Standard Silver Announces New Member to Board of Directors

Beryllium/Uranium/Rare Earth Metals firm seeks to commercialize its vast deposits

Jan 05, 2010, 06:00 ET from Standard Silver Corporation

TYLER, Texas, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Standard Silver Corporation (Pink Sheets: SDSR) today announced that its Board of Directors has voted to expand its membership from three to four directors and appointed Anthony Marchese to fill the new director position. Mr. Marchese brings more than 25 years of finance and investment industry expertise to the company, and will provide strategic vision and guidance to the Standard Silver management team.

"We are pleased to welcome Anthony to our board and to our team," said Dan Gorski, President and CEO of Standard Silver. "Anthony has proven to be a very talented and successful investment industry executive over the years and will bring a high level of experience and financial acumen to our Board. We look forward to working with Anthony and believe his experience and unique perspective will be a great contribution to the Board as Standard Silver continues to strive to create value for its shareholders by developing its Round Top Beryllium-Uranium-Rare earth deposit."

Mr. Marchese is currently President and Chief Operating Officer of Monarch Capital Group LLC, a New York City based FINRA member broker/dealer. He is also the General Partner and Chief Investment Officer of the Insiders Trend Fund, LP, an investment partnership whose mandate is to invest in those public companies whose officers and/or directors have been active acquirers of their own stock. Mr. Marchese's prior experience includes Laidlaw Equities, Southcoast Capital, Oppenheimer & Co, Prudential-Bache and the General Motors Corporation. He served in the military with the Army Security Agency and the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command. Mr. Marchese attended Boston University and holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago.

"Standard Silver holds what may be a significant high grade beryllium deposit along with uranium and rare earth metals, all located in the continental United States. I am incredibly excited at this opportunity and look forward to working with the Board as we seek to commercialize our resources through joint ventures with mining companies around the world," said Marchese. "Interest level exists and I am confident we can significantly increase shareholder value in the years ahead."

ABOUT STANDARD SILVER, INC.

Founded in 1970, Standard Silver Corporation is a mineral exploration company engaged in the business of the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties. We currently have interests in mineral properties located in Texas and New Mexico. Our business strategy is to exploit the improving conditions in the mining industry by developing our Round Top beryllium-uranium-rare metal property located in Hudspeth County, Texas.


    Contact:

    Standard Silver Corporation
    Dan Gorski, President & CEO
    (361) 790-5831
    bluemtn@sbcglobal.net

    or

    Anthony Marchese
    President & COO, Monarch Capital Group LLC
    212-808-4375
    amarchese@monarch-capital.com

SOURCE Standard Silver Corporation