Peter Shippen is an entrepreneur, investor and capital markets professional with 20 years of experience. Most recently, Mr. Shippen was a senior executive at Purpose Investments, following Purpose’s acquisitions of Redwood Asset Management. Mr. Shippen was President and CEO of Redwood until its amalgamation with Purpose in March 2018. Prior to founding Ark Fund Management in 2007, Mr. Shippen worked in investment research roles at BMO Nesbitt Burns and TD Waterhouse Canada Inc.
Mr. Shippen serves on the Board of Directors of Seven Aces and is Chairman of Satori Resources Inc. He holds a CFA designation, a CAIA designation and earned BA, Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University.
Ms. Boyle is a Director and Founder, and former Executive Chair of Satori. Jennifer sat as a member of the board of directors of Carlisle Goldfields Limited (TSX:CGJ) before it was acquired by Alamos Gold Inc. in January 2016, and she sat as a member of the board of directors of Nevada Exploration Inc. (TSXV:NGE) (2010 to 2015). Jennifer is a former securities lawyer who has been, for the past 18 years, working at founding or re-organizing early-stage junior resource issuers, and developing various growth strategies for various clients. Formerly, Jennifer was Chief Executive Officer of St. Eugene Mining before the company was bought by Claude Resources Inc. and she was a founding director and Executive Vice President of Canadian Royalties Inc. (1997 to 2006); co-founder and Executive Vice President of Golden Valley Mines Ltd. (2002 to 2005); and co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Takara Resources Inc. (2006 to 2013). She currently sits as a member of the local advisory committee for the TSX Venture Exchange, and is General Counsel at an Institutional Forex and IIROC dealer.
Mr. Flegg is a former Managing Director of Global Mining Sales for BMO Capital Markets, having over 30 years of mining and mining finance experience, supported by a technical background in Geology, augmented with over 20 years of mining-related capital markets experience in portfolio management and global equity sales. Mr. Flegg started his career as an exploration geologist in Canada, and has more recently transitioned into a mining advisory and strategic consulting role, having built strong expertise and a solid network in the mining industry.
Mr. Hanson brings over 32 years of industry experience, including exploration, mine development, mine operations, project evaluation and financing. Mr. Hanson was President and CEO of Noront Resources (2009 — 2012), VP Mine Development, Western Goldfields / Silver Bear Resources (2006 through 2009), Director Technical Services, Kinross Gold (2002-2006) and Project Geologist, SNC-Lavalin Engineers and Constructors (1999-2002). Mr. Hanson has also served on the Board of Directors for Noront, Cobriza Metals and St. Eugene Mining. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hanson supervised numerous gold exploration projects throughout northern Canada and the US, many of which successfully advanced from exploration projects through mine development and construction into commercial operation. Mr. Hanson graduated from Mount Allison University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology.
Mr. Kilborn holds the position of Business Advisor, High Impact Firms, BDC Advisory Services, and held the position of Chief Financial Officer of Satori Resources during the period 2011 through to 2016. Jeff has over nineteen years of experience, having held progressively senior positions at the Canadian subsidiaries of two U.S.-based investment banks as well as a mid-market Canadian private equity firm. Mr. Kilborn has broad financial experience, including debt and equity capital raising and mergers and acquisitions advisory. Jeff is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC).