We are proud of our company wide experienced people. 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, CEO

Steve Elloway founded American Drilling Corp in 2008, and is a co-founder of Axiom Drilling Corp. A career driller with over 20 years experience in the drilling industry, he has managed the operations of several successful drilling companies. Steve has worked internationally on numerous high profile projects and has a broad and deep background in the specialty drilling industry. Steve is experienced in managing specialty drilling programs in all types of climate and geographic conditions.

Alex M. Deeds, PresidentAlex Deeds has a vast knowledge of both surface and underground 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 the world’s largest mining companies. Prior to founding Axiom Drilling Corp Alex held positions with multiple international drilling companies, where he was responsible for operations logistics, client services and contract administration.

Cassandra Elloway, Vice PresidentCassandra Elloway, co-founder of both Axiom Drilling Corp and American Drilling Corp, has been the CFO of American Drilling Corp since the organization’s founding in 2008. Prior to starting American Drilling Cassandra served as CFO of a publicly traded 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.

  Brian Kenna, ControllerBrian is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in both California and Washington. He has an extensive background in public accounting encompassing numerous industries including construction, real estate, manufacturing and distribution. In addition, Brian spent over 20 years in distinguished service in the United States Army where he progressed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Mark Carlson, Director of Safety and HealthFor 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 Axiom team, he served as the Manager of Safety for Nevada Operations at Great Basin Gold.