Brian McLachlanPresident and CEO
Mr. McLachlan is an executive with 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Calgary. Mr. McLachlan was formerly the President and Chief Executive Officer of Taurus Exploration Ltd., a private Canadian oil and gas exploration company. From 1998 to 2003 while at Taurus, Mr. McLachlan led the creation of a start-up company whose production grew to over 8,000 boe/d. Prior to joining Taurus, Mr. McLachlan was the President and COO of Paragon Petroleum Corporation from October of 1991 through June of 1993. In 1993 Mr. McLachlan was promoted to the position of President and CEO and led a successful TSX company whose market capitalization increased twelve-fold over a six year period. Prior to joining Paragon Mr. McLachlan held positions with Voyager Petroleum, Bonanza Oil & Gas, Poco Petroleums and Canada Cities Service Ltd.
Barry StoboVice President, Engineering and COO
Mr. Stobo has 35 years of experience in senior management and executive roles with oil and gas exploration and production companies. Mr. Stobo was the Vice President, Operations of Vintage Petroleum Canada Inc. (Genesis Exploration) from May, 2000 through to Vintage's acquisition by Midnight Oil and Gas Ltd. in December 2004. From July 1999 through March 2000, Mr. Stobo was the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Merit Energy Ltd. and in November 1999 became the interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Merit. Mr. Stobo was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Belfast Petroleum Inc. from May 1996 until Belfast's acquisition by Merit in July 1999. Mr. Stobo's previous experience also includes positions at Summit Resources Limited as Senior VP & COO and Poco Petroleum Ltd. as General Manager.
Clark DraderVice President, Land
Mr. Drader is an experienced executive with over 33 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Yoho, Mr. Drader was a senior consultant at Northrock Resources, and prior thereto was the land manager at BP Canada Energy Company.
Wendy WoolseyVice President, Finance and CFO
Ms. Woolsey is a Chartered Accountant with 26 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Yoho, Ms. Woolsey was Manager, Finance with Baytex Energy Trust and prior thereto was the Vice President, Finance of Symmetry Resources Inc.
Greg NiebergallVice President, Exploration
Mr. Niebergall is a Geologist with 11 years industry experience and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Geology from the University of Regina. Prior to joining Yoho, Mr. Niebergall held exploration positions at Husky Energy Inc. from 2003 to 2008 with exposure to Central Alberta, the Peace River Arch, and Northeast BC.
Jack TarnowskyManager Exploitation
Mr. Tarnowsky is a Professional Engineer with over 28 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr Tarnowsky holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Saskatchewan. Prior to joining Yoho Resources, Mr. Tarnowsky held various senior managerial and technical positions at Daylight Energy Trust, Vintage Petroleum Canada, BP Canada and Amoco Canada.
Mr. Darragh is a Certified Management Accountant with over 15 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Yoho, Mr. Darragh was Manager, Financial Accounting with Baytex Energy Trust.
Kevin FossenierSenior Explorationist
Mr. Fossenier is an explorationist with over 10 years industry experience. Prior to joining Yoho, Mr. Fossenier held the position of senior acquisitions geologist with Dominion Exploration Canada, Ltd. from 2003 to 2005. Mr. Fossenier has also held exploration positions with Talisman Energy Inc., Crestar Energy/Suncor Energy, Wascana Energy/Canadian Occidental.
Mr. Onia is an explorationist with 30 years of extensive and diverse experience as a financial analyst, landman and professional geophysicist, including six years as Exploration Manager in the Peace River Arch with Anderson Exploration. Mr. Onia's previous experience also includes positions with Northpoint Energy Ltd., Foundation Exploration Consulting Ltd., Mark Resources Ltd., Canada Cities Service Ltd. and Gulf Canada Ltd.
Lynne SouthwardOperations Accountant
Ms. Southward is a Certified Management Accountant with over 15 years experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Yoho Resources, Lynne was Supervisor Regulatory Compliance at Devon Canada Corporation.
Angela ChanJoint Venture Accountant
Ms. Chan has over 5 years JV accounting experience and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing from the Haskayne School of Business. Upon graduating, Ms. Chan held various marketing positions at Inuovi Cosmetics, Cameron Strategies and Weigl Educational Publishers. Prior to joining Yoho Resources, Ms. Chan worked as an Administrative Assistant for Celtic Exploration Ltd.
Kait FoxOffice Administrator
Ms. Fox holds a recent Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Calgary. While attending post-secondary school Ms. Fox was a year-round Summer Student with Progress Energy working in the Surface Land, Accounting and Records/ HR departments.