Management Team

Management Team

Edward Karr

President, CEO, and Director

Edward Karr is the founder of several investment management and investment banking firms based in Geneva, Switzerland and has been active in the natural resource industry for years. Mr. Karr was a Founder and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Pershing Gold Corp (PGLC _ Nasdaq). Mr. Karr is a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Levon Resources (LVN - TSX) In 2004, Futures Magazine named Mr. Karr as one of the world's Top Traders. He is a past contributor to CNBC and has been quoted in numerous financial publications. Mr. Karr worked for Prudential Securities in the United States and has been in the financial services industry for over twenty years.

Dave Mathewson

VP, Head of Exploration

Dave Mathewson is a geologist-explorer with 35 years of exploration experience in Nevada alone. Notable discoveries made while Head of Newmont Nevada's Exploration team from 1989 through 2001 include: Tess, Northwest Rain, Saddle and South Emigrant in the Rain mining district. From 1999-2001 Mathewson-led team made important deposit extension discoveries at Newmont's Gold Quarry and Mike deposits. Most recently his work at Gold Standard Ventures led to the consolidation of the Railroad-Pinion district and the North Bullion & Bald Mountain discoveries.

For a more extensive background on Dave, please click HERE.

David Rector

Chief Operating Officer, Secretary

Since 1985, Mr. Rector has been the Principal of The David Stephen Group, which provides enterprise consulting services to emerging and developing companies in a variety of industries.  From November 2012 through January 2014, Mr. Rector  served as the CEO and President of Valor Gold. From February 2012 through January 2013, Mr. Rector served as the VP Finance & Administration of Pershing Gold Corp.

Jonathan Tegge

Principal Financial and Accounting Officer

Jonathan Tegge presently serves as Associate of Financial Reporting of Brio Financial Group, where he has worked for the past three years. Prior to entering that role in 2015, Mr. Tegge was an accounting consultant at Robert Half Financing & Accounting, a division of Robert Half International.

Ken Coleman

Project Geologist

Ken Coleman is a geologist with extensive experience in Nevada. Ken joined U.S. Gold Corp. from Barrick Gold Corporation where he was a mine geologist at the Goldstrike Mine. Prior to Barrick, Ken was a consulting, mine and project geologist for Battle Mountain Gold, Comstock Mining and Victoria Gold. Ken brings deep exploration and geological experience to the U.S. Gold Corp. team. He has been a member of the Geological Society of Nevada since 2005.