President & Chief Executive Officer
Stuart Rogers has been involved in the venture capital community since 1987. He is the founder President of West Oak Capital Group, a privately held investment banking firm specializing in the early stage financing of resource and technology projects through the junior capital markets in Canada and the United States, and has served as a director of client companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, the Toronto Stock Exchange and NASDAQ Small Capital Market.
Mr. Rogers currently serves as the President of Elysee Development Corp. (TSX.V:ELC), an investment issuer with a focus on the junior mining sector, and as a director of Gold Terra Resource Corp. (TSX.V:YGT) a gold exploration company which he co-founded in 2007.
Gordon Steblin, B.Comm, CPA, CGA
Chief Financial Officer
Gordon Steblin obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1983 from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and became a Certified General Accountant in 1985. Mr. Steblin has over 25 years of financial experience in the junior mining/exploration sector. He also serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Elysee Development Corp. and Freegold Ventures Ltd. (TSX: FVL).
Vice-President Corporate Development
Kevin Arias has worked in the investment community since 2003. He began his career at CIBC Capital Markets and worked in institutional trading at Scotia Capital and then later at Dundee Securities. Since 2015, Mr. Arias has worked directly with several publicly-traded companies active in the mining and mineral exploration sector in Alberta, Australia, Ontario, Idaho, Nevada, Colombia, Brazil and Kazakhstan. His roles have included management positions in the areas of corporate finance, business development and institutional investor relations.