Our Leadership Team
CEO and Chief Investment Officer
Frank Holmes is the CEO and Chief Investment Officer of U.S. Global Investors. Mr. Holmes purchased a controlling interest in U.S. Global Investors in 1989 and became the firm’s chief investment officer in 1999.
Under his guidance, the company’s funds have received numerous awards and honors including more than two dozen Lipper Fund Awards and certificates. In 2006, Mr. Holmes was selected mining fund manager of the year by the Mining Journal. He is also the co-author of “The Goldwatcher: Demystifying Gold Investing.”
Mr. Holmes is engaged in a number of international philanthropies. He is a member of the President’s Circle and on the investment committee of the International Crisis Group, which works to resolve conflict around the world. He is also an advisor to the William J. Clinton Foundation on sustainable development in countries with resource-based economies.
Mr. Holmes is a native of Toronto and is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He is a former president and chairman of the Toronto Society of the Investment Dealers Association.
Mr. Holmes is a much-sought-after keynote speaker at national and international investment conferences. He is also a regular commentator on the financial television networks CNBC, Bloomberg and Fox Business, and has been profiled by Fortune, Barron’s, The Financial Times and other publications.
President, General Counsel
Susan McGee joined U.S. Global Investors as Associate Counsel in 1992. In 1997, she became General Counsel and was named President of U.S. Global Investors in 1998. In collaboration with the CEO, Ms. McGee is responsible for directing the overall policy, planning, administrative, budgetary and operations functions of the organization. As General Counsel, she provides general legal services to U.S. Global Investors and its subsidiaries.
Ms. McGee received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Houston, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She earned a J.D. from St. Mary’s Law School, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Ms. McGee is a director of San Antonio Sports and of Family Services Association, and is a member of the Advisory Council of the University of Texas at San Antonio, College of Business. She is also a member of the Investment Company Institute’s Board of Governors and is chair of the Investment Company Institute’s Small Funds Committee.
Chief Financial Officer
Lisa Callicotte joined U.S. Global Investors in 2009 as controller and was promoted to chief financial officer in July 2013. Ms. Callicotte is responsible for oversight of all financial statements and related disclosures for internal use and external filings with the appropriate regulatory bodies. In addition, she is responsible for monitoring pertinent GAAP, SEC and FINRA rules for relevant accounting and regulatory matters. Ms. Callicotte previously worked for Ernst & Young LLP for 12 years, leaving as a senior manager. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor of business administration and a master of science in accounting. She has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1999.