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Rick Wingate, BAdmin — CEO, President & Director

Rick Wingate is currently President and Director of Troy Energy Corp. a junior Gold exploration company focused on grass root mineral exploration in the Yellowknife gold belt of the North-West Territories.

Mr. Wingate is currently President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Basin Asset Management Inc., an asset management company focused on real asset and private equity investment in the Western Canadian Basin.

Mr. Wingate is also past President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of FNR Asset Management Inc., an asset management company focused on the Canadian resource sector, managing Limited Partnerships that, focused on investment in the Western Canadian oil and gas sector.

Rick Wingate has 18 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has extensive knowledge of the investment industry gained through his experience as an Investment Advisor with major Canadian brokerage firms where he managed and advised a large client base and their portfolios.

Mr. Wingate is a 1991 graduate of the University of Regina where he received his Bachelor of Administration.

Carl G. Verley, B.Sc., P. Geo. — Chief Geologist & Director

Mr. Verley is a resident of British Columbia, Canada, and a graduate of the University of British Columbia where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in May of 1974. He worked for Cordilleran Engineering Ltd. from 1975 to 1982.  He has been a self-employed geologist since 1982.  From August of 1990 to January 2002, he served on the Board of Directors of Gee-Ten Ventures Inc., from May 2002 to July 2003 he was a director of Rome Resources Ltd., from July 2003 to December 2011, he was a director of Alphamin Resources Corp., and from October 2007 to May 2012 he was a director of African Metals Corp. He was vice president of exploration for Windstorm Resources Inc. from July 2011 to October 2012. He was a director of Kennady Diamonds Inc from February 2012 to February 2016. Currently he is a director of Mountain Province Diamonds Inc., chairing its Compensation Committee and severing on its Corporate Governance Committee. He has served on the Mountain Province Board since its founding in 1986. He is the President of Amerlin Exploration Services Ltd., a private company providing exploration services to the mineral industry, that he formed 1983.  He is a registered Professional Geoscientist with the British Columbia Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists and Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists. Mr. Verley’s professional practice ranges from project generation, project management through NI43-101 compliance work. He has expertise gained through work in a variety of geological environments with a wide spectrum of commodities, including base, precious and special metals, iron, diamonds and industrial minerals.

Ray Hodgkinson  B.Sc., P.Eng. — Director

Mr. Raymond John Hodgkinson resides in Canada and has both substantial public company and natural resource experience.

Mr. Hodgkinson has previously worked as an engineering consultant to Striker Exploration Corp., Exoro Energy Inc. and Ripper Oil & Gas Inc. He has been an Independent Director of Westcore Energy Ltd. since March 2007 and a Director of Troy Energy Corp. since September 2009. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Aztek Energy Ltd. from June 1, 2006 to January 2010. He served as a Director of Tembo Gold Corp (formerly Lakota Resources Inc.) from October 2009 to July 15, 2011. He has 40 years of experience in the natural resources sector and is a Member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. Mr. Hodgkinson received Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from University of Calgary in June 1977.

James Owen, B.Comm, CPA, CA — CFO

James Owen is a graduate of Mount Allison University (1974) and is a Chartered Accountant, CPA. During the last thirty five years he has been involved in the financial and administrative areas of public companies. He has extensive experience in the natural resource exploration industry in Canada and internationally. Mr. Owen  has served as a Director and Officer of numerous public companies during the past thirty five years  and is currently Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Troy Energy Corp.

Paul Bolger, LL.B, M.B.A — Corporate Secretary

Paul Bolger is a partner with Tingle Merrett LLP, a Calgary-based corporate and securities law boutique firm, with a practice focused on corporate securities, corporate finance and commercial transactions involving emerging, growth and mid-capitalization companies.  Mr. Bolger has extensive experience acting for public and private companies in a range of matters including equity and debt financings, public and private corporate acquisitions and business combinations, continuous disclosure obligations, share and asset acquisitions and dispositions, corporate restructurings, amalgamations, reorganizations and other business transactions.

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