Mr. Contardi is a consultant/adviser with over 15 years of legal, investment and capital markets experience. He is currently President of Generic Capital Corporation, a Toronto based EMD finance firm. Mr. Contardi’s experience involves advising and structuring corporate finance transactions in the mining, tech and bio tech sectors to maximize the value of projects/assets. He has been called to the Ontario Bar and is a graduate of Queen’s University Law School.
Arvin Ramos – CPA
CFO & Director
Mr. Arvin Ramos holds a degree in commerce and a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario. Mr. Ramos has over 17 years of business experience, having supported a broad range of industries, including mining, technology, and banking. Mr. Ramos serves as CFO and director of several junior mining companies.
Aaron Stone – P.Geo
Vice President Exploration
Mr. Stone is a registered Professional Geologist (OGQ – 02170 ‘temporaire restrictif’) in the province of Quebec, Canada. Most recently, Mr. Stone worked with Laurentia Exploration, the geological consulting group working on Amex Exploration’s Perron Project, which has made several high-grade gold discoveries. Having managed sizable drill programs in the past. Mr. Stone brings a solid set of geological and 3D modelling skills in addition to an excellent understanding of Quebec geology. Prior to Laurentia, the bulk of his experiences came in the Australian iron ore industry, with his focus turning to Gold since his relocation to Montreal in late 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Mineral Exploration and Mining Geology) from Curtin University in Perth, Australia.
Kelly Malcolm – P.Geo
Mr. Malcolm is a Professional Geologist (Ontario) with extensive exploration experience focused on precious metal exploration. He is currently Vice President Exploration at Amex Exploration Inc., which has made several discoveries on the Perron project in Quebec. He was involved in the discovery and delineation of Detour Gold’s high grade 58N gold deposit, and acts as director, advisor, or management for several public and private mineral exploration companies. He holds a BSc in geology and a BA in economics from Laurentian University.
Daniel Nauth – J.D.
Mr. Nauth is the principal of NauthLPC., a cross-border law firm that provides services on U.S.-Canada cross-border capital markets, M&A and corporate and securities transactions and regulatory compliance. Daniel advises Canadian, U.S. and other foreign companies and investment banks in a wide range of U.S.-Canada cross-border and domestic public and private equity and debt financings, M&A transactions, corporate commercial matters, as well as assisting companies in connection with stock exchange, OTCQX and OTCQB listings.
Jessica Whitton – LL.B
Ms. Whitton is an Associate at Irwin Lowy LLP and practices general corporate and securities law. Ms. Whitton advises both public and private issuers on a variety of transactions including private placements, public offerings, M&A and continuous disclosure obligations. Ms. Whitton previously served as interim CEO of QcX from October 2019 to April 2020, and acts as director, or management for several public and private companies. Jessica is a graduate of the University of Southampton and Queen’s University. Ms. Whitton is a Member of the Law Society of Ontario.
Capital Markets Advisor
Mr. Cantore is a seasoned capital markets professional specializing in the resource and hi tech sectors. He is currently President & CEO at Amex Exploration Inc., which has identified significant gold discoveries on its Perron project, in Quebec. He has more than 25 years of advisory and leadership experience having begun his career as an investment advisor and then moving into management roles at both public and private companies. During his career he has organized and structured numerous equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture partnerships and strategic alliances.
Corporate Development Advisor
Ms. Cutler has worked with reporting issuers for more than 20 years in capital markets, corporate development, marketing, and investor communications. She has acted as a strategic advisor to a number of public companies including: multiple junior mining companies, investment companies and alternative energy companies. During her career she been involved in a numerous equity/debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and has incubated new companies. In addition she has sat on the boards of various public companies. Wanda holds a Bachelor of Social Science (Political Science) from the University of Ottawa and is President of Cutler McCarthy, a capital markets advisory firm.
Project Operators and Qualified Persons
Founded by Hugues Guérin-Tremblay (P.Geo. Quebec), Alexis Paulin-Bissonnette (Eng. Quebec), and Maxime Bouchard (P.Geo. Quebec), Laurentia Exploration offers a full suite of exploration services to primarily Quebec-based companies. The firm has been involved in several significant discoveries and exploration programs in recent years, and specializes in the planning, execution, and interpretation of exploration programs and strategies.