Royalty on producing mine and massive blue sky exploration potential in the GBB
Xochipala: last "undrilled" intrusion in the Guerrero Gold Belt (Goldcorp drilled over 6800m "by accident", thinking it's their land)
Stephen M. Leahy
President, CEO, and Director
Mr. Leahy has more than 26 years experience in venture capital, primarily in the resource sector. Mr. Leahy has previously acted as a senior officer or director of StarTech Energy Inc. (TSX), First Silver Reserve Inc. (TSX) and Wellco Energy Services Inc. (TSX). As founder of North American Tungsten Corporation Ltd., he was instrumental in facilitating the Company's acquisition and the bringing into production of its wholly-owned Cantung Mine and Mactung deposit. He is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of North American Tungsten Corporation.
Mr. Friesen has more than 40 years of experience in mining and mineral exploration including seventeen years with the Noranda Group, mainly as Chief Geologist of the Geco Mine in Ontario and the Samatosum Mine in B.C. He also has five years of experience with Teck Exploration Ltd., a subsidiary of Teck Cominco Ltd., mainly as Project Geologist. Mr. Friesen has extensive experience working with mining projects from pre-feasibility through to production. Mr. Friesen is currently operating as a geological consultant to the mining industry and for the last two years has been managing Abacus Mining & Exploration Corp’s advanced Afton copper-gold exploration program.
Ken Thorsen, BSc Geological Engineering, P Eng
Mr. Thorsen has in excess of 40 years experience in mining and mining exploration. Prior to retirement from a 21 year career with Teck Cominco Ltd., Mr. Thorsen held several senior positions including a two year term as President of Teck Exploration Ltd. In this position he was responsible for administration of 17 exploration offices and all field operations of the exploration department of Teck Corporation. Mr. Thorsen is currently President of Thorsen Consulting Ltd. which offers services to the mining exploration industry and serves on the board of directors of several junior mining companies.
Director and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Forward brings over 25 years of accounting experience in North America and the United Kingdom, including extensive knowledge of the regulatory filing processes. Mr. Forward is a CGA who has served in numerous Canadian public companies in the capacities of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Forward was the chief accountant of Kensington Resources until its amalgamation with Shore Gold in 2005 and is currently the CFO of Lateegra Gold Corp., a TSX-V listing company active in both Ecuador and Mexico.
Mr. Rose has been a practicing lawyer since 1990. After working as an agent prosecutor for the Department of Justice and as Crown Counsel for the Attorney General of BC into the mid 1990’s, Mr. Rose began working in a mix of private legal practice and venture finance. He has been providing legal and management consulting services to resource companies and venture start-ups for the last ten years.