Executive Management Team

The company has an exceptional management team and board of directors in place with significant country and international mining experience ranging from discovery and exploration to mining operations and production.


Garrett Krause

Mr. Krause is the Chairman and CEO of MineralVest and has extensive experience in finance and management having previously worked in commodities trading in Canada, Mexico, Chile, and Guinea. Mr. Krause is well-connected in these countries; most recently Guinea where he regularly meets his operational team and the Ministers of Mining.


Chris Langlois, PMP, PMI-ACP

Mr. Langlois is the Managing Partner of MineralVest and is a veteran in business development and project management and he has brought operational leadership to multiple Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Langlois brings passion across a purview of organizational lifecycles in diverse organizations from building highly functional project teams, managing stakeholders, and business.


Dr. David Makongo

Dr. Makongo is the Director of Operations, Africa and represents MineralVest’s interests in Africa. Dr. Makongo has extensive experience in Africa mining, security of tenements, compliance with local obligations and laws, and strong relationships in government and local communities. He also holds a Masters of Law Degree in Natural Resources Law, Environmental Law and Policy from the University of Denver - Strum College of Law.


Scott Sproull

Mr. Sproull is a board member of MineralVest and leverages his depth of knowledge in strategic leadership, growth, and development of global enterprises. Mr. Sproull has a proven track record of building brands, teams, and business as the CEO of The Pacific Institute. Additionally, he has vast experience in leading sales, marketing, and business development across the spectrum of brand and organizational lifecycles in large and small organizations.

Associates and Advisors

Ed Bishop


Stuart Ehrlich


Africa Development Group

MineralVest has partnered with Africa Development Group “ADG” which is a team of local experts and management offices in Conakry, Guinea. ADG specializes as the “boots on the ground'“ for our African-based mineral assets and development projects. ADG, led by Garrett Krause and Dr. David Makongo, oversees all day-to-day operations in Guinea.