Mr. Ross has over 20 years of experience in domestic and international mining. Projects include the development and audit of reserve, production, and cost models; due diligence reviews and valuations; and development of strategic life-of-mine plans for a wide range of mining activities and operations. Experience includes project management, NI 43-101 and other financial reporting standards, and mine design and optimization. Other experience also includes the supervision of a dragline limestone operation which involved day-to-day production operations, maintenance activities, and personnel management. Mr. Ross is a registered professional engineer in Colorado.