Management Team

Massimo M. Geremia, President & CEO

Mr. M. Geremia was the founder of Manitok in 2005, Mr. M. Geremia has over 27 years of experience in Oil & Gas, Real Estate and Finance; previously with Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Equatorial Energy Inc. and Boardwalk Equities Inc. The last 17 years exclusively in the Oil & Gas sector.

Gregory A. Vavra, LL.B, Executive Vice President, Business Development

Mr. Vavra is a lawyer with over 25 years of corporate experience in the energy sector.  Mr. Vavra was formerly the President and CEO of Raimount Energy Inc. and was engaged in all aspects of operations, management and public reporting.  Prior to his tenure with Raimount, Mr. Vavra was the Vice-President of Pacific Cassiar Limited.


Robert Dion, CA, Vice President, Finance & CFO

Mr. Dion is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of public company financial experience in the petroleum industry. Mr. Dion has held various managerial positions with Compton Petroleum, Canadian Natural Resources, Rio Alto Exploration, and Nexen.

Tim Jerhoff, P.Eng, Vice President Engineering & Production

Mr. Jerhoff is a professional engineer with over 25 years of experience in the Canadian Oil & Gas industry. Mr. Jerhoff began his career with Petro-Canada in 1988 and has held positions with Richland Petroleum, Terraquest Energy, Provident Energy Trust and Encana.

Donald Martin, P.Geol., Vice President, Exploration

Mr. Martin has over 30 years of progressive geoscience experience in the areas of exploration, development, acquisitions and divestitures as well as strategic planning in the Western Canadian Sedimentary basin. Mr. Martin started his career at PanCanadian Petroleum and has worked for a variety of junior to senior producers, including Marathon Canada, Anderson Exploration, Evergreen Resources and TriWestern Energy.

Rodger D. Perry, Vice President, Land.

Mr. Perry has over 35 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry and has held executive positions with South Bay Resources Canada and several other junior Oil & Gas companies.