Rick Rule, Chairman

Rick has dedicated his entire adult life to many aspects of natural resource securities investing. In addition to the knowledge and experience gained in a long and focused career, he has a worldwide network of contacts in the natural resource and finance worlds.

Rick is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and is interviewed for numerous radio, television, print and online media outlets concerning natural resource investment and industry topics. He is frequently quoted and referred by prominent natural resource oriented newsletters and advisories. He and his team have extensive experience in many resource sectors, including agriculture, alternative energy, forestry, oil and gas, mining and water.

Rick is particularly active in private placement markets, having originated and participated in hundreds of debt and equity transactions with private, pre-public and public companies.

Albert Lu, President & CEO

Albert Lu serves as president and CEO of Sprott U.S. Media Inc. and a portfolio manager under Sprott Asset Management USA Inc.

Prior to joining Sprott, Albert was the managing director of WB Advisors, LLC—a Houston-based retail financial advisory firm—as well as the producer and host of The Power & Market Report, a weekly online market news and opinion program.

Mario Im, Graphic Designer and Video Editor

As the firm’s graphic designer and video editor, Mario oversees all aspects of visual communication and video post-production.

John O. Young, Videographer

As lead videographer, John manages all production aspects of video shoots including filming, lighting, and sound.