Donald Baxter--Alabama Graphite
Donald Baxter is one of the premier graphite mining experts on the continent, having helped define three graphite deposits and having built one of only two producing graphite mines in North America. A graphite industry veteran, Mr. Baxter is the only CEO in the graphite development space with demonstrated graphite mining and processing experience, in addition to expertise in specialty Coated Spherical Graphite (CSPG) for lithium-ion batteries. As president and Chief Operating Officer of Focus Graphite Inc., Mr. Baxter led Focus Graphite to wide recognition in the graphite industry, updated the company’s PEA and advanced the company to a completed Feasibility Study. He was also responsible for rapidly advancing the development of value-added graphite products, namely coated spherical graphite for the lithium-ion battery sector.