john powers

John Power, President, Chief Financial Officer and Director

John C. Power has served as President, Chief Financial Officer and Director since the Company’s inception in September 2010. Mr. Power has 30 years experience in managing public and private companies across diverse industries including mining, oil and gas, real estate, broadcasting and a closed end mutual fund. Currently Mr Power is also president and a director of Athena Silver Corporation (OTCBB: AHNR) and serves as co-manager of Silver Saddle Resources, LLC., a private exploration company. Mr. Power attended Occidental College and the University of California at Davis.



Pierce Carson, President and Director, Gulf & Western Industries, Inc.

W. Pierce Carson, PhD, joined Gulf & Western Industries, Inc. as President and CEO in June 2015. Dr.Carson is a well qualified mining executive who has managed the discovery, development and operation of mining properties internationally and domestically over an accomplished career spanning over forty years. He has been closely involved with a number of mineral deposits that have been developed into mines in Australia, Papua New Guinea and the United States. Among the companies he has worked for are Exxon Minerals Company; Kennecott Copper Corporation; Nord Pacific Limited and Santa Fe Gold Corporation. Dr.Carson holds a PhD in Economic and Structural Geology and an MS in Ore Deposits from Stanford University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Geology from Princeton University.