Executive Board Chair, Enchant Energy Corporation
Cindy A. Crane – Chairman and CEO PacifiCorp, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway. Cindy is the founding CEO of Enchant Energy Company. She has over 30 years of experience in utilities & mining encompassing 11,500 megawatts of generation capacity from a diverse mix of coal, natural gas, geothermal, hydro, wind and solar in seven Western States. Cindy serves as the Chair of the School Energy Resources at the University of Wyoming.
Cindy was honored with the ATHENA International Leadership Award in 2018 and was named Woman of the Year by Utah Business Magazine in 2019.
Chief Executive Officer
James Wolff has over 40 years of experience in the energy, mining and transportation industries, with a diverse background in finance, operations and business development. He possesses substantial IPO, M&A and divestitures experience with companies generating revenues between $300 million and $8 billion. Prior to joining Enchant Energy, he was EVP of Insight Terminal Solutions, CFO of Bowie Resources, CFO of U.S. Coal Corporation, and held senior executive positions with American Commercial Lines and CSX Corporation. Mr.Wolff holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Texas and attended South Texas College of Law.
Vice President of Operations and Development
Robert Van Engelenhoven is Vice President of Operations and Development at Enchant Energy, where he oversees key projects and partnerships. He brings 27 years of experience planning and executing large scale clean energy, power and battery/storage projects.
Previously, he served as Project Development Director for PacifiCorp’s Renewable Energy Development group. Among his many achievements, he developed a 240 megawatt wind project in Montana and led PacifiCorp’s Energy Vision 2020, a $3.5 billion project adding more than 1,100 megawatts of new wind generation and a 150-mile, 500 kilovolt transmission line to PacifiCorp’s portfolio of assets.
He managed five new natural gas-fired power projects and directed PacifiCorp’s Comprehensive Air Initiative, a system-wide, multi-year, $1.5 billion program that retrofitted emission controls across the entire PacifiCorp coal fleet. Mr. Van Engelenhoven was also Project Director for the $700 million, 650 megawatt combined cycle PacifiCorp Lake Side 2 power project.
Mr. Van Engelenhoven is a licensed structural engineer.
VP, General Counsel & Business Development
Spencer Young has over eighteen years of experience practicing corporate and transactional law with top law firms and in-house legal departments. He has extensive experience in the areas of general corporate and contract law, mergers and acquisitions, construction and capital projects, lending and finance, regulatory compliance, energy, oil and gas, and mining. He also has additional experience with real estate, dispute settlement, litigation management, procurement and service agreements, private offerings, securities, and alternative dispute resolution.
Spencer Young received a Juris Doctorate from Columbia University, a degree in International Law from the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Russian from Brigham Young University.
Don Gaston has over 40 years of power generation and energy experience; Former Director of Generation at Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) 2007 – 2014; Former President and CEO of Prairie State Generating Company 2014- 2022. At both Prairie State and PSEG, Don led performance improvement initiatives resulting in both companies achieving best in class safety, environmental, and operational excellence.
Don earned a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech, an MBA from The University of Tennessee, and completed the TVA Executive Development program at Vanderbilt University.
Bret Morgan has over 38 years in the energy industry and most recently served as Director of Fuels Resource group for PacifiCorp, a Berkshire Hathaway Energy company. He has extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the coal and transportation industries, and joint owned power plant partnerships and agreements. Previously, he developed detailed strategic fueling plans for PacifiCorp’s vast coal generation fleet. He has valued experience in negotiating numerous comprehensive and complex fuel and transportation agreements. Mr. Morgan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Utah.
Board Member and Audit Committee Chair
Robert Davies founded and built APS BioGroup, a manufacturer of specialty dairy proteins, which he led through acquisition by a private equity group. Previously, he served as CFO of Favorite Brands International, a private equity-sponsored candy rollup that became the fourth largest candy company in the United States. He also held progressive roles as Executive VP of Marketing and Administration and CFO at the Golden Cheese Company, which builds, owns, and manages the largest cheese plant in the world.
Mr. Davies joined the board of Enchant Energy in July 2020. He began his career as a consultant at Deloitte. He holds an MBA from UCLA and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Oregon State University.
Vice Chairman of the Board
Tom Glanville joined the board of Enchant Energy Corporation in May 2021 and was named Vice Chairman the following month.
