Mike John is Founder, President and CEO of Northeast Natural Energy (NNE), a West Virginia based upstream natural gas company formed in 2009. Mr. John previously served as Vice President of Operations of the Eastern Division for Chesapeake Energy from 2005 to 2009. Prior to joining Chesapeake Energy, Mr. John was a senior executive occupying various roles at Triana Energy/Columbia Natural Resources where he also served on the Company’s Board of Directors. He served in that capacity until Columbia Natural Resources was sold to Chesapeake in November of 2005. Mr. John is a West Virginia native and a 1981 graduate of West Virginia University with a degree in Petroleum Engineering. Mike also serves on the Board of Directors of the WVU Alumni association.