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Sierra Global Minerals


    

Todd C. Franck - President & Founder


    
    
    
    
    

Is licensed as an attorney in the State of Minnesota, though he has been more of an entrepreneur throughout most of his life. He graduated from Hudson High School in 1985, received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota in 1989 with an emphasis in math and business, and later received his Juris Doctorate from William Mitchell College of Law in 1992.

Amongst several ventures with diverse interests, he played an intricate role in the Healthy Express concept which was eventually sold to Nordic Track back in the early '90's and still open today at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. He was later involved with several other healthy related drink products and concepts, until he eventually opened up a high end art gallery in Denver, Colorado in 1997.

Franck Fine Art was strategically positioned by Todd in the heart of the flourishing art district known as Cherry Creek and was successfully sold approximately 3 years after opening following the sudden and untimely death of his Dad at only 56. After the sale of the gallery and home in Denver, he moved back home to western Wisconsin and soon formed St. Croix Mortgage Inc. in 2001 within the heart of the St. Croix Valley area.

His sharp demeanor and marketing tactics quickly grew his new company into 4 offices with over 20 employees during the peak of the mortgage boom. Recognizing things were soon to change, he pursued his inner passion and ventured into the diamond industry, again in his own unconventional way.

Making his first trip to Sierra Leone in West Africa during the summer of 2008, he quickly went about his networking way and began to lay the foundation for what was to become Sierra Global Minerals. From the highest ranking government and military officials, to the local miners, landowners and chiefs, his network is weaved throughout for a strong foundation.

Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh - Vice President

Also an attorney licensed in Minnesota, is a native of Sierra Leone, West Africa who has a background as an attorney in private practice in Roseville, Minnesota, practicing Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation, Immigration and Nationality Law.

An entrepreneur at heart, Mohamed is the founder and President of Sankhar Forex, Inc., a money transfer services business with offices in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota and throughout Sierra Leone and Guinea. He also owned and operated an African foods store, Mano River Foods, in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.

He attended Magburaka Government Secondary School for Boys and Yengema Secondary School in Yengema, Kono District and is a graduate of Bowie State University in Bowie, Maryland with a degree in International Studies and Political Science. In 2001 he received his Juris Doctorate from Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota.

A Fullah by tribe, he grew up in Sierra Leone's most diverse district known as Kono, the country's predominant diamond mining area located in the eastern region. His background and roots in Sierra Leone and abroad have proven to be invaluable, as a little brother it was in Kono (Sierra Leone), Maryland and Minnesota where he forged his longstanding relationship with the current Vice President of Sierra Leone, The Honorable Alhaji Chief Sahr Samuel Sam-Sumana, Brigadier-General Komba SM Mondeh, Asst. Chief of Defense Staff, Colonel Keita, Commander of the RSL Military Police base in Freetown, and The Honorable Fengai Mani, Paramount Chief, Lei Chiefdom, Kono District.

Mohamed is also a close friend and mentee of The Honorable Justice Rosulu John Bankole Thompson, Judge of the Special Court for the Republic of Sierra Leone.