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This list showcases the top United States based CFO’ operating in the Mineral space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
EVP & CFO of Vulcan Materials Company
John McPherson is executive vice president, chief financial and strategy officer for Vulcan Materials Company. Mr. McPherson joined Vulcan in 2011 as senior vice president for strategy and business development, and has been involved with the Company professionally since 2009. During 2013, he served as senior vice president of the East Region until his promotion to executive vice president and chief financial officer. Prior to joining Vulcan, Mr. McPherson was the managing partner of the Dallas office of McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. Mr. McPherson also spent several years as an investment banker with Goldman Sachs & Co. Mr. McPherson is a graduate of Stanford University where he earned both B.S. and M.B.A. degrees.
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About Forterra, Vulcan Materials Company: Vulcan Materials Company is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates, primarily crushed stone, sand and gravel.
Paul H. Zink
Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President of Rare Element Resources
Mr. Zink has over thirty-five years of experience in the financial and extractive industries. He most recently served as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer for Americas Bullion Royalty Corp. From 2012 to 2013, he served on the board of directors of the Company. Prior to that, he was President of Eurasian Capital, the royalty and merchant banking division of Eurasian Minerals Inc. He also served as president and a director of International Royalty Corporation, prior to its sale to Royal Gold in 2010. He has also held high level positions with companies like Pegasus Gold, Inc. and Koch Industries with responsibilities including corporate development, credit and mergers and acquisitions. He began his career in the metals and mining industry with J.P. Morgan & Co., after receiving his BA in economics and international relations from Lehigh University. Mr. Zink is also a member of the board of directors of Atna Resources Ltd.
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About Rare Element Resources: Rare Element Resources is a Mining and Metals company.
President & CFO of Third Wave Water
Charles is passionate about entrepreneurship, aviation and of course, coffee. He appeared on season 9 of ABC’s Shark Tank October 8, 2017 (episode 906) for Third Wave Water with his co-founder Taylor Minor securing a deal with Barbara Corcoran and was featured in multiple articles by Forbes. He has worked for many great organizations including: NASA, Boeing, Learjet, the US Air Force (civilian), The Spaceship Company, Kansas State University and more. In 2014, he created Douvalis Labs as a think tank after stumbling into lean business principles (thank you Eric Ries). Later in 2015 he created The Wright Cup with a mission to help you discover great coffee. You will find him speaking in the Dayton, Ohio startup ecosystem, performing research in the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) industry for the FAA, or working on his favorite new co-founded company; Third Wave Water.
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About The Wright Cup, Third Wave Water: Minerals for your water, flavor for your coffee.
Vice President, Finance & CFO of Tree Island Steel
Ms. Nancy Davies joined Tree Island Steel Ltd. in 2008 and became VP Finance and CFO in 2011. Prior to joining Tree Island, she was Vice President Internal Audit at CHC Helicopter Corporation and held previous positions at Placer Dome Inc. and Ernst & Young. She has over 20 years of experience in finance, accounting, audit and tax, with many types of companies ranging from multi-nationals to small privately owned companies. Ms. Davies is a Chartered Accountant, articling with Ernst & Young, and received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University.
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About Tree Island Steel: Tree Island Steel has grown to largest producers and global supplier of premium steel wire and wire products.
CFO of Silver Predator
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About Silver Predator, Till Capital: Silver Predator is a Canadian based junior mineral exploration company.
Larry J. Thackery
CFO of Thunder Mountain Gold
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About Thunder Mountain Gold: Thunder Mountain Gold is an exploration company that focus on the generation of precious and base metal projects.
CFO of Altamira Gold
Michael O’Brien is the CFO at Altamira Gold.
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About Altamira Gold: Altamira Gold focuses on the exploration and development of gold projects.