Elmer B. Stewart, P.Geol, MSc.
Chairperson of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Stewart has over 44 years of domestic and international experience in mining and exploration for gold, uranium, base metals and copper. During his career, Elmer has been involved in the financing, acquisition and exploration of base metal and gold projects as well as the development and construction of two underground mines and the construction and operation of three open pit gold mines. Elmer was instrumental in diversifying the Company’s project portfolio throughout North America, led the 2013 Feasibility Study on the Schaft Creek project and was directly involved with negotiating the Schaft Creek Joint Venture Agreement with Teck Resources Limited. Elmer negotiated the acquisition of the Van Dyke and Sombrero Butte projects and supervised the work to advance the Van Dyke project from an exploration to a development stage project. More recently, Elmer recognized the mineral potential of the area comprising the Mineral Mountain project and negotiated the acquisition of the Eaglehead porphyry copper project. In 2020 and 2021 Elmer led the Preliminary Economic Assessments of the Van Dyke and Schaft Creek projects that resulted in substantial increased project valuation on both projects. With approximately 35 years of experience at the senior management level for various companies listed on the TSX and TSX Venture Exchange, he is currently the Chairman, CEO and President of Copper Fox Metals Inc., a director of Liard Copper Mines Ltd., and represents Copper Fox on the Management Committee for the Schaft Creek Joint Venture.
Mark T. Brown, B.Comm, CPA, C.A.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Brown is the President of Pacific Opportunity Capital Ltd., headquartered in Vancouver, BC. Pacific Opportunity is a financial consulting and merchant banking firm active in venture capital markets in North America. Mark brings over 25 years of executive management experience in the mining sector to the company. His corporate activities include merger and acquisition transactions, financing, strategic corporate planning, and corporate development. Mark received a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of British Columbia in 1990 and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia. Mark is an officer and director of a number of public and private companies. Mark is also a very active hockey coach and is himself an avid hockey player, golfer and skier.