PRISM's Team Features Competent Managers with Extensive Experience in Asset Acquisition, Resource Development, Finance and Operations

Our Team


Barry Caplan
President & CEO

Barry has over 30 years of experience in resource exploration and development after graduating from McGill University with a degree in Geology. Barry served as a senior geologist in both the mining and petroleum industries, leading multi-disciplinary teams from conceptual development through commercial operations.

Barry has also taken a leadership role in several technology start-ups in the publishing, communications and environmental fields, and his broad business experience has contributed valuable insight within the company. 

Under his tenure, PRISM/Ironstone has brought its Clear Hills iron and vanadium asset into NI 43-101 compliance, helped advance its transformative processes and technologies through extensive laboratory testing and pilot development, and built a competent team of motivated professionals.


James Masleck
Chief Financial Officer

Jim has over 30 years of financial management, strategic planning, budgeting, project economics, investment capital sourcing, and investor relations. Jim has held board positions with several publicly traded companies including Gossan Resources, a Canadian mining company.

Jim graduated with an MBA from the University of Western Ontario and began his financial  career with Esso Chemicals before moving on to become Manager of Planning and Economics at Gulf Canada Resources. Jim has also been an Investment Advisor with Dundee Securities and a consultant involved in raising capital and investor relations.

Mark Preston

Mark Preston
VP Investor Relations

Mark is an award-winning entrepreneurial marketing executive with over 25-years of expertise in domestic and international sales and marketing.

Mark’s particular competency is in structuring and delivering cutting-edge high-yield investment opportunities in the real estate and commercial sectors. As a leader of dynamic and results-oriented sales teams, Mark’s is a creative visionary with a keen ability to initiate and sell new ideas to the investment community.

Mark is an accomplished public speaker who has considerable knowledge in the Canadian exempt market with broad expertise in the domestic and international markets.


Carl Berdahl

Carl has over 20 years experience as an investment advisor and financial planner and consultant. He has served as CEO and Financial Strategist of Cashber Financial for the past 15 years, with a focus on international investment opportunities and strategies.

Carl has raised capital for innovative and high growth companies in the resource and service sectors in Canada.

Carl holds a Masters degree in Cognition and Counselling and also served as Dean at Portage College for seven years

Our Strategic Alliances

PRISM's development program – from asset acquisition through resource definition to commercialization – of its Clear Hills poly-metallic resources involved building synergistic relationships with top-tier firms who are experts in their field.

PRISM prides itself on working with the best experts and companies throughout the world, including:

PRISM gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the following agencies: