Our staff

Core Staff


Margaret Arsenault photoMargaret Arsenault is co-owner and CEO of Gold Rush Publishing. She is a decorated disabled veteran.

Margaret has worked and volunteered in the publishing industry for more than 20 years. She was Vice President of Gold Rush Games, where she managed contract writers and artists for the company. In 2017 she co-founded Gold Rush Publishing with her husband, Mark, and took the role of Chief Executive Officer.


Mark Arsenault is the co-owner and President of Gold Rush Publishing. He is also a decorated veteran and decorated law enforcement officer (now retired).

Mark has been in the publishing industry for more than 20 years. He founded MTA Graphics in 1996 to publish a hobby-based periodical. Later, in 1998 he started Gold Rush Games, which went on to publish many games and books, several of which received industry awards. In 2017 Gold Rush Games was dissolved and its assets acquired by Gold Rush Publishing, and Mark came on board as President of the new company.


Associate Staff


Paul Lidberg HeadshotPaul Lidberg has been a publisher, game designer and graphic designer for more than 30 years. He began doing book and publication design in 1987, when he started a publishing company, Team Frog. He has more than 100 game designs and game-related articles to his credit. Paul designed numerous games and publications. Paul also has an MBA degree in Global Management from the University of Phoenix.


Additional Staff

We utilize a number of other contact artists and designers in our business from time to time.