VANCOUVER, British Columbia, September 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Nevada Energy Metals Inc. "the Company" (TSX-V: BFF; OTCQB: SSMLF; Frankfurt: A2AFBV) Rick Wilson, President and CEO, is pleased to announce that effective immediately, Tim Fernback has joined the Company to serve as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Nevada Energy Metals. Mr. Fernback possesses over twenty years of experience in financing and managing public and private small-cap companies throughout North America. Previously he has held multiple senior executive positions, including oversight of the Investment Banking and Corporate Finance Divisions at Wolverton Securities, formerly Western Canada's oldest brokerage firm. He was also responsible for the consulting practice at Discovery Capital Corporation, a prominent British Columbia venture capital firm that specializes in financing and consulting.
At Wolverton Securities, Mr. Fernback was responsible for due diligence reviews on corporate clients and investment banking business development relationships for over 6 years. He planned and opened 3 regional offices in western Canada and reviewed and analyzed over 300 corporate clients for funding within the financial services industry raising over $750M. Responsible for over 50 IPOs and over 100 Reverse-Mergers on the TMX and Nasdaq, Mr. Fernback represented Wolverton nationally on various stock exchange committees and industry groups, including the Corporate Finance Advisory Group and Underwriting Groups on various Canadian Exchanges.
Mr. Fernback also currently serves as a Director for several Canadian mining companies. He holds an Honours B.Sc. from McMaster University, and is a graduate of the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia, where he completed a MBA with a concentration in Finance. Mr. Fernback also holds a Certified Professional Accounting Designation (CPA, CMA) and is an active member of many industry and trade organizations in Vancouver.
About Nevada Energy Metals: http://nevadaenergymetals.com/
Nevada Energy Metals Inc. is a well funded, Canadian based, exploration company who's primary listing is on the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company's main exploration focus is directed at lithium brine targets located in the mining friendly state of Nevada. The Company has ownership of 77 claims in Clayton Valley, only 250m from Rockwood Lithium, the only brine based lithium producer in North America (70% optioned-out to American Lithium Corp (TSX-V: Li). Nevada Energy Metals has also acquired: 100 claims (Teels Marsh West) covering 2000 acres (809 hectares) at Teels Marsh, Mineral County, Nevada, a prospective lithium exploration project, 100% owned without any royalties; the San Emidio Desert lithium project, consisting of 155 claims (approximately 3,100 acres/1255 hectares) in Washoe County, Nevada; the Alkali Lake Project in Esmeralda county, is a 60% earn in option agreement from Dajin Resources Corp (TSX-V: DJI), where near surface lithium values have been confirmed; the Dixie Valley Project consisting of 911 claims covering 73.6 square kilometers/28.4 square miles (7,363 hectares/18,194 acres) of salt marsh playa.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Rick Wilson, President & CEO
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SOURCE Nevada Energy Metals Inc.