Our Team

Lee Ann Wolfin

President

Ms. Wolfin is a non-practicing lawyer in both California and British Columbia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia and a Juris Doctor from Southwestern University of Law, California, 1984.


Matthew Wayrynen

Director

Mr. Wayrynen provides experience in resource company management, venture capital, startup financing, and mergers and acquisitions. He is an original co-founder and former President and CEO of TrichoScience Innovations Inc., which became Replicel Life Sciences Inc. As a director of Quinto Mining, he helped raise millions of dollars and advanced a Quebec iron ore property to a viable project. Quinto sold to Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines in June 2008 for a share value equal to $175 million. (Consolidated Thompson was eventually sold to Cliffs Resources for $4.9 billion). Currently, he is also a director of several publicly-listed resource companies.


Dr. Anthony Taylor, Bsc, PhD, CPG

Director

Dr. Taylor received an honours degree in geology from Durham University in 1964 and subsequently completed a PhD in Geology from the University of Manchester between 1972 and 1974. He has held various exploration geology and management positions with major mining companies including Cominco, Selection Trust, BP Minerals, RTZ, and Gencor until 1994. He was directly involved on the ground, or in a management role, in a number of mineral discoveries, some of which became successful producing mines. They include nickel in Australia, platinum group metals and copper-zinc in South Africa and gold in the USA.

On the entrepreneurial side, Dr. Taylor founded Millennium Mining Corporation, a private Nevada minerals exploration company which became Gold Summit Corporation. He served as President, CEO and Director of Gold Summit Corporation, a TSXV listed company, from October 2003 until the merger that formed Crown Gold Corporation Minerals thereafter serving as Executive Chairman until 2011. In 2012 he helped instigate the founding of Selex Resources, a private Ontario Corporation where he is currently President, CEO and a Director.

Dr. Taylor recently retired as an Independent Director of Hecla Mining Company, listed on the NYSE since 2002. He was also the Chairman of Hecla’s Corporate Governance Committee and a member of Hecla’s Compensation and Health, Safety, Environmental and Technical Committees.


Akash Patel

Director

Mr. Patel has worked in the investment industry for over 10 years with junior companies from inception and incorporation to final listing. Having acted as CEO and director of several public companies, and as the head of his own consulting firm, Mr. Patel specializes in the assistance of initial public offerings as well as all regulatory filings. He has received a bachelor in accounting from the British Columbia Institute of Technology with a major in accounting and minor in finance. He also has over 15 years of corporate tax experience and has been an active board member and contributed to the start up of multiple companies, including WestKam Gold Corp (WKG), MX Gold Corp. (MXL), Cameo Resources Corp. (CRU) and Global Remote Technologies Ltd (RGT).