Board of Directors

The Little Rock Resources Ltd. Board oversees the implementation of strategic plans and growth priorities that provide long-term value. Our Board knows what it takes to achieve operational excellence.

Thomas J. Greschner

Chairman, President & CEO

Tom was most recently a co-founder, President and CEO of Nexxco Energy Ltd. from September 2012 to October 2015, a private junior oil and gas company that was sold to Burgess Creek Exploration.  Prior to Nexxco, he was the Chairman, President and CEO of Emerge Oil & Gas Inc., a public junior oil and gas company he co-founded in 2008.  Together with his management team, Tom grew production to 6,000 boe/day and sold the company to Twin Butte Energy Ltd. in January 2012.

Nancy Fontana

Corporate Secretary

Nancy has over 25 years’ experience in the upstream oil and gas industry which has been primarily focused in the joint venture discipline specializing in all types of custom user agreements, acquisitions and divestitures, third party tie-ins and work process improvements. Nancy most recently served as Vice President, Corporate Services for Nexxco Energy Ltd. until May 2015. She was also a co-founder in Nexxco.

Tom Whalen


Tom Whalen is currently the President and CEO of the Petroleum Energy Services Association of Canada (PSAC). He also served as a Board Director for PSAC from 2014 to 2016. He was President & Managing Director of Baker Hughes Canada from December 2013 to May 2016. Previous to being appointed President of Canada, he was Vice President of the Canadian Pressure Pumping product line.

Richard Baker


Richard Baker is a Reservoir Engineer with over 32 years of practical experience in reservoir engineering, simulation, EOR and thermal projects. His work, along with other members contribution’s, has resulted in production increase of 150 Mstbo/d and added 100’s MMbbl reserves. He has worked on a number of reservoir characterization/reservoir simulation projects worldwide in Canada, Russia, Indonesia, South America, North Africa, Middle East, North Sea and North America.

Kelsey Kalinski


Kelsey Kalinski has 15+ years experience in the oil and gas industry and is currently managing various companies which include energy services, engineering and mining sectors. Kelsey previously held the position of Country Manager at TMK Completions. In this role he was responsible for sales, business development and operations in the U.S.

Gerald Ziegler


Gerald Ziegler is past owner and President of Ziegler’s Oilfield Consulting Ltd., a mid-size company which operated in Lloydminster, Alberta for 26 years providing well site supervisory consultants to customers in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Gerald continues to own and operate Midwest Hotshot and Rentals out of Lloydminster. Previously, Gerald was Vice President of Titanium Tubing Technology for four years.