Blockchain Security Centers




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Pangborn Data Center

By the Numbers:


watts of power


Pounds of Steel


Feet of Branch Wire


Feet of Feeder Wire


Pounds of Rebar


Man Hours


Branch & Feeder Terminations


Feet of Cable Tray


Yards of Concrete


400A 208/120V Panels


500 KVA Transformers


2000A LVS Main Distribution Panels


2500 KVA Transformers


50 KVA Transformer


Our Leadership


Malachi Salcido

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

As the founder of Salcido Enterprises, LLC, Malachi strategically negotiates land and power agreements to position the firm as the blockchain and cryptocurrency mining leader in the US. Salcido Enterprises currently operates one of the largest ASIC server operations in the US.

Malachi’s full service contracting business, The Salcido Connection, Inc., enjoys its status as a 16-year multi-disciplined contracting and project development firm in Central Washington state; the largest in the region. He is the founder, owner, and President of the firm, with a six-person management team in place that oversees all aspects of the day-to- day operations of this rapidly growing design-build & negotiated price 40-employee contracting firm. Specializations include heavy mechanical, facilities, major electrical, site development, utilities / telecommunications / dataspace / critical infrastructure environments, and both State & Federal specialized contracting opportunities.

Malachi’s formal training includes technical trade school, accounting, and finance degrees. He is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant, and spent several years practicing for a large regional firm while operating his then start-up contracting business. He is also licensed as a Master Electrician in Washington State, and holds a Bachelor of Science, Accounting and Finance, from Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington. A frequent presenter and keynote speaker, Malachi most recently delivered the keynote address at the annual Mid-C Seminar, which explores current issues facing the West including the new market initiatives, the evolving market, and local Mid-C challenges.

Nick Warner

Chief Operating Officer

Nick has served as a director of the Company and as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer since its formation. Over the past 15 years he has focused on commercial and residential real estate development, management, and construction.  Nick relies on his formal training in industrial facilities management, and his experience managing multiple full-scope, multimillion dollar construction projects simultaneously.  Design-build projects, particularly in emerging tech space with the focus on large power contracts, are his passion.  He holds a Bachelor of Science, Facilities Management, from Brigham Young University, Provo Utah.


Karen Schmidt

Chief Financial Officer

Karen oversees Salcido Enterprises, LLC.’s finance and accounting functions, in addition to supporting the Company’s strategic initiatives. She has 25 years of progressive experience, which includes public accounting and a diversity of private and public companies, including extensive experience in the technology industry. Prior to joining our team, Karen served as both a trusted advisor and Interim CFO to company CEOs and Board of Directors, providing alignment of policies and procedures, while improving financial performance. Her experience includes the role of Corporate Controller at A Place for Mom, a privately held company with more than 600 employees and greater than $50 million in revenue, with responsibility for the accounting, finance, financial reporting, tax and treasury functions. Additionally, in the role of Asst. Corporate Controller for Cray, Inc., a public company with world-wide revenue greater than $500 million, Karen was responsible for the accounting, SEC financial reporting and compliance teams. Karen is a CPA, CGMA and also holds a BS-BA degree from St. Louis University.


About Salcido Enterprises


Our expertise in large-scale high-tech site development, mechanical/electrical engineering & manufacturing, facilities management, and cryptocurrency makes for a perfect provider for custom high-power cryptocurrency data centers in Central Washington. Control of large quantities of low-cost power and high speed fiber optic connectivity, along with the expertise to build and manage blockchain data spaces, has fueled the rapid growth of The Salcido Enterprises Group of Companies.


Who is our Customer? We Are!


Our Salcido Enterprises Group of Companies combine out-of-the-box mechanical & electrical engineering with site development and operational management expertise, providing incremental full data space development project management, maintenance, and ownership at a significant cost advantage over traditional data centers and opening doors to new possibilities as an industry leader in the technology revolution that is blockchain.

When you combine mechanical and electrical systems expertise with full project management experience, nearly any project is within reach ... and almost any site can be created or re-created for a new data space use.

Our combined areas of expertise are instrumental in building out existing facilities, or creating new facilities, with heavy electrical and mechanical solutions—for a design/build solution tailored to meet our cryptocurrency needs at a fraction of the cost of a traditional data space lease or a conventional data space new construction venture.

Our proprietary blockchain data design and replicable, incremental approach means that we remain in the driver’s seat, controlling our take rate on additional data space and avoiding large capital improvements while maintaining all the control of having dedicated, large-scale data space that is truly ours!



Douglas County, WA Profile

Population estimates, July 1, 2017 41,945
Population estimates, July 1, 2016 41,327
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 38,431
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2017 9.10%
Persons under 5 years, percent 6.80%
Persons under 18 years, percent 26.10%
Persons 65 years and over, percent 16.80%
Female persons, percent 49.50%
White alone, percent 93.10%
Black or African American alone, percent 0.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent 2.20%
Asian alone, percent 1.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent 0.30%
Two or More Races, percent 2.40%
Hispanic or Latino, percent 31.50%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent 64.40%
Veterans, 2012-2016 3,018
Foreign born persons, percent, 2012-2016 15.80%
Housing units, July 1, 2016, (V2016) 16,502
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2012-2016 71.10%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2012-2016 $214,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2012-2016 $1,416
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2012-2016 $386
Median gross rent, 2012-2016 $800
Building permits, 2016 181
Households, 2012-2016 14,348
Persons per household, 2012-2016 2.77
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2012-2016 86.50%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2012-2016 28.20%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2012-2016 81.10%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2012-2016 17.70%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2012-2016 12.80%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent 9.80%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2012-2016 62.50%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2012-2016 55.70%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000) 36,067
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000) 59,323
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000) 62,410
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000) D*
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000) 429,966 429,966
Total retail sales per capita, 2012 $10,927
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2012-2016 18.6
Population estimates, July 1, 2017 41,945
Population estimates, July 1, 2016 41,327
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 38,431
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2017 9.10%
Median household income (in 2016 dollars), 2012-2016 $53,758
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2016 dollars), 2012-2016 $23,966
Persons in poverty, percent 12.80%
Total employer establishments, 2016 745
Total employment, 2016 6,852
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 231,145
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 1.50
Total nonemployer establishments, 2015 1,624
All firms, 2012 2,061
Men-owned firms, 2012 960
Women-owned firms, 2012 743
Minority-owned firms, 2012 312
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,638
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 156
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,744
Population per square mile, 2010 21.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 1,819.26

D = Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
Source: American Community Survey, US Cenus



The Salcido Group of Companies and the Salcido family actively support many Christian, community, and philanthropic endeavors, including:

2018 GWATA Flywheel Conference This conference is an opportunity in North Central Washington for angel investors, VC firms, entrepreneurs and startups to come together to connect, learn, and develop resources for building companies around the Pacific Northwest.
Sportsman Show The Wenatchee Valley Sportsmen Show will offer consumers a prime opportunity to see the latest in outdoor gear, the newest in fishing boats, motors and accessories, plus guides and lodges from all over the Northwest, and more! You’ll love the special attractions and learn from the informative seminars presented by outdoor professionals.
Wenatchee Valley 4th of July Event Single day event to celebrate Independence Day at Walla Walla Point Park featuring food, fun, and fireworks.
YMCA The Mission of the Wenatchee Valley YMCA is to strengthen youth, families, and communities by promoting Christian principles and putting them into practice through leadership and programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Pybus Market Charitable Foundation Pybus Annex Campaign Pybus Market Charitable Foundation is the conscience of Pybus Market. It enhances the quality of life in north central Washington, now and for generations to come, by engaging in charitable activities at Pybus Market that build community, support other non-profits and are educational in nature.
WVC Foundation The Wenatchee Valley College Foundation exists to raise financial support for the students, programs and faculty/staff of Wenatchee Valley College and shall assist the college in achieving its goals through cultivating friends and garnering financial support.
ITEC Ministries (International Technical Electric & Construction) I-TEC is a non-denominational ministry utilizing volunteers to meet the technical needs of missionaries and not-for-profit organizations worldwide and to actively support local and international disaster relief.
Women’s Resource Center of NCW The Women's Resource Center provides individuals and families experiencing poverty and homelessness with the housing and supportive services they need to be part of a healthy, diverse community.
Friends of the Wenatchee Public Library Capital Campaign The Friends of the Wenatchee Public Library are volunteers committed to supporting our library. This registered nonprofit organization is eading the charge and managing the funds for the Wenatchee Public Library Capital Campaign.
Silver Ring Thing Silver Ring Thing is a radical response to culture’s view of love and relationships. Our events inspire teens to defy the meet-up, hook-up, break-up culture of today and discover true life found in a relationship with Jesus Christ.
Habitat for Humanity Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all.
Food for the Hungry We provide life-changing resources such as clean water, medical aid, food, equal educational opportunities to girls and boys, vocational training and empowerment in the midst of unimaginable hardships.
International Child Care Ministries International Child Care Ministries is a child sponsorship initiative serving 20,000 children in over 30 countries. We work with Free Methodists for high levels of care and accountability. Through education, meals, clothing and basic medical care, children in need have an opportunity for a better life.
International Justice Mission International Justice Mission is a global organization with a plan to eliminate the slave trade everywhere.
Youth Dynamics Ministries Our Mission is to invite and challenge youth to a lifelong journey in relationship with Christ and His church. As we fulfill our mission, our goal is to see Northwest youth transformed by the power of Christ, integrated into the local church, and impacting their world for Him.
Sister Connection Ministries Sister Connection restores hope for the widows of Burundi, and provides them opportunities to become self-sufficient. Our partners have empowered thousands of women to provide for their families and invest in their communities.
World Team Ministries We are a global mission agency dedicated to church planting among unreached people groups. Our goal is to make disciples and equip the local church to grow and multiply. We do this by sharing the hope of Christ in word and deed.
Wenatchee Lighthouse Ministries Lighthouse Christian Ministries (LCM) is a Christ centered ministry dedicated to reaching people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ through spiritual means of prayer, Bible study, and church services. LCM will also help the poor and needy through physical means that includes, but is not limited to: operating a soup kitchen, food distribution, emergency and transitional shelter, a preschool program, mentoring, education, and financial services.
Awaken Wenatchee Church A local church in Wenatchee whose mission statement is: God would rather have you messed up than not at all.
Sage Hills Church Sage Hills Church exists to risk our comfort to reach our community to release freedom in Christ.
NCW Young Life Our mission is introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith.
The River Academy Our purpose is to partner with parents in educating their children to become the next generation of Christian leaders equipped to shape culture through faithful, wise and joyful Christian living.
Stage Kids Washington Stage Kids WA (SKWA) Musical Theater Classes include drama, music and choreography. Learn from experienced teachers and performers while having fun!
Wenatchee Football Club We support a football culture that not only develops football players but develops our kids into great adults.
CRM / Novo Novo is a band of creative missionaries sent to multiply movements of the gospel and mobilize the church for mission around the world.
The Word Retreat Ministries The WORD Retreat is a unique opportunity that allows God to make a personal impact on your life. No preaching or lecturing. Just men and women serving, supporting and encouraging each other. The WORD retreat will change your life.