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Rick Peterson

Founder & Director

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. 

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Alison Keene

Director

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

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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.

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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. 

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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.  

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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.

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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. 

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Shawn Hall

Communications Director

Shawn Hall is the principal of Apogee Public Relations, specializing in issues, crisis, and change management; media relations; social media; and storytelling.

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Sue Hall

VP of Getting Things Done

Sue Hall is the principal of My Executive Assistant, an administrative services and bookkeeping consultancy.