Director, President and CEO
Craig has experience in the minerals industry. He received his B.S. (1984) in Earth Sciences from the University of Arizona and M.S. (1987) and Ph.D. (1992) in Economic Geology and Geochemistry from the Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada, Reno. He co-founded Prospeccion y Desarrollo Minero del Norte, S.A. de C.V. (ProDeMin) based in Guadalajara, Mexico, in 2009, a consulting firm providing a broad spectrum of exploration related services to the mining industry. Dr. Gibson is also a Director of Garibaldi Resources Inc., a Vancouver-based junior exploration company, is a Certified Professional Geologist of the American Association of Professional Geologists and is a Qualified Person under NI 43-101. Dr. Gibson will be dedicating 25% of his professional time to the business of the Company. His responsibilities with the Company in his capacity as Chief Executive Officer and President include managing day-to-day operations of the Company, executing policies implemented by the Board of Directors and reporting back to the latter.
CFO and Secretary
Through his private corporation, Salvador has been providing administration and accounting services to several TSX-V listed companies since 1997, serving as director and officer in some of them. He, therefore, has ample experience in the preparation of annual and interim financial statements at public company standards, understanding the full accounting cycle, the preparation of budges, the liaising with auditors and legal counsels, the filing requirements, and the use of specialized accounting software.
In addition to English, Salvador is natively fluent in Spanish and fully understands cultural and situational issues associated with Mexico, and is also fluent in French
Salvador holds a Master’s in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1982) and has taken numerous courses and seminars related to his activities as CFO of junior public companies in Canada. Mr. Miranda will be dedicating 25% of his professional time to the business of the Company.
Jorge Rafael Gallardo-Romero
Mr. Gallardo-Romero has been a consultant geologist of Cascabel since March 1992. He also acts as Mexico Exploration Manager of Gainey Capital Inc. (since January 2015) and of Minera Goldzone S.A. de C.V. (since March 2011). Mr. Gallardo-Romero graduated from the University of Sonora with a degree in Geology in 1984. He will devote approximately 10% of his time to the affairs of the Company. As a director, he is responsible for directing and overseeing management of the Company.
Mr. Meilleur has been active in the capital market since 2006 as a Managing Partner of Paradox Public Relations and P.E. Partners providing strategic advisory, investor relations services and being a supportive shareholder providing development capital to different ventures. In May 2017, Mr. Meilleur was appointed President & CEO of Canada Strategic Metals. From 2012 to 2018, Mr. Meilleur was VP at Critical Elements Corp. Mr. Meilleur holds a bachelor’s degree from the HEC business school (Hautes Études Commerciales) in Montreal, with a specialization in marketing and finance. He is also a Managing Partner and co-owner of Paradox Public Relations. He will devote approximately 10% of his time to the affairs of the Company. As a director, he is responsible for directing and overseeing management of the Company.
Maria Guadalupe Yeomans Otero
Ms. Yeomans is a geologist graduated from Universidad de Sonora, Mexico, in 1986, with master studies in Business Administration at the same university. She has been a part of the team at Cascabel since 1992 and is now Office Manager. She speaks English fluently and has extensive experience in the administration, legal and commercial relations related to the mining activity. She will devote approximately 10% of her time to the affairs of the Company. As a director, she is responsible for directing and overseeing management of the Company.
Dr. Peter Megaw, Ph. D. and C.P.G.
Dr. Megaw is best known as co-founder of MAG Silver Corp. (TSX: MAG) and Minaurum Gold Inc. (TSXV: MGG) and he and his team are credited with MAG Silver’s Juanicipio discovery in the famous Fresnillo District and Excellon Resources Inc’s (TSX: EXN) Platosa Mine. He received his doctorate from the University of Arizona and more than 35 years of experience exploring for silver and gold in Mexico. He is a Certified Professional Geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologists and an Arizona Registered Professional Geologist. Dr. Megaw is the author of numerous scientific publications on ore deposits and is a frequent speaker at academic and international exploration conferences. He was awarded the 2017 Thayer Lindsley Award for the 2003 discovery of the Juanicipio silver deposit in the Fresnillo District, ultimately leading to a further 600 million ounces being identified in the immediate area. Dr. Megaw also received the Society of Mining Engineers 2012 Robert M. Dreyer Award for excellence in Applied Economic Geology.