headshots-Steven Osterberg, Ph.D., P.G.
President & Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mr. Osterberg has 25 years of domestic and international minerals exploration experience with multiple deposit types including sediment-hosted, Carlin-type, epithermal, and mesothermal gold and silver deposits. He has also been involved in advancing numerous projects from permitting to production. Mr. Osterberg managed his own geologic consulting practice and was previously a leader in the geology-hydrogeology-geochemistry mineral resources practice at Tetra-Tech MMI. His history includes positions at Knight Piésold, BHP Minerals International, Noranda, and Kerr-McGee. He earned his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in geology from the University of Minnesota and his B.S. degree in geology from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He is an NI 43-101 Qualified Person.







Paul Dircksen
V.P. Business Development & Technical Services, Director

Mr. Dircksen has over 35 years of experience in the mining and exploration industry, serving in executive, managerial, and technical roles at several companies. He has a strong technical background, serving as a team member on nine gold discoveries, seven of which later became operating mines. Mr. Dircksen has held senior management positions with Lacana Gold, The Cordex Syndicate, Orvana Minerals, Bravo Venture Group, and Brett Resources. He holds an M.S. in Geology from the Mackay School of Mines at the University of Nevada.