Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson has been an analyst and stockbroker specializing in gold-mining stocks and Canadian stocks for almost 40 years.

For 30 years, he has been the president and sole owner of First Securities Northwest, Inc. Mr. Johnson also has the added experience of running, as CEO, a producing gold mining company which was traded on the Toronto and NASDAQ exchanges.

Mr. Johnson is a frequent speaker at industry and investment conferences, and has been interviewed for numerous radio, television, print and other online media outlets concerning natural resource investment and industry topics. Mr. Johnson is particularly knowledgeable and active in the private placement markets.

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First Securities Northwest, Inc.
18824 SE Mildred Street
Portland, OR 97267


Ben Johnson, President

“There are tens of thousands of stockbrokers out there: most just sell what management tells them to, or passively take orders. I've known and recommended Ben Johnson for 35 years and can vouch for his competence.”

Doug Casey, Casey Research

“In mining and finance circles Ben Johnson is one of the most well known and most respected. It is my honor to have known him and done business with him for more than two decades.”

Jeff Berwick, President TDV