Management & Board of Directors

George Salamis

George Salamis

President and CEO

Mr. Salamis has over 30 years of experience in the mining and resource exploration industry. Mr. Salamis has been involved in over $2 billion of M&A transactions, either through assets sales or his involvement with junior mining companies. Mr. Salamis was most recently Executive Chairman of Integra Gold Corp. (“Integra Gold”) which was sold to Eldorado Gold Corporation for C$590 million. Mr. Salamis co-led the efforts behind the 2016 Integra Gold Rush Challenge and the 2017 #DisruptMining initiatives that encouraged innovation and technology disruption in the mining industry. Mr. Salamis is a sought after speaker on mining innovation. Mr. Salamis holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology from University of Montreal — École Polytechnique and has had a successful career in mining and exploration. Mr. Salamis has discovered, financed, built, managed or sold more than 5 major minerals deposits around the World. He began his career working for two major mining companies (Placer Dome and Cameco Corp) over a 12-year period before transitioning into mineral exploration and junior mining in 2001. Mr. Salamis is currently a director at Contact Gold Corp.


Andrée St-Germain

Andrée St-Germain

CFO

Ms. St-Germain is an experienced mining finance executive with an extensive background in banking, mining finance and financial management. She began her career in investment banking for Dundee Capital Markets Inc. As an investment banker, Ms. St-Germain worked exclusively with mining companies on M&A advisory and financing. In 2013, Ms. St-Germain joined Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. as CFO. During her tenure at Golden Queen, she played an instrumental role in securing project finance and overseeing Golden Queen as it transitioned from development and construction to commercial production. She joined Integra Gold as CFO in early 2017 and helped oversee the sale to Eldorado Gold Corporation in July 2017 for C$590 million. Ms. St-Germain is currently a director of Ascot Resources Ltd., Osisko Mining Inc. and the Association of Mineral Exploration.


Max Baker

Max Baker

VP Exploration

Mr. Baker is a Ph.D. Geologist and member of Aus-IMM based in Reno Nevada. He has over 40 years of exploration experience in Australia, Asia, North and South Americas and Europe on projects ranging from grass-roots, resource definition and development. He has been involved in the exploration and discovery of several significant deposits globally and has previously acted as Chief Geologist for Rennison Goldfields, Inc., Newcrest Mining Limited and Mount Isa Mines, as well as VP Exploration for several junior mining companies over the years.


Tim Arnold

Tim Arnold

Chief Operating Officer

Tim Arnold has over 40 years of experience in hard rock mining; open pit and underground, engineering and production, consulting and operations. He has held positions in mining companies ranging from laborer to contract miner and shift boss to Chief Operations Officer (“COO”). Mr. Arnold has spent most of his career either developing or operating mines.

Prior to joining Integra Resources, Mr. Arnold has held VP or GM positions for Pershing Gold Corporation, Nevada Copper, General Moly, Coeur d’Alene Mines, Hecla Mining Company and was COO of Geovic Mining Corp. Mr. Arnold graduated in 1982 from the University of Idaho with a degree in Mining Engineering and completed an Executive MBA program at Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He is a Professional Engineer in Nevada and Arizona.

Mr. Arnold is passionate about giving back to the industry.; In 2016, Mr. Arnold served as the President of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME). In 2019 he received the William Lawrence Saunders Gold Medal from American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, and was awarded Honorary Membership to that organization in 2021. Mr. Arnold was inducted into the University of Idaho College of Engineering’s Academy of Engineers in 2018 and received the Silver and Gold Award from the University of Idaho in 2021


Josh Serfass

Josh Serfass

EVP, Corporate Development and IR

Josh Serfass is the Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Investor Relations at Integra Resources Corp. Previously, Josh was the Manager of Corporate Communications at Integra Gold Corp. He was a key member of the team at Integra Gold that grew, developed, and sold the past producing Lamaque Mine in Val-dOr, Québec to Eldorado Gold for C$600 million in 2017.

Committed to thinking differently about mining, Josh worked with the team at Integra Gold to host the 2016 Integra Gold Rush Challenge and the 2017 #DisruptMining Challenge, initiatives that encouraged innovation and technology disruption in the mining industry.

Josh is passionate about attracting millennials to the mining sector, as potential employees, investors or informed voters and is a frequent speaker at industry gatherings.

