Management & Board of Directors
Robert Dinning – Chairman, President and CEO – Director
Robert G. Dinning is a chartered accountant and lifetime member of the Alberta Institute of Chartered Accounts. Mr Dinning was Chairman of the Board of Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. (NYSE-MKT:PZG, TSX:PZG) when it was sold to Coeur Mining in 2015. Mr. Dinning was employed in investment banking through a subsidiary of a major Canadian bank for 5 years, then served as CFO of a large public broadcasting company for an additional 5 years. For the past 30 years, Mr. Dinning has operated his own management consulting business primarily focused on the resource industry. Having operated as both CEO and CFO in public undertakings, Mr. Dinning brings effective management, administrative and fiscal experience. In addition to Meadow Bay, Mr. Dinning is also President of Simba Essel Energy Inc. (TSX-V:SMB, OTCQB:SMBZF).
Charles (Bill) Reed – Director
Bill Reed is a professional geologist and was most recently Vice President of Exploration and co-founder of Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. (NYSE/TSX:PZG) and credited with the multi million ounce gold-silver discovery known as San Miguel in Chihuahua, Mexico. Mr. Reed was also Chief Geologist (Mexico) for Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) and prior thereto was Regional Geologist for Echo Bay. Mr. Reed received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Utah in 1969 and is a Registered Professional Geologist in the State of Utah. He currently resides in Arizona and Utah and will be responsible for conducting exploration programs on all the Desert Hawk Gold properties including the Atlanta Mine.
Dr. Douglas Oliver – Project Manager
Douglas H. Oliver is a career geologist with 30 years experience in mineral exploration. He is president and founder of OliverGeoservices, which specializes in exploration management, economic evaluations and independent reviews. Dr. Oliver received his Bachelor’s degree in Geology from Rutgers University and has an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a PhD in Tectonics from Southern Methodist University. Dr. Oliver is responsible for implementing the exploration program at the Atlanta Mine.
Keith Margetson – CFO
Keith Margetson is a chartered accountant and has been in public accounting for over three decades. He is a member of the British Columbia Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of the Illinois CPA Society. Mr. Margetson currently serves as an officer of three other publicly traded companies on the TSX Venture Exchange.
Jordan Estra – Director
Jordan Estra has been a leading research analyst and global metals/mining team leader for a number of major investment banks, including SG Warburg (now UBS), Merrill Lynch, BT Alex Brown (now Deutsche Bank) and Oppenheimer. Mr. Estra began his career in the mining industry, at AMAX Inc., a global natural resources leader with interests in precious metals, copper, lead, zinc, coal, oil & gas, molybdenum, tungsten and iron ore. At AMAX, Mr. Estra held a number of positions in finance, marketing and strategic business development.
Adrian Robertson, P.Eng – Director
Adrian Robertson is a professional engineer with life of mine experience ranging from exploration and financing through production and reclamation. Mr. Robertson’s previous work experience includes positions with Vale (formerly Inco Ltd.), Teck, Golder Associates and TVX Corp. In addition to his responsibilities with Meadow Bay, Mr. Robertson is also a consultant and commercial airline pilot.