Peter Dembicki

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Peter Dembicki

Mr. Dembicki brings over 10 years of corporate finance and wealth management experience; dealing with high-net-worth individuals, corporations and institutional clientele. As a member of Canaccord Genuity, he structured and oversaw numerous multi-million dollar private, public and bought-deal financings in the mining and natural resource sectors. Mr. Dembicki’s industry designations include: Canadian Securities Course (CSC), Conduct and Practices (CPH) and Wealth Management Essentials (WME). Throughout his tenure at Canaccord, he continuously added to his compliance and education credits, positioning himself above the industry standards of continuing education. Mr. Dembicki is a Graduate from the University of Washington in Seattle, with a degree in Communications.


Ivan Bebek

Co-Founder, Co-Chair & Director

Ivan Bebek

Mr. Bebek has over 20 years of experience in financing, foreign negotiations and acquisitions in the mineral exploration industry. His understanding of the capital markets and ability to position, structure and finance companies that he has been associated with has been instrumental in their successes. Mr. Bebek was formerly the President, CEO and co-founder of Cayden Resources, which was sold to Agnico Eagle Mines for $205M in November 2014, and a co-founder of Keegan Resources (now Galiano Gold). Mr. Bebek is currently President, CEO & Director of Sombrero Resources, Director of Torq Resources (formerly, Stratton Resources) and Chair and Director of Fury Gold Mines.


Shawn Wallace

Co-Founder, Co-Chair & Director

Shawn Wallace

Mr. Wallace has been involved in all aspects of the mining industry, from mineral exploration and project management, to financing, mergers & acquisitions and corporate development. Over the past 30 years, Mr. Wallace has been instrumental in building numerous high-quality mineral exploration, development and production companies, including co-founding Cayden Resources, which was acquired by Agnico Eagle Mines for $205M. Mr. Wallace is also co-founder and Director of Asanko Gold (now Galiano Gold), Executive Chair and Director of Torq Resources and Chair and Director of Sombrero Resources.


Michael Henrichsen

Chief Geologist

Michael Henrichsen

Mr. Henrichsen is a structural geologist (P.Geo.) and leads the Tier One Silver technical team. Previously, Mr. Henrichsen was the global structural geologist at Newmont, where his contributions significantly increased the reserves and resources base in the Ahafo district in Ghana. Mr. Henrichsen has also worked extensively at other major gold camps in South America, the Carlin Trend, Guinea and Canada.


Dave Smithson

Senior Vice President of Exploration

Dave Smithson

Mr. Smithson (M.Sc.) is an ore deposit geologist responsible for global exploration and discovery at Tier One Silver. Previously, Mr. Smithson worked as a global gold specialist for Newmont where he contributed to gold-ounce reserve expansions at the Ahafo, Yanacocha and Carlin districts, amongst others. More recently, Mr. Smithson led the technical success at the Barqueño gold-copper project in Jalisco, Mexico, which culminated in its purchase by Agnico Eagle Mines, for $205M. Mr. Smithson holds a Master of Science degree from the University of British Columbia and has nineteen years of experience.


Christian Rios

Senior Vice President of Operations, Peru

Christian Rios

Mr. Rios is a professional geologist (P.Geo.) responsible for leading the operations of Tier One Silver's exploration activities in Peru. Previously, he was the Vice President of Exploration at Bear Creek Mining where he was directly involved in the discovery of the world-class Santa Ana and Corani silver-lead-zinc deposits in Peru and was on the team that delivered the feasibility study on the Corani deposit. Mr. Rios has a Masters in Economic Geology and over twenty years of experience in exploration, mining development and operations, specializing in Peru.


Stacy Rowa

Chief Financial Officer

Stacy Rowa

Ms. Rowa is a Canadian CPA, CA who has worked with Canadian and US publicly listed resource companies for over 15 years. Most recently, Ms. Rowa held the position of Chief Financial Officer for Torq Resources as well as Auryn Resources, from which Tier One was spun out. Prior to that, Ms. Rowa held finance roles with Elgin Mining Inc., before it was acquired by Mandalay Resources Inc., and Aura Minerals Inc. She began her career with KPMG LLP’s mining practice after obtaining her Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from the University of British Columbia.


Tracy George

Corporate Secretary

Tracy George

Ms. George has ten years of experience providing administrative, governance, regulatory compliance, AGM management and financing transaction support to numerous public companies, in the position of Group Corporate Secretary of Universal Mineral Services Ltd., a private company providing services to Tier One Silver, Sombrero Resources, Torq Resources and other publicly listed entities.


Natasha Frakes

Vice President of Communications

Natasha Frakes

Ms. Frakes has been working in public communications for over a decade. Her background is in journalism, formerly working as a news reporter and anchor for CBC Vancouver and CBC Calgary. Most recently, Ms. Frakes was the Manager of Investor Relations for Auryn Resources and played an integral role in the split of the company into three seperate entities. This included creating unique brand identities and comprehensive communications platforms for the resulting companies: Fury Gold Mines, Tier One Silver and Sombrero Resources. She also holds the role of VP of Communications with Torq Resources.