Technical Team

Donald McDowell, PLS

Mr. McDowell has over 30 years’ experience in project generation and consolidating strategic natural resources projects. He is currently founding President of America’s Gold Exploration, Inc., founding corporate & technical director for Ecuador Gold and Copper, Inc. & former founding president of Great American Minerals, Inc. Don is a uniquely qualified and experienced explorationist with over 25 years of combined business, mineral exploration, project management and development experience with over 21 years of major corporate experience with Nippon, Santa Fe Pacific Gold and Kennecott. Focused experience in Nevada & the Great Basin, Alaska, Ecuador & Central America.

Robin Hendrickson, B.S.

Mr. Hendrickson has over 40 years’ experience of major corporate gold exploration and mine development. His career long focus on computer technology has seen Robin consulting on database, development and information system projects as well as providing technical direction and computer software assistance to exploration offices in the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan for a variety of clients. Previous clients/employers include Barrick Gold, Placer Dome, Santa Fe Pacific Gold, and Spirit Minerals. He directed geologic data base activities for Placer Dome’s exploration projects and mine sites in North/South America. He managed the Information Systems Department at Barrick’s Goldstrike Mine, supervised 15 employees and a budget of $3.5 million. At Santa Fe Pacific Gold, he managed group of 12 professionals responsible for analytical databases and geologic resource evaluations including Twin Creeks, Lone Tree, Mesquite and Mule Canyon Mines. He is the founder of EDM Solutions, Inc., which develops commercial web-based database management system for the minerals industry.