Chairman of the Board
Cliff Hooper, Chairman of the Board. Mr. Hooper is a co-founder and the Chairman of the Board of EnviraCarbon, Inc. He brings a lifetime of business understanding and proven record of success. In the early 1970’s Mr. Hooper and family started coal mining and sales companies that continue to the present. These coal companies grew to owning and operating six large coal mines (surface, deep and auger). They also owned and operated coal washing plants, plus three barge facilities loading on the Ohio and Tennessee rivers. Their companies became the third largest producer of coal for TVA. In 1960 Cliff founded a real estate sales and development company. Working with subdivisions, shopping centers, apartment complexes, industrial parks and recreational developments, Mr. Hooper grew that company into becoming the largest real estate developer in the Nashville, Tennessee area. He was also a Founder and Chairman of the Board of a hotel chain and a retail clothing chain, both publicly traded companies. Mr. Hooper’s extensive expertise in both the coal industry and business management provides a strong background to serve as Chairman of the Board of EnviraCarbon, Inc.