Chris Lotito, CEO
Chris has over 30 years running businesses from a wide range of disciplines. He has a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering with minors in Physics and Psychology from the University of California, San Diego. He has direct experience with a vast array of companies from direct manufacturing of consumer products such as beverages and printed labels. To the integration of custom software to drive complete production lines. Chris has also been involved in the direct acquisition of a multitude of mining operations in both the US and abroad. His extensive experience dealing with public companies brings synergies as he has been or is on the board of over 5 companies with disciplines that range from pharmaceutical manufacturing, fertilizer development, enhanced carbon extraction and usage for the reduction of toxins caused by mining and other fossil fuel uses, as well and control of manufacturing facilities. Chris brings these connections to EXLA Resources to help it as it grows across multiple mining opportunities.
Christopher Malone, CFO
Mr. Malone is the founding Director of PrOasis, a professional consulting firm, where he has spent the past 31 years managing the firm which focuses on executive management, corporate finance, strategic planning and governance for major Canadian SME organizations. Mr. Malone currently holds the positions as Chief Financial Officer for an OSC registered Fund Manager and an IIROC registered Broker Dealer member. Mr. Malone currently serves as a Director for each of these regulated entities. Mr. Malone has extensive listing, regulatory reporting and governance experience with private businesses and public companies and Exchanges in Canada and the United States. Mr. Malone’s experience stems from over 39 years in the North American workforce holding senior financial and information technology systems roles in some of Canada’s largest domestic and multi-national organizations. Mr. Malone holds a CPA/CMA designation and graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a B.A. in Commerce and Economics.
Curt Huber, Independent Director
Mr. Huber is an independent corporate and financial consultant who has been involved in all facets of public companies for more than 30 years. He is an experienced director and senior officer who has been involved in the hemp industry since 2014. In addition he has represented public companies in many different sectors, including mining, oil and gas, and technology. He has also provided investor relation services, raised financing in the public markets and built corporate awareness for the companies with which he has been associated.
Ryan D. Long, Communications Manager
Ryan has over 10 years’ experience in the mining and finance industries. Trained as a geologist, he has worked on exploration, development and production projects with companies including Barrick Gold, Anglo American and Xstrata in a variety of jurisdictions. As a Mining Analyst he has held roles with Edison Group and Northland Capital Partners. He was previously a founder and Non-Executive Director of private exploration company, Taoudeni Resources, and was a Non-Executive Director of NEX listed Goldcrest Resources. Ryan is currently the MD of Mining and Metals Research Corporation, a private mining consultancy.