Rachel Goldman, CDI.D
Chief Executive Officer
Prior to joining Paramount, Ms. Goldman spent 20 years in capital markets with Canadian based boutique and bank owned firms, and most recently as Managing Director Institutional Equity Sales for Desjardins Securities. Over those years she developed strong working relationships with institutional investors throughout Canada, the US and the UK, and helped to connect numerous public companies to key investment decision makers and improve their market profile. Ms. Goldman holds Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Finance from Concordia University.
Glen Van Treek
President, Chief Operating Officer and Director
Mr. Van Treek is the President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of Paramount Gold Nevada Corp. and been with the Company since February 2015. He was formerly the president, Chief Operating Officer and V.P. Exploration of Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. and served in this role from January 2011 through the April 2015 merger with Coeur Mining, Inc. He has over 30 years of progressive global experience in all stages of mineral exploration and operations in multiple jurisdictions including: many in south America, Mexico, US, Canada, and West Africa. Prior to joining Paramount, for ten years he held various senior positions at Teck Resources Ltd. and most recently he managed the production geology, resource modeling and exploration programs at Teck’s Quebrada Blanca mine in Chile. Prior to his experience at Teck, Mr. Van Treek held positions with Placer Dome and other junior exploration companies. He is a graduate geologist from the University of Chile, which is host to the oldest and most respected geology department in the Country.
Chief Finanical Officer
Mr. Buffone is the Chief Financial Officer of Paramount Gold Nevada Corp. He was formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. and had served in that role since February 2010 through the merger with Coeur Mining, Inc. in April 2015. Prior to joining Paramount, from 2005 to January 2010, Mr. Buffone founded a private wine agency which developed sales channels for Italian artisanal wine makers. From 1995 to 2005, he held various senior financial management positions including his employment as a corporate development specialist for CMA Holdings Group, a wealth management firm with over $35 billion in assets under administration where he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Buffone is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA). He received his Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Ottawa in 1993 and studied mergers and acquisitions at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2004.