Altaley Mining Corporation

We at Altaley believe we have a mission to create enduring, sustainable value for all our shareholders, employees and the communities where we work.

Altaley Mining Corporation is managed by a team experienced in mining engineering, metallurgy and geology plus other mining professionals employed and committed to adding value to Tahuehueto and increasing shareholder returns through cost-effective programs conducted in a socially and environmentally progressive manner.

Board of Directors

Ralph Shearing, CEO/President and Director

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Ralph Shearing is responsible for the management of public company management and compliance and was Altaley’s founder.

Mr. Shearing is a graduate of the University of British Columbia holding a B. Sc. Geology Degree. Since graduating in 1981, Mr. Shearing has practiced his profession as a professional geologist throughout Canada, and internationally. He has been directly involved in several world class exploration and development projects in British Columbia, Canada. During an active mineral exploration and development career, Mr. Shearing has gained hands-on experience in all aspects of mineral exploration, including, geophysics, geochemistry, geology and diamond core drilling, the latter as a senior partner of a successful contract diamond drilling company.

Mr. Shearing's experience managing and directing publicly listed companies over the last 32 years, combined with his practical experience in implementing major exploration projects, gives Altaley a director with unique insight, invaluable practical experience, and a well rounded business approach to a junior resource company.

Roberto Guzmán, Director

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Mr. Guzmán obtained a master’s degree in Finance from the Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico in 1989 and has more than 25 years of experience in the Financial Sector, primarily in Mexico. Initially working as finance manager for several Mexican publicly traded companies, such as Finamex S.A. de C.V., Bursamex S.A. de C.V and Invermexico S.A. de C.V, as well as other private Mexican financial companies, including Unión de Crédito Metropolitana SA de CV, Soluciones Integral SA de CV and FOVISSTE. Mr. Guzman is also a Director of Bursamétrica Casa de Bolsa, a Mexican brokerage firm.

Mr. Guzman, an indirect controlling shareholder and insider of the Company is currently President, Director and major shareholder of the ESCORFIN Group, which owns several private equity funds that specialize in real estate development, energy innovations, and tourism investment in Mexico.

Ruben Alvidrez Ortega, BIE, MBA - Independent Director

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Mr. Alvidrez Ortega is an Industrial Engineer with a master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) at Notre Dame University. He has extensive experience in banking operations for commercial and corporate segments, specializing mainly in continuous improvement, risk and control, as well as project development and implementation.

Since 1994 he worked in several roles with Citigroup, an International bank with approximately 33,000 employees in Mexico, working with corporate clients in the US and Mexico and leading teams of over 200 people. Ruben's last position in Citigroup was in February 2020, in the Corporate segment as Senior Vice-President of Custody operations.

David Rhodes, Chairman and Director

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David’s career in the finance industry has spanned more than twenty-five years. David is also the Managing Director of Endeavour Financial, Endeavour is one of the top mining financial advisory firms, with an award winning track record of success in the mining industry, specialising in arranging multi-sourced funding solutions for development companies.

Endeavour additionally has an asset management and developing insurance business. Prior to joining Endeavour over fourteen years ago, he was at Standard Bank London Limited, Barclays Capital and Royal Bank of Scotland. At Standard and Barclays, he sourced, structured and syndicated finance for mining projects and companies on a global basis.

Having lived and worked in London and New York he has international experience of the North/South American, European, CIS and African markets. As a result, he has arranged over US$18 billion of funding for mining companies.

Natascha Kiernan, Independent Director

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Natascha Kiernan is a lawyer and consultant with over 15 years of experience specializing in transactions involving mining and other natural resources. Natascha has held senior positions with several prominent international law firms, including the New York and London offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and was listed as a “Top 40 under 40” rising legal star by the Financial News. She brings extensive legal experience in mining, as well as, corporate governance expertise.

Thomas (Tom) Kelly, Independent Director

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Thomas (Tom) Kelly has both Bachelors and Masters Degrees in mining engineering from the Colorado School of Mines, is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a registered member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration. He serves as a Qualified Person for several minerals companies in Canada and overseas.

Tom has over 40 years of worldwide experience with mineral industry leaders such as Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, AMEC Americas and others. He has deep experience internationally in mine development, mine valuation, reserve estimation, junior company corporate management, being a corporate director and is fluent in Spanish. Tom is currently a Director of Antioquia Gold Inc. and also serves as Country Manager for Antioquia Gold in Colombia. He splits his time between work in Colombia and Lima, Peru.

