Brian L. Acton

Brian L. Acton, President, Pac Basin Resources LLC, Sierra Minerals LLC and Px Carbon LLC

Brian L. Acton was elected to the Board of Directors in 2018. He brings more than 25 years’ experience in the mining and bulk materials distribution industry, primarily devoted to marketing coal, petroleum coke and other raw materials. He also has extensive experience as a distribution and logistics provider to the coal industry throughout Canada, South America, Asia and Europe. Since August 2013, Mr. Acton has served as President at Pac Basin Resources LLC, a mining and metals company. From July 2010 to June 2013, he served as a consultant to Oxbow Carbon & Minerals Holdings, Inc. From 1996 to 2009, Mr. Acton served as President and COO of Oxbow Carbon and Minerals Holdings Inc., and as President and Chief Operating Officer of Oxbow Energy Solutions, LLC, from 1985 until 2010. Mr. Acton served on the Board of Directors of Adriana Resources Inc., from March 2012 to February 2017. While on the Board, he served as Chair of the Compensation Committee, from 2012 to 2017, and as a member of the Audit Committee, from 2014 to 2017. Mr. Acton is a graduate of Queen’s University and holds both a bachelor of science in mining engineering and applied science and a master in business administration.