Meet the team:
Nick Montefour is a first generation diamond miner, jewelry designer, and gemologist. He got his start in the Kono District of Sierra Leone in the early 2000's. What he experienced and learned from the miners changed his life forever.
Peter Mikelis Jr. has over 20 years experience in the mining industry. Mining diamonds and gold he sure knows what to look for and what land can be productive for the team. He brings his knowledge and experience that is vital to the success of this project.
Hendrik Chasse is a Princeton graduate and worked at a hedge fund for five years. After the crash to the economy he left wall street to help develop sustainable farmland for a village in the Kono district. His experience, knowledge, and personality will help go a long way with the success of the team during the trying mining season.
Fighting the daily elements the team navigates to the diamond mines to start the mining season off right. After meeting with the chief of Tefaya, the team gets his blessing and encouragement to have a successful season in the hopes of finding big diamonds so the country of Sierra Leone can prosper. Hiring the local village miners is a big step to build a long lasting relationship which creates jobs for the locals. You won't believe what happens next.
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