Mr. Ball comes to Redstar with over 25 years of extensive experience and leadership as a mining professional. He is joining Redstar from Columbus Gold, where he was Senior Vice-President, Business and Corporate Development. Throughout Mr. Ball's career, he has held various senior management roles with international precious metals mining companies in corporate finance, securities trading, mine engineering, business development, corporate communications, public relations and marketing functions throughout North and South America, Asia, and Europe. Mr. Ball began his career in the late 1980s working as a mining engineer, a technical representative, and in various management and senior executive roles for numerous companies including Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting, Echo Bay Mines Ltd., RBC Dominion Securities, Eldorado Gold Corp., Adriana Resources Inc., and Argentex Mining Corp. Mr. Ball is also a Director of NV Gold Corp. (TSXV: NVX), Bullion Gold Resources (TSXV: BGD), and Golden Peak Minerals (TSXV: GP). Mr. Ball is a graduate of the Haileybury School of Mines, Georgian Business College, UBC's Canadian Securities Course and is a member of CIMM.
Mark T. Brown is a CPA, CA and a Director of Pacific Opportunity Capital Ltd., a well-established financial consulting firm. He formerly worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers and became a Chartered Accountant in 1993, after receiving a Bachelors of Commerce in 1990 from the University of British Columbia. He has specific mining/exploration experience including senior positions at Miramar Mining Corporation, Northern Orion Explorations Ltd. and Eldorado Gold Corporation. He is currently the CFO and/or a director or officer of public and private companies. His experience with these companies includes raising equity and debt capital; performing due-diligence; reviewing acquisition targets and completing mergers and acquisitions; operating and setting up rapidly growing companies; and managing national and international tax planning projects.
Mr. Grady has previously held positions as an exploration geologist, project manager, and geological consultant for various exploration companies through feasibility stage projects within Alaska and Nevada. Mr. Grady has extensive experience in Alaskan Exploration where he managed exploration and delineation of gold-copper deposits within Interior Alaska. He is a co-founder and President of Intercept Minerals Corp, and was a partner in YKPS Professional Services LLC which provides exploration services to companies working in Alaska. Mr. Grady holds a B.Sc and an MSc in Geology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and is a member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists.
Ms. Dhillon is a highly experienced corporate secretary with over ten years of experience. She has extensive knowledge of corporate governance, as well as strong management skills and excellent corporate communications abilities. Ms. Dhillon acts as Corporate Secretary for several TSX, TSXV and CSE listed companies.