CEO & DIRECTOR
In the past 20 years, Mr. Eadie has been actively involved in public resource companies raising over $100 million dollars for various exploration and development projects around the world. Over the years, Mr. Eadie has built an impressive network of contacts in Europe, North America and Asia and has established a reputation as the catalyst behind various successful start-up resource companies. He brings extensive marketing and public relations expertise to the board and makes executive decisions based on long term sustainable growth.
Mr. Eadie advocates open dialogue between management, directors, and shareholders as a key ingredient to success. Mr. Eadie resides in Mexico City. He is a predominant business figure, family man and compassionate community member. Mr. Eadie’s unique past experience as a private business owner reflects his down-to-earth approach to business and dedication to company growth.
Gary Arca CA
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER & DIRECTOR
Mr. Arca is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has been a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants and British Columbia Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants since 1980. Mr. Arca was a partner with two separate public accounting firms from 1996 to December 2005. Mr. Arca has extensive experience dealing with public companies and, since 2005, has served as a director of many publicly traded resource companies. Mr. Arca is directly responsible for the corporate, regulatory and governance of Starcore along with the daily financial operations of the mine.
CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
With over 39 years of progressive experience in the mining industry in Mexico, Mr. Garcia joined Starcore International Mines in August 2017 as COO. His extensive experience in development and production including open pit and underground operations makes him an excellent contributor to the company.
Prior to Starcore, Mr. García was the Country Manager in Mexico for First Majestic Silver Corp, serving in that company since 2013. Previously, Mr. Garcia collaborated with Luismin (purchased by Goldcorp (TSX:G)(NYSE:GG) for a period of 25 years holding several positions from General Manager to Operations Director and later promoted to the senior management team of Goldcorp as Vice President for Mexico. During his tenure at Goldcorp, he was in charge of the operations at the Tayoltita and San Antonio mines and was involved in the development, construction and operation of the Los Filos, El Sauzal and Peñasquito mines.
Mr. García holds a B.Sc. degree in Mining Engineering from the Guanajuato University School of Mines in Mexico. In addition, Mr. García is the President of the Mining Cluster of Sonora State, member of the CAMIMEX (Mexican Mining Chamber) Advisor Board, Member of the Mining Cluster of Zacatecas State, Member of the Mining Adivsor Board of SanLuis Potosi State.
President & Director
Mr. Alarie’s distinguished career covers over 30 years of executive positions in Canadian and Latin American companies, with experience in business development, acquisitions, team management and structured financial transactions. Most recently as Managing Director of ATCO, Latin America from September 2019 to December 2021, Mr. Alarie served as the Ambassador of Canada to Mexico from 2015 to 2019 when he worked to facilitate relations between the two countries across various sectors, including the aerospace, auto and mining industries. His business development and operational experience in commercial and banking corporations, coupled with developing and managing long-cycle projects in both international and national environments will bring a valuable dimension to Starcore’s management and the Board of Directors.
NON - EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN & DIRECTOR
Mr. Estra has over 40 years experience in the fields of finance and strategic planning. His background includes his experience as a leading research analyst for a number of international investment banks.
Mr. Estra is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Ophir Brasil Mineracao, Ltda., a privately owned gold mining company in Brazil, and President and CEO of Ophir Consulting Group, Inc., a privately owned mining consulting company.
Mr. Estra graduated with High Distinction from Babson College (International Economics) and with Honors from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business (Finance). He served in the United States Army (Medical Corps) and has been a member of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, the Foreign Policy Association, the New York Society of Security Analysts and the Stock & Bond Club of South Florida. He holds Series 6, 7, 24 57 and 58 securities licenses.
He obtained a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering from the University of Guanajuato in 1972, a Master of Science from Columbia University of New York City in 1976, and a Finance Degree from the Instituto Tecnologico de Mexico in 1985. Mr. Villaseñor has been a member of the Mexican Mining Chamber Board.
Ms. Lutzke has over 10 year’s experience in the financial services and banking industry. A Vancouver native, Ms. Lutzke attended the University of British Columbia and subsequently obtained her Financial Planning and Canadian Securities Institute designations. Ms. Lutzke’s diverse work experience will be a valuable addition to the Board. Ms. Lutzke is actively involved in the local community and is married with two children.