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Management Team
Nick Powell
Chairman

David Powell
President

David Bleakley
Executive Vice President

John Amerman
Senior Vice President, Operations

Amanda Phillips
Vice President, Accounting

Rex Ashlock
North Pumper Manager

Garry Decker
Construction Manager
David Bleakley - Executive Vice President

Mr. Bleakley is responsible for the acquisition and divestiture of oil and gas properties, the coordination of land, legal, and title activities, and landowner relations. Prior to joining Colt in 1989, Mr. Bleakley was president and owner of Bleakley Energy, Inc., an oil and gas exploration, development, and production company he founded in 1980. Prior to forming Bleakley Energy, he served as treasurer of Bleakley Development Co., Inc., a residential and commercial real estate development company. Mr. Bleakley is a past president of the Eastern Kansas Oil and Gas Association (EKOGA) and currently serves on their executive board and as chairman of the regulatory committee. He also serves as EKOGA's representative to the oil and gas advisory board at the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC), the primary industry regulator. Mr. Bleakley is a founding member of the Missouri Independent Oil and Gas Association (MIOGA). Additionally, Mr. Bleakley currently serves on the board of directors of the Kansas Independent Oil and Gas Association (KIOGA) and served on the board of directors of the Kansas City chapter of the American Petroleum Institute (API). Mr. Bleakley received his B.S. in Animal Science and Industry in 1978 from Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. He currently resides in and is a native of Kansas City.