Greg Neeld, President & CEO., Mr. Neeld, a businessman, brings twenty plus years of business expertise in both the private and public sectors to HAWKEYE’s management team. His business achievements include successful ventures in manufacturing, distribution, consumer electronics, food & beverage, invention and patent of an industry spawning; first-to-market protective head device for hockey players, and investment in the resource sector. This was concurrent to a 10-year professional hockey career. Mr. Neeld has raised significant capital for both private and public companies. He specializes in corporate structure, mergers and acquisitions, targeting and retaining industry management and marketing teams and liaison with the investment community. Mr. Neeld will apply the entrepreneurial skills and knowledge derived from his industry-diverse commerce’s to assist in transforming HAWKEYE from a junior exploration company to a revered mine-producing-concern at the forefront of the mining industry.
Mark Lindsay, V.P. Exploration, Mr. Lindsay joined Hawkeye to become head of exploration and development. Mark will focus upon generating and exploring mineral targets in the Yukon, British Columbia and other areas of North America to add year round exploration capability to Hawkeye’s property portfolio. Mr. Lindsay is a Yukon First Nation prospector who was born and raised in the Yukon. Mark comes from a long family line of mineral explorers and prospectors which include his great, great grand uncles Skookum Jim Mason and George Carmack, who were the co-discoverers of placer gold on Bonanza Creek that led to the Klondike Gold Rush of 1896, as well his grandfather Frank Slim, a well known Yukon First Nation riverboat pilot and captain, who mined placer gold in the Livingstone Creek goldfield and his father Joe Lindsay who worked in mining and mineral exploration for over 50 years. Following in this tradition, Mark brings a lifetime of experience in Yukon exploration to Hawkeye. He has also explored in British Columbia, the western United States and Australia and is skilled in generative (GenEx) exploration and is considered a specialist in regard to exploration targeting. Mark has worked in all aspects of mineral exploration for over 30 years.
D.G. (Dan) Cardinal, P.Geo (BC; P.Geol. (AB); F.G.A.C. Mr. Cardinal joined Hawkeye to act as exploration advisor and as a Qualified Person (QP), as that term is defined under National Instrument 43-101, for work programs carried out over the Company properties. Mr. Cardinal graduated with a B.Sc. degree in Geology from the University of Alberta in 1978. Mr. Cardinal has worked as a professional geologist for the past 31 years in Canada and western United States. Work has included detailed geological investigations of mineral districts, examination and reporting on a broad spectrum of mineral prospects and properties for junior and major resource companies in both the energy and mineral resource sectors. Mr. Cardinal has also authored a number of 43-101 compliant reports in his career. Dan has been registered in good standing with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia since 1991 and with the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta since 1980.
Dr. Malcolm E. McCallum, Emeritus Professor of Geology and Research Geologist – Senior Technical Advisor, Mr. McCallum graduated from Middlebury College, The University of Tennessee, and the University of Wyoming with A.B., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Geology (1956, 1958 and 1964 respectively). Mr. McCallum was professor of geology in minerals exploration at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, from 1962 through 1995. He is co-founder of HDM Laboratories Inc. that specializes in diamond and gold exploration sample processing and evaluation. He was employed as a part time (WAE) field research geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey from 1956 through 1984. He has been a consulting geologist for mineral exploration companies since 1985, specializing primarily in diamonds and precious metals, and has practiced in the United States, Canada, South America, Africa and Europe. He has been involved in kimberlite and diamond related research and exploration since 1964, and was a major participant in the discovery of a number of diamondiferous kimberlite occurrences in Colorado, Wyoming, Venezuela, and the NWT and BC, Canada. He has also worked on kimberlite/diamond projects in Alberta, Nunavut, Ontario and Quebec Canada, Guyana, Brazil, South Africa, Namibia, Angola, Finland, Sweden and Russia. He has served as a Technical Advisor to a number of diamond and gold exploration companies. Mr. McCallum is a fellow of the Geological Society of America, the Society of Exploration Geochemists, the Society of Economic Geologists, and the Mineralogical Society of America.