James E. Fleak joined Kahuna Ventures in 2008 and has served as its Director of Regulatory Compliance. He performs the same functions, environmental and safety coordination, for the Stonehenge companies.
Mr. Fleak has more than 35 years of experience in the energy industry, primarily in the natural gas midstream and transmission sectors, as well as electric power generation and distribution. Prior to Kahuna, he was with Dominion Resources for three years; Southern Union’s Florida Gas Transmission and MidAmerican Energy’s Northern Natural Gas for four years, all part of the former Enron holdings; Western Gas Resources for six years; Compliance Partners, EnecoTech and RMT, Inc. consulting firms for a combined 10 years; and Florida Power & Light for six years. He performed environmental, engineering design and energy management tasks involving various commercial and industrial operations and start-ups.
Mr. Fleak received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech University in 1982. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Colorado and Virginia. He has also obtained certifications for asbestos management and hazardous waste operations.