Management & Directors
Providing leadership in the Lithium growth sector & supplying Lithium for a clean future.
Director, Chairman and CEO
Mr. Cole, age 63, has been a Partner with Objective Equity LLC since 2005, a boutique investment bank focused on the high technology, data analytics and the mining sector. Mr. Cole has been a director on the board of Oroplata Resources since February 2017. He became Chairman and CEO of Oroplata in August of 2017. He currently serves on the board of eWellness Healthcare Corporation (EWL). Since 1977 Mr. Cole has held various executive roles, including Chairman, Executive Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of multiple public corporations. From May 2000 to September 2005, he was also the Director of Lair of the Bear, The University of California Family Camp located in Pinecrest, California. During the period between 1991 and 1996 he was the CEO of HealthSoft and he also founded and operated Great Bear Technology, which acquired Sony Image Soft and Starpress, then went public and eventually sold to Graphix Zone. In 1995 Mr. Cole was honored by NEA, a leading venture capital firm, as CEO of the year. In 1997 Mr. Cole became CEO of NetAmerica until merging in 1999. Since 1982 he has been very active with the University of California, Berkeley mentoring early-stage technology companies. Mr. Cole has extensive experience in global M&A and global distributions. He obtained his BA in Social Sciences from UC Berkeley in 1978.
Mr. Hunter, age 50, received his B.Sc. from DePaul University in Chicago and an MBA with distinction from the Kellstadt School of Business at DePaul University. Mr. Hunter is currently the CFO of AMCI Group and CEO and board member of AMCI Acquisition Corp (Nasdaq: AMCIU). He is a seasoned financial executive with over 20 years of advisory and capital markets experience and has been involved in over $20 billion of transactions throughout his career in the natural resources and industrial industries. Prior to joining AMCI, Bill led the Americas Banking team at Nomura where he advised Mitsui in their acquisition of a minority interest in the Moatize Coal Mining complex from Vale and Globe Specialty Metals in their $3.1 billion ‘merger of equals’ transaction with FerroAtlantica. Before Nomura he led industrial and natural resource teams at Jefferies, TD Securities and BMO Nesbitt Burns.
Mr. MacLellan, age 63, currently serves as Chairman of the Board of eWellness Healthcare Corporation (OTCQB: EWLL), since May 2013. From November 2009 to December 2017 Mr. MacLellan was an independent director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNET) a media development, advertising and communications company. From June 2011 to present Mr. MacLellan has been Chairman of Innovare Products, Inc., a privately held company that develops innovative consumer products. From May 2014 to October 2016, Mr. MacLellan was a member of the Board as an independent director of Jameson Stanford Resources Corporation (OTCBB: JMSN) an early stage mining company. From September 1992 through April 2014, Mr. MacLellan held various Board positions and was Chairman and chief executive officer at Radient Pharmaceuticals Corporation. (OTCQB: RXPC.PK), a vertically integrated specialty pharmaceutical company. He also continued to serve as president and chief executive officer for the MacLellan Group, an international financial advisory firm from March 1992 through January 2016. From August 2005 to May 2009, Mr. MacLellan was co-founder and vice chairman at Ocean Smart, Inc., a Canadian based aquaculture company. From February 2002 to September 2006, Mr. MacLellan served as chairman and cofounder at Broadband Access MarketSpace, Ltd., a China based IT advisory firm, and was also co-founder at Datalex Corp., a software and IT company specializing in mainframe applications, from February 1997 to May 2002. Mr. MacLellan was educated at the University of Southern California in economics and international relations.
Director, CEO, CFO, Controller, Secretary
Oroplata Resources, Inc. (OTC Markets:ORRP) is a lithium resource exploration and development company. Its primary focus is the establishment of a low cost, long life production base to supply the rapidly growing lithium-ion battery industry for both mobile devices and laptops, as well as the burgeoning EV (electronic vehicle) industry.Learn More