CEO, PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR
Mr. Mark Brezer is Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director of Straightup Resources Inc. and provides his services on a full-time basis. Mr. Brezer is a successful businessman and holds a Geography/Geology degree from the University of Arizona. During his studies, emphasis was placed on Remote Sensing, GIS, Glaciation and Climate Change. Mr. Brezer has worked as a Project Manager and has overseen Quality Control, Environmental Monitoring and Safety Programs as related to road construction. Strong communication skills has also led to roles in media relations and marketing. Mr. Brezer’s family has been passionate about mining and construction for decades and he has been actively involved in the research and investment of Junior Mining Companies for over 25 years. Time in the field and personal interest led Mark into extensive First Aid Training and he certified as a Paramedic and Firefighter. To his credit, he also completed his fixed wing airplane license in the US and Canada and learned to pilot helicopters.
CFO and Director
Daniel Cruz is an experienced financial industry professional having worked for 12 years as a senior investment advisor at Canadian Broker dealers where he gained experience in equity research, asset management, investor relations, corporate finance and venture capital. Financing Mining and Metals Issuers on all North American exchanges was a core focus of his clients’ portfolio. Continuing relationships with these clients whom ranged from founders and entrepreneur financiers of listed mining companies, has lead Daniel to this point.
Mr. Cruz was one of the youngest Senior Investment Advisors at Canaccord Financial Inc. in 2010. He is also the co-founder and current director of Liquid Media Group Inc., a Nasdaq listed issuer. During his tenure as CFO over the past few years he helped the company list on Nasdaq and raised over $20 million dollars.
Mr. Berka has served as a director since May 22, 2018. As a director, he is responsible for directing and overseeing management. Mr. Berka has extensive experience in the management, marketing, promotion and administration of public companies as well as in corporate communication, shareholders information, public relations and contract negotiation. Mr. Berka has served as a director and/or officer of various public companies traded on the TSX and TSX Venture Exchanges, the CSE and the NASDAQ System in the USA. Currently, Mr. Berka serves as a director of 92 Resources Corp., Dimension Five Technologies Inc., Eloro Resources Inc., Golden Lake Exploration Inc., King's Bay Gold Corp., Aguila American Gold Ltd.,Megastar Development Corp.and Prospera Energy Corp. Mr. Berka holds a degree in engineering with a M.Sc. (Dipl. Ing.) degree from the Slovak Technical University, Bratislava, Slovakia (1968). Mr. Berka is currently a Life Member (non-practicing) of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C., having been a member of the association since 1977.
Mr. Coltura is a businessman and has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Okanagan College where he specialised in finance. He has worked in the finance industry for over three years with a primary role in writing credit for potential borrowers in the industrial lending market.
Currently, Mr. Coltura is the CFO of Cayenne Capital Corp. Mr. Coltura was also a director of PreveCeutical Medical Inc. from July 2016 to September 2019, a director of Sproutly Canada Inc. (formerly, Stoneridge Exploration Corp.) from March 2015 to July 2018, and since March 2018 has worked as a financial specialist at Quip Finance. He has several years of experience with reporting issuers.
Ms. Diana Mark is the President and founder of Greystone Corporate Services Inc., and has been providing corporate governance, regulatory services and the facilitation of financings for public companies for over 25 years.