President, CEO & Director
Mr. Whelan brings 30 years experience in the natural resource sector and has held positions of President, CEO, and director of numerous TSX Venture exchange companies. Duties including reorganization, corporate strategy, project planning, management, and finance. Mr. Whelan is a graduate of Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Edmonton, Alberta
GLEN WALLACE, MBA, CPA, CGA
Chief Financial Officer
Glen Wallace is President of Compliance Solutions Inc., a company focussing on securities compliance for Canadian and U.S. public companies for more than 20 years. He is a Chartered, Professional Accountant and was a partner in the Victoria public practice firm of Austin Chan & Wallace. He earned an MBA degree from Laurentian University and holds advanced specialty certificates in securities fraud analysis and forensic and investigative accounting from UBC.
Mr. Wolfin brings 30 years of experience in mining and finance. He has learned the business from the ground up, starting as a geologists assistant in Nevada, a metallurgists assistant at Avino mine in Mexico and later in a number of mining capacities. In the late eighties, Mr. Wolfin worked on the Vancouver Stock exchange floor and also for a number of brokerage houses, gaining a solid foundation in the finance of the industry.
Since 1990, Mr.Wolfin has worked for the Oniva Group of resource companies, including Avino Silver and Gold mines Ltd and has helped raise over C$100 million.
JOHN MORAAL, P.Eng
Mr. Moraal – one of Great Thunder’s largest shareholders – is the former owner and manager of Cope Construction, a heavy civil engineering construction firm established in the 1890s in Sarnia, Ontario. Cope Construction focuses on the construction of cogeneration plants, refineries, automotive parts facilities, and large government and commercial infrastructure projects.
Under Mr. Moraal’s leadership, Cope has become a vertically-integrated company with its own aggregate, asphalt, concrete and transportation divisions. Mr. Moraal holds a B.Sc. degree in Geology from the University of Windsor and a B.Sc. degree in Engineering from the University