We pride ourselves with our experienced people company wide. Our Management Team’s priority is safe production to achieve our client’s objectives. We pay attention to detail and keep our commitments. Our focus is to deliver results on time every time.

Management Team


Steve Elloway, President
Steve Elloway has over 20 years experience in the mining industry. Steve has worked internationally on numerous high profile projects and has a broad and deep background in the mining industry. He is experienced in managing specialty mining projects located in various types of climates and geographic conditions. In addition to his general mining background, Steve has over 20 years experience in the drilling industry and has managed the operations of several successful drilling companies.


Cassandra Elloway, CFO
Cassandra Elloway is not only co-founder of American Drilling but is also a co-founder of Axiom Drilling Corp and American Mining & Tunneling, where she additionally serves as CFO. Prior to starting American Drilling Corp Cassandra served as CFO of a publicly traded exploration drilling company from 2006 to 2008, where she managed the transition from privately held to publicly traded. Cassandra also has 12 years of audit experience in public accounting, and is a licensed CPA.


Alex M. Deeds, VP Business Development
Alex Deeds has a vast knowledge of both surface and underground mining and drilling. He has a history of successfully managing projects for a vast array of clients including engineering and consulting companies, numerous junior exploration companies as well as some of the world’s largest mining companies. Prior to joining American Drilling Corp Alex held positions with multiple international drilling companies, where he was responsible for operations logistics, client services and contract administration.


Mark Carlson, Director of Safety and Health
For 25 years, Mark Carlson has been working in the mining industry including serving as an MSHA Mine Inspector. Mark has over 17 years of experience working in multiple management roles. Prior to joining the American team, he served as the Manager of Safety for Nevada Operations at Great Basin Gold.

Paul Elloway, Mexico Operations Manager
Paul has been working internationally in the exploration drilling industry since 1995. He has held various senior management positions in operations including international company startups and management through rapid growth scenarios.