Bringing the Power of SALT to Investors

Our Team


Management Team

Patrick Laracy, LL.B., P.Geo
CEO & Director

Mr. Laracy is the founder of the company and has leveraged over $100 million of high risk exploration expenditures through equity and joint venture financings. He is a member of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador with over 30 years of industry experience in various technical and executive capacities.

Rowland Howe President & Director
Mr. Howe is a chartered Engineer with an impeccable 30-year background in the salt industry. He was Mine General Manager at Goderich in Ontario from 1995-2011 where he led the expansion to the largest and most profitable salt mine in North America, taking Compass Minerals’ (NYSE: CMP) operation from 3.5 million tonnes per year to 7.5 million tonnes – an annual record that has yet to be surpassed. He is currently President of the Goderich Port Management Corporation.
Gillian Russell, CPA-CA

Ms. Russell has over two decades of accounting, audit and management experience including the roles of controller and manager in the private and public sectors. She holds a chartered professional accounting designation with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Newfoundland and Labrador.

John Anderson

Mr. Anderson, the founder of multiple start-up companies and a director of Newfoundland-based New Found Gold (TSXV: NFG), has 25 years of successful corporate and financial capital market experience. He is currently President of Purplefish Capital Management Ltd., a private investment company focused on the resource sector. 

Fraser H. Edison

Fraser has experience in finance, construction, Oil and Gas, and transportation management .He is currently President and Chairman of the Board of Rutter Inc., Chairman of Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation, and member of the board and governance committee of  Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro.

F. Carson Noel, LL.B., B.Comm

Mr. Noel is a lawyer and business consultant with more than 20 years of experience with exchange listed companies from start-up through exploration and development. He is founding Director and Past President of the Ecuador-Canada Chamber of Commerce.