Judson Culter, CPA, CA, CPA(WA) | CEO
Mr. Culter has over ten years of international accounting, finance, audit, and capital markets experience. He has helped to raise over $20MM in private and public financings for start-ups and growth orientated companies in the Pacific Northwest, Asia Pacific, and South America. He has taken several mineral resource companies public, most recently the Dolly Varden Silver project (TSXV: DV), whereby he also managed the exploration drill program (pre-Hecla Mining investment).
Keith Minty, P.Eng, MBA | President
Mr. Minty obtained a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering from Queen’s University, Kingston Ontario, Canada in 1978. He has over 26 years of open pit and underground mine operational and project development experience in North America, Central America and in Africa. From 2008 to 2013, Mr. Minty was the Chief Operating Officer at Thani Dubai Mining (“Thani”) where he was responsible for all project exploration and operation activities in Yemen and Egypt as well as new business development activities. Prior to joining Thani, he was the South African country manager for Hunter Dickinson. Mr. Minty has also served on the board of directors of Asanko Gold and Oremex Silver and served as COO at Aurvista Gold. He currently serves on the boards of Auryn Resources, and Callinex Mines.
Ron Woo, P.Eng, MBA, PMP | COO
Mr. Woo is a mining engineer with 13 years of experience in mine operations, mine development and project engineering. Most recently, Mr. Woo served as the Project Manager and Technical Services Manager with Ledcor Contractors. He has also held senior engineering positions with Walter Energy (formerly Western Canadian Coal), Nyrstar (formerly Farallon Mining), Hunter Dickinson Inc. and Shambhala Gold. Mr. Woo graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) and Bachelor of Science (Computer Science).
Raul Sanabria, P.Geo, EuroGeol., M.Sc. | VP Exploration
Raul has more than 16 years of progressive experience in the mining and exploration industry worldwide, having worked in Europe, West Africa, Canada and in several countries of Central and South America mainly in precious metals Most recently, he held the positions of Chief Geologist for Red Eagle Exploration (a subsidiary of Red Eagle Mining, Colombia), VP Exploration of American Creek Resources, G4G Resources, Northern Iron Corp, and Principal Geologist and CEO for Condor Precious Metals Inc. Raul is also an early mover in private mining projects such as Sociedad Minera Malabar in Colombia, where he is mining high grade gold at small scale along with toll milling operations.