Mr. Day has 30 years of exploration and mining experience with a focus on precious metals, copper and nickel. Alan has held senior project management roles in exploration, mining as well as environmental remediation programs within Nevada, Utah, Idaho, California, Alaska and Mexico. Mr. Day has extensive experience in property acquisitions and divestures, in addition to mineral claim locating with primary emphasis on Nevada. Mr. Day’s company, Mineral Exploration Services, Ltd. was formed in 1998 to serve the mining industry in property acquisitions and divestures, claim locating, complete exploration services, including geological consulting and project management. Mineral Exploration Services, Ltd., operates primarily in the western United States, including Alaska, Mexico, and throughout the world. Clients have included Newmont Mining, Barrick Gold, Anglo American, Meridian Gold, Yamana Resources, Midway Gold and many public and private junior mining companies from all over the world.
Smooth Rock Ventures Corp. is led by a seasoned management team with strong backgrounds in natural resource exploration throughout North America and worldwide, with particular emphasis on Nevada. With well over 75 years of cumulative experience our senior management team is very experienced in operations, exploration and corporate finance within the public market place.
ALAN R. DAY, B.SC
President, CEO, Director
CHRIS HOBBS, CA
Mr. Hobbs has worked with several public companies, accounting and securities firms in an accounting, management, director or CFO role in the past 20 years. Mr. Hobbs co-founded Pine Point Capital Advisors Inc., in January 2008 and has extensive experience in the investment banking sector. He served as a Senior Manager of KPMG LLP from 1990 to 1999. Mr. Hobbs is a member of the Chartered Accountants of Ontario and holds a bachelor of business administration degree from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
Mr. Falardeau is an independent director and member of the Company’s the Audit Committee. Eric has extensive experience in suppling industrial materials for the mining and various manufacturing industries. He is currently regional sales manager for a global industrial supply company, based out of Val d’Or Quebec in northwestern Quebec, Canada.
MICHEL DAVID, B.SC
Mr. David is an independent director and member of the Company’s the Audit Committee. Michel has over 35 years of experience in geology and geophysics, base metal and precious metal exploration and mining. He obtained a BSc in geology from McGill University in 1975 and has managed numerous projects in southern Africa, Brazil, Colombia, the Philippines, Korea and throughout North America with emphasis in the Province of Quebec. Mr. David has been a director and officer of several mining exploration companies based in Val d’Or, Quebec. Under his guidance a number of these companies made significant gold discoveries exploring and developing both from surface and underground.