Mr. Trey Anderson is a Vice President at Hale Capital Partners ("HCP"). Prior to joining HCP, Mr. Anderson served as Vice President of Corporate Development and Board member at Hattrick Sports Group, a European gaming technology company and portfolio company of Presidio Financial Partners, a private equity fund focused on technology and growth equity investments. Before assuming an operating role, Mr. Anderson worked at Presidio Financial Partners as a member of the investment and corporate advisory teams. Prior to joining Presidio, Mr. Anderson was an Analyst at Credit Suisse in the Technology group, where he focused on technology M&A transactions.
Mr. Anderson earned a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Economics from Duke University.
Mr. Goldfarb is currently Chief Restructuring Officer and Acting Chief Executive Officer at Cline Mining Corporation. The Cline Mining Group is an international Canadian mining and minerals exploration company headquartered in Toronto, Canada holding coal resources in Colorado, USA and projects in Ontario, Canada and Madagascar. Most recently, Mr. Goldfarb was CEO of Xinergy Ltd., a coal company with operations in the central Appalachia area of the US. His experience includes extensive expertise in restructuring distressed loans and restructuring of companies which he gained at Pali Capital, The Blackstone Group/GSO Capital Partners, Pirate Capital LLC and Icahn Associates Corp. His public company current and former board experience includes The Pep Boys; Huntingdon Capital Corp.; Fisher Communications, Inc.; Xinergy Ltd.; Cline Mining Corporation; James River Coal Company; and CKE Restaurants, Inc.
Martin M. Hale, Jr.
Mr. Hale is president of Hale Capital Partners, LP (HCP). Prior to founding HCP in 2007, Martin was a founding member of Pequot Ventures (now known as FirstMark Capital) where he served as a member of the General Partner. From 2002 to 2007, Martin was a Managing Director and a Member of the Operating & Investment Committees helping to lead 7 funds with approximately $2.2 billion under management. Prior to Pequot Ventures, Martin was an Associate at Geocapital Partners and an Analyst at Broadview International. He currently serves as Chairman of Telanetix, Inc. and is a board member of United Silver Corporation and Adept Technology. He received his B.A. cum laude from Yale University.
Richard P. Sawchak
Mr. Sawchak is CFO of Novetta Solutions, LLC. Prior to joining Novetta Solutions in August 2012, he served as Executive Vice President and CFO of Shafer Corporation and was responsible for all aspects of finance, accounting, contract administration, compliance, human resources and recruiting. From 2005 to 2011 Mr. Sawchak served as Senior Vice President and CFO of Paradigm Solutions where he was responsible for the finance, accounting, corporate development, recruiting and information technology functions. Mr. Sawchak has extensive experience in financial management, corporate finance, and the execution and integration of acquisitions for public and private equity-backed companies.
Mr. Sawchak holds a B.S. summa cum laude in Finance from Boston College. He also holds an M.S. in Entrepreneurial Finance and Strategic Cost Management from the Olin Graduate School of Management at Babson College.
Dr. Frank S. Yu
Dr. Yu holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University. Outside of his directorship for Midway, Dr. Yu has been retired and acting as a private investor since 2001. Before retirement, Dr. Yu was a senior engineering executive with over 20 years of technical and management experiences in major, as well as, startup computer and communications companies. He has been involved with both communications networking and computer server companies which were later taken public or acquired.
William M. Zisch
President and CEO
Mr. Zisch brings more than 30 years of mining industry and professional experience to Midway Gold. He joined Midway from Royal Gold, Inc. where he has been Vice President of Operations since March 2009. Prior to joining Royal Gold, he spent 12 years with Newmont Mining Company in various international assignments serving as the Operations Manager at the Yanacocha mine in Peru and later as the Vice President of African Operations while based in Ghana. Mr. Zisch served as Vice President of Planning during his last 2 years at Newmont where he was responsible for company-wide strategic, operational and capital planning. Prior to his tenure at Newmont, Mr. Zisch spent 16 years with FMC Company, where he held several positions in coal and gold operations and strategic sourcing roles in the company's Chemical Group.
Mr. Zisch holds an MBA degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BS degree in Mining Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado.