Walter Coles, Sr.
CEO & Chairman
Mr. Coles had a 30 year career in the U.S. Foreign Service. He was a key architect for U.S. policy initiatives on privatization and land reform implementation in countries that comprised the former Soviet Union. After leaving the State Department, Mr. Coles worked as an international consultant in privatization and land reform issues. Mr. Coles founded Virginia Uranium Inc. in 2007. He is also the owner and operator of a cattle and grain business on the Coles Hill Property. He has a Bachelors degree from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and is a licensed commercial pilot.
Mr. Reynolds has over 30 years of experience in mineral exploration and development in Canada and the United States. From 1976 to 1985 he worked exclusively in the uranium industry, mainly in Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories and Virginia. As President of Marline, Mr. Reynolds was directly responsible for uranium exploration efforts in the Eastern United States which lead to the discovery of the Coles Hill Property in Virginia. From 1985 to 2005, Mr. Reynolds founded, operated and sold ProMark, a significant national geophysical service firm with over 400 employees. Mr. Reynolds has a Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Alberta and is a Registered Professional Geologist in Virginia and Georgia. Norm Reynolds has lived in Chatham, Virginia since 1982.
Senior Legal Counsel
For over two decades, Mr. Keesee has practiced various aspects of corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, contracts, computer law, tax law, financing, creditor's rights, and venture capital. A native of Lynchburg, Virginia, Mr. Keesee earned his B.S. in accounting at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and his J.D. from the College of William & Mary. He teaches law as an adjunct professor at Washington and Lee University.
Mr. Roberts is Chief Operating Officer for Energy Fuels. He was previously the Executive Vice President -- U.S. Operations for Denison Mines Corp. Prior to his employment with Denison, Mr. Roberts was the President of Energy Fuels Nuclear, Inc. Throughout his career Mr. Roberts has held various positions related to operations oversight, project development, and permitting of mining operations. Mr. Roberts obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Montana State University in 1975, and is a Registered Professional Engineer in several western States.
Walter Coles, Jr.
Executive Vice President
Mr. Coles was an equity and high yield bond analyst for Cadence Investment Partners, LLC, a New York based event-driven hedge fund, from 2005 through to the beginning of 2007. Previously, he worked at UBS Investment Bank as a research analyst from 1999 through 2005, covering companies in multiple sectors. Mr. Coles has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Richmond.
Karen A. Allan, CMA
Chief Financial Officer
Mrs. Allan is a Certified Management Accountant and has served as Chief Financial Officer and/or Corporate Secretary for the past twenty plus years for several public companies including Virginia Energy Resources Inc., Boss Power Corp., Masuparia Gold Corporation and others.