John J. Manes, CMA, CPG, PG
President at Mineral Valuation Specialists
Certified Minerals Appraiser
Certified Professional Geologist
Registered Professional Geologist
- Bachelor of Science in Geosciences (Geology) – University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
- Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Major: Soil and Water Science) – University of Arizona
John J. Manes is the President, Senior Geologist and lead Minerals Appraiser/Valuator of Mineral Valuation Specialists. He holds a B.S. in Geology and a B.S. in Agriculture from the University of Arizona. Mr. Manes has fourteen years of very diversified mineral and mineral business related valuation and consulting experience and over twenty years of geological experience. He served as the President of the International Institute of Minerals Appraisers for Years 2014 and 2015 and is currently on the International Valuation Standards Committee. He is also the Website Development Committee Chair, Membership Committee Chair and annual Meeting and Papers Presentation Chair. He is also a member of multiple appraisal and geological societies. Previous work experience includes working as a consulting geologist, a Senior Project Manager for reclamation and engineering firms, and research positions with the United States Geological Survey and the University of Arizona.