Appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company in February 2019. Mr. Colvin has been involved in the cannabis sector since 2017 and has held various senior management positions in both publicly listed and private companies, primarily focused on renewable power and waste to energy. Currently Mr. Colvin is the president of PLC Investments Inc.
Appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company in April 2019. Mr. Cassels was previously the Chief Financial Officer of GN Ventures, Ltd. Prior to GN Ventures, Mr. Cassels serves as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance at Wescan Energy Corp. since May 30, 2013. Mr. Cassels served as Secretary of Northern Spirit Resources Inc. (alternate Name: Cascade Resources Inc.). He served as the Interim Chief Financial Officer at Northern Spirit Resources Inc. (alternate Name: Cascade Resources Inc.) since July 31, 2015 until September 1, 2015 and served as its Vice President of Finance. Mr. Cassels has over 35 years of experience in the Canadian natural gas and oil industry as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Paris Energy Inc., Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance at Redwood Energy Ltd., Landover Energy Inc., as the Chief Executive Officer of Crown Point Energy Inc. and was a Partner of Purdy & Partners Inc. and served as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Cassels has served as a Director of nine small natural gas and oil companies. Mr. Cassels is a Chartered Accountant in Canada and holds a B.A. from Bishop's University in Sherbrooke, Quebec.
Appointed Chief Operations Officer of the Company in April 2019. Previously, Mr. Steedman served as an Advisor to GN Ventures, Ltd., Vice President of NXT Energy Solutions, Inc., President of Wireless Networks, Inc. and worked in Business Development for Nortel Networks, Inc. Mr. Steedman received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and a MBA both from the University of Calgary.
International business experience with public and private companies as an executive and investment banker for over twenty years. His education includes both a BSBA and an MBA from Creighton University.
Over twenty years of business experience with public and private companies as a founder and executive. His background includes CEO and founder of Dermacia, a Southern California-based skin care company and Director and Co-Founder of Quantum Sphere Inc, a producer of nanomaterials and related technologies. Currently he is Chairman and CEO of Vivakor Inc.
chairman of the board
Served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and Government of Alberta and minister of 3 portfolios—Career Development and Employment; Labour; Energy. With business and political experience of more than forty years he was a Founder, Director and Officer of a number of privately held and publicly traded companies listed on various stock exchanges during his career, including NYSE, NASDAQ, TSX, TSX-V and HKEX. He has a wide range of experience in corporate finance, negotiations and mergers & acquisitions. Rick received his Bachelor of Arts (with Honors) from Eastern Washington University in 1971.
Appointed as a director of the Company in April 2019. In addition, since January 2018 as the owner and co-founder of Titan Technologies, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, a development stage privately held technology company focused on AI powered block chain solutions for businesses. Since October 2016 he has also been the President and director of Catalina Gold Corp., a publicly traded Canadian company. Previously, from October 2013 through June 2015 he was President and a director of Lightning Ventures Inc., a publicly held manufacturer and distributor of specialty oil and gas products. Since 2007 he has also been President and a director of CapWest Investments., a private investment corporation that focuses on development stage companies. He received a degree in International Business from Open Learning University in 2000 and received a Business Management certificate from Capilano College in 1997.