Layton Croft, MA

President & CEO, Director

Executive with 27 years of global professional experience, including 18 years in the mining industry. Held executive and advisory roles with Ivanhoe Mines, Rio Tinto, Peabody Energy and Duke Energy. Pancon President & CEO since 2017. Erdene Resource Development (TSX: ERD) independent director since 2015 and chairman of the board since 2019. BA from UNC-Chapel Hill; MA from School for International Training; MA from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Based in Charlotte, NC.

David Mosher

Interim Chairman & Co-Founder

Geologist who discovered the world’s largest undeveloped uranium deposit. Former CEO of High River Gold; led multiple gold projects and mines in Canada, West Africa and Russia. 45 years of global exploration and mining experience. Has served as independent director of multiple exploration and mining companies. Co-founder and director of Pancon. Based in Halifax, NS. 

Laurence "Laurie" Curtis, PhD

Strategic Advisor

Geologist and mining executive who founded the company that discovered and developed the world class Tujuh Bukit gold-copper district in Indonesia, which has many similarities to Brewer. 50 years of global exploration, development and executive leadership experience. Has served as independent director of multiple exploration and mining companies. Based in Toronto, ON.

Patrick Quigley, MS

Exploration Manager

Geologist with nearly 12 years of professional experience as consulting and project geologist in the US and Latin America, including on a large high-sulphidation epithermal gold project similar to Brewer. BS from University of Minnesota; MS from Colorado School of Mines. Based in Rock Hill, SC.

Richard “Criss” Capps, PhD, CPG, QP

Senior Advisor

Geologist who co-discovered the high-grade Buzzard gold project next to Brewer in 1997. More than 25 years of exploration experience in the Brewer-Haile area, and 45 years total across North America. Co-discovered 6 gold deposits that became the Castle Mountain Gold Mine in California. Based in Evans, GA.

Christopher Cherrywell, CPG

Technical Advisor

Geologist who discovered the Brewer oxide gold deposit in 1983. More than 10 years of exploration and project development experience in the Brewer-Haile area, and 40 years of global exploration and development experience. Based in Denver, CO.

Philip Corriher

Independent Director

Philip began investing in historic gold properties in North Carolina after a career in the international crude oil trading business. In 2015, Philip founded Carolina Mining Company in order to consolidate the most prospective historic gold, silver and base metals mines of North Carolina. Carolina Mining Company controls more than 5,000 acres of surface and mineral rights in the Piedmont, about 100 kilometers north of the Brewer Gold Project.

Jen Spohn

Project Data and Administration Manager

Senior manager and geologist with more than 20 years of project data management and GIS/AutoCAD experience for various engineering, environmental and mining sector projects. 10 years of professional experience leading project support teams for multiple companies and gold exploration programs in the Brewer-Haile area. Based in Pittsboro, NC.

Mark McMurdie


Over 30 years of senior leadership experience in public and private companies. He also serves as CFO for Roscan Minerals (TSXV: ROS).

Jeanny So

External Relations Manager

Corporate affairs professional with more than 20 years of experience in the minerals and mining industry. Manages Pancon’s investor relations, marketing and digital media, and external affairs. Based in Toronto, ON.