CEO / President / Director
Jason Reid is an experienced mining industry executive serving as CEO, President and Director of Fortitude Gold Corporation (FGC). FGC was spun out of Gold Resource Corporation (GRC) (NYSE American: GORO) where Jason previously served for over 14 years including CEO, President and Director positions. Jason joined GRC in 2006 when it was a private Company and helped take it public with a self-underwritten IPO. Jason was part of a management team that took GRC from an exploration stage company, to a development stage company, to a gold and silver dividend paying metal producer. Under his tenure as CEO & President, GRC achieved over a decade of production, generated over $1 billion in revenue, ten consecutive years of profitability, and returned over $115 million in dividends to shareholders. At GRC, he also co-created and initiated the first known cash to physical gold and silver dividend program whereby shareholders could take delivery of precious metals. As an entrepreneur prior to GRC, Jason was the founder and president of two successful businesses he ran for 13 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Fort Lewis College.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Labate is an experienced mining industry executive with over thirty-five years of financial management and accounting experience. His extensive experience includes previously serving as CFO for Gold Resource Corporation, Golden Star Resources Ltd., Constellation Copper Corporation and Crown Resources Corporation.
Vice President Exploration
Mr. Devlin is an experienced mining industry executive with over thirty-nine years of exploration experience. He previously held positions at companies including Gold Resource Corporation, Endeavor Silver Corporation and Hecla Mining Company. He has participated in the discovery, acquisition and development of numerous mineral deposits including extensive experience in epithermal gold-silver (high and low sulfidation) systems and porphyry copper gold skarns. He has worked in a variety of geologic environments in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Guyana, Peru and Venezuela and has established a solid track record in generative exploration programs. He holds a BS degree with honors in Geology, 1981, and a Masters in Geology, 1987, from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. His professional memberships include; Registered Professional Geologist (P. Geol.), British Columbia, Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada and Society of Economic Geologists. He has several publications concerning epithermal systems.
Vice President Corporate Development / IR
Mr. Patterson is an experienced mining industry executive with over a decade of industry experience as Corporate Development and Investor Relations. He previously served as Vice President of Corporate Development with Gold Resource Corporation (GRC). At GRC, he co-created and initiated the first known cash to physical gold and silver dividend program whereby shareholders could take delivery of precious metals. Prior to Gold Resource Corporation he spent fifteen years in marketing and territory sales management for two manufacturers of precision laboratory instruments. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Biology from the University of Colorado.