Management & Directors

Ken Booth

Director and President

Mr. Booth holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Geology) and an MBA.  He has served as CEO of exploration companies working in Canada, USA, Mexico and Peru conducting gold and base metals exploration.  In addition, he was CEO of a mining company operating a copper-silver-zinc mine in Mexico.  Previously Mr. Booth was a Vice-President, Investment Banking with RBC Dominion Securities Inc. in Toronto and Vancouver, specializing in corporate finance for the mining industry and a member of the Mining Group of Nesbitt Burns Inc. Mr. Booth has been a director of several public companies and is currently a director of four companies on the TSX Venture Exchange.

Jesse Grady, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Geology)


B.Sc., M.Sc. (Geology), Mr. Grady has previously held positions as an exploration geologist, project manager, and geological consultant for various exploration companies through feasibility stage projects within Alaska and Nevada as well as VP of Exploration for a public company. 

Stuart Ross


He has held various senior positions including President, CEO, CFO and Executive Vice President as well as directorships within various sectors of industry including, mining. He is currently CEO of Cardero Resources, a copper exploration company and previously was CEO of El Tigre Silver Corporation until its purchase in 2015. 

G. Robert Matthews


Businessman working in commercial and residential real estate sales and property development.  Mr. Matthews has previously served as a Director of other listed-companies including companies in the junior resource sector.

Wayne Holmstead, B.Sc. (Geology), P.Geo.

Manager of Exploration

Mr. Holmstead has over 40 years’ experience in mineral exploration and project administration with much of that experience in Quebec.  He has managed numerous junior exploration companies and held the position of President, Vice President Exploration and Director.  In 2018 he co-founded UrbanGold Minerals and researched and staked many of the properties currently held by UrbanGold. 

Kerry Spong


Mr. Spong is an accountant with over 20 years of experience in public and private practice.  He has worked in the preparation and review of financial data including audit work for a wide range of mineral exploration companies.