Management Team

Tom Mullane

Thomas J. Mullane

President and Chief Executive Officer

Thomas J. Mullane

President and Chief Executive Officer

Tom Mullane joined Rife Resources in July 2012 and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in May 2013. He spent 12 years with Bonavista Energy Corporation in various roles including Senior Vice President, Senior Vice President Engineering, and Vice President, Engineering. Mr. Mullane graduated from the University of Alberta in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

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Alan G. Withey

Interim Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Alan G. Withey

Interim Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Alan Withey was appointed Chief Financial Officer in March 2019. Prior to joining Rife, Mr. Withey served as Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Trident Exploration Corp. since 2014 and prior thereto as Chief Financial Officer of Trident Exploration Corp. since 2008. In addition, Mr. Withey’s experience includes senior and executive finance roles at Ironhorse Oil and Gas Inc., Cheyenne Energy Inc., Devon Canada Corporation, Chauvco Resources International Ltd., and Pioneer Natural Resources Canada Inc. His experience spans over 25 years including over 15 years in executive positions in Canada. Mr. Withey received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (Alberta) and a Certified Financial Planner (Canada).

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David Spyker

David M. Spyker

Chief Operating Officer

David M. Spyker

Chief Operating Officer

David Spyker was appointed Chief Operating Officer in March 2019. Mr. Spyker joined the Corporation and Rife Resources Ltd. as Vice-President, Production in November 2016. Prior to, Mr. Spyker held various roles at Anderson Exploration Ltd., Anderson Energy Ltd., and Anderson Energy Inc. with the past 8 years in the role of Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Spyker holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

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Robert Lamond

Robert E. Lamond

Vice-President, Asset Development

Robert E. Lamond

Vice-President, Asset Development

Robert (Bob) Lamond was appointed Vice-President, Asset Development in March 2019. Mr. Lamond joined the Corporation and Rife Resources Ltd. as Vice-President, Exploration in September 2017. Prior to joining Rife, Mr. Lamond held various geoscience and managerial roles at Murphy Oil, Shell Canada, and Imperial Oil, with the past 3 years in the role of General Manager, Geoscience at Murphy Oil. Mr. Lamond holds a B.Sc. in Geology from Queen's University and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

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Michael Stone

Michael J. Stone

Vice-President, Land

Michael J. Stone

Vice-President, Land

Michael Stone is Vice-President, Land of the Corporation and Rife Resources Ltd. and he has held the position since March 2010. Mr. Stone joined Rife Resources in January 2009 as Manager, Land Negotiations and Business Development. Prior to joining Rife, Mr. Stone was Vice-President, Land with Real Resources Ltd. Mr. Stone holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and is a member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen (CAPL).

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