Mr. Schedler co-founded Condire Investors in 2012 and serves as its Managing Director. Mr. Schedler is an investment professional with a technical background and over twenty years of experience in natural resources and related industries. He serves as Portfolio Manager of Trellus Management Company, LLC. and Trellus Resource Opportunity Fund. Mr. Schedler is the Sector Head of Natural Resources Investments at Trellus in New York City. Prior to joining Trellus in 2003, he was an Investment Banker at Lehman Brothers and BT Alex Brown/Deutsche Bank, where he was focused on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions. He began his career as an Officer in the US Army Corps of Engineers. He has been an Independent Director of Northair Silver Corp. since November 23, 2011 and Strategic Metals Ltd. since November 6, 2013. Mr. Schedler graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering in 1993 from Lafayette College in Easton, PA and received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1998.
Fred Graybeal is a geologist who has spent most of his 45 year career focused on base and precious metal exploration with ASARCO Incorporated, one of the largest copper producers in the United States. Dr. Graybeal retired as chief geologist of ASARCO in 2003 and now works with the U.S. Geological Survey on a porphyry copper research project in Arizona, provides consulting services, and acts as a director or advisor to several publicly-traded exploration and mining companies. He is a member of the SME, SEG, GSA, AGS, SGA, and PDAC, and has worked as a committee member for many of these groups. Dr. Graybeal has taught economic geology, served on two committees of the National Research Council, is the past vice-president of the Society of Economic Geologists, and has served on geoscience advisory boards of several universities. He is a recipient of the SME Dickerson award (recognizing professionalism and contributions to the mining industry) and the SEG Marsden award (for outstanding service to the Society). He holds an A.B. from Dartmouth College, and an M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of Arizona.
Rob Carne is a Professional Geoscientist registered in British Columbia. He obtained a Bachelor of Science (Geology) degree from the University of British Columbia in 1974, and a Master of Science (Geology) degree from the University of British Columbia in 1979. He has been a geologist with Archer, Cathro & Associates (1981) Limited since 1977 and a principal from 1981 to 2002. Rob has been actively involved in mineral exploration, principally in the Yukon since 1972, and he has authored or co-authored a number of technical papers on Yukon mineral deposits. He has served as a director and officer of numerous public companies on the TSX Venture Exchange since the mid-1980's.