Mr. Ricciuti has over 25 years of public markets experience. Over the span of his career, Mr. Ricciuti has acquired extensive experience as Analyst, Director and Executive Vice President at such firms as Scotia Capital, Glendale International Corp., and Research Capital Corp. He has been responsible for the management of institutional sales, investment research and trading operations and was also Vice-President, Business Development and Administration – Mining Division, of BP Canada Inc.
Presently, Mr. Ricciuti is the President of a management-consulting company providing a broad range of management and financial services, including organizational structuring, board advisory assignments and corporate finance advice. Mr. Ricciuti is the Chairman, President and CEO of International Resources Investment Corporation and holds other board positions with other publicly traded companies.
Mr. Ricciuti has a diploma in Engineering Technology from Ryerson University, a Bachelor of Sciences degree (B.Sc.) in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from York University.
Mr. Creamer is currently the president of SE-AM Tech Inc. and a project manager with Chevron in Kern River oil field. He is a professional engineer and has 35 years of experience in various project functions. From 2005-2009 he was involved in teh redvelopment of the Montego Bay airort in Jamaica. Mr. Creamer has been involved in combined cogeneration plants, pulp and paper plants, refinery plant engineering including project direction refinery de-sulphurization of naphtha and diesel products (Vittol), polyethylene plant (Petro Kemya), Greenfield WOSEP separation plant Aramco) and a Greenfield headquarters for a (ORICA, formerly ICI) chemical producer and as well various other petroleum industrial plants.
Mr. Pittman is a partner with Ogilvy Renault LLP, where his focus is mainly in the energy sector. He works closely with energy clients in the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors and the oilfield service sector, on mergers and acquisitions, structuring joint venture arrangements, gathering and processing arrangements and tax-effective structuring. He also advises clients in other sectors, notably the high-tech and wind power industries on M&A, project development and restructuring matters.
Mr. Pittman is a director of several private corporations in the energy sector and he is an executive member of the Canadian energy Law Foundation.
Mr. MacNeill is a professional engineer and has over 30 years of experience in various project and financial functions. Mr. MacNeill is currently a portfolio manager with Pangaea Asset Management. Previously, he was with Lawrence Asset Management as Chief Investment Officer, and with Sentry Select Capital Corp. as VP, Investments. In the past, Mr. MacNeill has also worked with HSBC Securities Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., Imperial Life/Desjardin Group and TD Bank. He has over 30 years of experience in financial and petroleum fields. In addition, Mr. MacNeill has extensive experience in oil and gas royalty trusts, energy companies, and private investment opportunities. Mr. MacNeill started his career as a petroleum engineer after he had received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Queen's University in Kingston in Ontario, Canada.
Mr. Szweras has practiced securities law for approximately 14 years and is a partner with Fogler, Rubinoff LLP in Toronto. His corporate finance and legal practises focus on financing and going public transactions. He acts for mid-market companies looking to raise money or make acquisitions and assists private companies going public. He represents companies seeking listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), the Toronto Venture Exchange (TSXV), the CNQ, US Exchanges including the NASDAQ, the AMEX and the Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board (OTC BB), and other exchanges internationally including the Alternate Investment Market (AIM) in London. He has particular expertise in structuring cross-border and multi-jurisdictional securities transactions and mergers and acquisitions.