Management

President/CEO
Donald Benard, BSc(Hons), PEng, MAusIMM(CP Geol, Man), CAPM, has over 25 years of experience in the global mineral resource industry, risk modeling, and operationally at numerous mines including NordGold's Bissa, Ma'aden's Gold mines, Morningstar, CIS's LIDGC, Claude's Seabee, Corona's Jolu, Cogema's Cluff Lake, Cameco's Key Lake, all of PCS's Potash mines, and IMCC’s K2. Recent roles and successes include: Director of Geology (Bissa) where he brought new pits online; Ma'aden (Resource Manager) bringing all mining projects into JORC compliance; Chief Mine Geologist (Morningstar) re-opening their legacy mines; Chief Mine Geologist (Claude) starting Seabee Gold Mine with ~4 years of reserves and transforming it into a 25+ life span. He has many years of project & mine evaluation experience particularly in China, Canada, USA, Mexico, Middle East and Asia Pacific region with expertise in resource industry regulatory and compliance disciplines which includes commodities including Magnetite, Silver, Copper, Zinc, Gold, Phosphate, Bauxite and Industrial minerals of Kaolin and Magnesite. He is also the EVP Geology and Engineering of Key Capital Corporation.

CFO
Matthew Talbot, BSc, BAcc, CPA, is a finance professional who started his career in complex audits with PricewaterhouseCoopers. From January 2005 to July 2010 he served at American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS) which currently has around $100 billion under management. At American Capital Strategies Ltd he managed a small team responsible for pre-investment due diligence, post-investment monitoring, in-depth analysis of under-performing companies, and quarterly valuation of portfolio companies. This team identified and analyzed suitable investment opportunities for Board and investment consideration and subsequently oversaw investment performance of investee companies. In July 2010 he accepted a position in Financial Planning and Analysis for Swiss listed gategroup which has 27,000 employees providing passenger services to the airline industry globally. He has strong management skills and excels in project and quantitative analysis, budgets & forecasts, and mergers & acquisitions providing an ideal work experience background for his CFO position with Key Capital Corporation.

Vice President, COO
Peter Boonen has advised numerous companies and institutions in analytical, risk, strategy and valuation, business development, financings, and turnarounds. He is also a director of Key Capital Corporation.

Senior Analyst
Alicia Ranney has a BS in Mathematics and a BSM in Finance and provides project modeling and due diligence expertise. She was an Associate at JPMorgan on the ERCOT and west power desk and an Energy Commodities Analyst. She also was a teaching associate at Tulane University, teaching advanced energy trading, power markets, and in-depth equity analysis to Masters of Finance and MBA classes. Ms. Ranney is also a Senior Analyst at Key Capital Corporation.