W. Durand Eppler
Founder, Director and Interim President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Eppler is a Managing Director of Capstone Headwaters LLC (formerly Headwaters MB) and a founding partner of Sierra Partners LLC, A Denver-based investment and advisory firm providing strategic and business advisory services to global resources clients. Prior to founding Sierra, Mr. Eppler worked in corporate development as a Vice-President at Newmont Mining Corporation. Mr. Eppler currently serves as a Director of Vista Gold Corp. and Golden Minerals Company and was previously a Director of Augusta Resource Corporation prior to its acquisition.
Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary
With over 20 years of experience in the mining, oil and gas industries, Ms. Fong previously held the position as Controller of various exploration companies in United States and Latin America under the Lundin Group.
Mark G. Stevens, CPG
Mr. Stevens has over 35 years of experience on mining and exploration projects around the world. Previously, he served as V.P. Exploration for Brio Gold Inc. with regards to their operations and exploration in Brazil and with Augusta Resource Corporation in the development of a major mining project in the United States.He also worked as Resource Geologist with Pincock, Allen, & Holt, an international mining consultancy, as well as in exploration roles with other international mining companies.Mr. Stevens holds a Master of Science in Geology from the University of Utah and a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Colorado State University.