CEO & Director
As Founder, CEO and a director of Gainey Capital, for the past four years David Coburn has focused on acquiring gold and silver operations in Mexico. A seasoned entrepreneur, he has spent the majority of his business career in the plastics and chemical industry, developing successful operations with partners such as GE Plastics, GE Capital, Dow Chemical, Dupont Chemical, BASF and Bayer, primarily in building and acquiring companies with operations in Mexico, the USA and China. He and his business interests have held significant investments in the renewable energy/oil & gas and natural resource sectors over the past thirty years. BSc (Business Admin), Northern Arizona University
Ms. Michele Pillon
Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary
Ms. Pillon has been a director and/or officer of a number of public companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and has 25 years' experience in the junior mining exploration sector providing accounting and regulatory assistance to public companies.
Mr. Omland is currently the CFO, Americas of Ocean Partners USA, Inc. (“OP”) of Wilton, Connecticut. OP is a global base metal and precious metals concentrate trader with a strong presence in Mexico. OP works with miners to deliver successful trading services, including financing solutions, for their concentrates and by-products.
Mr. Omland is an experienced senior finance professional in the mining, metals and physical trading fields having worked previously for Teck Resources Limited and more recently as the VP Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Ivernia Inc. and Enirgi Metal Group Pty Ltd (“EMG”). Ivernia and EMG are companies focused on lead mining and smelting in Australia.
A professional geologist with more than 30 years of experience in exploration and 20 years in senior management. Past management positions include COO of Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. and Manager of Geology of the Grasberg Mining District for Freeport-McMoRan. Larry has been involved in several discoveries, including leading the teams that discovered and developed new resources of more than 750,000 ounces of gold and 60 million ounces of silver with Paramount, and new ore reserves totaling 3.4 billion pounds of copper and 3.6 million ounces of gold with Freeport. He is currently President of Metallum Exploration Ltd. He holds a M.Sc. in Geology, a M.B.A., and is a qualified person under Canadian NI 43-101.
17 years of business experience in Mexico & in international trade. Investment & Development Officer, Nayarit State Government, Mexico (1990s); joined Grupo MataGpac in 1998, a private group of companies focused on foreign trade, aquaculture, heavy construction, real estate and precious metals mining. Senior management at Golden Anvil since 2009 – appointed CEO in 2010. BA (Industrial Eng), Univ. Panamericana / Executive MBA, Cornell University (Johnson School of Mgmt).
30 years in precious and base metals development and production. Formerly Operations Supervisor at Barrick Gold's Pueblo Viejo facility, from 2010 to 2013, processing 24,000 tons of ore per day. Prior to Barrick, he was General Supervisor at Asarco Ray, operating a 24-hour sag and ball mill and sulfide copper recovery plant. Has been involved in nine plant start-ups during his mining career, with an exceptional safety and environmental record.