Rick Skauge is a director, President, and major shareholder of Olympia Financial Group Inc. (TSX-OLY) since 1996. He is also the chief executive officer, a director and major shareholder of Target Capital Inc (TSXV-TCI) since 1993 and Eyelogic Systems Inc (TSXV-EYE.A) since 1994. Rick is also involved with several private companies including Tarman Inc. and Apple Creek Golf Course located at Airdrie, Alberta.
Craig Skauge is the President of Olympia Trust Company. Mr. Skauge is also President and founder of the National Exempt Market Association (NEMA); and is recognized as a leader and national subject expert on the Canadian Exempt Market. He has been asked to speak nationally, or be an advisor to: the OSC, the CSA, the Canadian Bar Association, and the CFA. Mr. Skauge has been featured in the National Post, the Globe and Mail, and the Investment Executive. Mr. Skauge is the publisher of the Exempt Edge, a national industry trade publication.
Mr. Newman is Chair of the Audit Committee. Mr. Newman is a chartered accountant and is the President of Brian Newman Professional Corporation, a public accounting firm. Mr. Newman has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Major) and has over 30 years of professional experience in audit, accounting tax and consulting.
Mrs. Wolfe is the President of RDMS Group Inc., a finance and accounting consulting firm.
Mrs. Wolfe is a chartered professional accountant. She obtained an Honors in Business Administration degree in 1998 from the Richard Ivey School of Business. Prior to forming RDMS Group Inc., Mrs. Wolfe gained valuable experience with both large and small public and private companies in a variety of industries from oil and gas exploration and production to oilfield services, agriculture, technology etc. She has extensive experience in financial reporting, strategic planning, governance and compliance, acquisitions due diligence and integration and ERP implementations. She has also served as the Director and Chair of the Audit Committee for Eyelogic Systems Inc. (TSX-V:EYE.A).
Mr. Nerland has been a partner with the Calgary-based tax and business law firm Shea Nerland Calnan LLP since 1990 practicing in the areas of tax and trust law. Mr. Nerland is a current and past director of a number of private investment companies, a number of private operating companies and a number of public companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Nerland has a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Calgary, a Master of Arts (Economics) from Carleton University and a Bachelor of Science (Economics and Mathematics) from the University of Calgary. He is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Calgary Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, achieving the TEP designation. Mr. Nerland has also completed the Directors Education Program, jointly developed by the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and Rotman School of Management, and has earned his ICD.D designation. He also completed the Rotman Financial Literacy Program for Directors and Executives and received the designation of Queen's Counsel ("Q.C.") in Alberta in 2014.
As director and partner of several companies, Mr. Janssen has been intimately involved in the establishment of the strategic direction, investment and cash management, banking relations and regulatory reporting of the corporations.
From 1993 to present, Mr. Janssen has acted as Controller and Chief Financial Officer of Response Energy Corporation, a private junior oil & gas corporation with operations in Western Canada. Mr. Janssen currently is a Director with Target Capital Inc. (TSXV: TCI) a publicly traded corporation.
Mr. Janssen was Controller of Stanford Energy Corporation, a publicly traded Corporation from 1993 to 1996. Mr. Janssen co-founded a number of other junior oil & gas companies, where he was Controller and Chief Financial Officer and Director until the sale of the companies. In this capacity, Mr. Janssen was involved with Para-Tech Energy Inc. (TSXV:PTY - Delisted) a publicly traded corporation, from 1995 to 1998; PocaTerra Operations Ltd., a private flow-through drillingfund, from 1996 to 1999; Wildmere Resources Inc., a Wyoming based oil & gas corporation, from 1999 to 2004; and SideKarr Energy Energy Limited Partnership, a private drilling limited partnership, from 2011 to present.
Mr. Janssen received a Bachelors of Science (mathematics) in 1985 and a Masters of Computer Science in 1988, both from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. In 1990, Mr. Janssen obtained his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Calgary. In 2012 Mr. Janssen obtained his CMA accreditation from CMA-Alberta.
Mr. Lanzl is the President of Smile Denture Clinic. Mr. Lanzl was previously a director of the Corporation from 2003 to 2011.