Focus Graphite, Inc. is a Canadian mineral exploration and development company. It is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties in Québec, with the aim of discovering commercially exploitable deposits of minerals which can either be placed into production by the company or disposed of for a profit to companies that wish to place such deposits into commercial production. The company was founded on April 4, 2001 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.
Mr. Economo has a distinguished business leadership career, serving as CEO for a number of public and private high technology companies during the last 20 years. A former President and CEO of Dynasty Components Inc., Mr. Economo enjoys a long history of graphite marketing and sales for high-tech applications. Immediately prior to joining Focus Graphite Inc., a company he founded with Jeffrey York, he served as Director, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations for Everton Resources Inc.
Over the span of his business career, Mr. Economo provided strategic consulting and representation services to technology companies in North America and Asia. In particular, he has a track record of success and expertise in building shareholder value when tasked with bringing discovery companies to market. Born in Greece and raised in Montreal, Mr. Economo is tri-lingual and lives with his family in Ottawa.
Judith T. Mazvihwa-MacLean, CFO
A Vancouver-based geologist, Ms. Mazvihwa-MacLean has over 16-years experience in mineral exploration, mining, management and corporate finance. Prior to joining Focus Graphite Inc., Ms. Mazvihwa-MacLean was the CFO for Golden Harp Resources Ltd., Logan Resources Ltd., and Acme Resources Ltd (formerly, International KRL Resources Corp.). She also served as a member of the Board for both Logan Resources Ltd., and Acme Resources Ltd.
Judith has a significant academic background. She holds a B. Sc. (Geology) from the University of Zimbabwe, an M. Sc. from Brunel University in England and earned her MBA at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. She was accredited a Certified Management Accountant by the Certified Management Accountants Society of British Columbia.
Tony Brisson, P.Geo, Vice President of Exploration
A former recipient of the Quebec Exploration Mining Association’s Prospector of the Year award, Mr. Brisson is a geologist and former VP Exploration at Cogitore Resources Inc. His experience includes senior management and field positions with Cambior Inc., Breakwater Resources Ltd., and Campbell Resources Inc. Mr. Brisson holds a B.Sc. Geology degree from the University du Quebec a Chicoutimi and lives in Rouyn-Noranda.