Edward Sylvan has served as Chairman and CEO of our company since May 2010. From 2002 up to the present Mr. Sylvan has been providing consulting services to small cap startup companies in the areas of corporate structure and finance. From 2000 to 2002 he was a company director with responsibilities in finance and corporate development at Beco International, a corporate finance and investor relations firm. While at Beco, he also served on the board of directors for the junior mining companies Solitaire Minerals and First Narrows Resources where he was responsible for raising capital and sourcing strategic acquisitions and partnerships. Mr. Sylvan is an active manager and lead investor with more than 20 years experience in the securities industry. Mr. Sylvan’s has worked as an equity trader for Marathon Brokerage, one of Canada’s leading junior mining investment bank and one of the most active trading firms in North America. He was one of the youngest equities traders and retail stockbroker for Scotia McLeod, a leading financial institution in Canada. Edward Sylvan has extensive experience in the financial industry and capital markets, as well as leadership skills and creative ability.