Jean-Marc Lacoste earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics from McGill University in Montreal. In 1993 Mr. Lacoste started a career in finance at the Montreal Stock Exchange where he worked for National Bank Financial and, subsequently, Merrill Lynch Canada. In 2000 he left Montreal for Toronto to join Northland Power, a wind power energy corporation, as Vice President of Acquisitions.
He returned to Montreal in 2002 where he joined the boards of a few public and private companies. From 2004 to 2010, he took a major role in Golden Goose Resources Inc. where he became President and CEO and COB. Mr. Lacoste has great leadership skills and will be a tremendous asset for Monarques Gold Corporation.
Mr. Lévesque has 20 years of experience in the field of financial reporting and the management of corporations including several in the mining sector. His experience in the mining industry is diverse ranging from exploration corporations to those in production. Mr. Lévesque began his career as an auditor in two majors accounting firms, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton L.L.P. and Deloitte LLP, where he worked for 10 years. He then worked as a consultant for various corporations and held the position of Chief Financial Officer for publicly traded companies.
He holds since 2003 the position of Chief Financial Officer for another mining corporation listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Lévesque is CPA, CA and a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec. He holds a bachelor degree in business of administration from Université Laval since 1995.
Ms. Tremblay has over 20 years of experience working as a professional geologist in gold, nickel and base metal exploration throughout Quebec and occasionally in Latin America. She was employed by Falconbridge up until 2005, when she began working for junior mining companies such as Boreal Exploration, Everton Resources, Focus Metals and Osisko. Prior to joining Monarques Gold Corporation, she spent six years as Senior Geologist - Communications Specialist at Adventure Gold (now Probe Metals).
Ms. Tremblay has a bachelor's degree in geology from the Université du Québec à Montréal and a master's degree in earth sciences from the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. She is a member of the Ordre des géologues du Québec.
Mr. Provost earned a B.Sc. from UQAM in Montreal and a M.Sc.A. from École Polytechnique, University of Montreal Is master thesis was about a Rhyolitic complex in the Rouyn-Noranda Mining Camp. He has been active in geology since 1977, initially as a field geologist before joining management either as Vice-President Exploration or President for several companies namely Maufort Resources, Charlim Exploration, Ormico Resources, Demontigny Mineral Resources, Pro-Veinor Resources and Provenor.
As geologist consultant he has been involved in South America project in Peru and Colombia and in Guinea, Africa. More recently, he was involved through Golden Goose Resources as senior geologist in the development of the multi-million once Magino gold deposit in Ontario now property of Argonaut Gold.