Position: President & CEO
Mr. Braun has more than 25 years of diversified real estate, finance, and oil and gas industry experience in operations, finance and strategic planning. He has been the chief executive officer and a director of Blackbird Energy Inc. since November, 2009; a director of Huldra Silver Inc. since June, 2010; and the chief financial officer of Huldra since May, 2011. He worked as an investment banker for Gateway Securities Inc. Prior to such time, he was the president, chief executive officer and a director of Cheetah Oil & Gas Ltd., an international oil and gas company. Throughout the last 25 years, Mr. Braun has also operated a private Canadian real estate development company.
Position: Chief Financial Officer
Ron Schmitz is the Principal and President of ASI Accounting Services Inc., which has provided administrative, accounting and office services to public and private companies since July 1995. Mr. Schmitz has been a director, Chief Financial Officer or Executive VP of Gold Canyon Resources Inc. (TSX-V: GCU) since April 1997. In addition, Mr. Schmitz has been a director or Chief Financial Officer of various public companies since 1997 and currently is the Chief Financial Officer for several public companies.
Mr. Harris is a corporate, securities and business lawyer with over 30 years experience in British Columbia and internationally. He is currently of counsel at McCullough O'Connor Irwin LLP. He has been a director of Entree Gold Inc. since Jan. 29, 2003, and was appointed its non-executive chairman on March 15, 2006. He has extensive experience with the acquisition and disposition of assets, corporate structuring and restructuring, regulatory requirements and corporate filings, and corporate governance. Mr. Harris was a founding member of the legal advisory committee of the former Vancouver Stock Exchange. He has completed the directors' education program of the Institute of Corporate Directors and is an institute-certified director. Mr. Harris has also completed a graduate course in business at the London School of Economics.
Position: P. Geol. P. Eng, Senior Geologist/Engineer, Director
Mr. Britton brings to the Company a wealth of experience spanning over 45 years in the oil and gas exploration and development business. During his distinguished career, he has been instrumental in successfully commercializing over 430 oil and gas wells, some of which are still prolific producers. Mr. Britton has the much envied track record of drilling 86% commercially successful wells.
Most recently, they include his discovery of a major strike in the B.C. Foothills for Dynamic Oil & Gas, Inc. - a company in which he rose to the position of Vice President, Exploration and Development. Before retiring from the company in late 2003, he was also credited with the re-completion of a well in Alberta's St Albert Oil Pool, which led to the development of 60 billion cubic feet of reserves and a deliverability of 16 million cubic feet of gas per day.
David Finn is a well-regarded petroleum consultant who has been active in the oil & gas business for over 30 years. He began his oil and gas career as an employee with Amoco Canada Petroleum Company Ltd. in the geological and engineering departments where he was involved in petrophysical and economic analysis of company interests in the Western Canadian sedimentary basin. From Amoco he moved to the British Columbia Petroleum Corporation where he was responsible for monitoring the development activity and natural gas performance of northeastern British Columbia gas fields.
During the last decade, Mr. Finn has consulted primarily to Gilbert Lausten Jung Associates Ltd. ("GLJ") -- one of Canada's most respected oil & gas engineering firms. As a consultant to GLJ he provided evaluation services for new emerging public and private companies including preparation of reports for securities and financial institutions, property acquisition/disposition analysis and drilling prospect reviews. Properties evaluated included most of the conventional oil and gas areas of the Western Canadian sedimentary basin, shallow gas reservoirs of southeastern Alberta and non conventional basin centered gas reservoirs of the Green River Basin, Wyoming.
|Mr. Rod Morris, P. Geologist|
Mr. Morris has been active in oil and gas exploration for the past 28 years
He has worked with Dome Petroleum, Petrel Robertson Consultants, Mannville Oil and Gas, Rosetta Exploration and G2 Resources.
Mr. Morris currently consults to Pennant and represents Pennant's interests in Alberta. The mandate is to find low risk projects for Pennant to participate in that can lead to ongoing exploration and development opportunities.