Brad Nichol, P. Eng., MBA, President & CEO
Mr. Nichol is an international entrepreneur who has served and advised corporations on strategy and finance for over 25 years. Throughout his career he has served as both senior executive and director of a number of public and private enterprises across the finance and resource sectors. Since 2005, he has led the development of several exploration & production companies in the oil and gas sector, principally based in Calgary, Alberta. During this period, he led each successive organization through multiple rounds of private and public project financings, initiated and executed dual listings, established key international and domestic financial relations, oversaw M&A, technical, operational, HR, investor relations, legal and regulatory functions as well as closing several accretive asset acquisitions and financings in multiple jurisdictions. Prior to this, Brad served as a Management Consultant at a top-tier international firm in New York and London advising Fortune 50 corporations on business and corporate strategies. Previously, Mr. Nichol worked at Schlumberger, the world’s largest oil and gas services firm. He served in various technical, managerial, marketing and sales roles in North America, South America and Europe. The majority of his work focused on reservoir evaluation and production enhancement strategies. From 1992 until 2001 Mr. Nichol managed operations and executed projects in Canada, the United States and South America, including responsibility for reservoir stimulation and wellbore construction services for BP in Colombia. Mr. Nichol left Schlumberger to pursue his MBA at one of the world’s top ranked business schools, the London Business School, in the UK and graduated with honors in 2003. Mr. Nichol also holds a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta and has been a registered Professional Engineer since 1994.
Morgan Tincher, CFO & Director
Mr. Tincher brings +20 years of corporate finance experience and +12 years of finance advisory expertise in the technology, entertainment and natural resources sectors with a focus on public and private financing, corporate governance, merger structure, acquisitions and IPOs. Mr. Tincher’s responsibilities include all financial operations management, stakeholder engagement, compliance and regulatory matters. Prior to Liberty One Lithium Corp., he served as CEO, President and Director of Oculus Ventures Corporation (2012 to 2014) through reverse merger acquisition and capitalization ($20MM) of Toronto based Slyce Inc. (now Pounce Technologies Inc.). During the same period, Mr. Tincher assisted in the capitalization ($10MM) of Trace Intelligent Systems of Venice, CA, which led to the acquisition of Draganfly Innovations Inc. Mr. Tincher served (2007-2011) as VP Finance at Probe Resources Ltd. (now Rooster Energy Ltd.) assisting in raising >$50MM in capital via both debt and equity offerings. Mr. Tincher also served as a Director of Inform Resources Corp. (September 2013 to October 2015) and currently serves on the boards of two privately held companies.
Kyle Stevenson, Director
Mr. Stevenson is currently the President and a Director at Millennial Lithium Corp. (TSX.V: ML) (FRA: A3N2) (OTCQB: MLNLF) and brings over 15 years of experience in finance, marketing and operations to the team at Liberty One. Kyle has filled several high-profile roles over the years, including; President/Director of RuralCom Networks, a licensed Canadian Telecom provider acquired by Investel Capital in 2016, Founder/Director of Liquid Media Group, Director of Waterproof Studios, a top tier animation and visual effect studio, and Founder/President/Director of High North Resources, an oil and gas producer focused on western Canada.
Bradley Hoeppner, Director
Mr. Hoeppner has participated in a variety of roles within the public markets sector and with a number of publicly listed companies for over 10 years. During this time, he has been instrumental in the successful closing of more than 100 million dollars of public company financing’s. Bradley has played a key role in re-structuring public companies and has been a director of King’s Bay Gold Corp., a TSX-V listed company focused on the exploration of cobalt and other specialty and rare minerals in eastern Canada, principally slated for commercial activities within the burgeoning technology sector (February 2016 to present). Bradley is also a director of Berkwood Resources Corp., a TSX-V listed company involved in the exploration for graphite in Quebec. Previously, he enjoyed a period of service with a Member of Canada’s Parliament, and a turn spent successfully speculating in the real estate market.
Patrick Whibley, Director
Mr. Whibley is a finance professional with over 17 years of capital market experience. Prior to joining Liberty One Lithium, Mr. Whibley served extensively as an Investment Advisor with PI Financial and Global Securities in Vancouver. He has assisted in raising a significant amount of capital for venture companies, many in the go-public stage. Mr. Whibley has built his career by cultivating strong relationships and networks with both retail and high-net worth clients, brokers, analysts and investment bankers.
John Davidson, Independent Director
Mr. Davidson has extensive Business Development and Commercial Leadership experience in the Mining and Metals industry. John has held various roles in Mining, Infrastructure, Materials Handling and Minerals Processing fields with firms such as General Electric, Tyco International and is presently Sales Manager Capital Projects with FLSmidth.