Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp.
Combining Classic Mineral Exploration with State of the Art Technology
President / CEO, Director
Mr. Gross is a mining engineer (BS, Ohio State University, 1982; MS Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1988; P.E., Colorado and Alabama) and attorney (JD, University of Denver, 2001) with over 30 years of experience, both domestic and international. His work experience includes surface and underground mining operations, engineering, and delivery of construction mega-projects across multiple industrial and commercial markets and the practice of law related to each of these sectors. Brett brings a combination of professional skills that benefits every aspect of Liberty Star’s business. Brett’s engineering career began at Virginia Tech with research focused on rock mechanics and the stability of underground openings, particularly the phenomenon of “coal bumps” and “rock bursts” and studying methods to monitor stress changes in the longwall barrier pillar during the onset of the active longwall face. The ensuing years of his career have been intimately involved with a broad spectrum of engineering, operations, management and project delivery. Since 2002, Brett has practiced law both in private practice and as in-house counsel negotiating and closing complex deals with what today is among the largest and most successful engineering and construction firms in the United States.
Ms. Patricia Madaris
Position: Vice President, Finance
Ms. Madaris joined Liberty Star in 2011 serving as the Executive Assistant to the CEO and Board of Directors. In May 2015 she was appointed to the position of Vice President, Finance upon the recommendation of Liberty Star’s CEO, James A. Briscoe, and unanimously elected by the Board of Directors. Since the beginning of her tenure with Liberty Star, Patricia has worked to engage, negotiate, and close financings, and has overseen the Company’s financial reporting and projected budgeting for ongoing operations. She has also worked as an accountant/manager for corporations in Arizona, Florida, and California since 2005. Ms. Madaris received a BS, summa cum laude, in Accounting with Indiana Wesleyan University. Ms. Madaris is currently pursuing a MBA with an expected graduation date in 2016.