Chairman, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Director
Mr. Paulencu was employed at Deloitte LLP for 39 years, and served as audit partner for the past 31 years. Mr. Paulencu served in many leadership capacities in the Edmonton office including office managing partner for 10 years, and has provided audit, accounting, tax and advisory services to both public and private companies. Mr. Paulencu has also served as audit partner for several large public corporations in the mining, financial and telecommunications industries.
Mr. Romanzin is an independent Calgary businessman who serves as a director of Crescent Point Energy, Petrowest Corporation and Trimac Transportation Ltd. Previously, he held a variety of senior roles with the TSX Venture Exchange, including Executive Vice President and Acting President, and was the Executive Vice President of the Alberta Stock Exchange, prior to its conversion.
Formerly, Mr. Romanzin served as a director of FET Resources Ltd., Ketch Resources Ltd., Ketch Resources Trust, Cadence Energy Inc., Kereco Energy Ltd. and Flowing Energy Corporation. Mr. Romanzin is a Chartered Accountant, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta and he holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary.
Mr. Nolan is president of the Hopkins Group of Companies ("Hopkins"), a Lacombe, Alberta based company that started in 1966. Hopkins develops gravel pits and performs custom crushing of aggregate. Hopkins has crushed for numerous counties and municipal districts throughout Alberta, and has provided services to Alberta Transportation for various road construction projects. Hopkins also supplies transportation services to deliver gravel and move oilfield equipment throughout Western Canada.
William Woods, CMA
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Woods holds a certified management accountant designation from the Society of Management Accountants of Manitoba, and has over 18 years of experience as a chief financial officer, vice-president of finance, controller and administration superintendent. Mr. Woods has extensive expertise in business start-ups and expansions and is well versed in IFRS (international financial reporting standards), United States GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) and TSX Venture Exchange regulatory requirements.
Mark McCallum, CET
Vice President, Business Development
Mr. McCallum is registered with the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta as a practicing certified engineering technologist and is registered with the Alberta Construction Safety Association as a certified safety auditor. He has more than 20 years management experience in aggregates mining and exploration, labour market development and communications. He is a graduate of the civil engineering technology program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and currently serves as a Board of Governor for the Rupertsland Institute.
Heather Budney, P. Geol
Ms. Budney has 14 years of experience in aggregate geology and regulatory applications. Ms. Budney was previously employed as an industrial minerals geologist at the Alberta Geological Survey. Ms. Budney is a member in good standing of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.