He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Eschelon Advisors, which provides energy and private equity investment and advisory services. He serves on the Boards of Crescent Pass Energy and Strand Energy, both Houston-based private oil and gas exploration and production companies.
From 2013-2020, he served as Chair of the Audit/Finance Committee of Itron, Inc, the world’s largest electric, gas, and water meter manufacturing, metering technology, and metering systems company. He remains a member of this committee and joined the board’s Governance Committee in May 2020.
Mr. Glanville graduated with an M.S. in Mineral Economics from the Colorado School of Mines and holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia.
Since 2018, Vince Inendino has served as Chief Executive Officer of Gallagher’s Clean Energy Division, where he leads and oversees all aspects of Gallagher’s existing clean energy investments, evaluates other new and emerging clean energy technologies, and executes approved new investment opportunities.
Prior to joining Gallagher, Vince led the corporate tax functions as Vice President Tax at TransUnion (2012-2017), Beam Global (2010-2011), Nalco (2009) and Schneider Electric North American Operating Division (1989-2008) where, in each role, he was responsible for worldwide corporate tax matters. At Schneider Electric, Vince also led M&A Finance Support, Risk Management and Treasury Operations for all North American businesses.
Vince holds both a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting Major) and a Master’s Degree in Taxation from DePaul University, and an MBA from the Northwestern Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Mr. Matz has over 35 years of experience in the energy infrastructure space as a principal investor, lender and financial advisor. Matz has executed over $8 billion of complex, acquisitions and asset-based capital market solutions for energy and infrastructure assets located worldwide and has expertise in renewable energy generation technologies and fuels, including anaerobic digesters, solar, waste-to-energy, hydro, geothermal, wind, and landfill gas.
Howard is currently a Managing Director of Derivee Power & Energy, a power and energy investment platform focused on mid-stage renewable generation development opportunities. Matz was Managing Director and head of Debt and Capital Markets at Abatis Capital, LLC, a private equity firm, based in New York City.
Prior to Abatis, he was a Senior Vice President and head of Project Finance for Covanta Energy Group where he was responsible for arranging non-recourse infrastructure project financings for both green-field development and acquisition opportunities including the first financing for a base-load private power project and high voltage transmission line in Asia without any government guarantee and the first registered non-recourse bond financing in an emerging market.
Mr. Matz graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from Carnegie-Mellon University and a Master of Building Sciences from Carnegie-Mellon University, with studies at the Graduate School of Business and the School of Urban and Public Affairs.
Harry (Tres) Tipton is the Chief Growth Officer (CGO) for Navajo Transitional Energy Company (NTEC). As the CGO, Mr. Tipton is responsible for developing long-term strategies and corporate structure to ensure the company has continuous and sustainable growth, both internal and external, and overseeing the execution to reach those goals. Throughout his career, Mr. Tipton has held various positions in business development, mine operations, mine management, and executive management.
Mr. Tipton’s business development activities include projects in coal, limestone, activated carbon, solar facilities, rare earth, lithium, and copper mining in the United States and internationally. He has degrees in Mining and Geological Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and an MBA from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Tipton has over 40 years of experience in the coal industry. Prior to joining NTEC, Tres served as Vice President of Engineering for the North American Coal Corporation.
Board Member and Compensation Committee Chair
Janet Zagorin has been a trailblazer building corporate programs that merge business strategy with ESG standards and implementing industry-leading public/private partnerships and corporate engagement programs. She has held leadership positions at Global 20 law firms, corporate enterprises, not-for profit boards, and private funds.
In 2018 she founded Opal Strategies, LLC, a private consulting firm that provides strategic business and ESG advice to clients in professional services, technology, life sciences, venture capital, and family wealth investment.
She is an active Board Member of several organizations, including Enchant Energy, New York Cares, and the Am Yisrael Foundation, and a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. She earned a certificate in Corporate Sustainability from NYU/Stern Business School’s Sustainability/ESG Certificate program. Among other honors, Ms. Zagorin received the 2015 World of Difference Award from The International Alliance of Women, which “honored 100 women in the world who make a difference.”
Mitigate climate change by advancing safe and effective decarbonizing technology
Ensure reliable, competitively priced, low emission energy
Preserve and create well-paying energy jobs
Catalyze sustainable development in the communities we serve