Captain Robert Mayne

Chief Executive Officer / Director

Capt. Mayne holds a 100-ton Masters License from U.S. Coast Guard and has over twenty five years experience in shipwreck salvage and archaeological exploration. Since 1977 Bob has also held a multi-engine aircraft pilots license. From 1996 to 2009 Bob was a Project Manager for North Caribbean Research (NCR), an archeological recovery company holding research and exploration permits from the government of the Dominican Republic. While working for NCR, Capt. Mayne was instrumental in the recovery of experimental and rare nineteenth century cannon (carron guns) that were discovered near the small town of Buen Hombre on the North coast of the Dominican Republic.

David Bosko

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Bosko brings 40 years of experience to the Chief Financial Officer position. From July 2017 to the present Mr. Bosko has acted as Chief Financial Officer and Director for GlobalTech Holdings, Inc. He is the Chief Financial Officer and a director for Advance Green Energy, Inc. He was the CFO for Craftline Graphics, Inc. since 2015. Prior to that he was the CFO for Seneca Manufacturing from 2013-2014 and CFO for Adeptiv Solutions from 2008 – 2013. From 2002-2007, Mr. Bosko was the Budget Director for Blair Corporation, a $500 million publicly traded mail order company. Prior to Blair, Mr. Bosko held executive financial positions for various small and medium sized companies in the process of start-up or reorganization. Mr. Bosko started his career in public accounting with Touché Ross & Co from 1978 to 1982. Mr. Bosko graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1978 with a BS in accounting and finance. Mr. Bosko is a CPA.

Stephen Mayne

Chief Operating Officer / Director

Mr. Mayne is an avid underwater adventurer and experienced diver from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He has worked on numerous projects aboard the RV Aqua Quest in the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and Florida discovering, recovering and preserving historical artifacts. Over his many years of ocean exploration, Mr. Mayne has developed a passion to discover some of the most intriguing unsolved nautical mysteries. Mr. Mayne has spent over 25 years successfully managing and engineering both private sector and Government projects throughout the United States, Europe and Asia

Dr. Robert Baer

Chief Archaeologist

Dr. Baer is a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA). He has authored three books on maritime archeology and has participated in over 200 archeological projects in the last ten years. He has a Graduate Diploma and the Master of Studies degree in Professional Archeology from the University of Leicester, U.K. He has conducted both marine and terrestrial environments specializing in Compliance Archeology. He is a graduate of the Center for Advanced International Studies, University of Miami and holds a Doctorate in Public Administration and Public Policy from Nova Southeastern University, where he wrote his dissertation on the history of Cultural Resource Management in Florida.

Eugene Lyon, Ph.D


Dr. Gene Lyon is a noted and well respected shipwreck historian and archivist. Dr. Lyon received his Ph.D from the University of Florida and later published his doctoral dissertation on Pedro Menendez de Aviles with the University of Florida Press, entitled, The Enterprise of Florida: Pedro Menendez de Aviles and the Spanish Conquest of 1565-1568. Lyon’s research in the Archives of the Indies in Seville led to his later relation with Mel Fisher and Treasure Salvors, Inc. It was through the research of Gene Lyon that Mel Fisher found the location of the Atocha and Santa Margarita shipwrecks in the Marquesas Keys, southwest of Key West, FL.

Jeff Cannon


Mr. Cannon is from Cape Cod, Massachusetts with over 40 years of business experience. He has founded, owned, managed, acquired and liquidated multiple businesses while successfully navigating the changing business climates through the economic upturns and downturns over the years. Mr. Cannon has many years of experience with regulatory compliance, expansion into new markets, fleet management, personnel management and asset acquisition while substantially growing revenue on a sustainable pace.

Mr. Cannon is also an avid seafarer and adventurer who has spent much time on the waters off of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.