Mr. Jones has over 30 years of experience in positions of increasing management and operational responsibility in the mining and energy industries. He was most recently President and CEO of Wildcat Silver, now called Arizona Mining, where his team doubled the size of the resource twice. Prior to that, he was the Chief Operating Officer and Mining General Manger at Albian Sands Energy in Alberta. Mr. Jones was in management at Phelps Dodge Sierrita. and Cyprus Amax Coal. He has a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines and an MBA from Colorado State University.