Ron was a co-founder and the President and Chief Executive Officer of AuEx Ventures, Inc., a Nevada-based junior gold/silver exploration from 2003 until it was acquired by Fronteer Gold Inc. in late 2010 which led to the creation of RenGold as a "spin-out" of AuEx. Ron has over 35 years of exploration experience including service with Santa Fe Pacific Gold and Homestake Mining. He was directly involved in the discovery and development of the Rabbit Creek, Lone Tree, Trenton Canyon and Long Canyon gold deposits in Nevada totaling over 15 mm ounces of gold.
Ron is a Certified Professional Geologist (CPG) with the American Institute of Professional Geologists (since 1989), a Registered Geologist in California (since 1976) and a Professional Geologist in Wyoming (since 1998). He is a graduate of Purdue University with degrees in geochemistry and economic geology. He is a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists, a member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, a member of the American Exploration and Mining Association and a member of the Geological Society of Nevada. Ron has served on the State of Nevada, Commission on Mineral Resources for 20 years and was its Vice Chairman during his last 8 years of service.
Bob has worked as an exploration geologist and in senior management for major and junior mining companies for the past 35 years. This experience has been largely in Nevada, where he has been directly involved in the discovery or resource development of five gold deposits, notably the Long Canyon deposit with Pittston Nevada Gold, New West Gold and Fronteer, and the Twin Creeks, Lone Tree, Trenton Canyon and Valmy deposits with Santa Fe Pacific Gold. For the past 20 years, Bob has served in corporate management and executive positions, where in addition to his technical and leadership roles in exploration, he has been involved in corporate financing activities, investor relations, and presenting technical and corporate information to the markets. Bob received a Bachelor's degree in Geology and Mineralogy in 1979 and a Master's degree in Geochemistry and Economic Geology in 1981, both from The Ohio State University.
Dan is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant with many years of experience working with junior resource companies. He is also Chief Financial Officer for a number of publicly listed exploration companies trading on the TSX and TSX Venture exchanges. Dan was previously a senior manager at a leading Canadian accounting firm where he specialized in the audit of public companies in the mining and resource sector.
Doris is highly regarded as a financial accountant and gained her early experience in the mining industry as Vice President, Finance of Queenstake Resources Ltd. from 1985 to 2003 and Corporate Secretary until 2004. She was the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of AuEx from 2004 to 2010, and she played an integral role in the discussions and dealings between AuEx and Fronteer that ultimately led to the acquisition of AuEx by Fronteer.
Doris is a CPA, CGA. Since 1996 Doris has owned and served as President of Golden Oak Corporate Services Ltd. Golden Oak provides publicly traded mineral exploration companies with administrative, accounting and corporate and regulatory compliance services. Doris serves as an officer and/or director of several mining companies that trade on the exchanges in Canada, London and the USA.