Transformational Leadership

Executive Team

Blair Schultz, CEO (Interim)

Mr. Schultz has over 20 years of capital markets experience. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo with a Business Administration option from Wilfred Laurier University. Blair commenced his career in 2001 with one of Canada’s preeminent hedge funds, K2 & Associates Investment Management Inc., where over 13 years he held various positions, including Vice President and most notably, Head of Special Situation, Portfolio Management and Trading. Blair served as Chairman of Klondex Mines Ltd. from 2012 to 2014, an executive director from September 2014 to June 2015, and as an independent director until the sale of Klondex to Hecla Mining Company in July of 2018. Blair presently serves as a director of Eastmain Resources Inc., OK2 Minerals Ltd., and was previously a director of VMS Ventures Inc., where he chaired the special committee overseeing the sale of VMS to Royal Nickel Corporation. From the fall of 2016 until the fall of 2017, Blair was the Interim President and CEO and part owner of Langhaus Financial Corporation, a capital and wealth planning business servicing entrepreneurs. Additionally, Blair successfully launched his first CPC, Ring the Bell Capital Corp. and as director he is searching for an RTO candidate.

Shaun Heinrichs, CFO (Interim)

Shaun Heinrichs has over 20 years of experience in senior financial management and reporting, primarily in the mining industry. His career began at Ernst & Young in Vancouver where he managed assurance and advisory services to several U.S and Canadian public companies. He subsequently held senior management roles in several public companies including serving as Chief Financial Officer of Veris Gold Corp., a precious metals producer listed in Canada and the US, from 2008 to 2015, and also as the CFO of VMS Ventures Inc. from 2015 to 2016. Mr. Heinrichs also served as a director of Veris Gold Corp from 2012 to 2013. Presently Mr. Heinrichs is also the CFO of Group Eleven Resources Corp., a zinc exploration company based in Ireland. Mr. Heinrichs is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia and holds a holds a business degree from Simon Fraser University.

Dr. Scott Anderson, Vice President, Exploration

Mr. Anderson has over 25 years experience in government geoscience, mineral exploration, academia and independent consulting, specializing in structural and mineral deposits geology. He has worked for major and junior mining and exploration companies in Canada and Mexico, including 4 years as Senior Structural Geologist with Campbell Resources Inc. in Sonora, Mexico. Most recently, Scott was the Chief Geologist of Precambrian Geoscience with the Manitoba Geological Survey. In his 17 years with the survey, Scott’s main research focus was to document the stratigraphic and structural controls on orogenic gold mineralization in the Archean Rice Lake greenstone belt. This included a definitive study of the Rice Lake (Bissett) mining camp, site of Havilah’s True North mine complex. Scott is a registered professional geoscientist with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Manitoba. He holds geology degrees from the University of Manitoba (B.Sc., Hons, 1992) and Dalhousie University (Ph.D., 1998).