Mr. Hurley, as one of the founding partners of McGovern, Hurley, Cunningham LLP, Toronto in 1980, worked on the initial TSE public offerings of such resource companies as Pangea Goldfields Inc. (acquired by Barrick Gold Corporation), Aurelian Resources Inc. (acquired by Kinross Gold Corporation), Detour Gold Corporation, Fronteer Gold Inc., and Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Limited to name a few. Jack graduated from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute (now Ryerson University) in Business Administration with a major in finance and accounting. Jack obtained his US CPA from the University of Illinois and his Canadian CA from the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants while articling with Price Waterhouse&Co. in Toronto. Jack retired from public practice in 2010.