Mr. Nicholson began his career as an engineer at Shell Canada Ltd. and went on to serve as President, Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of several multinational companies. Mr. Nicholson has been retired for the past five years. Prior to his retirement, he acted as President of Pan Pacific Aggregates plc, from January 2005 to August 2008.
Mr. Nicholson was responsible for executing major projects in the LNG, power generation, mining, nuclear, natural gas production and pipeline construction industries. Prior to his retirement, he was a member of the Registered Professional Engineers of the Province of British Columbia, a Member of Prospector and Developers Association of Canada, of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and the Institute of Corporate Directors of Canada. Mr. Nicholson earned a B.A. Sc., in Electrical Engineering at the University of British Columbia and a DIC in Automatic Control Systems at the Imperial College in London, England. The Board has determined that Mr. Nicholson is suited to serve as a director due to his long-term involvement with multinational corporations.
Ms. Griffith currently serves as State & Local Government Relations Senior Leader for the Northeast Region of Wells Fargo & Company, a multinational financial services firm with approximately $1.9 trillion in assets. In this role, she leads Wells Fargo’s legislative and political engagements and manages relationships with a state and local policymakers, as well as community stakeholders. Previously, she served as Regional Vice President, Government Relations for TIAA-CREF, a leading provider of financial services with over $1.3 trillion in assets under management, where she led government relations for the Eastern United States. Prior to that, she held senior roles in the aerospace, high tech, education, private and public sectors, including Drexel University, Morris and Partners, and Lockheed Martin Corporation. She has also managed multiple high-profile political campaigns at the local, state and national level. Ms. Griffith holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Gwynedd-Mercy College.
Mr. Levychin is a partner at Galleros Robinson, a premier certified public accounting firm, in the Commercial Audit and Assurance practice, where he brings over 25 years of experience working with both privately owned and public entities. He has written articles on a wide range of topics, which have been featured in several periodicals including Dollars and Sense, New York Enterprise Report, Black Enterprise Magazine, Forbes, Business Insider, and The Network Journal. He has also conducted seminars on a wide range of business topics including SEC matters and taxation for several organizations including the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference, the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (New York chapter) and the Learning Annex. Mr. Levychin is a member of several organizations including the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Tax Professionals, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He was a founding member of the AICPA’s National Diversity and Inclusion Commission. He is also a member and a former board member of the New York Chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (“EO”). He received the 5 Chamber Alliance MWBE Award from the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, the Arthur Ashe Leadership Award, the Baruch College Alumni Association’s “Alumni Leadership Award for Business,” and was recognized as Best Accountant by The New York Enterprise Report. Richard is a graduate of Baruch College, where he received a Bachelors in Business Administration Degree (Accounting).
Mr. Welch is the founding partner at D|R Welch Law, a law firm in Los Angeles, California for which he has been employed full time for the past five years. He has a broad base of experience in representing clients in the areas of litigation, corporate governance and financing, intellectual property and regulatory advisement, and defense. Mr. Welch also focuses on complex commercial transactions and finance. Mr. Welch obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola Law School and received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from California State University, Fullerton. He is a member of the Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations. He is suited to serve as a director due to his long-standing experience in intellectual property.
William John Meekison
Mr. Meekison is a career Chief Financial Officer and former investment banker. He has spent the last 15 years serving in a variety of executive management and CFO roles with both private and public companies, currently as the CFO and Director of Exro Technologies Inc. (since October 2017), a technology company that creates energy management systems; and CFO and Director of ArcWest Exploration Inc. (since December 2010), a mining exploration company in British Columbia. He is currently on the Board of Directors of Pike Mountain Minerals Inc. (since July 2018) and Quest Pharmatech Inc. (since November 2017). Prior to his position at Exro Technologies Inc., Mr. Meekison spent 15 years in corporate finance with a focus on raising equity capital for North American technology companies, including nine years at Haywood Securities Inc. Mr. Meekison received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia and is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Professional Logistician and Certified Investment Manager. He is suited to serve as a director due to his long-time experience as a CFO.
Ingo Wilhelm Mueller
Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Mueller has been involved in the finance and advisory business for the past 25 years having been involved in the financing of companies and projects. Mr. Mueller is the founder and currently the CEO of the Company since inception and has been responsible for the development of the Company’s intellectual property, business model and financing. He is full time with the Company. He is also currently the CEO of St. George Capital Corp. (since 1998), doing business as Capital Fusion Group, a private financial advisory firm. Mr. Mueller was Chairman and CEO of International Coal Company Ltd. from 2008-2010 before it was sold to London Mining plc, after which Mr. Mueller was named Chairman and CEO of London Mining Colombia Ltd. (2010 to 2012). Mr. Mueller was also the CEO and Chairman of WIGU City Edutainment Centers Plc (2014 to 2017). Mr. Mueller has a Bachelor Commerce (major in Finance and minor in Urban Land Economics) from the University of British Columbia. The Board has determined that Mr. Mueller is suited to serve on the Board due to his long standing involvement in the financial community.