Board of Directors

Stephen D. Plumb

Chairman, Treasurer & CEO

Steve Plumb is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pershing Resources Company Inc. He also serves as Treasurer. Mr. Plumb is and has been responsible for the day to day functioning of the Company and its finances for the past 12 years. He has been an investor in the Company and its predecessor companies since 1997 and served as a director of MG Natural Resources from 1998 to 2001 He then re-joined the Board of Directors in 2004 and was named Chief Financial Officer. He was named CEO in 2014 upon the passing of previous CEO Daniel F. Wright and, has been involved with the Company and its activities for nearly 20 years. Mr. Plumb has been in the field of public accounting for the last 35 years, first as a sole proprietor and then as a principal in a large Lansing Michigan firm. He has been involved with taxes and consulting to all types of businesses throughout his career. Mr. Plumb is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Michigan Association of Public Accountants, and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.

Joel Adams III

Director, Corporate Secretary & COO

Joel Adams is a Director and Corporate Secretary of Pershing Resources. He is also the Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Adams is responsible for day to day corporate affairs and overall operations of the Company in conjunction with Mr. Plumb’s role and as Treasurer and CEO. He is primarily focused on logistics, strategic planning and, procuring the necessary capital for the next phase of the company’s development. Mr. Adams has held sales, management and, consulting positions in the fields of fixed income trading, and financial technology over the past 30 years which, included 14 years as a licensed securities professional. Over the course of his career, Mr. Adams has built a strong knowledge base and understanding of public finance, securities regulations and, issuer compliance matters.

Mr. Adams is based in New York and Reno and, joined the Company as Head of Strategic Planning in 2014. He is on the Board of Directors and has served as Corporate Secretary since 2014. He has been an investor in Pershing Resources and, its predecessor companies, since 1988 and, served as a director of MG Natural Resources from 1993 to 1994.

Mr. Adams holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara.  

Dr. Jack Ruckman


Dr. Jack Ruckman has served a variety of clients performing a variety of technical services. Dr. Ruckman has developed testing and operating equipment for precious metal ore processing and recovery, such as gold beneficiation equipment, metal separation systems, rapid dissolution system for precious metals, gold recovery systems and related analytical equipment

Stephen V. Savran, M.D


Dr. Stephen Savran has been involved in the Marcos Project since 1989. Dr. Savran was instrumental in procuring the capital necessary to begin drilling, core sampling and has served as an advisor to the company since 2004. We are pleased Dr. Savran has accepted a Directorship position on our Board of Directors.

David Jordan


David Jordan is a business owner with more than 40 years in sales management and software development. Having founded two successful software companies, Mr. Jordan is currently the President of NetRate Systems, a company that supplies premium calculation and policy issuance systems to the Property and Casualty Insurance market. Mr. Jordan has been an investor in MG Gold and Pershing Resources since 1998.