Mr. Folk brings over 35 years of extensive leadership experience in the Canadian mining finance industry. During his career, he has financed and advised both junior and advanced Canadian companies at the senior board or executive level. Mr. Folk is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and currently is the Vice President of Brant Securities. Mr. Folk also serves as a director of Bonterra Resources Inc. and CEO and director of Monarca Minerals Inc. He is Chair of the audit committee of Atlanta Gold Inc.