GETTING TO KNOW EMI

WHO WE ARE

Elite Mining Inc aims to revolutionize the way cryptocurrencies are mined by using clean energy at scale. We acquire, install and maintain immersion mining hardware to mine digital currencies, using proprietary immersion technology and the lowest 2% renewable energy costs in the country.

EMI is a team of crypto and blockchain experts, engineers, investors, and business talents. We’re expanding fast, with operations in Wyoming and Washington and a location in development in Texas. US-owned and operated, we strive to help America to gain a greater share of the global hashrate while taking crypto mining towards a greener future.

EMI’s mining approach focuses on efficient, eco-friendly mining. With continuous innovation, utilization of natural power sources, and breakthrough immersion mining technology, EMI is already helping the crypto revolution go green and become more efficient.

Chief Executive Officer

JUSTIN PODHOLA

A long time entrepreneur, started mining in early 2016. Equity markets trader, constructor, real estate investor, and General Contractor in land development in both residential and light commercial in Washington state.

"The foundation has been set, we are ready and poised for the opportunities that lay ahead."

Justin Podhola, Founder / CEO

OFFICERS & DIRECTORS

Chief Technical Officer

Dan Podhola

Chief Marketing Officer

J.D. Wambold

Director of the Board

Justin English

Chief Electrical Engineer

Sean Westberg

Chief Knowledge Officer

Emil Sarnogoev

Director of the Board

Manuel Silva III

Director of the Board

Elton Monterozza

Director of Digital Marketing

Nathan van de Ven

Director of the Board

Jeremy Buttell

Director of the Board

Erwan Létard

Director of Marketing

April Madden

Chief Technical Officer

Dan Podhola

A professional software developer for 2 decades. Extensive experience in database, cloud computing, and high-performance servers. Has a passion for automation, remote management, and building scalable solutions.

Chief Marketing Officer

J.D. Wambold

For 8+ years in Crypto & Blockchain projects, J.D. helped launch the 1st Licensed Bitcoin Kiosk/ATMs in the United States, with over 20+ Years as an Executive in Marketing & Business Development.  He brings expertise in the Marketing of Token sales. Extensive knowledge of the regulatory environment around token sales and early-stage growth and fundraising.

Director of the Board

Justin English

Justin English is a solutions-focused Senior Executive and Board Member with more than 15 years of success across the private equity, early-stage venture capital, consumer products, supply chain, manufacturing, distribution, and consumer services industries. Justin English now serves as the new CEO of SALT Lending Inc, which is the first trailblazing cryptocurrency lender in the sector.

Chief Electrical Engineer

Sean Westberg

A certified Master Electrician in Washington State. Specialized in commercial electrical installations, along with other areas. Operating Prestige Electric Inc. and serving clients in the Olympia area since 2006.

Chief Knowledge Officer

Emil Sarnogoev

An experienced software entrepreneur, adding strong full-stack IT expertise to the team. Managing R&D, project management, and software systems for internal EMI needs.

Director of the Board

Manuel Silva III

Manuel Silva III is the Chief Executive Officer of Amnis Ventures Inc. Prior to founding Amnis Ventures Inc., Mr. Silva served as President of Flowchem LLC, a leading global supplier of Drag Reducing Additives for the pipeline and energy sector. Prior to Flowchem, Mr. Silva held a variety of management roles within companies such as MiSwaco, Design Concepts International, Vinmar International, and Conoco Inc.

Director of the Board

Elton Monterozza

A blockchain enthusiast and longtime investor. He has partaken in many aspects of the blockchain world such as mining, trading, ICOs and was a Bitcoin meetup co-organizer for his city.

Director of Digital Marketing

Nathan van de Ven

A cryptocurrency industry participant. Has worked with 15 cryptocurrency projects on community management, growth hacking, marketing, and project analysis.

Director of the Board

Jeremy Buttell

A technical director in the film industry for nearly 20 years, entered the crypto industry in 2013, which has become his genuine passion. Jeremy has experience in mining, having started with GPU mining, moved on to ASICs, and has been an avid crypto miner ever since.

Director of the Board

Erwan Létard

A hydraulic engineer who worked in oil & gas and nuclear companies, doing hydraulic and thermal studies on some of the biggest projects in both fields. Wants to apply his expertise in fluid dynamics for optimizing airflows, air-cooling, oil-cooling, energy production (via wind or hydro), and energy storage.

Director of Marketing

April Madden

ALL STARS

Shop Manager

JUSTIN DIETZ

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Operations Manager

PETER BENEDICT

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Construction Lead

ALEX BENEDICT

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Electrical Project Manager

BURKE MEE

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CONSTRUCTION & FACILITIES

Led by Justin Podhola, CEO

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Led by Emil Sarnogoev, CKO

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Led by Justin Podhola, Chairman

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING

Led by James Wambold, CMO