A Team of Proven Leaders
Charles (Bud) Malette
President & Chief Executive Officer
Charles MaLette was an Investment Advisor for more than 35 years with Canaccord Genuity Corp. He retired from Canaccord Genuity Corp. in December 2018. He has many years investing and financing in, and analyzing and reviewing public companies in various industries.
Mr. MaLette has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and a Director of Stevens Gold since 2018. Mr. MaLette graduated from the University of Calgary in 1970 with a degree in Economics. After receiving a teaching degree from the University of British Columbia in 1972 he taught high school for 9 years in Vancouver, B.C. Mr. MaLette joined Canaccord Genuity Corp. in 1983 as an Investment Advisor and resigned in December 2 to become the CEO and director of Core Process Solutions Inc. Mr. MaLette is also a director and secretary of the B.C. Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.
John Mirko has 40 years of experience in the mining industry. He is currently President, CEO, and Director of Rokmaster Resources Corp., a Vancouver-based mineral exploration company focused on North, Central and South American projects. Previously, he worked with Roca Mines Inc. as a founding Director for nine years, where he assisted with putting into production a 500 tonne per day (TPD) mine and concentrator. He was co-recipient of Association for Mineral Exploration BC's "E.A. Scholtz Medal" (2008) for excellence in mine development, and the Mining Association of BC's "Mining and Sustainability Award" (2009) for Roca Mines' MAX Molybdenum Mine.
From 1986 to 2010, Mr. Mirko was a founding Director of Auckland Exploration Inc., Pacific Rim Mining Corp., Frontier Pacific Mining Corp., and Stikine Energy Corp. In addition, he held management positions with Skylark Resources Ltd., Solitare Minerals Corp. and Calypso Uranium Corp. Mr. Mirko has been self-employed since 1977 through his company, Canam Mining Corp., as a mining contractor and prospector involved in the exploration, development and construction of numerous mining projects in 11 countries and the production of mineral resources from five such projects.
CFO and Director
Retired Chartered Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor with over 40 years experience . Held senior management positions with US Plywood, Dillingham Corporation, Air Canada, and BC Hydro. Extensive experience in income tax planning, budgeting, financial statement presentations and business valuations.
Graduate with Juris Doctorate from the University of Loyola Law School, and thereafter practiced law in California for over 40 years. Served as an office and director on many public companies in the United States and Canada. Extensive experience in corporate and securities law, and special emphasis in the resource sector.
Michael Williams brings over 24 years of experience as senior executive within the mining industry. He specializes in the structuring, financing, administering and the marketing of Toronto Stock Exchange listed companies.
Mr. Williams is the founder and Executive Chairman of Aftermath Silver (TSXV: AAG) which recently raised $16 million and recently announced a sliver resource estimate of a silver-gold project in Chile.
Mr. Williams has held a senior role in several public companies including Underworld Resources Ltd, which was sold to Kinross Gold Corp for $138,000,000. He has developed an international banking and financing network that includes extensive contacts with both institutional and retail investors. Mr. Williams has raised significant equity capital for advanced exploration and development projects.