John Loftus

John Loftus has served as Chief Executive Officer and President and Chairman of the Board since December 12, 2016. Under his guidance, the company posted its second consecutive annual profit in 2018. Mr. Loftus holds an M.B.A. from the SMU Cox School of Business.


Bret Pedersen

Bret Pedersen, CPA was selected as acting Chief Financial Officer effective as of January 2017. Mr. Pedersen has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Southwest Texas State University. Having been a CPA for over twenty years, he has extensive experience in reporting, analyzing, and financially controlling companies. He has been serving in the capacity as a Financial Controller for the past twenty years. Two years prior to being employed by DGSE, Mr. Pedersen was the Financial Controller, from 2014 to 2016, for Payson Petroleum, Inc. which is the parent company of Payson Operating, LLC. Prior to Payson Petroleum, Mr. Pedersen was the Financial Controller, from 2009 to 2014, for Iron Creek Ventures, Inc. 

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