Trent Abraham, Chairman of the Board & Chair of the Compensation Committee

Trent is a proven Leader, C-Suite Holder, Entrepreneur, Consultant, and Owner with over 34 years of success in energy services, oil & gas, mining, agriculture, blending and manufacturing, chemicals, commodities, global procurement and distribution, logistics, and freight. Leveraging extensive experience with both private and publicly owned companies in growth, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and restructuring, he is an asset for startup to mature similar-sector companies looking for acumen in engineering companies, M&A, reorganization, growth, expansion, innovation in domestic and global markets. His broad areas of expertise include leadership, strategic planning, entrepreneurship, operational transformation, P&L, business development, competitive market analysis, product development, regulations and compliance in worldwide markets, finance, cultural awareness, and international business. He has held leadership positions as COO and President of Midwestern Mud and SOS Environmental, COO at Emprada Minerals, President of Brichem Corporation / Brichem Supply Ltd., Sodium Solutions, Sun Coast Materials and Owner and President of Millennium Technologies and Spirit Mountain Environmental. He is currently the Managing Partner of a global commodity trading company along with the owner of two privately held companies.

Ron Sifton, ICD,D, CPA.CA, Chair of the Audit Committee

Ron was a founder, VP, CFO and director of Newalta Corp. Ron was instrumental in growing the company from 3 employees and a $3,000,000 market cap, to over 2,500 employees and a billion dollar market cap upon his retirement in 2010. Ron has sat on multiple boards fulfilling several roles, including the following: • 27 years as VP, CFO and director of Newalta Corp • 10 years as Chair of the audit committee, Calgary Handibus Association • 3 years as Chair of the audit committee, Canadian Association of Income Funds • 5 years as member of the compensation committee, Tellus Holdings • 2 years as Chair of the audit committee, Ceiba Energy Services. With additional roles as member of the compensation committee, corporate governance committee, interim President and CEO to complete sale of the company to Secure Energy Services. • 7 years as Chair of the audit committee, Chair of the Compensation Committee and Chair of the Independent Committee BQE Water

Dr Merle Olson, PHD, Director, Health Science Advisor

Dr. Olson has a Masters Degree in Chemistry from Western University. After graduating with his DVM from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981, Dr. Olson spent three years in a veterinary practice in Pincher Creek, Alberta. Dr. Olsen became a faculty member at the University of Calgary for the next 20 years where he published over 200 scientific papers and filed 45 patents. In 2009, established Alberta Veterinary Laboratories Ltd. to market products for use in animal health. AVL has developed and manufactured over 50 products for farm animals at their GMP manufacturing facility in Calgary. Recently awarded the 2021 Alberta Order of Excellence for his work on pharmaceutical development in Alberta.

Ralph Hesje, Bsc. Eng, Director, Chair of Governance Committee

Mr. Hesje is a senior executive having led a number of private and public companies as president, CEO and as a board member in Argentina, Brazil, USA and Canada. His first Board appointment was in 1993. He has served on non-profit, private and public company boards. His experience includes pipelines; oil and gas; civil construction; construction contracting; automation and waste management industries. With extensive experience in business start-ups he currently is the Chair of a TEC Canada peer group coaching senior leaders on transformational change management, leadership excellence and enterprise success.

Frank B. Wright Jr., Director

Mr. Wright is a senior executive with extensive P&L experience in both domestic and international industrial mineral operations with a successful record in creating joint ventures, initiating new operation start-ups, and leading acquisition activities. He is recognized as a strategic and innovative leader capable of achieving stretch goals in difficult and diverse business climates. His executive experience has been enhanced by broad-based functional line responsibility for marketing, product development, quality assurance, and operations management. He has served as a board member on several international joint venture companies and as the Chairman of the Board for the Chamber of Commerce in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

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