Mavington serves as Mr. Satnick’s family office. Mavington provided the initial funding for Enstructure in 2017 and remains its largest investor. Prior to establishing Mavington, Matt spent over five years at Michael Dell’s family office, MSD Capital, where he focused on investing in energy, infrastructure, transportation and industrial cyclical opportunities. Before joining MSD Capital, Matt spent over eight years in private equity, primarily with Odyssey Investment Partners, where he focused on majority control buy and build investments in North American-based industrial manufacturing, industrial services, and business services companies. Mr. Satnick holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.
Philippe has over 20 years of commercial and transactional experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors. Prior to founding Enstructure in 2015, Philippe was Vice President of Development with the U.S. affiliate of Drax Group plc, where he played a key role in developing the company’s biomass manufacturing and terminal infrastructure businesses. Previously, Philippe held roles with Verenium Biofuels (acquired by BP) and Joule Unlimited, where his responsibilities included corporate and business development. Earlier in his career, Philippe worked as a M&A and securities lawyer with the firm of Stikeman Elliott LLP. Philippe holds a law degree from University of Montreal and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
Prior to joining Enstructure, Janet was SVP of Corporate Affairs with Drax Biomass, the U.S. subsidiary of Drax Group plc, one of the largest electricity generators in the U.K. She served as a member of the Board of Directors and chaired the company’s risk management committee. Prior to Drax, Janet was with Verenium Corporation, where she was a senior member of the company’s legal team. Earlier in her career, she served as counsel for SCS Energy and InterGen, a joint venture formerly owned by Bechtel and Shell. Janet holds a J.D. from New England Law and a B.A. from Western Michigan University.
Prior to joining Enstructure, Sean was CFO of StonePoint Materials, a private-equity backed aggregates and construction products enterprise. Prior to that, he was CFO at public companies such as Atlas Energy and StoneMor Partners (deathcare), and private companies such as Cardone Industries (auto part manufacturing) and Preferred Sands (energy). Sean began his career in public accounting at Arthur Andersen LLP. Sean graduated with a B.A. from LaSalle University in Accounting and is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Prior to joining Enstructure, Ryan was a Vice President in M&T Bank’s Debt Capital Markets group, where he originated, structured, and executed leveraged finance transactions across a variety of sectors. Ryan graduated with a B.A. from Vassar College in Political Science and received honors for his Economics minor.
As Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Kate is responsible for providing leadership and coordination of the company’s human resources policies and programs, administration of various employee benefit plans, oversight of employee relations and staffing activities as well as acting as a key resource on HR due diligence associated with acquisition and integration related matters.
Prior to joining Enstructure, Kate was a Senior Vice President and Human Resources Manager at Bank of America where she provided HR generalist support for a number of key business units and staff support functions. In this capacity, Kate was accountable for the execution of strategic HR initiatives including talent planning & assessment, performance management, employee relations, organizational design, staffing, compensation and employee recognition and engagement.
Kate graduated from Providence College with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and French.
Prior to joining Enstructure, Casey was a senior associate in the private equity group of Day Pitney LLP, where he assisted clients with corporate matters including M&A, equity and debt capital raising, joint ventures, partnerships and executive compensation arrangements. Previously, Casey was an associate in the corporate group of Lowenstein Sandler LLP. Casey graduated from Seton Hall University School of Law, Order of the Coif.
Mr. Kierstead began his career as a software engineer in the Telecommunications industry. He later moved into logistics, first working as Divisional CIO at Ozburn Hessey Logistics, and later as CIO of BeavEx Logistics, a national transportation company. Prior to joining Enstructure, Eric was Chief Information Officer at Material Handling Systems Inc, a multi-national engineering company specializing in the design and construction of eFulfillment centers.
Mr. Kierstead has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Engineering from Cornell University, and a M.S. degree in Computer Science from Kansas State University.
Prior to joining Enstructure, Mike was President of Port Contractors, Inc., where he led the expansion of Port Contractors, Inc. into several new markets, acquiring and developing key assets and positioned the company as a leader in its sector. Previously, Mike held several roles with Accenture, where his responsibilities included negotiating and contracting for multi-year consulting and outsourcing projects, delivering and integrating client projects and project financial reporting on large scale initiatives. Earlier in his career, Mike worked for OHM an environmental remediation company as a project manager. Mike majored in Economics and Business Administration and has a Bachelor of Arts from Ursinus College.
Jim brings over 30 years of experience in the terminal, marine, and shipping logistics industries to the Enstructure team. Prior to joining Enstructure, Jim managed twelve terminals and the respective marine business for Ozinga Materials and Logistics. Prior to Ozinga, James served in a variety of executive capacities across North America terminal businesses. Most notably, James served as CEO of Diversified Port Holdings, a Southeastern United States breakbulk port terminal and logistics operation that included the Seaonus and Portus terminals, and President of Metro Ports, a national terminal operator and stevedoring company with 21 terminal locations.
With over 25 years of experience in transportation and logistics on the Mississippi River, including as a terminal owner, Dan has worked closely with a broad range of companies across the United States, transporting and storing products such as fertilizer, gypsum, salt, distillers’ grain, pig iron, scrap metal, and rebar.
As President of Ambassador Services International, Brian is responsible for overseeing the operations for its commercial and cruise line activities of its multiple facilities throughout the Port. Brian also oversees Enstructure’s cold storage operations across Canaveral and Jacksonville, Florida as well as Mobile, Alabama.
Brian Hubert currently has devoted over 36 years of his life to the stevedoring, agency, terminal operations and terminal security. Brian’s attitude and love for life give him the ability to seek new opportunities even if they come as a challenge. Brian’s perseverance and expectation for positive results help him achieve success. Although he is the ultimate decision maker for Ambassador Services, Brian answers to a higher power. His Christian faith guides him and helps him remain honest throughout his life. With 25 years as President and Co-owner of ASI, he continues to stay focused on the future of the company. Brian Hubert started his maritime career in the Early 80’s working for Sea Escape Cruises and R&L May Steamship agency as a Stevedore Supervisor and Ship’s Agent. Throughout his career, he continues to live and breathe all aspects of the maritime industry working with Customs Brokers, Ships Chandlers, US Customs, Coast Guard, USDA, US Military, Ship Owners and various Shippers and Receivers. Brian’s extensive knowledge and involvement of all aspects of business include terminal and cargo operations, international relations, office and personnel management, accounting, sales, customer relations, insurance matters, proposals , contract creation and negotiations, equipment purchasing, logistics and human resource functions.
Tony has over 35 years of experience in the marine terminal and logistics industries, telecommunications, and banking. Tony joined Port Contractors in 2012 as a Vice President, where he contributed to the growth of the company through the expansion into new port operations and diversifying the cargo base and markets served.
Prior to joining Port Contractors, Tony was Vice-President for Federal Marine Terminals, where he led the expansion of FMT’s terminal operations in the Great Lakes and US Gulf region. Tony has had a wide range of responsibilities throughout his career including negotiating and contracting long-term agreements, managing marine terminal and logistics operations, and as a financial controller. Early in his career, Tony worked for Pacific Great Lakes, American Security Bank, and MCI Telecommunications in logistics, finance, and accounting.Tony has his Master’s of Business Administration from Cleveland State University and a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Accounting from Clarion University.