George F. Fink
George Fink is the Chairman of the Board and an officer of Pine Cliff. He is also engaged as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Bonterra Energy Corp. Mr. Fink sits on the Board of Directors of the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC) and has formerly served on the Board of Governors of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP). Mr. Fink's career spans 40 years, primarily in the oil and gas industry. After articling with Ernst & Young and obtaining the Chartered Accountant designation, Mr. Fink worked for Shaw Pipe Industries, Ranger Oil and Comstate Resources before starting Bonterra Corporation (a spinoff from Comstate).
Philip B. Hodge
Phil Hodge joined Pine Cliff in January 2012 as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director. Mr. Hodge most recently held the positions of Vice President, Business Development and Vice President Acquisitions and Divestments at Penn West Exploration, one of the largest conventional oil and natural gas producers in North America. Prior to that, Mr. Hodge was a Managing Director at Mackie Research Capital Corporation and J.F. Mackie & Co., Calgary based investment banks. From 2000 to 2006, was Vice-President and General Counsel of Westport Innovations Inc., where he was responsible for legal, corporate governance, strategic partnership and corporate development functions, as well as the formation and growth of the company's business in China. Prior to 2000, Mr. Hodge was a partner at Bennett Jones LLP, a Canadian national law firm, practicing in that firm's securities and mergers and acquisitions teams in its Calgary office.
Randy M. Jarock
Randy Jarock joined the Board of Directors of Pine Cliff in May, 2012. He previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer at Pine Cliff since inception and was also engaged as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Bonterra Energy Corp. where he had previously held several roles with increased responsibility throughout the years. He is also a director of Bonterra Energy Corp. Mr. Jarock's career in the oil and gas industry spans more than 20 years. After completing his Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Alberta, Mr. Jarock worked for major oil and gas companies before joining Comstate Resources Ltd. as Operations Manager in 1994. Bonterra Energy Corp. was a spin-off from Comstate Resources Ltd.
Jacqueline R. Ricci
Jacqueline Ricci joined the Board of Directors of Pine Cliff in May, 2020. Ms. Jacqueline R. Ricci. Ms. Ricci has been a Vice President and Director at J. Zechner Associates, Toronto, Ontario, since 1997, where she is responsible for stock selection and portfolio mix in J. Zechner's Canadian Small/Mid-Capitalization Portfolios. In this position, Ms. Ricci has significant experience evaluating business plans and management performance in small and mid-capitalization companies in the Canadian market.
William S. Rice, Q.C.
William Rice joined the Board of Directors of Pine Cliff in May, 2016. Mr. Rice was Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Alberta Securities Commission from 2005 to 2015 and Chair of the Canadian Securities Administrators from 2011 to 2015. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Rice was National Managing Partner of the Bennett Jones LLP law firm. Prior to taking his position with the Alberta Securities Commission, Mr. Rice served as a chair or member of a number of corporate boards of directors.