Allan J. Folk

Chairman and Director

Mr. Folk brings to the board over 35 years’ experience in the investment industry with a bias toward the resource sector. He is currently the Vice President of Brant Securities and serves as Vice President of Institutional Equity Sales at Forte House Inc. Mr. Folk also serves as a director of Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd and CEO and director of Monarca Minerals Inc. He is the Chair of the audit committee of Atlanta Gold Inc.

Wm. Ernest Simmons
President & CEO and Director 

Prior to his promotion in June 2012 to CEO, Mr. Simmons served as Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Mining for the Company. He has 50 years of mining industry experience with 40 years at the executive level and a long history in the Canadian, U.S. and Mongolian mining industry as a miner, supervisor, manager and corporate director. Mr. Simmons is a Senior Graduate of the Haileybury School of Mines, has a BSBA from Regis University, Denver and has been with the Company since January 2008.