Management Team

Johnny Combs, PE, CEO

 Founder, engineer, and inventor who created the waste to energy technology used by New Hope Energy. He leads the team as CEO, lead engineer and innovator. 

Karen Combs

 Partner  with over 25 years of executive company management in industrial production and service companies. She is Corporate Controller  and has staffing oversight. 

Boddie Lindsey

 30 years of experience  in progressive Fabrication roles. Responsible for all system fabrication and Installation for the New Hope Energy waste to energy solution. All key systems are  fabricated in-house.

Brian Dickey

 Extensive experience in oil field and plant operations. In charge of all plant operations  including safety, production processes, employees, and training. 

Lee (Eugene) Royal

 Lee has an extensive background in human relations and project management. He oversees Human Resources, technical research and  the New Hope Energy digital presence .

Kyle (Stephen) Calloway

 Kyle has extensive experience with oil and gas companies,  and is the independent CPA who manages the accounting affairs of  New Hope Energy and establishes the corporate entities that manage New Hope Energy Technology. 

Les Moore

  A former Lead Engineer at Boeing, LES is a creative innovator who is a vital part of our technology development. He is a General Contractor.

Tommy John, PE, BSME, MChE

 Tommy has  almost 50 years in  the petroleum and bio-energy industries.  He is an expert in process plant design and energy recovery  .  Tommy is a technical consultant to New Hope Energy. 

Stephen Lett

 Stephen is the Founder of TPS Houston Group with over 40 years of  power generation, oil field, and overhaul of power generation equipment experience in North and South America. Stephen Develops  our Landfill Solution partnerships. 


Rand Blair

 Rand has significant business development experience in oil and media. He is currently participating in the Galileo Institute, as an Accredited Master in Renewable Energy, Management and Finance. Rand is a Developer of Business Investment, and  Bunker Trading  Operations for New Hope Energy.