America West Resources, a US coal producer, has hired Brent Davies, certified management accountant (CMA), as chief financial officer (CFO). Davies replaces Brian Rodriguez, who will continue to serve as a member of the board of directors.
With more than 40-years’ experience in diversified public accounting and the mining industry, Davies has spent the past decade serving as chief executive officer (CEO) of Robison, Hill & Co, APC, Certified Public Accountants. His initial involvement in the mining industry began in 1972, when he was employed by Commercial Shearing, which was heavily focused in tunnelling and mine roof support systems.
During his career in public accounting, he has been involved with oil and gas, coal, gold, silver, phosphate, sand and gravel mining companies in various roles, including auditor, tax preparer and consultant. With extensive board experience for both a number of public and private companies, he has also served on the board of directors of two mining companies.
Davies is a graduate of the University of Utah where he earned a BSc degree in Marketing and a BSc degree in Management. After serving as a manager in the SS Kresge (K-Mart), he returned to school and received a BSc degree in Accounting and an MBA from the University of Wyoming. A CMA, Davies holds certified public accountant (CPA) certificates from California, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming. He is also currently serving as the Utah representative to the State of Nevada CPA Peer Review Acceptance Body.
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