Our management team including our Directors, Advisory Board members and on ground management teams have more than 150 years of mining industry experience with junior and mid-tier companies involved in exploration, development and production of precious metals worldwide.
GARRETT HALE, PRESIDENT, CEO, DIRECTOR
He is a successful business owner, entrepreneur and investor in start-up companies, who also played a major role in the initial financing of Allied Mining, now our wholly owned subsidiary in Sierra Leone. Mr. Hale will assist in company financing, investor relations and will assist in operations and humanitarian activities in support of the people of Sierra Leone.
LARRY MAX BIGLER, CPA, CFO and Director of Sunergy,
Larry Max Bigler has lived in Reno, Nevada for the past 25 years and has over 30 years of mining experience. Mr. Bigler is a practicing Certified Public Accountant with many mining clients, retail, rental and individual clients. Mr. Bigler is currently a director and chairman of the Audit Committee for General Metals (GNMT). He formerly was CFO, Vice President, and Director for Oro Nevada Resources and was instrumental in raising C$ 40 million from an initial public offering. From 1987 until 1992 he was Treasurer and Controller for Getchell Gold (formerly First Miss Gold) where he completed an initial public offering and a gold loan (150,000 oz AU). He has degrees in economics and accounting and has published many articles on mining financial issues.
ROBERT A. LEVICH
CPG, PG, EurGeol, FSEG, Director Sunergy, West African Operation Manager He has 31 years with US Department of Energy (DOE)- headed up famous Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Project outside Las Vegas, NV. Worked for Ghana Geologic Survey. Now resides in Ghana with his wife for six months or more each year which offers hands on management of Company projects. He enjoys substantial business and geological contacts in Ghana.
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS
Mr.an is an Educator and College President with over 50 years of experience in institutional development. He is recognized as a "turn around" expert in higher education, with strength in strategic planning, fundraising, board development, governance, assessment, enrollment management and marketing. Mr. Hoffman has also been involved in charitable foundation development and funding and is keen to establish a foundation to provide assistance in support of the people of Sierra Leone.
STEPHEN PARENTChief Negotiator
Over 30 years of experience in the mining industry responsible for two mines put into production. Managed the exploration, development and production of junior public mining companies. Founder of General Metals Corporation currently putting gold and silver mine in production in Battle Mountain, Nevada and founded GoldSpring, Inc, now Comstock Mining, who operates the Plum Mine in Virginia City, NV.
Lloyd Penrod has decades of real estate development, finance and management experience in California, Northern Nevada and Texas. He also has experience working for a core drilling company sampling for gold and Rare Earths at Mountain Pass, Nevada and operating an artisanal gold dredge in the gold country of Northern California.
Arkady Frekhtman is an attorney with 15 years of experience and partner in a civil litigation law firm. He advises individuals and corporations on legal matters including real estate, contracts, business startups, venture capital, insurance and liability matters.
EXISTING ON GROUND MANAGEMENT – GHANA
ROBERT A. LEVICH
CPG, PG, EurGeol, FSEG, Director Sunergy, West African Operation Manager