Management Team

Management discipline, innovation, and 150+ years of industry experience in Development and Operations characterize the leadership of Eagle Creek. Our executive management team comprises several veteran energy executives.  Please click on a picture below for a biography of each executive.

Eli Smith
President & CEO

Robert Lewis Van Antwerp, Jr.
Independent Director & Chairman

Bud Cherry
Senior Advisor


Joe Messana


Marty Karpenski
General Counsel

Bob Gates
EVP Operations

Dave Youlen
Senior Advisor

Mike Bollinger
SVP Treasury & Risk Management

Ken Kemp
Chief Dam Safety

Eagle Creek's mission is to create value for investors, employees, host communities and all stakeholders through profitable and consistent growth in the development, acquisition and safe, reliable operation of a portfolio of small hydroelectric generating facilities.