Dr. Terry Rickard | Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Rickard has 44 years of experience in financial and advanced technology organizations, all of it in management, oversight and technology development positions. He is a director and CEO of Till Capital, Ltd. (Nasdaq:TIL; TSX.V:TIL), which owns approximately 64% of Silver Predator’s outstanding shares, and an executive and director of several private companies. He was President and later Chief Scientific Officer of OptiMark Technologies, Inc. and served on its board. He was a co-inventor of the OptiMark transaction matching system and was instrumental in the development of this company from a start-up enterprise to an operating entity on the Pacific Stock Exchange, the Nasdaq market and the Osaka Securities Exchange, including the securing of over $350 million in investment capital from major investors in the U.S. and internationally. Prior to that, he was President of the brokerage firm Mitchum, Jones & Templeton. He has authored/co-authored over 70 refereed technical publications in engineering, electronic market structure, matching algorithms and trading strategies, and has coauthored 11 issued patents. He has also served as an expert witness in multiple intellectual property litigations involving financial markets. He received a Ph.D. degree in Engineering Physics from the University of California, San Diego, in 1975.
Thomas Chadwick, BSc, CPG | Vice President, Exploration
Mr.Chadwick is a Certified Professional Geologist with over 30 years of mineral exploration and production-related mining experience. A graduate of the Geoscience Program at the University of Arizona (BSc), Mr. Chadwick also conducted post-graduate studies in geology at the University of Montana. Mr. Chadwick has worked as an independent consultant both domestically and internationally for clients that include Placer Dome, AngloGold, Barrick, and Eurasian Minerals and has a reputation for excellent field mapping skills within the Western United States exploration community. Mr. Chadwick has been instrumental in a number of discoveries during his career, including the Montanore deposit in Northwest Montana and the Hollister Mine in Nevada. His work has been published in many venues, including the Geological Society of America (1995), Economic Geology (1996), Mineralogy and Petrology (1997) and the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (Santa Reina Fields 7.5' map, 2006).
Weiying ("Mary") Zhu | Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Zhu is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) with over 20 years of experience in accounting and finance, of which 18 years is in the mining industry. Ms. Zhu presently serves as Corporate Controller of Till Capital Ltd. (“Till”). Prior to joining Till, she served in various accounting and finance positions at Hecla Mining Company (1996 – 2015), a U.S. silver producer with operating mines in Alaska, Idaho, and Mexico, and a growing gold producer with an operating mine in Quebec, Canada. Ms. Zhu holds a master degree in accounting and a bachelor’s degree in International Finance.