Mr. Sonny Janda holds the Chief Executive Officer and Director position with Sierra Grande Minerals Mr. Janda's experience ranges from operational and financial management, to business development and capital procurement strategy. He holds notable board positions with Desert Gold Ventures Inc. and Grand Peak Capital Corp. Mr. Janda concurrently serves as Director of the Janda Group, a family owned business developing various types of real estate assets including commercial, office, industrial, mixed-use, residential and agricultural. Mr. Janda earned a Bachelors Degree in Economics from Simon Fraser University.
Mr. Scharf is Chief Executive Officer of Desert Gold and has been involved with the company since 2010 and has been a director since 2015. His background is in corporate finance and public markets. Prior to working with Desert Gold, Mr. Scharf worked for ITM Corporation, a Toronto-based asset management firm, where he was involved in the development of a variety of companies ranging from gold and geothermal projects in Latin and South America to oil and gas projects in Eastern Europe. Mr. Scharf holds an Honours Commerce degree in Finance from the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa as well as a Bachelors of Administration also from the University of Ottawa
Ben Kramer-Miller has over 5 years of experience in mineral exploration in Nevada. He has worked with multiple publicly traded junior explorers including West Vault Mining, Angold Resources, and NV Gold, focusing on corporate strategy and investor relations. He is a co-founder and former manager of Grandview Exploration, LLC:a private project generator with a focus on gold prospects in Nevada and Arizona.
Shaun M. Dykes
Shaun M. Dykes, M.Sc. (Eng.), P. Geo was Mosquito’s Exploration Manager from 1995 until 2011, during which tenure he played a key and leading role in the acquisition and development of Mosquito’s principal mining properties: CuMo, Pine Tree, Spring Creek, Trikay and Blackpoint. He has been successful at combining the two disciplines of geological exploration and computer data processing into a powerful mineral property identification, evaluation and development tool. Techniques developed combined with over 35 years of practical experience in the management, exploration and analysis of mineral properties, at varying stages of development from grass roots to pre development, have been directly involved or responsible for the discovery of several mineral deposits, five of which have been placed into commercial production.
Mr. Ware-Lane has over 10 years of experience, with various privately held and institutional corporations, in business development, investor and public relations as a director and independent consultant.