James Elbert

President & CEO

In July 2012, Mr. Elbert was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Goldrea Resources after several years working as a consultant for the Company. Mr. Elbert studied Business Administration at The Ohio State University. He launched and built a regional construction company in Arkansas and then moved to British Columbia in 1992 to raise his family. Mr. Elbert worked as an investment advisor in Canadian national brokerages for eleven years before leaving that industry to participate directly with Goldrea Resources.

Larry W. Reaugh


Mr. Reaugh has forty-seven years’ experience in the mining industry and for the past thirty years he has been the CEO & President of several exploration, development and producing mining companies listed on the TSX, TSX Venture and NASDAQ exchanges. Several of his companies have made significant discoveries, three of which (gold) went on to be producing mines. Through his career Mr. Reaugh has raised in excess of $250 million for junior resource mining companies. Currently he is the CEO of American Manganese Inc.
American Manganese Inc. (formerly Rocher Deboule Minerals Corp.) – President and Chief Executive Officer from February 13, 1998 to present.

Sokhie Puar


Mr. Puar has more than 28 years of experience in senior management, corporate finance, corporate development and the public markets. From 1987 to 1998, Mr. Puar was with Canaccord Capital Corporation (Canada) and Noram Investments (USA) as an Investment Advisor. Mr. Puar is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering Technology, Design and holds an Advanced Diploma in Business Administration from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. He left the capital markets in the fall of 1998 to join a publicly traded Internet-based technology company as Vice President of Corporate Development and has since held numerous management positions with public companies. Currently, Mr. Puar is the President and CEO of Candelaria Mining Corp. and ASB Capital Corp. Mr. Puar also sits on the Board of Governors of Southpointe Academy, an independent school located in Tsawwassen, BC.

Paul L. Blair

Chief Operating Officer, Director

Director and Chief Operating Officer for Goldrea, Mr. Paul Blair has a Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering from Montana Tech as well as having completed study curriculum in Management and Accounting at the University of Utah. He has been involved in feasibility, permitting and design of a large open pit/heap leach in Inner Mongolia and managed the operation of an open pit mine and construction of a mill and camp in Qinghai. Mr. Blair has worked in various management capacities in North, Central and South America. His work included preparation of scoping studies, supervision of bankability feasibility studies, management of detailed design and EPCM; management of start-up, turn-around, closure and expansion of major mining projects and management of producing operations.