J. Dan Denbow, CFA
Director and Interim CEO
Dan Denbow has spent over 30 years in capital markets with his most recent experience associated with USAA Investment Management Company. As a portfolio manager for USAA, Mr. Denbow was responsible for managing over US$4 billion in three strategies; a domestic dividend and global dividend strategy and the USAA Precious Metals and Minerals Fund. The USAA Precious Metals Fund received numerous awards during his tenure. Dan also serves as a director for the Denver Gold Group and is an independent director of Gemdale Gold, a private company with exploration assets in Finland. Dan is also President of Denbow Oil &Gas. Dan holds an MBA from Texas Christian University, Neeley School of Business and is a CFA charter holder.
Ms. McLean is an accomplished executive with over 30 years of financial reporting and corporate administration. Ms. McLean has served as Chief Financial Officer and Controller for numerous publicly traded and private companies including a number of mineral exploration companies. She serves as Manager, Accounting Services with Grove Corporate Services Ltd. (www.grovecorp.ca) that provides governance, accounting and administrative services to small-cap public and private companies in Canada. Ms. McLean also serves as Chief Financial Officer for Unigold Inc., Firestone Ventures Inc. and Avidian Gold Corp.
Walter Hanych, P.Geo.
Mr. Hanych, Professional Geologist registered in Ontario has over 40 years of experience in the exploration industry from grass-roots projects to advanced mine feasibility projects, including corporate structure and financing. Mr. Hanych has a broad range of mineral exploration experience in; gold, base metal, nickel, uranium, PGE, and industrial mineral exploration throughout Canada and internationally. Mr. Hanych has worked or consulted for major and junior companies, including INCO, Falconbridge Nickel, and Copper Fox Metals. Mr. Hanych was involved with the team that initially recognized, the Cote Lake deposit (Iamgold Corporation) as a gold mineralized brecciated intrusive system. Mr. Hanych holds an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in geology, (1978), from Laurentian University. He is a member of the Professional Geoscientists of Ontario and the Society of Economic Geologists.