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Kevin Clement


  • Chair and Board Member of Arcanum Infrastructure since 2017

  • Currently advises and actively participates in 4 private infrastructure-backed boards: Arcanum Infrastructure, Superior Pipeline Company, Jet Infrastructure, LLC, and Steel Reef Infrastructure Corp.

  • Most recently founded Lorica Energy, LLC as Managing Director and currently provides consulting services in the energy sector

  • Over 24 years of experience at Koch Industries in various Divisional Vice President roles in gas liquids, refined products, and public finance

  • Served as President of SemGroup Operating, President of SemStream, President of SemGas, and President and COO at SemMaterials, as well as EVP at Sandridge Energy and President of Midstream

  • BBA, Marketing, Wichita State University, Barron School of Business


John Dearborn

Operating Director

  • Certified Director – NACD

  • Operating Director on the Board for Arcanum Infrastructure since 2020

  • Most recently served as SVP of NGL & Petchem Services for Williams Energy Company

  • 31 years at Union Carbide and Dow:

    • Served in roles across R&D, Sales and Marketing of UNIPOL PE and PP process technology and catalyst business

    • Led the formation of Univation (JV between Union Carbide and ExxonMobil) and participated as a Board member

    • Over 10 years of experience at Dow, including as VP, running Dow's Global Olefins and Energy businesses, and in Dubai as Regional President, leading the negotiation of the JV between Dow and Saudi Aramco today known as Sadara

    • Eventually joined SABIC as regional head of the Americas

  • MBA, Finance and International Business, NYU Stern; BS & ME, Chemical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology

Management Team

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Ted Pettijohn, PhD


  • Arcanum Infrastructure President since inception with over 36 years of experience

  • 17 years of experience at Evonik Corporation:

    • SVP – Corporate Growth & Development, North America, launching and managing the Evonik Oil & Gas Group (supplies chemicals and plastics to the upstream and midstream markets), chemical park strategy, and petrochemical expansion in C4

    • Also served as VP of C4 Chemistry Business (including butene-1) and

    • President & GM of Degussa Initiators (a U.S. division of Evonik)

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Nick Stewart

Vice President, Operations & General Manager

  • Arcanum Infrastructure and Raven Butene-1, LLC Vice President and General Manager since 2019

  • 27 years of experience

  • Manager at Solenis LLC, Delta Companies Group, Greif, and Sunstar Engineering, as well as experiences as North American Sales Director, Process Engineer, and Quality Engineer

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Stephanie Bryars

Vice President, Logistics & Services

  • Arcanum Infrastructure Vice President of Logistics & Services since [2017]

  • Brings 29 years of experience including 24 years with Evonik Corporation:

  • NAFTA Supply Chain Manager, managing terminal inventory and multi-mode equipment fleet with P&L and capital investment responsibilities (Six Sigma – Black Belt)

  • Bio Treatment Plant Lead

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Chad Leavitt

Chief Financial Officer

  • Arcanum Infrastructure CFO as of March 2023

  • Previously served as Executive Vice President – CFO of Sterling Energy Investments, a midstream infrastructure company owned by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners

  • Total of 28 years of experience across Finance and Operational roles, including roles of varying superiority at Quantitative Equity Strategies, LLC, Sovereign Hedge Fund Management, LLC, Warwick Media Group, The Bornhoft Group, and Price Waterhouse, LLP

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