Nicholas Denno serves as Director of Operations for GreenMet, overseeing both day-to-day operations at GreenMet and long-term collaboration across all of the GreenMet services. Nick is a highly decorated Special Forces Weapons Sergeant with more than 10 years of experience in special operations. He has served multiple tours overseas, leading and training US and allied forces in countries such as Syria, Jordan, and Tajikistan. During his time in the military, Nick was responsible for planning and executing complex training exercises, maintaining millions of dollars worth of equipment, and advising partner force units. Nick’s military experience gives him a unique perspective to analyze both the challenges and opportunities the domestic critical minerals industry faces in the national defense space.