Senior Management, Officers & Directors:
Roger Anderson | President & Director
Mr. Anderson received his undergraduate degree in History from Princeton and his law degree from Yale. Mr. Anderson studied at the Stockholm School of Economics and entered the banking industry in Sweden. He returned to the US and to Chase Manhattan Bank, where he set up a Joint Venture with an Iranian Bank that would form the basis of Chase’s entry in Iran. He then moved to Denmark to set up Chase Manhattan’s banking operations while simultaneously contributing strategic input for developing businesses in Finland and Sweden.
After returning to the United States he developed a successful banking business structure for the Danish Bank Privatbanken. He then founded Hamilton Capital, which specialized in developing Scandinavian markets. Mr. Anderson has worked with X9 Gold Development, Inc. since 2007.
Mr. Anderson currently serves as Honorary Consul to the Republic of Latvia.
Gary Pia | Vice President Marketing
Mr. Pia combines over 30 years of sales, marketing, advertising, financial and precious metals experience. His background includes Pilot Pen Corporation, where he was Marketing & Advertising Manager, eight years in Product Management at Bic Corporation, and at Acme United Corp., where he was the Marketing Director.
Mr. Pia also spent two years at UBS Wealth Management US in Westport, CT. Mr. Pia is a graduate of Fairfield University.
Ryan Caster | Secretary & Treasurer, Director
Mr. Caster directed a series of companies in Nashville, Tennessee that financed the music, merchandise, and television pursuits of a successful regional band. At 25 he was the principal of a State Farm Insurance Agency in Fairfield County, CT. He then became Co-Director of a fledgling Private Client Group at TD Banknorth in Portland, ME.
Mr. Caster was a Financial Advisor for UBS Wealth Management US in Portland, ME. He has worked with X9 Gold Development, Inc. and B9 Plasma Inc. since 2008.
Jim Butler | Director
Mr. Butler has a broad and varied background in the technology sector. He is the co-founder of the X9 Gold Bubble Technology that is the basis for X9 Gold Development, Inc., and B9 Clean Water Systems, Inc. His background in microbiology includes the founding of Enzyme Medical Technology (EMT) in 1981, where he developed microbiological products for mineral leaching, agricultural uses, cosmetics, health and medical applications.
After decades of senior management positions for international companies such as IBM, RCA, and NBC, Mr. Butler emerged as an international management consultant focusing on corporate development, business analysis, and financial structuring of companies looking to expand into international markets
Richard Butler | Director
Mr. Butler is a financial executive with more than 20 years’ experience in various financial officer positions. He currently is Comptroller for Paychoice, a national payroll software licensing and processing corporation. His background includes Strategic Management Group, an executive management training firm; Judge, Inc., a software development company; and CH2MHill, an international engineering design firm. He is an alumnus of Rutgers University.
Matthew Garnett | Director
Mr. Garnett is a Bucknell University graduate with a Master’s of Science in Counseling from the University of Bridgeport. He spent ten years working in the human services field, becoming a Director at a large Connecticut agency. Mr. Garnett is currently a Financial Advisor for UBS Wealth Management US. He has been associated with X9 Gold Development, Inc. and B9 Plasma Inc. since 2008.
Lawrence Scharf | Director
Mr. Scharf has 28 years’ experience and expertise in gold mining and precious metals investments. His unique research approach has brought him to many mining locations worldwide. His investment background includes seven years at Advest, Inc. and nine years at John G. Kinnard & Co. Larry is currently a Senior VP – Investments at UBS Wealth Management US. He is a graduate of SUNY Albany.