Edward Kelly, BBA
President, CEO & Director
Over 15 year career in capital markets managing and running firms in a diverse range of sectors from natural resource to technology. Held Senior Management positions and directorship with several public companies on the TSXV Exchange.
Chairman of the Board Director
Mining executive Mr. Bragagnolo is the co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer of Timmins Gold Corp. a Mexican-focused gold producer, and also the co-founder and the former CEO of Silvermex Resources Ltd., a silver explorer which was acquired by First Majestic Silver in 2011 for a market capitalization of $120 million. While at Timmins Gold Mr. Bragagnolo oversaw the administration, business development strategy and the financing of the Company through its IPO and the acquisition and construction of its San Francisco Mine. He spearheaded the subsequent listing on the TSX and NYSE-MKT, and the acquisition of the Caballo Blanco Project, the Ana Paula Project and the El Sauzal Mill. Mr. Bragagnolo has been responsible for structuring and raising over $120 million in equity and debt for Timmins Gold and overseeing the growth of the Company as it transitioned from junior developer to a +100,000 oz. per year gold producer with a peak market capitalization of over $450 million. Mr Bragagnolo a member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia. He graduated from the University of British Columbia Law School in 1983 and was called to the bar in 1984. From then until 2007 he practiced law in Vancouver, with an emphasis on securities law, start-ups and mergers and acquisitions, at which point he gave up his practice to become the CEO of Timmins Gold and Silvermex.
Mr. Stevens is a CFA charter holder with over ten years experience in the capital markets, first as an Investment Analyst with Salman Partners Inc., then as a merchant and investment banker. While at Salman Partners, Mr. Stevens was recognized by Starmine in 2007, as a top-rated analyst for the metals and mining industry. Over the course of his career, Mr. Stevens has been instrumental in assisting in financings and M&A activity worth over $1 billion in transaction value.
Adrian Morger is a European based asset manager with over 20 years experience in the banking industry. After studying Business and Economics from 1998-2001 at the University of Applied Sciences in Chur, Switzerland, he worked as Fund Manager of Alternative Investments at Internationale Fonds Service AG, then as Head of Fund and Manager Selection for VP Bank AG in Vaduz, Liechtenstein. In March 2009, he founded Everest Wealth Management AG, followed in January 2015 by Falknis Wealth Management AG. His asset management businesses also provide direct loans to mining companies.