Leadership Team

Dr. E. Lee Spence

Chief Archaeologist

Dr. E. Lee Spence has been researching and finding shipwrecks and sunken treasure for about as long as anyone active in the business. He has an extremely impressive track record of discoveries and recoveries and is well known through his many published articles and books. Vice magazine described Dr. Spence as "a pioneer in the field of underwater archaeology, a world-renowned treasure hunter, and just about as close to an actual living, breathing Nathan Drake (in the Uncharted gaming series) as you're ever going to find.” He has also been described as an "underwater Indiana Jones" and as the "real Dirk Pitt" (in the Clive Cussler adventure novels).

Cameron Cox


Mr. Cox has nearly 20 years of business experience from real estate, business development, venture capitalism and investing. He has been involved in many startup companies including some in the public arena. Formerly the President and CEO of Blackwood Development Corp in St. Petersburg, Florida, he is currently serving as CEO of FutureLand Corp., Basil Consulting, LLC, Sovereignty Pictures, LLC and Co-Founder of Galleon Quest to name a few. He is also a minority owner in NexGen Solar Technologies, which is touting a new disruptive solar cell. Mr. Cox is a U.S. Army Vet, and a graduate of Michigan State University with a BA in the Art and Science of Communication. He also attended Westminster Theological Seminary for an MDIV and has his MBA from the University of South Florida.

Joe Santaniello

Crypto Currency, Media and Trading Consultant

Joe has spent an exuberant amount of time honing his political prowess, while enjoying the life of trading and ensuring his clients/friends can purchase BTC OTC. Joe spends his time helping others learn to trade, and play in a 24 hour market, while doing what he can to protect our industry on a national stage. Joe has spent his time cultivating a network of experienced politicos, lobbyists, traders, and executives. He feels to best find his role and ensure future roles, starts with organization and continues with having a passion for an industry.

Craig Huffman, Esquire

Legal and Operations Director, Founder

Along with Dr. Spence Craig overseas operational and budgeting for Galleon Quest ventures. Craig has a varied background, from being a Deputy Sheriff, to 20 Year Army Reserve Officer, to 21 years as an attorney. He has acted as counsel to over 50 public companies and large scale investors, including over ten years in the treasure business. He has been a public company CEO and director for a number of companies. With over 100 jury trials in complex narcotics, conspiracy, and white collar area, he has also authored over 50 appeals. Mr. Huffman received his B.A. from the University of Tampa, and J.D. from Stetson University College of Law (cum laude), and has attended four major Army Officer Courses, as well as numerous law enforcement training academies and courses. Craig matriculated for a Masters Degree in history as well. He has written one novel and is working on his second.

Jamie Gold

Chief Brand Spokesman

Jamie M. Gold is an American television producer, a talent agent, and poker player, based in Malibu, California. He is known for winning the 2006 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event and currently divides his time between his activities as president of production for the entertainment company, Buzznation and poker competition, primarily major tournaments. His 2006 WSOP victory is the fourth largest single payout in poker tournament history. Jamie is cofounder of Ace and King Productions, a revolutionary trans media company focused on film and TV finance and production, high level gaming, and animated content. For 10 years, Jamie has focused on philanthropy, and raised over half a billion dollars. He has hosted or worked closely on close to 300 celebrity charity events

Bruce Klein

Chief Investment Advisor

Mr. Bruce K. Klein has been Chairman, Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Secretary of numerous companies. Mr. Klein has been Managing Partner of a number of private investment entities since February 1999. Mr. Klein's 23 years of professional experience spans a variety of industries and expertise, including operations, finance and marketing. From 1992 to 1997, he was a registered representative of the Equitable companies, responsible for sales and services to high income clients, acting as investment advisor and estate planner to an exclusive client base. From 1986 to 1991, Mr. Klein served as President of Transatlantic Exports Corp., where his duties included purchasing and exporting of finished and contract goods throughout Europe and Africa. From 1980 to 1991, he owned several retail businesses in lumber, hardware home centers and decorating. Mr. Klein served as the Chairman of Drinks Americas Holdings, Ltd from March 2005 to January 2009. He served as a Vice Chairman of Drinks Americas Holdings, Ltd. from September 2002 to March 2005. Mr. Klein served as a Director of Drinks Americas Holdings, Ltd., from March 2005 to January 2011. He received a B.S. in Finance and an M.B.A in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Tristan Chaudhry

Crypto Currency and Social Media Consultant

Tristan is the CEO at Fry Egg, a fitness and diet app, as well as other Apps such as Zalate for the purchase and sale matchup of Crypto and other matters. Tristan has extensive experience with the most advanced front-end and backend technologies, including Angular 2/4/5, React, React Native, and Vue.js, Node.js, MongoDB, and Express.js. Tristan also has experience managing large development teams (onshore and offshore). Tristan was an early investor in both Bitcoin and Litecoin in 2013. Tristan has since been involved in many blockchain projects and ICOs. Tristan advises on social media and other technology matters of Galleon Quest.

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