John Ryan
Interim Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Ryan has been an active entrepreneur in the resources sector for over twenty years.  He has extensive experience in the natural resource sector having served as an officer and/or director of companies such as Cadence Resources, High Plains Uranium, U.S. Silver Corporation (now Americas Silver Corporation), and Western Goldfields, Inc.  Mr. Ryan has extensive executive experience, and provides the Board of Directors with valuable insights regarding mining operations as well as public company expertise.  Mr. Ryan obtained a B.S. in Mining Engineering from the University of Idaho in 1985 and a Juris Doctor from Boston College in 1992

Julio DiGirolamo
Chief Financial Officer


Mr. DiGirolamo is a Chartered Professional Accountant who has over 22 years of experience including, most-recently, five years as CFO for Carlisle Goldfields Limited, a TSX-listed gold exploration company having projects located in northern Manitoba, Canada, until its acquisition by Alamos Gold Inc. in January 2016. Mr. DiGirolamo was also recently appointed CFO for SGX Resources Inc. He began his public market experience while holding various senior roles during his five years with Greenstone Resources Ltd., a TSX and NASDAQ-listed gold mining company with activities focused in four Latin American countries. Over his career, Mr. DiGirolamo has served on the boards of various public and non-profit organizations.