Mr. Smith’s has extensive experience working with exploration & mining companies throughout North and South America.  He has extensive audit experience with public mining companies reporting to the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Smith’s management background extends over 20 years with diverse operations and organizations, including Johnsen Archer and PriceWaterhouse Coopers.  He has worked in the public sector as Chief Financial Officer of Premium Exploration Inc., El Tigre Silver Corp. and previously as the Chief Financial Officer for Aurcana Mining Corporation, a silver producer in Mexico.