Kevin Ernst, B.A., M.B.A., CIMA


Mr. Ernst is CEO Ernst Capital Partners Inc., and was previously Managing Partner Grandview Capital Inc. a boutique investment banking firm. During the 8 years he served as Managing Director of Equity Sales for the American Stock Exchange (AMEX), Mr. Ernst substantially increased the Exchange’s listed equities footprint in Canada and China.

Mr. Ernst received both his Bachelor’s and MBA in Finance degrees from Rutgers University. He also earned a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designation through the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and holds both his Series 7 and 63 securities licenses.

Jim Dawson, P.Eng.


Mr. Dawson is a registered professional engineer with 40 years of hands-on fieldwork experience examining, exploring and evaluating a wide range of geological and mineralized settings around the globe. During his career, Mr. Dawson participated in the discovery of the Blackdome Mine, Frasergold and Taurus Properties in British Columbia and the Big Horn Mine in Arizona. As part of the original Pan Ocean Team he participated in the discovery of the Lac Cinquante uranium deposit in 1975. Mr. Dawson has served as President of Dawson Geological Services Ltd since 1985.

Steven Green, P.Geo.


Professional geologist over 25 years of experience in base and precious metal exploration. Managed and prospected for senior mining companies including Freeport McMorran, Noranda, Santa Fe Pacific Gold, Cambior and Frontier Gold USA; acquired by Newmont Mining.