEK) and as Vice President of Exploration of Quadro Resources Ltd. (TSXV:QRO).