President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Lekstrom has 14 years mining experience in progressively senior roles in project, operations, and engineering management, including with Freeport McMoran in Indonesia, Oyu Tolgoi in Mongolia and has a strong leadership background with experience overseeing 100+ person teams onsite. In a recent role, Mr. Lekstrom served as Engineering Manager responsible for the budgeting, scheduling and the first phases of execution at Sabina Gold and Silver’s Back River Marine Laydown Project. Prior to that, Mr. Lekstrom spent two years in Ghana, West Africa where he played an integral role in the development and revival of Golden Star Resources’ Prestea underground mine. He led project, engineering, and maintenance teams and worked with members of the executive team on the implementation of various strategic initiatives.
A graduate of Thompson Rivers University, Mr. Lekstrom has an established track record delivering successes across numerous projects worldwide.
Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary and Director
Alnesh Mohan is a finance executive with over 20 years of experience providing advisory services to a wide array of clients. He has been a partner at Quantum Advisory Partners LLP, a professional services firm focused on providing Chief Financial Officer and full-cycle accounting services to private and public companies, since 2005. Acting on behalf of several public companies, Alnesh has acquired considerable experience in financial reporting, corporate governance and regulatory compliance. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University, a Master’s of Science in Taxation from Golden Gate University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).
Mr. Mulholland brings over 35 years of geological experience from mining projects in the western United States, Canada, Argentina, Chile, Guyana and Tanzania. He has worked extensively in Montana and Idaho working on a range of precious metals projects. His diverse background includes exploration, development and production, including both underground and open pit projects, with an array of minerals and mines. Previously, Mr. Mulholland has held senior level positions in the region, including Principal Mine Geologist or Chief Geologist, at Kinross’ Kettle River Buckhorn gold project, the Butte Highlands joint venture and Barrick’s Golden Sunlight mine. Since 2003, his primary focus has been transitioning late-stage exploration projects through development and into production.
Ms. Pillon is the President & CEO of High Tide Consulting Corp. an investor relations advisory firm focused on creating and implementing marketing strategies for public companies, specializing in the mineral resources sector.
Ms. Pillon has over a decade of capital markets experience focused primarily in the resource sector holding various roles, including 6 years at a Toronto-based boutique exempt market dealer as Head of Retail Marketing and Vice President Institutional Equity Sales. Prior to that, Ms. Pillon acted as Manager of Investor Relations for several junior mining companies.
Ms. Pillon has a Public Relations Degree from Kwantlen Polytechnic University and has completed the Canadian Securities Course.