Joe Messana has more than thirty years of experience overseeing financial performance and strategic growth initiatives within manufacturing, construction, and energy-related industries.
Before joining Eagle Creek, Mr. Messana held positions as CFO and Director of Internal Audit at Foster Wheeler, Inc. As CFO of Foster Wheeler European Power, Inc., a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler Global Power (FWGP) in Helsinki, Finland; he led operational, business and strategic reforms that, in two years, transformed a company with a long history of poor financial results and limited cash resources into one of the most profitable and cash-positive subsidiaries within FWGP’s portfolio. In his role as Director of Foster Wheeler’s worldwide internal audit department, he formulated and implemented audit strategy in response to changing control environment requirements across the corporation.
Prior to his experience at Foster Wheeler, Mr. Messana worked in Exelon Corporation’s Nuclear Division where he held various senior financial leadership roles. In addition, he has extensive experience managing financial and human resource functions in domestic and international large-scale manufacturing and chemical processing facilities and has successfully managed numerous capital investment, supply-chain, and ERM initiatives.
Mr. Messana is a practicing CPA and earned a BA Economic/Accounting degree from The College of the Holy Cross and an MBA from Penn State University.