Stephen Twyerould, Ph.D.
Roland Goodgame, Ph.D.
Mark Distler, CPA
Mr. Distler brings more than 30 years of experience in the mining industry focusing on financial strategies, regulatory compliance, and core internal operations. He began his career with Phelps Dodge Corporation and has held senior financial positions for a host of major resource companies including Agnico Eagle Mines (Senior Financial Manager), Mercator Minerals (CFO), Curis Resources (Operations Controller) and Frontera Copper Corporation (CFO). A graduate of Pennsylvania State University and is a CPA, Mr. Distler’s exceptional skill set in terms of financial structuring and strategic planning will serve Excelsior well as the Company moves through the project financing stage and into commercial production.
JJ Jennex, B.A.
Ms. Sawyer comes to Excelsior after a distinguished career as a highly accomplished environmental professional within the mining industry. Ms. Sawyer has held senior environmental engineering and manager positions with Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Simplot and Newmont Mining. She is a graduate of the University of Nevada and a resident of Bisbee, Arizona. With her extensive experience in groundwater remediation, environmental planning, policy development, and regulatory compliance, Ms. Sawyer will lead Excelsior's preparation of environmental permit applications for air and groundwater as required by the federal, state and local regulatory and governmental agencies.
For the past 9 years, Ms. Paine has acted as Corporate Secretary for a number of public companies trading on various stock exchanges. Ms. Paine has over 30 years’ experience as a senior legal assistant, specializing in corporate, securities and regulatory matters. Prior to 2007, Ms. Paine was a legal assistant to a senior partner in the securities department of a large international law firm. During that time, Ms. Paine was responsible for, among other things, assisting clients with financings, regulatory filings, administering stock option plans, drafting agreements and other legal documents, and coordinating the papering and closing of various transactions for public companies.