George Sharp is an experienced businessman with a diverse background in in information technology and growth companies.
After studying at Canada’s University of Waterloo, George joined the Engineering Department of the City of Calgary’s Electric System. There, George engineered a software application to more accurately examine the physical stresses on electrical wood poles. That effort garnered him recognition at the 1983 Stanford University Congress of Electrical Engineers. George was then recruited to join Northern Telecom in Bramalea, Ontario as a software engineering consultant.
In the early 1990s, George founded Progressive Microsystem Designs to develop a series of business software applications for the emerging microcomputer market. The centerpiece of PMD was one of the first Human Resources Administration software products designed for microcomputers. Eventually, George relocated PMD to Southern California in order to better service the bulk of its clients.
Since 2002, after being a victim himself, George has dedicated himself to eradicating stock market fraud, specifically in the micro-cap genre. He has become a well-known and outspoken activist against penny stock fraud and has appeared on television and as an expert witness in litigation. His work has launched or contributed to investigations by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Industry (FINRA), the United States Department of Justice/FBI and the Alberta Securities Commission, many of which have resulted in criminal and civil charges.
A former consultant to OTC Markets Group, George now provides services to publicly traded small companies seeking management advice; routes, including financing, towards progress; and, looking to stay onside of regulations.
Leonard Harris - Director:
Leonard Harris Mr. Harris is a professional engineer with Metallurgy diploma and 50 years’ experience in all aspects of mineral processing and mining operations worldwide, a significant part of which has been in South America. Mr. Harris spent 16 years with Cerro de Pasco Corporation before joining Newmont Mining Corporation, where he served as President and General Manager of Newmont Peru Limited and Vice-President and General Manager of Newmont Latin America. Mr. Harris was General Manager (involved in construction and operation) of the Minera Yanacocha gold mine in Peru. Since 1995, Mr. Harris has been a consultant and director of several small capitalized mining companies including Glamis Gold Ltd., Solitario Resources Inc., Alamos Gold Inc., Corriente Resources Inc., Endeavour Silver Corp. and Cardero Resource Corp. In such roles, he has had extensive experience with the review and understanding of the accounting principles relevant to the financial statements of public natural resource companies, including companies comparable to the Company.
Paul Pegolo - Director:
“As Western Region Manager & CIO Mr. Pegolo brings 20 years of well rounded experience to bare. He spent 10 year in the IT arena; 7 years working for The Capital Group, Inc. Leaving as Distributed Systems Manager where he provided support, research, and implementation services on technologies ranging from mainframe systems, LAN & WAN, Unix systems, large scale printing, imaging, down to PC systems. The next three years he spent consulting to corporate america via Axiom Management Consulting and Andersen Consulting working in the areas of new technologies and legacy systems integration for clients such as Xerox, World Port of Los Angeles, Kaiser AARP and Nissan. Following this he spent 10 years building a manufacturing business as Vice President managing operations including; facilities, new technology, machinery, quality systems - including ISO9001 & personnel.”