Meet the Team

Rob Gray, x501
Executive Director

As a former RCO for the Liberty Dollar, Gray knows first-hand the importance of maintaining a spotless reputation in the marketplace and avoiding entanglements that isolate supporters. By focusing on the creation of value for each and every partner, Gray has been able to establish relationships with organizations that previously ignored the importance of honest money.

A native of Philadelphia, Gray left school early to start his first business at the age of 17. After a string of moderate successes (and a few failures), Gray combined his knowledge of corporate barter trade exchanges with his awareness of the dying dollar and created a successful silver-based barter economy in Dallas, Texas. In 2007, Gray launched the American Open Currency Standard to unite the regional silver barter networks into a cohesive national movement. Today, Gray serves as Executive Director of the AOCS and also Chairman for several other concerns he has helped launch over the years. Gray is married and lives in Dallas with his wife and two children.


David Gray, x502

David is the organizational glue that keeps the AOCS running at peak efficiency. Gray joined the AOCS team in 2008 while attending Oklahoma State University as a Community Trade Coordinator for the Stillwater, OK region. Gray graduated with a degree in Human Resource Management and minor in Finance, transitioned to the Dallas market, and quickly worked his way up the ranks to become the AOCS Operations Director.

David works directly with AOCS minting partners to ensure the timely production and quality of all AOCS medallions. Further, he is responsible for the continued monitoring of the weight and purity of each medallion produced at the authorized facilities.


EAEddie Allen, First Nations & Commodity Banking

Eddie Allen is the Executive Director of Sovereign Economics, a division of American Open Currency Standard. In that capacity he works with leaders of independent nations, states, and communities to provide financial system solutions to enhance their sovereignty and expand their viability. He began his work with the AOCS in early 2008 and is credited with creating projects with the Soto Nation, Atooi Kingdom, Crow Nation, New Hampshire Free State Project, Ludwig von Mises Institute, Ron Paul’s Campaign for Liberty and many more.


IMAG0176Kurt Wallace, New Business Development

Kurt Wallace – New Business Development Director and host of Open Currency Update has a background in PR, marketing and fundraising consulting for businesses, politicians, personalities and non-profits. He has experience in business networking strategy, television production and as a radio talk show host. Since 2007 Kurt has interviewed hundreds of guests and worked with over 20 national political campaigns. Kurt speaks Russian, teaches Ballroom and Latin dance and has traveled extensively in Europe, Africa, Central and South America. He loves being a father and spending time with his son.


  1. Dear Rob Gray:

    Congratulations on your excellent speech in congress 2 weeks ago and congratulations on the continued success of your organization.

    The purpose of reaching out to your organization to inform you of the pre-production phase of a feature film: Jekyll Island.

    Paul Stephan and Bill Still are on the team and socially conscious A-list actors are being contacted in Hollywood. Free Lakota Bank has also been contacted.

    As associate producer / business manager of the project, I’m helping to build the team to help produce the film. Although many documentaries have been on the sinister 1910 bankers meeting, never has a feature movie been produced. The goal is to release the movie end of 2013 (100-year anniversary of the unconstitutional Federal Reserve System).

    Please take a moment to visit:

    We believe there could be a synergy with the marketing of and the film in terms of:

    - website advertisement barter swap
    - barter advice on film pre-production budget
    - newsletter marketing
    - endorsement
    - advisory board
    - other

    The goal of the movie is to not only bring further worldwide awareness of the origins of the FED, but rather to trigger action from movie-goers towards the organizations supporting the film.

    May the good Lord continue to bless you, your family and your organization.

    Frank Allegro

  2. Loved your speech.
    I saw on the Chris Duane channel you guys made a silver coin.

    If I design one can you guys make it?
    Any info on making a personalised silver 1oz coin?

    It’s a great way to get people into silver and comes from another angle of consciousness in walking away form the current paradigm into something better.

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