Kenneth A. Stankievech – President and CEO

Mr. Stankievech is currently the co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Technovita Technologies Corporation. Technovita is a Canadian Oil and Gas technology incubator, developing revolutionary oil and gas technologies for global commercialization. In addition to the leadership provided to Technovita, Mr. Stankievech is also a shareholder and the Managing Director for Altera Investment Partners Ltd. Altera is a Calgary based merchant banking/investment partnership with significant holdings in the industrial and financial world. One of Altera’s subsidiary companies, Peritus Asset Management lead by Tim Gramatovich, is currently organizing a large energy fund with a mandate to purchase distressed and under performing oil and gas fields in North America. Peritus Asset Management manages several large ETF high yield bond funds in the USA.

Mr. Stankievech is the founder and past CEO of the ISO accredited Acuren Group, which continues to serve the aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, oil and gas, pulp and paper, petrochemical and power industries. Mr. Stankievech built the Acuren organization into the world’s largest materials engineering and testing company, which today employs more than 3,500 engineers and testing personnel located at over 80 domestic and international offices with consolidated international sales exceeding a billion dollars annually.

Over the past 40 years, Mr. Stankievech personally established worldwide operations through an extensive merger and acquisition program of 24 separate companies in Algeria, Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, France, Gabon, Germany, Japan, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, Thailand, the United Kingdom and Venezuela. In addition to his various responsibilities as Acuren’s CEO and President, Mr. Stankievech also acted as Managing Director of Tech nology Advancement and Business Development for Acuren’s parent company, Rockwood Service Corporation.

Mr. Stankievech energetically serves on a number of non-profit local and international boards including being recently appointed as the Chair of Ambrose University Board of Governors.

Alexandre S. Poustovoit – Executive Vice President – COO

Alexandre has over 30 years of direct management and technical advisor experience in the Oil and Gas industry. Mr. Poustovoit is currently the co-Founder and COO of Technovita Technologies Corporation. Technovita is a Canadian Oil and Gas technology incubator, developing revolutionary oil and gas technologies for global commercialization.

Mr. Poustovoit is a Geological Engineer – Oil Field Geologist with a M.Sc.D. specializing in Geology and Prospecting of Oil and Gas Deposits, from the Moscow Institute of Oil and Gas Industry, Moscow, Russia. He has completed doctorate courses at the Geological Department of Moscow Institute of Oil and Gas Industry, Moscow, Russia. In addition, completed an Executive Business Administration and Management program from George Washington University. Washington D.C., US.

Mr. Poustovoit was responsible for STROYTRANSGAZ business development in North America via the Joint Stock Company STROYTRANSGAZ. In his previous position as a senior Vice-president in the Moscow office he was responsible for oil production and management of subsidiaries in five regions. He was responsible for the Russian Interbranch Scientific Technological Complex “Nefteotdacha” (“OIL RECOVERY”), “SIDANCO” as a Deputy Executive Director of Securities and Property Department, Moscow, working as the Deputy Director of Securities and Property Department he participated in the internal auditing of reserves. Also Mr. Poustovoit has been the Chief of Trade Operations Department, for the Centre of Oil Production and Development, Moscow. Russian Interbranch Scientific Technological Complex “Nefteotdacha” oil-trade company “NESSY”.

Mr. Poustovoit worked as the deputy director of foreign economic activities of the Moscow office of oil production company “TOMSKNEFT”, he has developed and maintained stable relations with governmental agencies and various social organizations. He also worked as the chief specialist for LUKOIL at their department for the resource base of Oil and Gas production, Moscow, worked as a chief specialist engaged in rendering consulting services in application of advanced technologies in the field of petroleum production and environmental protection. Also as a geological engineer, he provided the scientific leadership at the Gubkin’s Institute of Oil and Gas.

Mr. Poustovoit has published articles and testimonials, reviews of scientific works and taught courses on practical training for students of Geological Department. He has worked at the prestigious Russian Interbranch Scientific Technological Complex “Nefteotdacha”.

Tommy Andrews – Vice President – Administration North America

Tommy L. Andrews has over 40 years of executive leadership building private and public companies. He has served on executive teams of eFunds Corp., FleetCor, Wright Express and PHH Corp. He founded or co-founded six small businesses, including Energy Conservation Management. Tommy has also served as president / general manager for two public company subsidiaries. He negotiated the purchase and sale of more than a dozen national and international companies and raised private equity for start-up and growth strategies. Tommy is intimately familiar with the challenges of commercializing innovative new technologies.

Currently, Tommy is CEO of Energy Conservation Management, Inc. based in Scottsdale, AZ that developed and commercialized an innovative technology to optimize industrial boiler performance. Prior to that, Tommy was SVP – Corporate Development for eFunds Corporation in Scottsdale, AZ where his responsibilities as a member of the Executive Leadership Team included Corporate Business Development, Merger and Acquisition activities and strategic planning management.

Mr. Andrews’ responsibilities with Technovita include general management oversight of all U.S. operations.

Mr. Andrews is a graduate of Bucknell University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. He received an MBA from the University of Colorado, and is a graduate of General Electrics Corporation’s 2 year Financial Management Program.

Lorne Heppner – Chief Financial Officer

Lorne brings over 35 years’ experience to the business, including 25 years in executive management, accounting and finance roles. He has worked primarily in the Oil and Gas services sector. His experience also includes public accounting, advertising and marketing. Along with traditional finance, treasury, accounting and tax functions he has held roles as an Officer, Director and Owner. As a key partner in the leadership team; policy, procedures, strategic planning and corporate modelling that successfully generated growth, profitability and a strong culture in those organizations. He also played a key role in the sale and transition of a privately held services company.

In addition to oil and gas and advertising and marketing, his diverse experience has also touched farming, insurance, land development, construction and Not-for-profit industries.

Lorne has extensive experience serving on several boards involved in diverse interests including; a privately owned technology corporation, local sports groups, community building committees, community homelessness, local church.

Mr. Heppner is a Chartered Accountant from the University of Saskatchewan and holds various management and leadership certificates from the CICA. His involvement on the boards of various Canadian organizations include terms as chair, treasurer, audit committee chair, and building and finance committee member.

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