Gold Express is a minerals discovery company advancing projects from discovery stage toward production.
Who We Are
Gold Express Mines is a multi-commodity mining company focused on the discovery and development of precious and base metal assets. The Company prioritizes sustainability in its operations. We utilize best practices to ensure that the economic, social and environmental impacts of our projects are in harmony with the goals of the local communities, regions, and indigenous organizations where we operate.
Our Key Projects
GEM has more than 25 projects in the western United States, including three focus projects.
Our projects include gold, silver, uranium, vanadium, copper, lead and zinc.
The Company was founded in 2019 by Howard Crosby and John Ryan. Mr. Crosby and Mr. Ryan have been business partners for twenty-five years, with a focus on natural resource industries. The two entrepreneurs have founded, developed and grown multiple successful companies from start-up phase to public listings, strategic buyouts, or asset sales.
He has founded or co-founded and served in executive or board positions with Cadence Resources Corporation, Metalline Mining Company (now called Silver Bull Resources), High Plains Uranium, Western Goldfields, Inc. (which became part of New Gold), U.S. Silver Corporation (now America’s Gold), Southern Legacy Minerals, and White Mountain Titanium and others. He currently serves as Interim CEO and Director of Bunker Hill Mining Corp. He has been a senior executive and director of a number of public companies and serves, or has served, listed resource companies in the USA, Canada, the UK and Australia. Mr. Ryan holds a BS in Mining Engineering from the University of Idaho and a JD from Boston College Law School.
He was a founder and director of U.S. Silver Corporation which, in 2006, acquired the Galena Mine in the Coeur d’Alene Mining District from Coeur d’Alene Mines. From 2004 until March of 2016, Mr. Crosby was an officer and director of White Mountain Titanium Corporation, seeking to develop a world class titanium project in Chile. Mr. Crosby is also a director or advisor to a number of privately held companies. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Idaho in 1975 majoring in History.
She has over 19 years’ experience in natural resource and mining accounting, including serving as the CFO of Independence Resources PLC, and the contract Controller of Butte Highway Mining Company, Discovery Oil and Energenx, Inc. Donna has also been the Controller for Cadence Resources, High Plains Uranium, Western Goldfields, US Silver Corporation and Southern Legacy Minerals. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration-Accounting from Eastern Washington University.
Ms. Thomas has nine years of diverse experience in base metal mineral exploration, permitting for exploration and mining companies, and environmental, social, governance (ESG) due diligence. Helen has guided several clients towards approval for federal, state, and county permits in Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, and Washington to explore and mine in their area of interest. During each process, she works closely with representatives from regulatory agencies, leads and manages stakeholder negotiations, and presents testimony before state and county commissioners during public meetings and hearings if required. Helen also has field experience in exploration for ore deposits in metamorphosed terranes, including drill targeting and management, ground magnetic surveys, and understanding deposit formation through structural and textural relationships. Helen is fluent in written and spoken Spanish and business- proficient in written and spoken French. She holds a M.S. in Exploration Geology from Colorado School of Mines and a B.S. in Geology with an emphasis in Structural Geology from the University of California at Santa Barbara.