Gary Cope has accumulated over 35 years of experience in Corporate Management & Strategy, with a specific emphasis on Public Company Finance. He arranged financing for the South Kemess project, and later became heavily involved with the negotiations & selling of the deposit to Royal Oak Mines. In the past 15 years, he has acted as a Senior Officer & Director for various publicly-held companies, such as St. Phillips Resources. Mr. Cope served as the President, CEO & Director of Orko Silver Corp., and was instrumental in negotiating and arranging the sale of Orko Silver to Coeur Mining Inc. in 2012. Mr. Cope is serving as President, CEO, & Director of Barsele Minerals Corp. and as director of Silver Viper Minerals Corp.