Richard Grayston, PhD, MBA, BComm
Interim CEO and Director
Mr. Grayston has spent thirty years in public company management and as a finance and economics consultant. He sits on the board of several different public companies. Mr. Grayston received a Ph.D. in finance and economics from the University of Chicago in 1971, an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1969 and a B. Comm. from the University of British Columbia in 1966 and became a Certified General Accountant in 1977.
Dr. Craig Bow, Ph.D.
Vice President Exploration
Dr. Bow has over 35-years of domestic and international metals exploration experience. He obtained his Ph.D. in geology from the University of Oregon in 1979, and subsequently his global experience has extended to over a dozen countries, from greenfield exploration projects to advanced staged development. In the USA, he has direct mineral exploration experience in Nevada and Utah, most recently as a geologic consultant for AngloGold Ashanti. Dr. Bow’s accomplishments over his distinguished career include contributing to the evolution of the Stillwater PGE project from an initial exploration stage to positive production decision, directing Cyprus Amax entry into copper and gold exploration in Peru and Colombia, and enhancing the performance of Newcrest as a gold explorer in South America. He managed a technically and financially successful gold exploration program in Central America and Canada as Exploration Manager North America for Gold Fields, and provided the catalyst for Gold Fields entry into the Arctic Platinum partnership with Outokumpu. Dr. Bow will focus on developing and managing the exploration program on the gold projects that are under option from Pilot Gold. Dr. Bow is a Qualified Person with the American Institute of Professional Geologists and is a member of the Society of Economic Geologists.
Carlo Valente, BBA, CA, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Valente is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant with over 19 years of international business development, corporate advisory, M&A, corporate finance and accounting experience. Since 2012, Mr. Valente has been leading the multi-disciplined business development team at King & Bay West Management Corp., a merchant bank and technical services group. During this time, Mr. Valente has also served as CFO of five different publicly listed and private companies which collectively raised more than CDN$200 million.
Prior to joining King & Bay West, Mr. Valente worked a total of 15 years for the Vancouver and Milan offices of PwC, most recently as managing director in the transaction advisory group. At PwC, Mr. Valente oversaw teams involved in extensive business, financial, operational, tax and IT due diligence on cross-border transactions for corporations, pension funds and private equity firms.
Carlo graduated from Simon Fraser University in 1997 with a BBA and obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 2000. He is a member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Ms. Paine has over 30 years’ experience as a senior paralegal, specializing in corporate, securities and regulatory matters both in Canada and the United States. For the past 10 years, Ms. Paine has acted as Corporate Secretary or Assistant Corporate Secretary for a number of public companies trading on various stock exchanges. In addition to being the Corporate Secretary of Logan Resources, she is currently the Corporate Secretary of Excelsior Mining Corp. (TSX and OTCQX), and Assistant Corporate Secretary of Alderon Iron Ore Corp. (TSX) and Canada Jetlines Ltd. (TSX-V and OTCQB). Ms. Paine is also the Corporate Secretary of Xineoh Technologies Inc. and Voleo, Inc.