Greenbriar Capital appoints Chairman of new Financial Advisory Board and new Chief Financial Officer
TSX.V Symbol: "GRB"
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NEWPORT BEACH, CA, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Greenbriar Capital Corp. (TSXV: GRB) (OTC: GEBRF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kirsten Tompkins, CPA, CA as Chairman of its new Financial Advisory Board. Kirsten's former position of CFO is awarded to Lisa Dea, BComm, CPA, CA
Lisa has over 19 years of experience in the finance, securities and accounting fields. Previously, Ms. Dea was the Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Silvermex Resources Inc., a TSX listed, mid-tier producing silver company from May 2011 until is was acquired in July 2012. Ms. Dea oversaw all aspects of finance and legal as well as implemented structure, controls, governance and fiscal policy. Prior to Silvermex, Lisa was the VP Finance and CFO of Polaris Minerals Corporation, also a TSX listed company, for 5 years and was responsible for the overall financial management of the company, including overseeing Polaris' debt and capital market activities, managing banking relationships with US, Canadian and International banks and internal and external public reporting. During her career at Polaris, she completed many numerous debt and equity financings, and oversaw the implementation of the financial controls, processes and corporate financing strategies required to bring Polaris from development stage to large-scale commercial production.
Lisa began her career at Deloitte & Touche LLP, achieving the position of Senior Manager in the course of her 11 years with the company. She obtained her Chartered Professional Accountants designation in 1997 and holds a BComm from the University of British Columbia.
CEO Jeff Ciachurski commented "I am very delighted to welcome Lisa to our team. Lisa is a business leader with a positive track record who brings the operating skills and experience that is essential for Greenbriar as it moves forward into the construction and operating stages. Lisa strengthens the depth of our management team and provides capacity as the Company grows. Ms. Tompkins service has been invaluable to Greenbriar through this first stage of growth and we look to her guidance as Chairman of our new Financial Advisory Board. "
About Greenbriar Capital Corp.
Greenbriar Capital Corp. is a leading developer of renewable energy and sustainable real estate projects. With long-term, high impact, contracted sales agreements in key project locations and led by a successful industry recognized operating and development team, Greenbriar targets deep value assets directed at adding significant accretive shareholder value.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Jeffrey J. Ciachurski
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
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