Mark Bailey, Independent Director

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Mr. Bailey is a mining executive and registered professional geologist with 44 years of industry experience. Mr. Bailey has B.Sc degree in Geology from the University of Washington and a M.Sc degree in Geology from Oregon State University.

Between 1995 and 2012, Mr. Bailey was the President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Minefinders Corporation Ltd. (“Minefinders”), a precious metals mining company that discovered, developed and operated the multi-million ounce Dolores gold and silver mine in Mexico before being acquired by Pan American Silver Corp in 2012.

Before joining Minefinders, Mr. Bailey held senior positions with Equinox Resources Inc., acquired by Hecla Mining in 1994 and Exxon Minerals Company. Since 1984, Mr. Bailey has worked as a consulting geologist with Mark H. Bailey & Associates LLC. Mr. Bailey is currently the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Entrée Resources Ltd., the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Fiore Gold Ltd. and was a director of Mason Resources Corp. until its acquisition by Hudbay Minerals Inc. in 2018. Mr. Bailey was a director of Core Gold Ltd. until its acquisition by Titan Minerals Ltd. in 2020.

Senior Officers

Ralph Shearing, CEO/President and Director

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Ralph Shearing is responsible for the management of public company management and compliance and was Altaley’s founder.

Mr. Shearing is a graduate of the University of British Columbia holding a B. Sc. Geology Degree. Since graduating in 1981, Mr. Shearing has practiced his profession as a professional geologist throughout Canada, and internationally. He has been directly involved in several world class exploration and development projects in British Columbia, Canada. During an active mineral exploration and development career, Mr. Shearing has gained hands-on experience in all aspects of mineral exploration, including, geophysics, geochemistry, geology and diamond core drilling, the latter as a senior partner of a successful contract diamond drilling company.

Mr. Shearing's experience managing and directing publicly listed companies over the last 32 years, combined with his practical experience in implementing major exploration projects, gives Altaley a director with unique insight, invaluable practical experience, and a well rounded business approach to a junior resource company.

Enrique Margalef, Vice President Corporate Development

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Mr. Margalef is a former investment banker with 10 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, financial valuations, evaluation of investment projects, analysis of financial statements and cash flow management. He has performed business valuations and analysis of investment projects for Mexican and transnational companies in the mining industry, training/education industries, payments industry and hardware industry, among others.

During his professional career, 5 years have been dedicated specifically to the mining industry, having been a partner at Candiani Mining Investment Bank for 3 years. He has advised numerous clients in the valuation of their mines and exploration projects. Additionally, he managed the investments of Vander Capital Partners private equity fund for the acquisition and exploration of two early stage exploration projects before moving to Vander Mining, a Vander Capital Partners subsidiary, as a partner.

Enrique is primarily responsible for Altaley’s corporate development including negotiating and setting all commercial agreements, such as acquisitions, royalty, credit facility and lease agreements.

He graduated in Economics from Universidad Anahuac in Mexico.

Omar Garcia Abrego, CPA, CA Chief Financial Officer

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Mr. Garcia Abrego was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Altaley Resources in May 2016. Mr. Garcia Abrego brings to Altaley over 20 years of progressive international experience working within the mining, resource and public practice sector in Mexico and Canada.

Mr. Garcia Abrego received his Bachelor of Commerce from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) and his Chartered Professional Accountant designations in Canada and Mexico while working at Deloitte LLP in 2006.

Mr. Garcia Abrego has held a number of senior financial management roles at successful mining companies including Graymont Limited, Farallon Mining Ltd a company taken over by Nyrstar, Cayden Resources Inc now owned by Agnico Eagle, and Auryn Resources Inc. Mr. Garcia Abrego also spent over a decade at Deloitte where he audited various mining clients in different countries. His well-rounded experience makes Mr. Garcia Abrego an asset to Altaley Resources.

Armando Alexandri, Chief Operating Officer

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Mr. Alexandri is a mining engineer with 40 years experience in mining and metallurgical design with multiple companies including COO Dia Bras in Mexico and Peru (Sierra Metals Inc), COO Core Gold Inc., and COO of Impact Silver.

Mr. Alexandri is also a consultant and advisor to Apian Capital and numerous mining projects. received his B. Eng. in Mining Engineering - Cum Laude from Universidad de Guanajuanto, Mexico in 1978, and qualified in Business Administration from Universidad de Monterrey in 1984. Together with a core team of engineers and geologists he has built & operated over 10 mines in Mexico.

Management Team