Gold Arrow

Who We Are

Executive Team

Our senior management combines expertise across the areas of mining, finance, geology, and HR.

Greg McCunn
BASc, MBA, P.Eng
Chief Executive Officer, Director

Greg McCunn - BASc, MBA, P.Eng
Chief Executive Officer, Director


Mr. McCunn has 25 years' experience in finance, operations, project engineering, project construction and corporate development. Prior to joining Alio Gold he served 6 years as the CFO for Asanko Gold and four years as the CFO for Farallon Mining. During his tenure with Farallon the company financed, constructed and operated the G-9 mine in Guerrero, Mexico, which is proximal to Alio Gold’s Ana Paula project. Mr. McCunn’s background includes technical, operational and corporate development roles with Teck Resources, Placer Dome and junior mining companies in Canada and Australia. He is a Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

Colette Rustad
CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer &
Executive Vice President

Colette Rustad - CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President


Ms. Rustad is has over 20 years' experience as an international finance professional in the mining, resource and finance industries. Prior to joining Alio Gold, she held several positions with Goldcorp over a 10-year span that included Senior VP, Controller and Treasurer. Previously, Ms. Rustad held several senior roles with Placer Dome/Barrick Gold including CFO, Africa, where she oversaw the commercial, financial, tax and legal operations for the company’s $1 billion and $250 million investments in South Africa and Tanzania, respectively. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant and was a Senior Tax Manager and Senior Audit Manager with Ernst & Young in Toronto.

José Hector Figueroa
BSc
Vice President, Operations

José Hector Figueroa - BSc
Vice President, Operations


Mr. Figueroa has more than 30 years' mining experience in Mexico and Peru with a proven track record of enhancing the operations in the mines he has managed. Prior to joining Alio Gold, he was COO with Southern Peru Copper where he oversaw operations at the Cuajone copper mine and smelter complex. Previously, Mr. Figueroa held senior management and operations positions with Cobre del Mayo and Grupo Mexico at the Cananea and La Caridad mines. He has extensive experience in strategic planning, mine planning, optimizing of process plants and implementing safety systems. Jose holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering with specializations in finance, systems engineering and computer process simulations.

Paul Hosford
BSc, PEng
Vice President,
Project Development

Paul Hosford - BSc, PEng
Vice President, Project Development


Mr. Hosford has over 30 years' experience in metallurgy, operations, commissioning and project development. Prior to joining Alio Gold, he was Project Director for New Gold's Rainy River project, responsible for the EPCM, tender and award of all major contracts, project controls, permitting and construction. Previously, he was Project Manager of the Mount Milligan mine development for Thompson Creek Mines, responsible for the detailed engineering, procurement, contracts and construction support. Mr. Hosford also worked for Barrick as Manager Process Development, leading process development at the Goldstrike mine and at Hatch as Project Manager, responsible for numerous development projects and feasibility studies. He is a Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.

Jason Gregg
BBA, MBA
Executive Vice President,
Human Resources

Jason Gregg - BBA, MBA
Executive Vice President, Human Resources


Mr. Gregg has over 20 years’ experience as a human resource professional. He successfully integrated Newmarket Gold and Crocodile Gold into a single highly functioning organization as the VP of Human Resources & Environment prior to the merger between Newmarket Gold and Kirkland Lake Gold. Prior to joining Newmarket Gold, Mr. Gregg provided human resources consulting services to organizations within the mining, forestry and technology industries. Previously, he worked as a human resources executive with Farallon Mining and Nyrstar and has held senior level human resource roles with HDI, International Forest Products, Canadian Forest Products and Teck. Jason holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

Miguel Bonilla
Country Manager Mexico

Miguel Bonilla
Country Manager Mexico


Miguel Bonilla is a Certified Public Accountant with extensive audit, accounting, consulting and internal control experience in the mining industry and other sectors. He joined Alio Gold (formerly Timmins Gold) as Controller in 2005 and was appointed VP Finance, Mexico in 2009 and Country Manager, Mexico in 2017. He has been involved in all the Company’s financial activities since its incorporation and has participated in the operations, regulations and legal activities. Previously, Mr. Bonilla was the audit manager for Moore Stephens’ Sonora office and worked as an independent financial management consultant for companies in the mining sector.

Miguel Soto
BSc
Vice President, Exploration

Miguel Soto - BSc
Vice President, Exploration


Mr. Soto has over 35 years' experience in the mining industry in Mexico. He joined Alio Gold (formerly Timmins Gold) as a director and COO in 2005 and was appointed VP of Exploration in 2010 to oversee all exploration activities in Mexico. Mr. Soto has an extensive background as an exploration and mine geologist and in the development of feasibility studies. He has held field and management positions with major Mexican mining companies such as Peñoles, Luismin, Minera Real de Angeles and the Frisco Group, and was part of the exploration teams at the Mulatos and San Felipe projects and in the Asientos Mining District which eventually resulted in the currently producing Santa Francisca and El Porvenir polymetallic mines and the El Porvenir gold mine. Mr. Soto holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering.

Lynette Gould
BBA, CFA
Vice President, Investor Relations

Lynette Gould - BBA, CFA
Vice President, Investor Relations


Ms. Gould has over 15 years experience in investor relations and finance roles. Prior to joining Alio Gold, she was the Director of Investor Relations at Goldcorp, where she played a critical role in positioning Goldcorp’s new business strategy under its new leadership. Over her eight years with Goldcorp, she helped build a robust IR strategy and developed deep relationships within the investment community. Previously, she worked in financial roles at Angiotech Pharmaceuticals and GrowthWorks Capital. Lynette holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and has a Bachelor of Business degree.