Management Team

Hugh M. (Mac) Balkam
Carmelo Marrelli
Bill Johnstone

Photo Credit: Charlie Greig
..looking from HSOV across the Mandy valley to C10 Prospect

 Hugh M. (Mac) Balkam

Hugh M. (Mac) Balkam

President/CEO, Director

Mr. Balkam was with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for 13 years, many of those involved in the investigation of stock market related fraud. In 1981, he resigned to become a financial consultant with a major brokerage firm, where he managed investments for retail clients. Since 2004, Mr. Balkam has been involved in raising venture capital and consulting for junior mining companies. Mr Balkam joined the Board of Directors and became CEO of Eskay Mining Corp during the fourth quarter of 2009. He holds a BA from the University of Toronto.

Carmelo Marrelli

Carmelo Marrelli

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Marrelli serves as the Corporation’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Marrelli holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is qualified as a Chartered Accountant and as a Certified General Accountant in Canada. In addition to acting as the Corporation’s Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Marrelli has been a principal of Marrelli Support Services Inc., a firm providing administration services to Canadian public companies, since February, 2009 and, prior to February, 2009, a partner with Marrelli & Drake Corporate Services (formerly Duguay & Ringler Corporate Services) (a firm providing administration services to Canadian public companies). Mr. Marrelli also serves as the Chief Financial Officer of several publicly-listed junior mining companies and as a director of Odyssey Resources Limited (TSX-V: ODX).

Bill Johnstone

Bill Johnstone

Corporate Secretary

Mr. Johnstone has been a partner at Gardiner Roberts LLP since February, 2005, practising in the areas of securities and corporate law. He is the practice leader of the firm’s securities law group. Mr. Johnstone has been practising law for over 30 years. He is also a director and/or officer of four other TSX Venture Exchange-listed companies and three Canadian Securities Exchange-listed companies.