Chairman and Independent Director
President & CEO, Director
Since 1990, Mr. Wolfin has worked for the Oniva Group of Resource companies, including Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (CEO, President & Director); Bralorne Gold Mines Ltd. (CEO, President & Director); Coral Gold Resources Ltd. (CEO, President & Director); and Levon Resources Ltd. (Former Director). In his various roles with these firms, he has helped raise over C$100 million.
Mr. Rodriguez Moreno graduated in 1984 from the University of Sonora in Hermosillo, Mexico in geology. He is also a graduate from the Colorado School of Mines with a degree in mineral exploration. He is joining the Avino management team to strengthen the operational and managerial leadership at the Mine.
Mr. Rodriguez Moreno is very familiar with the underground workings at the Avino Mine as he was the last chief geologist at Avino before the operation ceased in 2001. Since his last post at Avino, Mr. Rodriguez Moreno has worked for Luzon Minerals Ltd. in the States of San Luis Potosi, Aguascalientes, Zacatecas and Durango, Mexico, as well as for Kings Minerals Ltd., an Australian mining company exploring the Cerro El Gallo project in the state of Guanajuato. He joined Avino again in 2006 as mine exploration and general manager and was instrumental in the discovery of the San Gonzalo deposit in 2007. He started rehabilitating the 250 tpd flotation circuit, brought it on line in 2010, and built the water treatment facility for treating mine water and is now moving forward to re-furbish the 1,000 tpd circuit for a total mill throughput of 1,250 tpd.
Malcolm Davidson, CPA, CA
Prior to joining Avino, Mr. Davidson articled with a Vancouver-based Chartered Accounting firm. During this time, Mr. Davidson specialized in Assurance, Corporate Taxation, and Business Advisory engagements.
Mr. Davidson is also a member of the Chartered Secretaries Canada, a Canadian Division of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators ("ICSA").
Jasman Yee, P.Eng
Mr. Yee is currently the managing director of his own consulting firm and has held senior positions with H A. Simons, Bateman Engineering and Bacon Donaldson & Associates. He has commissioned and started up mines for Falconbridge Copper in Ontario; Canada Wide in Gays River, Nova Scotia; Erickson Gold Mines in Cassiar, BC; and the autoclave restart for the Con Mine in Yellowknife, NWT. In addition, he has provided operational assistance and guidance at the Campbell Mine during the switchover from roasting to autoclaving for gold flotation concentrates.
Mr. Baybak graduated from Columbia University and attended Yale Law School. Prior to entering the financial communications field in 1977 as an account executive, he was a business writer for a number of organizations including McGraw-Hill and The Christian Science Monitor.
Ross Glanville, BASc, PEng, MBA, CGA, CAMV
Mr. Glanville graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1970 with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree (Mining Engineering) and became a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of British Columbia in 1972 (P.Eng.). In 1974, he obtained a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA), specializing in finance and securities analysis; and in 1980 he became a member of the Certified General Accountants of B.C. (CGA). Since 1985, Mr. Glanville has specialized in valuations, fairness opinions, and litigation support related to the natural resource industry.
Mr. Glanville has prepared more than 200 fairness opinions for mergers, amalgamations, and acquisitions of public and private companies. These assignments were undertaken for investment dealers, regulatory bodies (including stock exchanges), banks, various government agencies, venture capital firms, forestry companies, mining and exploration companies, oil and gas companies, energy companies, and others. He has also valued more than four hundred mining and exploration companies/projects in Canada, the U.S.A., Australia, and Mexico, as well as over two hundred in many other areas of the world, including Africa, South America, Europe, and Asia. He has formed public companies (listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the Australian Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, NYSE-MKT, and the TSX Venture Exchange) and has served on the boards of directors of five companies with producing mines. Mr. Glanville has also acted in more than 50 court cases and assessment appeal board hearings in Canada, the U.S.A., Australia, and the U.K. He has written several articles and given many presentations related to valuations of exploration and mining companies.