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.
D. Barry Lee
Mr. Lee is a co-founder of Gainey and was an original member of the Company’s Board until 2014. He has extensive board and senior management experience and has provided strategic planning, corporate governance, and M&A expertise for both public and private companies within various sectors over the past twenty-two years. He is currently a director and/or senior officer of several public companies listed in both Canada and the United States.
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.
Mr. Bailey holds a Master’s degree in geology, is a registered professional geologist with over 40 years experience, most recently in the role of President & CEO of TSX-listed Minefinders Corporation Ltd. from 1995 to its sale in 2012. While with Minefinders, he was responsible for the discovery and development of resources totaling more than 3 million ounces of gold and 165 million ounces of silver as well as the eventual sale of the company to Pan American Silver Corp. for C$1.5 Billion in 2012. Prior to his tenure with Minefinders, Mr. Bailey held senior positions with Equinox Resources Inc. and Exxon Minerals. He is presently a director of Entree Gold, Mason Resources, Dynasty Metals & Mining, and Northern Lion and owner of M.H. Bailey & Associates LLC, a consulting Geologist company.