Leadership Team

NTE’s experienced senior leadership team has a combined 165 years of energy-sector experience in project development, engineering, construction, finance and more.

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Seth Shortlidge

Chief Executive Officer

Seth Shortlidge brings more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry to NTE Energy. Prior to founding NTE in 2009, Seth served as general counsel, managing director and finally chief executive of Tamarack Energy. Previously, he was a partner at the law firms of Pierce Atwood and Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, where he represented a wide variety of national and international energy clients in major commercial transactions and regulatory proceedings.


Stephanie Clarkson

Chief Financial Officer

As vice president and chief financial officer, Stephanie Clarkson is responsible for leading NTE Energy’s financial planning and oversight, including capital structure management, project finance activities, and tax and risk management. Prior to being appointed chief financial officer, Stephanie served as NTE’s senior vice president of finance, drawing on her 15 years of experience managing corporate and project finance activities.


Tim Eves

Senior Vice President, Development

Tim Eves is responsible for leading NTE Energy’s project development activities, including project site identification, permitting, community and government relations and project level engineering. In addition, he manages the company’s project developers and other project-related support personnel. Tim brings more than 35 years of experience to NTE Energy, including various leadership roles for Calpine Corporation in the areas of project development and origination. He also had a 19-year career with Westinghouse Power Generation in both domestic and international markets.


Michael Green

Senior Vice President, Development – Carolinas

Mike Green is responsible for providing leadership for NTE’s project development and commercial efforts in North Carolina and South Carolina, including opportunity identification, customer identification and acquisition, permitting, public outreach, legislative and regulatory communications, and engineering and design coordination. Mike brings more than 45 years of experience to NTE Energy’s team, having served in numerous leadership roles at Duke Energy, including as vice president for IPP development in Florida and the Southeast. Mike was loaned for two years to the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) as a senior evaluator to evaluate construction practices of U.S. Nuclear facilities.


Chris Rega

Senior Vice President, Engineering/Construction

Chris Rega provides leadership in all aspects of NTE Energy’s engineering, construction and operation efforts, including technical and economic performance characterizations, construction and operating cost estimates, conceptual design development and project implementation. Chris brings over 30 years of engineering, construction and operating experience to the NTE Energy leadership team, having led engineering services on dozens of power plants in numerous countries and served in technical and leadership roles at Parsons, Siemens and InterGen.


Michael Trobaugh

Vice President, Commercial

Mike has more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry, with a background in municipal utilities, hedging strategies and commodity trading. Prior to NTE Energy, Mike spent 10 years at The Energy Authority, where he served in a similar role, managing municipal utility customers and structuring deals that fit their specific needs.

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