Management Team

Johnny Combs, PE, CEO


Founder, engineer and inventor who created the waste to energy technology used by New Hope Energy. 

Johnny is the CEO, lead engineer and innovator to the team.

Karen Combs


Partner with over 25 years of executive company management experience in industrial production and service companies. 

Karen is the 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. 

Eugene 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. 

Les 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.