Our Team

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Collin Kettell

Executive Chairman

Founder and Manager of Palisade Global Investments Ltd., a resource focused investment company.

Comes from a family with deep ties to mining, including co-founding AuEx Ventures, the company responsible for discovering the Long Canyon deposit, a project ultimately acquired by Newmont Mining for $2.3 billion.

Founder & Executive Chariman, Palisades Goldcorp Ltd.; Founder & Executive Chairman, New Found Gold Corp.; Co- Founder, Goldspot Discoveries Ltd.; Co- Founder & CEO, Victory Metals Inc.

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Susan Lavertu

Chief Executive Officer

Founder & Manager of Venture Financial Group Ltd., a resource focused private equity company which helps to fund and provide visibility for junior resource companies. A significant investor and advisor to several TSX-V listed mining companies.

At the forefront of innovation in the Internet Marketing industry for the past decade, including specific to the Canadian resource sector.

Dedicated to producing the highest level of work for clients and enjoys the one-on-one connection she develops with investors and clients.

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Philip O’Neill, B.ASc

President & Director

President & Founder of MP1 Capital, a Calgary-based company investing in the natural resources sector.

COO of Palisades Goldcorp Ltd.; CEO and Director of Mexican Gold.

Previous Founder, Director, and CEO of Sunward Resources (TSX-V:SWD) where he raised $81M and led its acquisition by NovaCopper (now Trilogy Metals), at a +140% premium to market.

2012 Induction into Casey Research NexTen – industry players identified as the “Next Generation of Resource Industry Titans”.

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Cal Herron, P.Geo.

Chief Operating Officer

President of Quest Geological Consultants, a geo-consultancy group focused on minerals exploration in North America.

Over 40 years experience in the evaluation, design, and management of base and precious metals exploration projects in the United States and Asia.

M.A. in Geology from California State University (1981); Professional Geoscientist (P. Geo.) registered in Ontario, Canada with APGO.

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Michael Kanevsky, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Chartered Professional Accountant, began his professional career in the audit and assurance practice at Deloitte.

Chief Financial Officer of Mexican Gold Corp. (TSX-V:MEX) and several private mining companies.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kanevsky held controllership and financial reporting roles with several Vancouver based mining companies with operations in Argentina, Peru and Chile.

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Collin Kettell

Executive Chairman

Founder and Manager of Palisade Global Investments Ltd., a resource focused investment company.

Comes from a family with deep ties to mining, including co-founding AuEx Ventures, the company responsible for discovering the Long Canyon deposit, a project ultimately acquired by Newmont Mining for $2.3 billion.

Founder & Executive Chariman, Palisades Goldcorp Ltd.; Founder & Executive Chairman, New Found Gold Corp.; Co- Founder, Goldspot Discoveries Ltd.; Co- Founder & CEO, Victory Metals Inc.

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Philip O’Neill, B.ASc

President & Director

President & Founder of MP1 Capital, a Calgary-based company investing in the natural resources sector.

COO of Palisades Goldcorp Ltd.; CEO and Director of Mexican Gold.

Previous Founder, Director, and CEO of Sunward Resources (TSX-V:SWD) where he raised $81M and led its acquisition by NovaCopper (now Trilogy Metals), at a +140% premium to market.

2012 Induction into Casey Research NexTen – industry players identified as the “Next Generation of Resource Industry Titans”.

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Dr. Quinton Hennigh, Ph.D.

Proposed Director

Economic geologist with 25 years of exploration experience, mainly gold related. Early in his career, he explored for major mining firms including Homestake Mining Company, Newcrest Mining Ltd and Newmont Mining Corporation.

Led exploration for Gold Canyon Resources at the Springpole alkaline gold project near Red Lake Ontario, a 5 million ounce gold asset that was recently sold.

In 2010, Dr. Hennigh helped start Novo Resources and began assembling its Australian exploration portfolio. Dr. Hennigh obtained a Ph.D. in Geology/ Geochemistry from the Colorado School of Mines.

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Craig Roberts, P.Eng

Proposed Director

Mining engineer with over 30 years of operations, consulting and investment banking experience.

Includes work on feasibility studies for numerous mining projects worldwide, investment banking/due diligence roles in over 200 institutional equity financings.

Significant experience advising management and boards on merger and acquisition transactions.

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William M. Sheriff, M.Sc.

Proposed Director

Entrepreneur and visionary with over 30 years’ experience in the minerals and securities industries.

Founder and Executive Chairman of Golden Predator Corp. Prior to founding Golden Predator Corp.

Currently serves as Chairman of enCore Energy Corp.

Previously served as Chairman of EMC Metals Corp., and as a Director of Western Lithium USA Inc., Uranium One Inc., Midway Gold Corp., Eurasian Minerals Inc. and Starcore International Mines Ltd..