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About Us

Extracting American Lithium

American Battery Materials Inc. [ABM]   (OTC Pink: BOXS) is a US-based critical minerals exploration and development company focused on direct lithium extraction (DLE) as well as other minerals for refining, processing and distribution to support the country’s urgent critical minerals need to support long-term energy transition and the electrification of the U.S. domestic and global economy.

Our Story

The Company’s property position consists of 102 placer mining claims staked in one contiguous group on U.S. Government lands administered by the U. S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Historical data show a super saturated brine (40% minerals, 60% water) with reported Lithium values ranging from 81 to 1700ppm and estimated flows in excess of 50,000 barrels of brine per day.

Management & Advisory Team

Sebastian Lux


25 years in business dev. with multinational companies. Co-founded Genuine Origin, a division of Volcafe & ED&F Man and has created multiple disruptive international logistic commodity supply chains. MBA, MSAS.

Scott Avanzino


Oil and gas development and marine construction expert with 25 years of experience in exploration geology, wellsite operations, marine logistics and operations. 

Ross Saldarini


25 years of experience in  finance, M&A, business strategy, retail, and Ecommerce in technology services, consumer products and financial markets.

Pat Avery


30 years in fertilizer, mining, specialty chemicals, petroleum, and project management. Worked at ARCO and Santa Fe Pacific Pipelines, with JR Simplot and was President of Intrepid Potash.

Selma Sierra

State & Fed Regulatory

30 years expert across natural resources, public land management and regulatory affairs. Current Board of Oil, Gas, Mining State Senate, UT. Former State Director for the Bureau of Land Management in Utah. 

Gavin Harrison

Permitting & Operations

Permitting and regulatory specialist in the Oil, Gas Coal Uranium and mineral with over 20 years of field experience. 

Tomer Tal

Legal Counsel

Founder of New Venture Attorneys, previously with Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati focused on venture capital financings, debt financings, asset purchases & sales and intellectual property licensing transactions. JD, MBA

Brad Peek 


35 years experience in project management, mineral exploration and in computer applications in mineral exploration and mining and water engineering - Qualified person

Board of Directors

Adam Lipson

Managing partner as a neurosurgeon at IGEA Brain, Spine & Orthopedics in New York City and New Jersey. He has over a decade of experience as a private investor in over 20 biotechnology and biomedical device companies

Justin Vorwerk

Has held positions as a Managing Director in Investment Banking with Goldman Sachs, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Deutsche Bank Securities, as well as Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, and Credit Suisse.

Andrew Suckling

Non-Executive Chairman of Cadence Minerals the Non-Executive Director of Macarthur Minerals and a board member of the privately held company, IronMan Ltd. 

David Graber

Managing Principal of Cobrador Capital, LLC,. He was Managing Director, Invest. Banking at New Century Capital Partners and National Securities Corporation, Sr. VP and Director at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse First Boston.

John E. Hentschel

Previously Executive VP of Dean and Deluca, Inc, Partner with Accenture, where he served as managing director of the Retail Industry practice advising large retailers.

Patrick White

Current CEO of VerifyMe, Inc., a logistics and brand protection company.  Former member of US Secret Service Document Security Alliance, Founder and former CEO of (NYSE MRKT: DSS) - Patented  Inventor - Intellectual Property Expert.

Jared Levinthal

Attorney, Partner with Lightfoot Franklin & White, PLLC in Houston, Texas. Mr. Levinthal is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law and is a graduate of Tulane University.

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