Chief Executive Officer and President
Mr. Gerald Easterling has served as President and a Director of NaturalShrimp since its inception in 2001 and recently replaced Mr. Williams as the Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Easterling is instrumental in corporate direction, operations, acquisitions, and merger strategies for the company.
He is also President and Director for Natural Aquatic Systems, LLC the holder of the intellectual technology rights for indoor aquatic species patent issued December 2018. He has oversight of business development, operations, and sales.
He served as President of Café Quick Enterprises and was a member of the Board of Directors from 1988 until 2016. During this time he was a co-developer and named inventor of the Café Quick™ patented fast food vending concept. In this role, Mr. Easterling built the business model from concept to production. He was the key for developing the proprietary patented food delivery packaging and product specifications. The Café Quick™ technology was patented worldwide; in 2012 the Company sold all its proprietary technology and assets to California based KRh Thermal Systems.
In 1981 Mr. Easterling co-founded Process Technology (Fresh Fry™), where he served as President and Director. It was the first patented customer-operated French fry machine for the convenience store industry. In 1982, Salt Lake City based U.I. Group acquired all the Fresh Fry patented technology, where he continued to server as Executive Vice President and member of the Board of Directors.
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Mr. Delgado has served as a consultant to numerous public and private companies in a management capacity and as a board member. He is currently restructuring Global Digital Solutions, Inc. (“GDSI”), a security and technology company, where he serves as the CEO/CFO..
Mr. Delgado served as a former Chief Budget Analyst for the Northern California region for Pacific Bell.
Bachelor of Science with Honors in Applied Economics from the University of San Francisco and Graduate studies in Telecommunications Management at Southern Methodist University.
Chief Technology Officer and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Untermeyer is a co-founder of NaturalShrimp and is the inventor of the initial technology behind the computer-controlled shrimp-raising system used by the Company. He has served as an engineering consultant to NaturalShrimp since 2001.
Mr. Untermeyer served as a Senior Program Manager with Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas for 34 years but is now working full time as the Chief Technology Officer for the NaturalShrimp. His experience includes systems engineering, program development, and technical management. Mr. Untermeyer has spent his entire career in the process of defining, designing, and developing electronic products and systems for both commercial and government clients. This has included small design programs to large multi-million dollar programs involving large multidisciplinary teams composed of software, electrical, and mechanical engineers.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from St. Mary’s University.
Thomas B. Pickens III
Thomas B. Pickens III is currently the Chairman and CEO of Nasdaq-listed Astrotech Corporation and also currently serves as the CEO/CTO of AgLAB, Inc., Chairman of 1st Detect Corporation & CEO/Chairman of Agriculture Technology Corporation. Over the past 35 years, Mr. Pickens has been the founder of 28 companies beginning with Beta Computer Systems, Inc., T.B. Pickens & Co., The Code Corporation, U.S. Utilities Inc., Great Southern Water Corp., and South Carolina Water Inc. He has also been the CEO and Chairman of Catalyst Energy Corporation, United Thermal Corporation (NYSE), Golden Bear Corporation, United Hydro, Inc., Slate Creek Corporation, Eury Dam Corporation and was the General Partner of Grace Pickens Acquisition Partners L.P. and Sumpter Partners L.P. Mr. Pickens has also served as the Chairman of Xplore Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ), Chairman of the Board of Astrotech Space Operations, Inc., Century Power Corporation and Vidalia Hydroelectric Corporation. He has also served on the board of Trenwick America Reinsurance Corporation, Spacehab Inc. (NASDAQ), Advocate MD Inc., Optifab Inc. (NASDAQ). He was also the Co-Chairman of the Equity Committee of Mirant, Corp. (NASDAQ) and served as the Chairman of the New York chapter of United Shareholders Association, a shareholders' rights organization. He also serves on the board of The Monroe Institute, a non-profit organization.
Dr. Paraic J. Mulgrew
Dr. Paraic J. Mulgrew. LTC. MD. FACP, received his Medical Degree from University College Dublin in 1969. He completed his medical training at the Wilmington Medical Center in Delaware and at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. He spent much of his Medical Career as Medical Director of Multiorgan Transplant Programs in San Antonio. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1972 and received a Regular Commission in 1975. Dr. Mulgrew is currently semi-retired. He has been active through his practice in identifying trends in both health and medicine. Dr. Mulgrew has been a long-term investor in Natural Shrimp since the early 2000s and has maintained a close relationship with the company since its inception.
Dr. Edward R. Rashid
Dr. Edward R. Rashid MD. FACP, graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1970, and completed his medical degree at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois in 1976. Dr. Rashid obtained his board certification in ophthalmology in 1981 and served as an ophthalmologist and flight surgeon in the United States Air Force for 20 years and achieved the rank of full Colonel. Dr. Rashid served as a consultant to the surgeon general of the Air Force and he was the residency training director of the Air Force’s only ophthalmology program. He developed the first nationally certified eye bank in the United States military health system and was awarded the legion of merit upon his retirement. In 1995, Dr. Rashid founded Eye Associates which has grown to 60 employees with seven doctors and four office locations across South Texas. He served as President and Medical Director of the Alamo Laser Vision Center for over twenty years. Dr. Rashid has performed over twenty thousand eye operations including approximately one thousand corneal transplants. He has held the position as full clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Texas Health Science Center for over 20 years. He has authored several chapters in books both in the United States and Europe. For thirty years, Dr. Rashid has served as the team ophthalmologist for the five-time World Champion San Antonio Spurs. He has been regularly selected, by his peers, to be recognized by the annual rating services “Best Doctors in Texas” and “Best Doctors in America”. He is currently focusing his time as a principal investigator on several research projects as he continues his responsibilities with the San Antonio Spurs.
Edward Johnson is a former professional basketball player, TV and radio personality, businessman and philanthropist. He spent 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and a year in the Greek Basket League midway through his career. Playing nearly 1,200 games, Mr. Johnson retired from the NBA in 2000 with 19,202 total points. Before his retirement from the NBA, he began his transition into radio and television. He was a writer for USA Today, Hoops Hype and served as guest analyst on TNT, NBC, and Fox Sports. Today he is a television Color Analyst for the Phoenix Suns and serves as Co-Host of the NBA Today Show on Sirius XM Radio. Mr. Johnson’s business ventures have included TeamPhone, Fabric.com and Hour25.AI INC. His philanthropic efforts have supported youth and women’s organizations including Big Brothers/Big Sisters, the Phoenix Youth Commission and Helping Hands for Single Moms.