Prior to Integra Gold, Josh worked at Citibank as a marketing manager and a supply-chain/operations analyst at Liz Claiborne and L. Knife and Sons.


Mark Stockton

Mark Stockton

VP Corporate Affairs and Sustainability

Mark Stockton is the VP of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability at Integra Resources. Mark leads the development and implementation of Integra’s corporate affairs and ESG (Environment Social Governance) programs, including government and external relations, sustainability and environmental stewardship, community relations, and social responsibility. Joining Integra Gold in 2013, his previous roles included Manager of Quebec Operations and Manager of Business Development, before the eventual sale of the Lamaque Mine to Eldorado Gold for C$590 million in 2017.

Leading the efforts behind the 2016 Integra Gold Rush Challenge, and creating the 2017 #DisruptMining initiative, Mark is a passionate believer in doing things differently to create tangible value within the mining sector.


Stephen de Jong

Stephen de Jong

Chairman

Mr. de Jong has 10 years of experience in the mining industry and was most recently the President and CEO of Integra Gold from 2012 until its sale to Eldorado Gold Corporation in July 2017 for C$590 million. Under his leadership at Integra Gold, Mr. de Jong attracted a high-calibre team of geologists, engineers, entrepreneurs and consultants that advanced the Integra Gold’s Lamaque project from an exploration property to a near-term production asset. He was instrumental in raising over $150 million during one the most challenging times in the mining sector. Mr. de Jong is set on transforming the mining industry using high-tech and highly-connected methods, and co-led the efforts behind the 2016 Integra Gold Rush Challenge and the 2017 #DisruptMining initiatives. Mr. de Jong holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Royal Roads University and is also a director of GFG Resources Inc.


David Awram

David Awram

Director

Mr. Awram co-founded Sandstorm Gold in 2008. Through his contributions to capital raises, technical due diligence, and corporate development, David has been instrumental in growing the company from a start-up to a leading mid-tier royalty company. Before starting Sandstorm, David served as Director of Investor Relations at Silver Wheaton Corp. (now Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.) where his role included corporate development and investor relations during Silver Wheaton’s dramatic growth into a multi-billion dollar company.

As Senior Executive Vice President and Director of Sandstorm Gold, David brings a wealth of experience to every acquisition. He has been involved in billions of dollars worth of royalty financings and has evaluated hundreds of resource projects, including on-site due diligence at mines all over the world. David is a graduate of the University British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology. Mr. Awram’s experience evaluating hundreds of resource projects and completion of on-site due diligence on dozens of mines across the globe is invaluable to Integra Resources Corp. Board and management in enhancing Integra’s portfolio.


Timo Jauristo

Timo Jauristo

Director

Mr. Jauristo has over 35 years’ experience in the mining and exploration industry. In his time as Executive Vice-President with Goldcorp Inc. from July 2009 to September 2014, and 15 years (until 2005) with Placer Dome in a range of operating and corporate roles, he was involved in or led numerous transactions, buying and selling assets in almost all of the of the world’s major gold producing regions. During and since his time with Goldcorp, he has served as a director for a number of exploration, development and operating companies. Prior to 1997, Timo was involved in exploration and development for various commodities throughout Australia, and in Indonesia, China, Spain, various south-east Asian and African countries. Between 2005 and 2009, he served as CEO of two junior companies (Zincore Metals Inc. and Southwestern Resources Corp.) with assets in Peru and China.

Mr. Jauristo has a Bachelor of Applied Science in applied Geology from the Queensland University of Technology. He also holds a graduate diploma in finance form the Securities Institute of Australia, and is a MAusIMM.


Anna Ladd-Kruger

Anna Ladd-Kruger

Director

Ms. Ladd-Kruger is currently the CFO of McEwen Mining Inc. Prior to joining McEwen, Ms. Ladd-Kruger was the CFO and VP Corporate Development for Excellon Resources, where she led the turnaround of their corporate and site operations finance team, processes and systems. She was also integral to their successful acquisition of Otis Gold. Prior to that, Ms. Ladd-Kruger also served as Chief Financial Officer of Trevali Mining Corporation, a zinc-focused, base metals mining company with four commercially producing operations in Africa, Canada and Peru. Anna was recruited as part of the executive management team to grow the company from junior exploration to a mid-tier base metals producer that reached over $1 billion market capitalization on the TSX. She has raised over $1 billion dollars in debt and equity throughout her career in the mining sector. Anna has also served as the Chief Financial Officer on a number of Canadian publicly listed junior mining companies and began her career as a Senior Financial Analyst for Vale S.A.’s Thompson and Sudbury Canadian operations before joining Cache Coal Corporation as Mine Controller and then Kinross Gold Corporation as their North American Group Controller.

