Corporate Team

Alexander (Sandy) Stares
President /CEO & Director

Alexander “Sandy” Stares comes from a family with many generations of prospectors.

He has in excess of 25 years experience in mineral exploration, spanning a variety of Canadian geological terranes, from Newfoundland to Yukon. He has also completed several tours prospecting in Indonesia and Mexico.

Sandy worked with many exploration companies throughout his career. He was instrumental in the discovery of the H-Pond Gold Prospect and the Lost Pond Uranium Prospect. He also discovered numerous major mineral occurrences in Canada and abroad which have been the subject of extensive exploration programs.

Sandy is a Director of the Qalipu Development Corporation and an alternate Director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Prospectors Association.

In February 2013, Sandy was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his dedication to his Peers, Community, Canada and the Prospecting Community. He was also one of the recipients of the PDAC “Bill Dennis Prospector of the Year” Award in March 2007, which was awarded to members of the Stares/Keats family. He assumed the role of President and CEO of Metals Creek Resources in December of 2007.

Prior to his exploration career, Mr. Stares served in the Canadian Air Force for 15 years and was awarded the Deputy Commander in Chief of NORAD “Certificate of Achievement” Award for exceptional performance.

Michael MacIsaac
P.Geo, VP Exploration

Mr. MacIsaac brings to Metals Creek Resources over 35 years of exploration and management experience. Mr. MacIsaac received his B.Sc from Lakehead University and has a Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo) designation from the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario. Mr. MacIsaac’s vast experience entails both grass roots and advanced projects across Canada in gold, base metal and PGE environments. His experience includes base metal exploration with Noranda Exploration in the Geco and Mattabi Mining Camps, Gold exploration in the prolific Hemlo and Red lake Gold Camps and PGE exploration for North American Palladium in Northern Finland and Northwestern Ontario where he held the position of exploration manager and was instrumental in the discovery of the Offset Zone at the Lac des Isle Mine site. Mr. MacIsaac’s vast background in different metallogenic terranes and exploration techniques will help this young company poised for growth attain its strategic objectives through quality acquisitions and sound exploration.

Wayne Reid
P.Geo, VP Corporate Development & Director

Mr. Reid has in excess of 35 years experience in exploration and mining geology, spanning a variety of Canadian geological terrane, from Newfoundland to Northern B.C. and Alaska. Mr. Reid was instrumental in the discovery of the Brewery Creek Gold Deposit in the Yukon Territory and the Boundary Massive Sulphide Deposit / Duck Pond Mine in Central Newfoundland.  His experience includes gold, base metal and uranium exploration in most geological environments in North America.  He has over 20 years with the Noranda / Hemlo group in the capacity of District and Regional manager in a number of areas across Canada. He has over 10 years in the Timmins camp with Echo Bay Mines, as Canadian Manager and with St. Andrew Goldfields, as Exploration Manager.  Most recently he was Vice President of Exploration for Ucore Uranium.

Nikolaos (Nick) S. Tsimidis
CFO & Director

Nick is an entrepreneur and a specialist in the financial aspects of real estate investments. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto in 1987. Upon graduation, he spent 6 years at KPMG in the audit department providing services to a variety of clients. In September 1993, Nick left KPMG to set up his own chartered accounting firm, focusing on tax and financial planning.  Nick is the CFO and the Principal Broker for Union Capital Management Inc. ( a mortgage broker) and the CFO of Haven Property Development Inc. (a real estate development firm operating in the Greater Toronto Area). He has been intimately involved with mortgage origination and real estate development projects.  Nick is also the chief financial officer and a director of Bold Stroke Ventures (TSX: BSV.P) a capital pool corporation.

Michael Stares

Mr. Stares has been a successful entrepreneur having a 50% ownership in Stares Contracting Corp., a private contracting firm that provides prospecting and development services to the mining and exploration industry.  Michael's background comes from 30+ years of prospecting, 8 years for Noranda Exploration, having a fantastic track record for new discoveries. Alongside the Stares-Keats family of prospectors, Michael was the honoured recipient of the "Bill Dennis Prospector of the Year" Award at the 2007 PDAC Conference. Michael currently serves as a director of Benton Resources Corp. (BTC, TSX-V).

Pat Mohan

Mr. Mohan is President and CEO of the Mohan Group. Pat has worked in the marketing, advertising and promotions field for over 20 years. In 1986, he founded The Mohan Group and has been the driving force behind the growth of the company from a fledgling firm to one of the fasted growing and best respected advertising and marketing companies in Canada. Pat is also a director with Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc.

Malvin Spooner

Mr. Spooner was the Founder, President & CEO, and a Director of Mavrix Fund Management Inc., an award-winning investment management company with mutual and other funds distributed across Canada until acquired in 2009.  A portfolio manager for over 25+ years in the Canadian financial services industry, in more recent years he introduced and was responsible for a successful series of tax advantaged limited partnerships, which  invested over half a billion dollars in junior mining exploration companies.  He has appeared frequently on television and in print media as an investment expert over his entire career, and is a widely respected professional.

John Anderson

Mr. John Anderson, director - Mr. Anderson has over 25 years of experience in capital markets.  He has served as a director and member of the audit committee for a number of public companies.  Over the past 25 years ha has been instrumental in founding and managing numerous companies and successfully raising over $500 million in equity for a number of public and private companies in United States, Canada and Europe.  In this work he has been directly responsible for several initial public offerings, reverse takeovers and cross-border public listings.  His specialty is identifying undervalued opportunities, investing capital into these initiatives, and driving marketing and sales with a strong focus on corporate development.  Currently Mr. Anderson is the president of Purple Fish Capital Management Ltd., the chairman of Triumph Gold Corp., the chief executive officer and president of Parallel Mining Corp., and a board member of Phenom Resources Inc. and Wildsky Resources Inc.