Management Team

Management Team

Edward Karr

President, CEO, and Director

Edward Karr is an international entrepreneur, 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 has significant experience in serving as a Board member with numerous public companies. He was a founder and served on the Board of Directors of Pershing Gold Corp. until its merger with Americas Silver Corporation (USAS – NYSE). Mr. Karr was a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Levon Resources (LVN - TSX) until its merger with Discovery Metals (DSV – TSX.V).  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 five years.

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.

Ted Sharp

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Sharp is a Certified Public Accountant, and has Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting from Boise State University. Since 2003, he has been President of Sharp Executive Associates, Inc., a privately-held accounting firm providing Chief Financial Officer services to clients. Concurrent with his position with U.S. Gold, Mr. Sharp serves part-time as Chief Financial Officer of Goldrich Mining Company, from February 2006 through the present; from September 2018 through the present, serves part-time as Chief Financial Officer of Timberline Resources Corporation; from July 2012 through the present, as principal and serves part-time as Chief Executive and Financial Officer of US Calcium LLC, a privately-held natural resource company. From May 2011 through January 2012, Mr. Sharp served part-time as Chief Financial Officer of Gryphon Gold Corporation, a natural resource company trading on the FINRA OTCBB, and from September 2008 through November 2010, Mr. Sharp served part-time as Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Financial Officer of Texada Ventures, Inc, a natural resource exploration company formerly trading on the FINRA OTCBB. From November of 2006 to June 2009, Mr. Sharp served part-time as Chief Financial Officer of Commodore Applied Technologies, Inc., an environmental solutions company formerly trading on the FINRA OTCBB. Prior to 2003, he worked for 14 years in positions of Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director of European Operations and Corporate Controller for Key Technology, Inc., a publicly-traded manufacturer of capital goods. Mr. Sharp has more than 30 years of experience in treasury management, internal financial controls, SEC reporting and Corporate Governance.

Ken Coleman

Senior 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.