Wade DaweWade K. Dawe  |  Chairman & CEO

Mr. Dawe is an accomplished entrepreneur, financier and investor based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He currently serves as Chairman & CEO of Fortune Bay Corp., a TSX-V listed company formed in 2016.  He has founded or co-founded a number of successful companies, including Keeper Resources Inc. (2003) which was sold for $51.6 million in 2008, and Brigus Gold Corp. (2010) which was acquired by Primero Mining Corp. in 2014 in an all share deal valued at $351 million.   Since 2005, Mr. Dawe has been actively involved as the principal financier of TSX listed biotechnology company Immunovaccine Inc., and serves on its Board of Directors and as Chair of its Finance committee.   He currently serves as a director of TSX listed Pivot Technology Solutions Inc. and of TSX-V listed kneat.com, inc.  
 
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Memorial University (MUN), where he serves on the Advisory Board to the Faculty of Business Administration. His philanthropic activities include establishing and personally funding the annual James R. Pearcey Entrepreneurial Scholarship at MUN, and he recently funded DC Makes, a new entrepreneurship-based program at the Discovery Centre in Halifax, NS.
 
Mr. Dawe, originally from Newfoundland, is also a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), an international organization for business leaders.
 
sarah oliver Sarah Oliver  |  CFO

Ms. Oliver has over 10 years of experience working in the accounting and finance industries – most recently as the Chief Financial Officer of the predecessor company to Fortune Bay Corp. beginning in November 2014.  She worked with PwC Canada in their Consulting and Deals group and then in their Assurance practise, as a Senior Manager where she assisted her clients through various acquisitions and mergers, public and private financings and advising on accounting policy and control implementation.  Ms. Oliver has been a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant since 2007. Ms. Oliver serves on the Board of Directors of the Nova Scotia SPCA as Secretary and was previously a Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia.