ClearPath’s mission is to develop and advance conservative policies that accelerate clean energy innovation. To advance that mission, we develop cutting-edge policy and collaborate with academics and industry. An entrepreneurial, young, strategic nonprofit, ClearPath (501(c)(3)) partners with in-house and external experts on nuclear, carbon capture, hydropower, natural gas and energy innovation to advance our mission.

Learn more about ClearPath’s in-house and external suite of nuclear, carbon capture, hydropower, natural gas and energy innovation experts.

Our Team

Jay Faison
Founder and CEO
Rich Powell
Executive Director
Mark Bruinooge
Managing Director - Finance
Zak Baig
Managing Director - Government Affairs
Jeremy Harrell
Managing Director - Policy
Andrea Steiner
Managing Director - Operations and Communications
Jeff Morehouse
Government Affairs Director
Darren Goode
Communications Director
Adam Goff
Chief of Staff
Mitch Kersey
Production Director
Justin Ong
Policy Associate
Faith M. Smith
Policy Analyst
Spencer Nelson
Policy Associate
Cole Simons
Chief of Staff
Lynette Cook
Office Manager

Our Advisors

Kristen Soltis Anderson
Partner and Co-Founder at Echelon Insights
Phil Musser
Former Exec. Director of the RGA; Senior Vice President, Communications of The Boeing Company
Terry Sullivan
Founder at Firehouse Strategies, Former Rubio adviser
Jim Connaughton
Chairman of CEQ under President Bush; President and CEO Nautilus Data Technologies
Ed Holland
Former President and CEO of Southern Company
Steve Kuczynski
Chairman, President and CEO, Southern Nuclear Operating Company
Jeff Merrifield
Former Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner; Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Richard Mroz
Former President of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
Rich Thau
Co-Founder and President of Engagious
Ronald Prinn
TEPCO Professor of Atmospheric Science - MIT
Shannon Smith
CEO - Abundant Power Group

Our Principles

We believe in small government, free markets, and American innovation. Our principles form the basis for how we analyze proposed reforms.