Chief Executive Officer, Mansfield Energy Corp.
Michael F. Mansfield, Sr. is Chairman/CEO of Mansfield Energy Corp., a family business serving North America's largest consumers of transportation and power generation fuels. As a second generation owner, Michael has grown Mansfield from a regional 25 employee company into an $8B provider of diversified energy products and services.
Today Mansfield employs 550 team members and ranks 46th on Forbes’ list of America's largest privately owned companies.
In his current role, Michael focuses on leadership team development, strategy, and driving Mansfield's culture. As a 33-year industry veteran, he has a steadfast commitment to continuous improvement and relies on Mansfield's 5 Core Principles while making daily decisions.
Michael is a member of YPO/WPO and was the 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Southeast Manufacturing/Consumer Products Award winner. He remains active in the EY program and serves as a National judge. In 2013, Michael was appointed to the Energy Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and has recently become a national sponsor of the Job Creators Network.
Michael is a supporter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and has raised over $5.9M to fight neuromuscular diseases. Through the Kim and Michael Mansfield Foundation, Michael actively supports multiple philanthropic organizations throughout North America.
Michael earned a BS in Business Administration from Piedmont College.
President and Chief Strategy Officer, Mansfield Energy Corp.
As President and Chief Strategy Officer, Doug is the driving force behind Mansfield’s corporate strategy, acquisitions and partnerships. His strategic and technology-driven focus allows the organization to develop future programs and systems, while maintaining high-level execution for our customers today.
Doug’s global perspective and entrepreneurial spirit enables Mansfield customers to overcome the challenges they face in energy supply, financial controls, and risk management.
Doug has twenty years’ experience working in the energy and technology industries; he began his career with Exxon, serving in marketing and business development. Previously as Co-Founder and COO of FuelQuest, Doug created supply chain management and tax automation solutions throughout the downstream energy industry for clients like Wal-Mart, Ryder, 7-Eleven, UPS, and Chevron.
In 2006, Doug was named Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Energy Technology, Houston and Gulf Coast Area. He was honored as a 2009 Clemson Alumni Entrepreneur by the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership at Clemson University. He was named to the CIO 100 in 2010 and 2011.
Doug graduated Magna Cum Laude from Clemson University in Chemical Engineering and holds an MBA in Technology Management.
Chief Operating Officer, Mansfield Energy Corp.
John Byrd is COO at Mansfield. John focuses on transactional and operational metrics to increase efficiencies across the organization. John owns Mansfield's daily execution and all operational facets of Mansfield's businesses. This includes transportation, supply, logistics, and customer service.
Before joining Mansfield, John served as Senior Vice President of Accounting and Administration and Corporate Controller for TransMontaigne, where he was responsible for both operational and back-office accounting. Prior to TransMontaigne, John was with Arthur Andersen in both the Audit and Business Process Outsourcing Divisions where he focused on process consulting for energy trading companies.
John graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Accounting from Louisiana State University.
President, Mansfield Oil Company
As President of Mansfield Oil Company, Blake has responsibility for all commercial and marketing activities across the company’s numerous product lines and services. He also oversees the natural gas and power retail marketing business. In addition, he has responsibility for the company’s Human Resources, Information Technology, Process Improvement, Business Intelligence and Program Management Office functions of the company.
Mr. Young possesses broad energy industry knowledge and has CEO experience in both large and middle market companies (Publicly traded & Private Equity Backed). He has lead meaningful consumer-focused businesses, driven new product development, branding, and sales & marketing transformations.
Prior to joining Mansfield, Blake served as Managing Partner of Cap2ity Consulting Group, providing executive level management consultancy services in an array of energy and technology services in areas of business strategy, commercial product development, business expansion analysis, business systems implementation/technology infrastructure disciplines, merger and acquisitions support and integration services.
Prior to Cap2ity, Mr. Young was President & CEO of Comverge, an energy management company specializing in demand management. He repositioned Comverge within the smart grid industry as a growth oriented and innovative energy solutions company. At BG Group, he led a multi-hundred-million-dollar global technology transformation initiative aimed at integrating and high-grading the company’s global technology infrastructure and key business applications.
While with Dynegy Inc, a Houston-based energy marketing and trading company, Blake was one of 5 members of the Dynegy Executive Management Team with responsibility for corporate strategy & development, divestitures, regulated businesses, information technology, policy, corporate communications, public relations, financial planning, human resources and corporate shared services. He also served as President & CEO of Illinois Power Company, a $2.5+ billion gas and electric transmission and distribution company in the Midwest serving 1.3 million customers across 40,000 square miles of service territory with 1,800 employees. He had overall company responsibility spanning all commercial, operational, regulatory and administrative areas.
Prior to Dynegy, Mr. Young was with Tenneco Energy, a large natural gas transporter and marketer. He served in a number of executive roles including Executive Director, National Accounts, Vice-President & Chief Information Officer and Chief Of Staff to the Chairman, President & CEO.
He is currently serving as an independent director for Saulsbury Industries, a large national, Texas-based Engineering, Procurement & Construction firm.