Management Team

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Stephen Stewart, M.Sc., MBA - CEO and Director

Stephen has over 15 years of experience in the resource and finance industries where he has evaluated and successfully raised capital for natural resource projects. His focus has been on the acquisition, exploration and development of resource assets and has served as a senior officer with TSX Venture companies. In the past he has held roles with RTO Capital and the Ontario Municipal Employee Retirement System (OMERS) where he focused on acquisitions and strategic planning. Stephen is also an active member of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's Securities Committee and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce's Mining Advisory Board. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Western University, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto Rotman School Of Management and a Master of Science from the University of Florida.

Alex Stewart, B.A., J.D. - Executive Chairman

Alex has over 40 years of experience in the practice of corporate and securities law and the natural resource investment. He has been a director of numerous public companies on various exchanges including Nasdaq, NYSE, TSX and TSXV. For the last fifteen years he has focused exclusively the on mining and metals sector and has been instrumental in sourcing, funding and developing high-quality mineral assets in North and South America. In the past he was the founder, seed financier and principal behind a number of mining projects including the Cote Lake Project, acquired by IAM Gold in 2012 for over $580m and the Eagle One polymetalic project now owned by Noront Resources. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Toronto Law School and a Diploma, LCE, from the University of Madrid.

Kevin Piepgrass, P.Geo - V.P. Exploration

Mr. Piepgrass acquired a B.Sc. with specialization in Geology from the University of Alberta. Over 10 years of experience in managing and advancing mineral exploration projects toward feasibility and mining with a focus on precious metals. Kevin has worked extensively throughout North and South America and East Africa.

Jeffrey Potwarka - CFO

Jeffrey Potwarka, is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Management Accountant with over 20 years of financial experience with small cap public companies in Canada. From 2013 to 2015 he was director of Winston Resources Inc., a junior mining company. From 2005 to 2009 he was Chief Financial Officer of Ausnoram Holdings Ltd, a Canadian publicly listed investment company. Previously, he was a principal with a private merchant banking company which focused on financing and consulting to public companies. He is a graduate of the University of Waterloo with an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree.

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