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Bralorne Gold Mines Management

Louis Wolfin


Mr. Wolfin, managed funding and development of the Bralorne Mine through its history from the early 1970s until 2002. His career in management and finance spans more than forty years and includes many notable achievements in exploration and mine development. He assembled key land packages in Nevada along the Battle Mountain-Eureka gold trend, and directed development of the Bralorne-Pioneer mine in British Columbia, which re-opened in 2004 after more than 30 years of suspended operation.

William Kocken


Mr. Kocken brings over 40 years' experience in mine development to the company. He played a key role in developing the Bralorne mine and bringing it to its bulk sampling phase. Prior to joining Bralorne, Mr. Kocken built Inlet Metal and Machining Co. into one of Vancouver's largest mine and transport equipment fabrication companies. The firm's projects included Roberts Bank (coal stacker loader and conveyors); Vancouver Wharf (conveyor and loading systems); and a number of mines. Serving a CEO for Terra Mines, Mr. Kocken was instrumental in completing a 250 ton-per-day facility for that company.

David Wolfin

Vice President, Finance

Mr. Wolfin brings 20 years' experience in mining and finance to Bralorne team. He learned the business from the ground up, starting as a geologist's assistant in Nevada, a metallurgist's assistant at the Avino mine in Mexico and later in a number of mining and exploration-related capacities. In the late 1980s, Mr. Wolfin worked on the floor of the Vancouver Stock Exchange and also for several brokerage houses, gaining a solid foundation in the finance side of the industry. Since 1990, Mr. Wolfin has worked for the Resource Group of companies, including Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (President & Director), Bralorne Gold Mines Ltd. (Vice-President Finance & Director), Coral Gold Resources Ltd. (President & Director), Levon Resources Ltd. (Director), Berkley Resources Inc. (Director), Mill Bay Ventures Inc. (Director), Cresval Capital Corp. (Director) and Gray Rock Resources Ltd. (Director). In his various roles with these firms, he has helped raise over C$50 million.

Lloyd Andrews


A former Washington State Senator, Mr. Andrews provides Bralorne with extensive experience in both the private and public sectors. He currently sits on the boards of Smith Barney Mutual Funds and Citigroup.

Gary Robertson


A Certified Financial Planner, Mr. Robertson has worked in the
financial industry for the past twenty years. He is presently with Dundee Capital Management.

Florian Riedl-Riedenstein


With more than 30 years' experience in corporate finance and international banking, Mr. Riedl-Riedenstein provides Bralorne with valuable exposure and counsel regarding foreign investment. He specializes in the funding of resource companies and offers extensive experience in, and knowledge of, the mining industry.

Ian Woods


Mr. Woods is an honours graduate in Economics & Statistics from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland and is a Certified General Accountant with over 33 years of experience in finance and management, mostly with Canadian corporations in Toronto. He presently serves as Managing Director of Abbaye Management & Consulting S.A., an independent Switzerland based consulting company and as a Director of Nerine Fiduciaire S.A in Geneva.

Matt Wayrynen

Vice Prsident, Operations

Mr. Wayrynen provides extensive financial and management experience in a variety of industries. Over the past 15 years, he has sourced and managed venture capital, start-ups and mergers and acquisitions.

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