Corporate Finance

Senior Business Advisor

Gordon Blankstein is a corporate finance professional with extensive experience in global capital markets capital markets and M&A. As a known Venture Capitalist and Entrepreneur, Mr. Blankstein sat on the advisory committees for both the VSE and AMEX exchanges as a policy advisor. He also served as a global speaker for the AMEX promoting foreign capital on the exchange. Over the course of Gordon’s career, he has raised over 2-billion dollars and founded numerous junior and mid-tier companies sold to majors. Mr. Blankstein has a BSc (Agr) and an MBA from the University of British Columbia.

Corporate Finance

Adam Smith has a career of over 25 years in business and corporate finance and has been a consultant to Oroco since its formation in 2006 and is a co-founder of Altamura Copper Corp.  He is responsible for liaising with Oroco’s business and investment partners within North America and overseas. Mr. Smith holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of British Columbia.

Business Development

Charles Magolske held the position of Vice President – Corporate Development & Marketing at Augusta Resource’s Rosemont Copper project until its acquisition by Hudbay in 2014 for USD $555 million. Mr. Magolske most recently was the Executive VP, Corporate Development at Half Moon Ventures, a renewable energy company, and today continues in an advisory capacity. Previously, Mr. Magolske served as Vice President-Business Development & Strategy at FreightCar America, Inc., and Vice President-Marketing of Trinity Industries, Inc. Mr. Magolske holds a BS in Engineering Technology from California Polytechnic University in Pomona, California, was a registered Professional Engineer in California, received his MBA from the Darden Business School at the University of Virginia and holds a Law Degree from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois