Board of Directors
Tyrone was President and Chief Executive Officer of Quinto Mining Inc. from 1997 until July 2008. He was responsible for day to day operations including both public and private financing, acquiring various mineral properties, negotiating joint ventures and option agreements and overseeing exploration programs.
Under his guidance Quinto Mining acquired a number of exciting mineral properties including Lac Gueret and Peppler Lake . Tyrone raised in excess of 30 million dollars for Quinto .
Tyrone negotiated and completed the merger of Quinto with Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Ltd. taking Quinto from a market capitalization of $5,000,000 to a valuation for the purposes of the merger of $175,000,000 at the time the deal was concluded.
Under his management, Quinto assembled a strong mining team.
Mr. Docherty became CEO of Golden Odyssey Mining Inc. in 2009 and under his direction the company acquired an option to acquire an interest in the Deer Horn mineral claims from Guardsmen Resources Inc. over the past 3 years Mr. Docherty managed the change of name of GOE to Deer Horn Metals Inc. He successfully caused the company to raise in excess of $4,000,000, which funding has been applied by DHM to the successful exploration of the Deer Horn mineral claims situated just kilometers south of the Huckleberry Mine south of Smithers, BC.
Mr. Docherty sits on the boards of several public resource related companies as well as having interests in investment banking operations.
Scott Gifford, President, CEO
Mr. Gifford is President and Director of the company as well as Phoenix Precious Metals Corp. His experience in primary exploration for base and precious minerals extends over the past 30 years and geographically from Costa Rica, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, United States and for the past 20 years, British Columbia. He has been primarily responsible for developing the Guardsmen mining and exploration camp. He has worked closely with many well known exploration professionals in acquiring and developing properties in British Columbia. He has taken properties owned by Guardsmen through the process of being valued and vended into public companies in exchange for shares, NSRs and exploration management implementation. Mr. Gifford is extremely knowledgeable in the intricacies of the mineral tenure in British Columbia and, as an outdoor focused person he gives Guardsmen sensitivity to both the environmental and first nations concerns that are crucial to successful mineral exploration and development of Guardsmen Mineral Claims. He has held directorships with Deer Horn Metals Inc., Christopher James Gold Corp., Bishop Gold Corp. and involvement i
n other corporate entities.
Douglas Sarkissian B.Comm, LL.B., Executive Vice President
Mr. Sarkissian worked with Wood Gundy out of Toronto and Calgary and subsequently was involved with a publicly traded mining company that developed a property near Helena Montana. His experience included association with underground development of a lead silver zinc deposit, establishing a mill and concentrator and delivery of concentrates to Asarco in Helena. Subsequently he obtained his law degree and practiced with Swinton and Company in Vancouver before entering private legal practice in which he continues to be engaged. His practice areas have included corporate, securities, involvement with junior publicly traded companies, estate and personal injury litigation as well as intellectual property. He is a shareholder of and actively engaged in directing Guardsmen as it furthers
its business plan.