Enviroleach is led by an experienced and seasoned Board of Directors with an extensive

history in finance, law, mining, E-Waste, and electronic manufacturing technologies... 


Board of Directors


Mel Lavitt

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Lavitt has over 50 years of investment banking expertise in emerging growth high tech and middle-market companies. His professional career included hundreds of capital market transactions accounting for several billion dollars of equity and debt financing. Mr. Lavitt also served as a Director of Jabil from September 1991 to January 2016, is on the advisory board of two private companies, TELUS International and Deserve, Inc., and on the board of directors of Storage Engine.


Duane Nelson


Mr. Nelson is the founder and CEO of EnviroLeach. He has founded a number of successful companies. Most recently he was the CEO and co-founder of Silvermex Resources Inc., a past TSX listed gold and silver producer. He is the founder of Quotemedia Inc., a successful financial market data company established in 1998, a leading provider of global financial stock market data for the Toronto Stock Exchange, NASDAQ OTC, and others. Mr. Nelson is a member of the Board of Directors of Group 11 Technologies and NGO Sustainability in Consultive Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.


Kenneth C. McNaughton  M.A.Sc. P.Eng.


Mr. McNaughton is Vice President and Chief Explorations Officer for Pretivm Resources. He is a professional geological engineer with over 30 years of global experience developing and leading mineral exploration programs. He was Senior Vice President, Exploration for Silver Standard Resources Inc.


Court Anderson B.S. J.D.


Court is currently a lawyer at Henson & Efron, P.A. specializing in litigating business disputes.  He was named a Minnesota Attorney of the Year in 2014 by Minnesota Lawyer.   He has litigated disputes in dozens of federal and state courts throughout the country, with many of his cases involving shareholder and securities disputes, complex contracts, and a variety of business-related torts.  Court regularly advises boards and officers on corporate governance issues and their legal obligations, mitigating legal risk and exposure. He graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University, summa cum laude, with a B.S. degree in accounting, and thereafter obtained a Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School.


Alexander Ruckdäschel


Mr. Ruckdaeschel brings extensive experience in the successful development of several small cap and mid cap emerging growth companies. Mr. Ruckdaeschel has served on the Board of Directors of several successful public and private companies, including ERI, the largest fully integrated E-Waste recycler and IT & Electronics Asset Disposition (ITAD) provider in the United States, where he served from the company's founding until late 2020.