President, CEO & Director
Mr. Doherty has over 20 years of investment and finance experience. Mr. Doherty is founder and president of DD Mercantile Corp., offering merchant banking and corporate advisory services to a number of companies across various sectors.. Previously, he was an investment adviser with Canaccord Capital, Canada's largest independent securities dealer covering the North American capital markets specializing in developing, structuring and financing venture and growth companies. Mr. Doherty holds a degree from Simon Fraser University. Mr. Doherty has sat on numerous boards including Organigram Holdings, Saber Capital (now Emblem Corp) and The Green Organic Dutchman.
CFO, Corporate Secretary and Director
Since May 1991, Mr. Demare has been the president of Chase Management Ltd., a private company which provides administrative, management and financial services to private and public companies engaged in mineral exploration and development, gold and silver production, oil and gas exploration and production, and venture capital. He also currently serves as an officer and director of other public reporting companies, including Batero Gold Corp., Mirasol Resources Ltd., Tasman Metals Ltd. and East West Petroleum Corp. Mr. Demare holds a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of British Columbia and is a member in good standing of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia.
Mr. Cernovitch studied Economics at McGill University. Marc has focused on corporate development, funding and building companies primarily in the resource and energy technology fields. He has a strong background in corporate governance and finance. For the past 14 years, Mr. Cernovitch has been providing capital markets advisory services to companies across both public & private sectors. In this capacity, Mr. Cernovitch has served as a director and advisor to numerous small and mid-cap companies contemplating and/or executing financing and M&A transactions.
Since 1996 Mr. Taggart has been engaged in the capital markets and has extensive experience in public and private funding, business development consulting and advisory services. Mr. Taggart serves as an advisor to several companies to effectively optimize their capital markets strategies and oversee their business development. Additionally, Mr. Taggart has managed a private equity fund specializing in micro-cap companies since 2007.