Management

DAN COLTON

President & CEO

Minnesota, USA

Seasoned mining professional with expertise in exploration, regulatory affairs, and permitting of natural resource projects

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30-years of experience as a practicing lawyer, including partnership at the international law firm Dorsey and Whitney LLP and General Counsel/V.P. of Regulatory Affairs at Twin Metals Minnesota LLC

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Member of the Board of Directors of the American Exploration and Mining Association

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B.Sc. in geology from St. Lawrence University, M.Sc. in geochemistry from Queen’s University, JD from William Mitchel College of Law in St. Paul Minnesota

DAVE CAREW

CFO & Corporate Secretary

Ontario, Canada

Experienced mining executive with a focus on investor relations, mineral project evaluation, M&A, and capital raising 

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Former VP of Corporate Development and Investor Relations for Aquila Resources

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Former VP Corporate Development and Investor Relations and Corporate Secretary for a TSX-V listed developer. Previously a mining industry-focused investment banker

TOM QUIGLEY

Director of Exploration

Michigan, USA

Certified Professional Geologist with extensive exploration experience for precious, base, and industrial metals throughout North America - from grassroots exploration through mine development

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Successfully led all metallic exploration drilling programs in Wisconsin over the last 10 years, including at Reef, Bend and Lobo 

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Fmr. CEO of Aquila Resources from 2004-2013, responsible for financing, strategic planning, and technical evaluation of the Back Forty Project

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M.Sc. in Geology from Queen’s University; M.Sc. in Biology from the University of Minnesota

ERIC QUIGLEY

Director of Exploration

Michigan, USA

Geologist with 15+ years in mineral exploration from grassroots exploration and property evaluations to advanced-stage exploration and geologic investigations related to mine development

Extensive experience working on base and precious metals projects within the Archean-Paleozoic terrains of the Midwest (MI, WI, MN) including for VMS-style mineralization within the PVB
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Past experience includes 10+ years focused on exploration activities, resource/economic evaluations, and development activities on the Back Forty VMS project (MI)

AL CHRISTIANSON

Advisor

Wisconsin, USA

Champion of responsible mining in the State of Wisconsin

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Administrator of the City of Ladysmith from 1986 to 2020, responsible for management of general city operations

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Oversaw the development, operation, and successful reclamation of the Flambeau Mine on behalf of the City

JEFF LYNOTT

Exploration Manager

Wisconsin, USA

Professional geologist with more than 30 years of experience in mineral exploration, mine development, environmental site investigations and reclamation

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Responsible for the design, management and execution of geological investigations ranging from grass-roots mineral exploration to advanced mining projects across a career focused on projects in Wisconsin (including Reef), Minnesota, and Michigan

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B.S. in Geology at the University of Minnesota-Duluth; M.S. in Geology at Michigan Technological University

TED DEMATTIES

Advisor

Minnesota, USA

Seasoned professional geologist with over 40-years of experience in the planning, management, and execution of mineral exploration programs and property evaluations

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Published author on VMS deposits hosted by Precambrian and younger terranes.

Decades of experience in Wisconsin, including as field manager for a multimillion-dollar joint-venture VMS exploration program that led to the discovery of the Bend copper-gold deposit

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Graduate studies at Oregon State University and State University of New York;  B.S. and M.A. degrees in geology