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For more than 30 years, our team has been developing producing oil & gas assets worldwide. 

Our Team


Mark Vanry

CEO & Director

Mr. Vanry has over 20yrs of international capital markets and resource company experience at firms including Raymond James, Canaccord Genuity and Scotiabank International. During his career Mr. Vanry has worked in Europe, Latin America and Canada personally raising over $2 billion for resource companies. He has served on multiple TSX Venture company boards and is a Partner at Vanry Capital Partners in Vancouver, BC. Mr. Vanry holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business.

Lesia Burianyk CA, CPA


Lesia Burianyk, CPA, CA, is a Chartered Professional Accountant with more than 15 years of industry experience, primarily focused on the natural resources sector, and has extensive knowledge of financial reporting practices and requirements for public companies.  She is a graduate of Simon Fraser University where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration.  Ms. Burianyk gained experience as an audit manager at a Canadian audit firm providing reporting and accounting assurance services to Canadian publicly traded companies. 

Heidi Flaig

Senior Operations Manager

Ms. Flaig is currently President of Petrosaurus Solutions, and CEO of IAO Energy, She brings 20+ years of experience working with US based E&P companies with a particular focus on helping companies overcome operational and technical issues through the optimization of systems. Innovative chemical solutions developed by Ms. Flaig customizable for Texas oil and gas challenges are a key component of Petrosaurus’ value add. Heidi also brings seven years management experience building oil and gas companies through coordinated management of strategic business projects to build credibility with stakeholders at multiple levels.

Derek Stonehouse

Chief Geoscientist

Mr. Stonehouse has a unique ability to find value creation opportunities in misinterpreted and overlooked oil plays. In particular, Mr. Stonehouse’s expertise in identifying by-passed pay zones is and ideal fit with Wedgemount’s strategy in the Permian Basin. Mr. Stonehouse has a 30+ year track record of discovery, development and optimization of a variety of oil play types in North America and is a founder of Somerset Energy Partners.

Richard Naden

Senior Petroleum Consultant

Richard Naden is a US based petroleum consultant having spent 30+ years focused on domestic and international oil and gas development. His past experience as a professional engineer includes VP, Engineering & Operations with Baytex Energy, then founding Enriched Petroleum Consulting and carrying out prominent consulting assignments with Pearl E&P, P1 Energy, and Bankers Petroleum. Richard has extensive expertise in asset reviews, due diligence, economic modeling, field exploitation, secondary and enhanced recovery schemes, and production operations. Mr. Naden has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary.


Garry Clark P.Geo


Mr. Clark is the Executive Director of the Ontario Prospectors Association (OPA). He has been a Director, Vice President or President of OPA since its formation in the early 1990s. Mr Clark currently serves on the Minister of Mines Mining Act Advisory Committee (Ontario) and the Ontario Geological Survey Advisory Board. He graduated with an HBSc (Geology) from Lakehead University, Thunder Bay. Mr. Clark brings to the company extensive experience in managing large scale exploration and development programs internationally including Asia and North America.

Cody Campbell B.A. (Econ)


Mr. Campbell has been in the mineral exploration industry for nearly 20 years after starting as a drilling assistant in 2004.  Progressing through the industry to fill different roles such as driller, foreman & project manager; he formed his own successful drill contracting business in 2008.  Mr. Campbell has participated and led crews through many different phases of the exploration cycle ranging from single drill, grassroots programs to large, multi-rig mine-site exploration programs.

Richard Barth B.Comm. (MBA)


Mr. Barth has compiled over 20 years of international investment banking and valuation experience at firms including Goldman Sachs, HSBC Securities and Houlihan Lokey.  During his career Mr. Barth has worked in Singapore, Canada, the United Kingdom and Southern California and has managed and executed a variety of engagements involving complex business and securities valuations including ESOPs, fairness and solvency opinions, financings, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, tax and financial reporting and strategic alternatives. He has experience in a variety of industries including aerospace and defense, business services, energy and mining, entertainment and media, healthcare, manufacturing, real estate, retailing and technology.

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