Ms. Ladd-Kruger currently sits on the board and serves as the Audit Chair of Integra Resources Corp. and will continue on the board of Excellon Resources. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, CMA), and holds a Masters in Economics and Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University and the University of British Columbia.


C.L. "Butch" Otter

C.L. "Butch" Otter

Director

Former Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter is an American businessman and politician who served as the 32nd Governor of Idaho from 2007 to 2019. He was elected in 2006 and reelected in 2010 and 2014. Governor Otter served as lieutenant governor for 14 years from 1987 to 2001, and in the United States Congress from the first district of Idaho from 2001 to 2007. When Governor Otter left office in January 2019, he was the longest-serving governor in the United States whose time in office had ran consecutively, at 12 years. Governor Otter’s election win in 2014 was his tenth consecutive victory.

Before devoting his career to full-time politics, Governor Otter spent more than 30 years as a business leader, including 12 years as President of Simplot International.


Carolyn Clark Loder

Carolyn Clark Loder

Director

Carolyn Loder possesses more than 30 years of senior professional experience in the public and private sectors in Mining, Mineral Rights Management, Land Management and Tribal Relations in the United States

She served as President of Sonora Mining Corporation and Vice President of the Sonora Mining Corporation/Jamestown Mine Joint venture between Northgate Exploration and Pathfinder Gold (Cogema). The Jamestown Mine was North America’s largest gold flotation facility. She served two terms as President of the California Mining Association, the first woman President in its hundred-year history.

She headed up Minerals Rights and Public Lands for Freeport-McMoRan, the world’s largest publically traded copper producer and headed up Mineral Rights and Tribal Relations for LafargeHolcim, the world’s largest cement manufacturer.

She oversees and has managed billions of dollars in surface and mineral rights including more than 1,000 properties in the United States. Properties included owned assets and leases and agreements with the U.S. government, State Trust Lands, local governments, Tribal governments, and individual and corporate owners.

Carolyn received numerous awards for mineral reserve acquisition both at the corporate and Tribal level, including completion of a landmark land exchange returning tribal aboriginal lands to two federally recognized Tribes while securing mining rights. She was invited to address the United Nations, Special Rapporteur and High Commissioner of Human Rights regarding Indigenous Rights and the Extractive Industries.

Three Secretary of Interior’s appointed her to the federal Bureau of Land Management Resource Advisory Council. She served for nine years on their Council and served as Vice-Chair and Chair of the Council’s Mining Sub-Committee.

She served on the Board of Directors as an Independent Director of Neutron Energy and currently serves on the Board of K2 Gold Corp. as an Independent Director.

Carolyn was honored recently as one of the “Top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” by Women in Mining – United Kingdom. She was also honored by the National Association of Women in Construction with their Person-of-the-Year Award, as a non-member for her accomplishments and support of the mining industry. She was named Person-of-the-Year by the New Mexico Mining Association and the Arizona Rock Products Association. She served on both boards for 10+ years and served as Chair of the Mining Hall of Fame for the New Mexico Mining Association.

Carolyn holds a M.L.S. Degree in Indian Law from the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law, Arizona State University and a Master’s Degree in Physical Geography with Highest Honors from California State University, Fresno.


Randall Oliphant, FCPA, FCA

Randall Oliphant, FCPA, FCA

Strategic Advisor

Mr. Oliphant has worked in the mining industry in many capacities for 30 years. From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Oliphant was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Barrick Gold Corporation, and since that time he has served on the boards of a number of public companies and not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Oliphant was the Chairman of Western Goldfields Inc. from 2006 until its business combination with New Gold in 2009. Mr. Oliphant served as the Executive Chairman of New Gold from the time of the business combination to January 2017. Mr. Oliphant presently serves on the advisory board of Metalmark Capital LLC, a leading private equity firm, and the boards of directors of Franco-Nevada Corporation and WesternZagros Resources Ltd. In addition, Mr. Oliphant served as Chairman of the World Gold Council from 2013 to 2017. Mr. Oliphant is a Chartered Professional Accountant.