Answering the demand for skyrocketing battery technology requires a team with strategic business aptitude and operational expertise in geology, drilling, chemistry, extraction, battery materials, and lithium-ion battery recycling

ABTC has curated a team that is prepared for incoming opportunities and the inevitable challenges of volatile markets. We have fundamental understanding in critical areas including water rights policy, legal expertise in mining and environmental regulations, and knowledge of cutting-edge extraction technology.

Our scientists are continuously analyzing data to improve processes and advance leading-edge research. Our company-run chemical lab allows for better communication and collaboration in addition to quicker time-to-implementation for actionable discoveries.

Our Team

<b>Douglas Cole</b>
Douglas ColeCEO and Chairman
<b>Menka Sethi</b>
Menka SethiChief Operating Officer
<b>Ryan Melsert</b>
Ryan MelsertChief Technical Officer
<b>David Batstone</b>
David BatstoneSustainability and Impact
<b>John C. Lukrich</b>
John C. LukrichChief of Staff
<b>Jennie Mathews</b>
Jennie MathewsHuman Resources and Legal
<b>Doug Nickle</b>
Doug NickleBusiness Development
<b>Jesse Appleton</b>
Jesse AppletonPublic Affairs
<b>Nick Copping</b>
Nick CoppingMarketing
<b>Greg Kuzma</b>
Greg KuzmaChief Geologist
<b>Katie Baker</b>
Katie BakerCorporate Communications
<b>Axel Drefahl</b>
Axel DrefahlSenior Scientist/Chemist
<b>Shirley Perkins</b>
Shirley PerkinsRegional Admin Manager - Tonopah Operations
<b>Ross Leisinger</b>
Ross LeisingerHead of Resources
<b>August Meng</b>
August MengPrincipal Chemical Engineer
<b>Chuck Leber</b>
Chuck LeberLead Onsite Project Manager
<b>Vickey Alvarez</b>
Vickey AlvarezController

Our Board

<b>Douglas Cole</b>
Douglas ColeCEO and Chairman
<b>William Hunter</b>
William HunterDirector
<b>Douglas MacLellan</b>
Douglas MacLellanDirector
<b>Ryan Melsert</b>
Ryan MelsertDirector
<b>David Batstone</b>
David BatstoneDirector