Management team and Directors Bios
Richard Penn – Chief Executive Officer and Director
Prior to sitting on Black Tusk Resources Board of directors, Mr. Penn served as a director of Maccabi Ventures Inc. (MBE.CSE) 2014-2017, a mineral exploration public company listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange. Mr. Penn has also worked as a corporate consultant providing general consulting services to public companies, since August 2013. From August 2009 to July 2013, Mr. Penn was an Investment Advisor at Mackie Research Capital Corp. Mr. Penn has completed the CSI Canadian Securities Course and the CSI Wealth Management Course. Mr. Penn currently also serves as a director and President of R&R Consulting Ltd., a private consulting company, since 2014.
Roman Rubin – Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Director
Prior to serving on Black Tusk Resources Board of directors, Mr. Rubin served as a Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and as a director of Maccabi Ventures Inc. (MBE.CSE), a mineral exploration public company listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange, from November 2014 to November 2016. From 2013-2014 was Mr. Rubin was Vice President – Dealing Representative of Quantus Investments Corp. Mr. Rubin was also Vice President – Wealth Management, Branch Manager & Dealing Representative of League Investment Services from 2010 to S2013.. Mr. Rubin completed the Canadian Securities Course in April of 2011. Mr. Rubin currently serves as a director and Managing Partner of R&R Consulting Ltd., a private consulting company, since 2014.
Alexander Tarasov – Director
Mr. Tarasov served as an anti-money laundering investigator for Prime Hires Inc. from March 2017 to May 2017. Mr. Tarasov was a compliance specialist for Citco (Canada) Inc. from May 2013 to March 2017. Citco provides niche financial services to hedge funds, private equity and real estate firms, institutional banks, Global 1000 companies, and high net worth individuals. Mr. Tarasov was employed as finance manager of Attica Group in Russia from October 2010 to September 2011. Mr. Tarasov is a certified anti-money laundering specialist from the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists. Mr. Tarasov has a Business Accounting Diploma from Sheridan Business School in Ontario and a Master’s Degree in Economics and Business Administration from Kazan State Technical University in Russia.
Renat Mataev – Director
Mr. Mataev, has specialized in luxury real estate development in the Greater Toronto area for over 15 years. Mr. Mataev brings a wealth of experience and contacts in the finance sector. Mr. Mataev, was also aFinancial Adviser for RBC Royal bank from April 2002 to July 2004 specializing in asset management for VIP clientele. Mr. Mataev is fluent in English, Russian, French and Hebrew. Mr. Mataev has a BA in Political Science and Economics from York University.