About Silver Hammer Mining

Silver Hammer Mining Company

Silver Hammer Mining is building a world-class team with decades of collective experience in resource exploration, mine development and capital markets.

Meet Our Team

Philip Mulholland
Chief Geologist

A highly respected professional with 36 years of mining industry experience and a global presence in the mining industry, exploration, development and production for various minerals. Philip has held senior positions at multiple ventures and focused on transitioning late-stage exploration projects through development into production.

Ron Burke

With over 30 years of experience in the minerals industry, Ron has worked as an exploration geologist, VP of Exploration at Centerra Gold Inc. and VP of Exploration and Chief Geologist at Silver Standard Resources Inc and contributed to the discovery of work-class silver resources at the Pitarrilla project in Mexico.

Kurt Hoffman

Considerable expertise in complex land transactions and acquisitions gained while serving on the boards of Trident Exploration, Bullion Gold Resources and United Mine Services. Predominantly involved in mineral property acquisitions and transactions, Kurt currently serves as an independent contractor, providing consulting services to start-up mining ventures and companies.

Warwick Smith

A skilled venture capitalist specializing in corporate finance and development for publicly traded companies. Warwick is currently Chief Executive Officer and director of American Pacific Mining Corp. (USGD: CSE) Formerly, as co-founder and CEO of Western Pacific Resources Corp., he raised $36 million.

Meet Our Team

Mr. Lekstrom has 14 years mining experience in progressively senior roles in project, operations, and engineering management and has a strong leadership background with experience overseeing 100+ person teams onsite. In a recent role, Mr. Lekstrom served as Engineering Manager responsible for the budgeting, scheduling and the first phases of execution at Sabina Gold and Silver’s Back River Marine Laydown Project. Prior to that, Mr. Lekstrom spent two years in Ghana, West Africa where he played an integral role in the development and revival of Golden Star Resources’ Prestea underground mine. He led project, engineering, and maintenance teams and worked with members of the executive team on the implementation of various strategic initiatives.
A graduate of Thompson Rivers University, Mr. Lekstrom has an established track record delivering successes across numerous projects worldwide.

Alnesh Mohan is a finance executive with over 20 years of experience providing advisory services to a wide array of clients. He has been a partner at Quantum Advisory Partners LLP, a professional services firm focused on providing Chief Financial Officer and full-cycle accounting services to private and public companies, since 2005. Acting on behalf of several public companies, Alnesh has acquired considerable experience in financial reporting, corporate governance and regulatory compliance. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University, a Master’s of Science in Taxation from Golden Gate University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).

Mr. Mulholland brings over 35 years of geological experience from mining projects in the western United States, Canada, Argentina, Chile, Guyana and Tanzania. He has worked extensively in Montana and Idaho working on a range of precious metals projects. His diverse background includes exploration, development and production, including both underground and open pit projects, with an array of minerals and mines.  Previously, Mr. Mulholland has held senior level positions in the region, including Principal Mine Geologist or Chief Geologist, at Kinross’ Kettle River Buckhorn gold project, the Butte Highlands joint venture and Barrick’s Golden Sunlight mine. Since 2003, his primary focus has been transitioning late-stage exploration projects through development and into production.

Mr. Lang is an executive leader with 12+ years of capital markets and corporate development experience in the natural resource sector. Mr. Lang has led or co-led more than $50 million in capital raises and has significant transaction experience negotiating and structuring project acquisitions, as well as joint-venture and strategic alliance partnerships. Joness is currently the Executive VP with Maple Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX-V: MGM) and has served as an executive / provided advisory services for numerous clients in the precious metals sector throughout his career. Mr. Lang holds a BCom degree (honours) from Royal Roads University and a Marketing Management Entrepreneurship diploma (honours) from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

Lawrence Roulston is a mining professional with over 35 years of diverse hands-on experience. He recently founded WestBay Capital Advisors, providing business advisory and capital markets expertise to the junior and mid-tier sectors of the mining industry. From 2014 to 2016, he was President of Quintana Resources Capital, which provided resource advisory services for US private investors, focused primarily on streaming transactions. Before Quintana, he was a mining analyst and consultant, as well as the editor of “Resource Opportunities”, an independent investment publication focused on the mining industry. Prior to this, Lawrence was an analyst or executive with various companies in the resources industry, both majors and juniors. He has graduate-level training in business and holds a B.Sc. in geology.

Michael Dake is a self employed businessperson; President of Creston Capital Corp. since February 2010; Director and/or Officer of a number of reporting issuers on both The TSX Venture and CSE.

Mr. Burk is an exploration geologist with over 30 years of experience in the minerals industry, primarily focused on identifying and evaluating exploration properties. He has held numerous senior roles, including Vice President Exploration at Centerra Gold Inc. and Vice President of Exploration and Chief Geologist at Silver Standard Resources Inc. (now SSR Mining), where he contributed to discoveries that resulted in the definition of a world-class silver resource at the Pitarrilla Project in Durango, Mexico and major gold resources forming the Snowfield and Brucejack deposits in northern British Columbia, Canada. Prior to joining Silver Standard in 2004, Ron had worked since 1989 as an exploration geologist for Teck Resources Ltd. and its predecessors, focused on target generation and property evaluations in the Americas.

Ms. Pillon is the President & CEO of High Tide Consulting Corp. an investor relations advisory firm focused on creating and implementing marketing strategies for public companies, specializing in the mineral resources sector.

Ms. Pillon has over a decade of capital markets experience focused primarily in the resource sector holding various roles, including 6 years at a Toronto-based boutique exempt market dealer as Head of Retail Marketing and Vice President Institutional Equity Sales. Prior to that, Ms. Pillon acted as Manager of Investor Relations for several junior mining companies.

Ms. Pillon has a Public Relations Degree from Kwantlen Polytechnic University and has completed the Canadian Securities Course.


Silver Hammer Mining Corp. is a junior resource company advancing the past-producing Silver Strand Mine in the Coeur d’Alene Mining District in Idaho, USA, both the Eliza Silver Project and the Silverton Silver Mine in one of the world’s most prolific mining jurisdictions in Nevada.  The Company strives to become a multi-mine silver producer focusing on near-term exploration and drilling plans at the Company’s Idaho and Nevada silver-gold assets.

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