Jack W. Hanks, Director, President and CEO
Mr. Hanks founded Maple Resources Corporation, the Company’s predecessor in the United States, in 1986 and has been President or Chairman of the Board of Maple Resources Corporation since its inception. Mr. Hanks has also been the Executive Chairman of Maple Energy plc, a publicly-listed company on the London Stock Exchange AIM and the Lima Bolsa. Prior to founding Maple, Mr. Hanks was a partner in the Washington D.C. office of the law firm of Akin Gump Strauss. Mr. Hanks graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a law degree in 1971 and a petroleum land management degree in 1968.
Bruce N. Lemons, Director and General Counsel
Mr. Lemons has been a practicing lawyer in the mineral area for over 25 years. He has been a private investor in oil and gas and coal projects in the last several years, including in Maple Peru and Maple Energy. Since 2002, Mr. Lemons has served as a director of Ansen, an electronics manufacturing company based in upstate New York, which has a Chinese affiliate. Mr. Lemons was a partner in Holme Roberts & Owen and in Holland & Hart. . Mr. Lemons graduated law school from Brigham Young University in 1980, where he was a member of law review and undergraduate with a degree in.
Mary G. Merritt, Consultant - Financial Reporting
Ms. Merritt currently serves also as the President and CFO of Preferred Voice, Inc, an OTC: BB listed company from 1994 to date; From 1989 to 1994 Mary served as Controller of United Medicorp, Inc, a NASDAQ listed company; From 1981- 1989, Mary was with Ernest & Young in Dallas, Texas. Mary graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1979 and an MBA in 1980.
Norwest Corporation, Consulant- Reserves & Engineering
For over 30 years, Norwest has been an internationally-recognized leader in providing consulting expertise to the energy, mining, and natural resources industries. Norwest’s mining professionals bring extensive industry experience to our projects, including the exploration and assessment of coal and mineral reserves.
Mineria Polaca S.A., Consultant- Mining Engineers
Mineria Polaca S.A. is the largest company specializing in underground mining in Colombia. Mineria Polaca S.A. specializes in tunnel driving, mining roadways, consulting and technical maintenance within the planning and preparation of the exploitation and operation of mines.
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