<strong>Rick Peterson</strong><br><em>Founder</em>
Rick Peterson
Founder

Rick is president of Peterson Capital of Edmonton, Alberta, which helps Canada’s leading private and public companies in the micro-cap, small-cap and mid-cap sectors raise funds and increase their capital markets support. 

<strong>Beth Bailey</strong><br><em>Executive Director</em>
Beth Bailey
Executive Director

Beth Bailey is a a political activist and volunteer supporter with a number of local, provincial and national campaigns.

<strong>Alison Keene</strong><br><em>Director</em>
Alison Keene
Director

Alison Keene has had an almost 40-year history as an investment professional / entrepreneur / leader in the Canadian financial services industry.

<strong>Brad Schell</strong><br><em>Honorary Chair</em>
Brad Schell
Honorary Chair

Brad Schell is a retired oil patch hauler and fleet owner from High River, AB. In February of 2019 Brad drove his vintage 1982 W900 Kenworth and 53 ft trailer emblazoned with the Suits and Boots logo to Ottawa where he joined a convoy protesting Bill C-69.

<strong>Wayne Workun</strong><br><em>Director</em>
Wayne Workun
Director

Wayne was born and raised in Calgary and is currently the Calgary Branch Manager,  Senior Vice President and Director of Leede Jones Gable – a national, independent investment dealer. 

<strong>Ryan Atkins</strong><br><em>Director</em>
Ryan Atkins
Director

Ryan is currently a Managing Director at Wildhorse Capital Partners Inc., a Calgary based merchant bank and capital advisory firm. He has more than 25 years of international accounting, finance and legal experience in both Canada and the United States.  

<strong>Andrew Mann</strong><br><em>Director</em>
Andrew Mann
Director

Andrew Mann is a certified Red Seal electrician from Vancouver with 9 years of experience in the trade. Throughout his career as an electrician, he has worked in many areas of the field including large-scale industrial and commercial projects. Andrew is a very active member in both provincial and federal politics, and is a Director at Large for the BC Conservative Party.

<strong>Philippe Cloutier</strong><br><em>Director</em>
Philippe Cloutier
Director

Philippe Cloutier, P.Geo holds a B.Sc. in Geology and a certificate in Human Resource Management and has over 25 years of experience in the mining exploration and development business.