President and Chief Executive Officer
John Shanahan is an experienced Montana mining executive. Prior to joining Tintina Resources in June 2016, John was the President & CEO of the Revett Mining Company, Inc. (2008 to 2015). John commenced his professional career in Australia with CRA Limited and its various subsidiaries (now part of the RioTinto Group) and has spent over ten years in mine finance and commodity trading in New York City with companies such as Rothschild Inc., and Barclays PLC. Read More
Chairman of The Board
Mr. Fitzgerald is an Australian Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in the resources industry. He began his career in the Assurance and Advisory division of KPMG, before joining Australian Stock Exchange listed Kimberley Diamond Company NL in 2003, where he held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Director until July 2008.
Bruce Hooper is a registered professional geoscientist with extensive worldwide resource industry experience in the fields of energy, base metal and precious metal. Prior to joining Tintina Resources in 2014 Bruce worked for Sandfire Resources, a modern underground copper mining company. He has worked in the natural resource industry as a senior exploration leader, and in operations and business development. Read More
Alan is a Montana native with a family history in the state dating back to territorial days. He grew up in Choteau, Helena, and Missoula, graduating from Hellgate High School in Missoula.
After receiving his law degree from the University of Montana, Alan served as counsel for the Montana Department of State Lands (now Department of Natural Resources and Conservation) then established a solo law practice before joining the Gough, Shanahan, Johnson and Waterman firm in Helena. During his thirty-three years with the Gough Shanahan firm, Alan emphasized natural resources and environmental law, and developed significant administrative law, litigation and public policy experience representing mining operations throughout the state. He served as Chair of the Montana Board of Personnel Appeals (public sector labor relations board) and as a member of the Montana Board of Labor Appeals. Upon retiring from the private practice of law, Alan served as Chief Deputy Attorney General for Attorney General Tim Fox, retiring from the position in 2017.
Chris currently serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Loan Officer for Bank of the Rockies, N.A., a community bank having 6 branches throughout Montana. She is responsible for bank wide lending training, policy development, underwriting standards and their implementation, lending compliance, loan quality, adherence to policy, development and proper completion of loan presentations and supporting credit analysis.