Precious metals expert Terry Hanlon, president of Dallas-based Dillon Gage Metals, will testify Thursday, April 7, before the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Subcommittee in Washington, DC, lending his expertise to a Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology hearing. The topic of the hearing is "Bullion Coin Programs of the United States Mint: Can They Be Improved?"
WHEN: Thursday, April 7, 2011, at 10 AM EDT
WHERE: Live in Washington, DC, at the U.S. Capitol Building; Webcast can be heard at: http://financialservices.house.gov/
ADDITIONAL DETAILS: As president of Dillon Gage's precious metals operations, Terry Hanlon oversees the operations of the company, which provides full service in precious metals, numismatics, refining and jewelry closeouts. Hanlon maintains client relations and searches for new products, services and opportunities. In years past, he served as chairman of the board of the Industry Council for Tangible Assets or ICTA, a national, precious metals industry trade association.
Under Hanlon's guidance, Dillon Gage's precious metals division has expanded from its original role in metals trading and in-house numismatics-handling rare and exotic coins-to refining operations, jewelry closeouts, estate liquidations and dealing in jewelers' metals and fine Swiss watches. Specialists servicing money managers have been added to the division's staff. Also under his guidance, Dillon Gage opened Diamond State Depository, a facility storing precious metals in New Castle, Delaware, in 2010. And, in 2011 Dillon Gage will open its second depository in Toronto, Canada.
Formerly Hanlon served for nearly nine years as vice president and general manager of Dallas Gold & Silver Exchange, a diversified operation where he helped manage all activities, including wholesale and retail bullion and precious metals trading, numismatics, scrap metals dealing and retail jewelry outlets.
Hanlon works closely with the world's major mints and is frequently called upon by gold and silver councils for market and product evaluations. He is regarded as one of the world's leading experts on matters involving precious metals and gold coins and is frequently quoted by trade and financial publications around the world.
Hanlon graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and began his career with American Airlines, where he acquired management experience in the passenger, flight and freight departments.
About Dillon Gage
Dillon Gage (www.DillonGage.com) was founded in 1976, and its companies include:
* Dillon Gage Securities, Inc., a full-service NASD member firm that specializes in financial planning.
* Dillon Gage Metals, one of the largest precious metals dealers in the U.S. (http://www.dillongage.com/metals).
* Dillon Gage Inc., a firm dealing in futures markets.
* Diamond State Depository, a wholly owned, independently operated precious metals storage facility located in New Castle, Delaware.