Officers

With decades of public and private sector experience and strong relationships throughout our industry, Centrus’ executive team is working to grow and diversify our company for the long term.

Daniel B. Poneman

President and Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Alldred

Senior Vice President, Business Strategy

Elmer Dyke

Senior Vice President, Business Operations

Stephen S. Greene

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Larry B. Cutlip

Vice President, Field Operations

Marian K. Davis

Vice President & Chief Audit Executive

John M.A. Donelson

Vice President, Marketing, Sales and Power

Richard V. Rowland

Vice President, Human Resources

Dennis J. Scott

Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary

Daniel B. Poneman

President and Chief Executive Officer

Daniel B. Poneman is president and chief executive officer of Centrus Energy Corp.  He also serves on the company’s board of directors.

From 2009 to 2014, Mr. Poneman was the Deputy Secretary of Energy, also serving as the chief operating officer of the U.S. Department of Energy. His responsibilities spanned the range of US energy policies and programs – hydrocarbons, renewables, nuclear, and efficiency – including cybersecurity, project management, national security, and international cooperation.  He was also responsible for the Department’s efforts on resilience and emergency response, in cases ranging from Fukushima to Hurricane Sandy. Between April 23, 2013, and May 21, 2013, Mr. Poneman served as Acting Secretary of Energy.

Prior to assuming his responsibilities as Deputy Secretary, Mr. Poneman served as a principal of the Scowcroft Group for eight years, providing strategic advice to corporations in a variety of strategic industries. In addition, for eight years he practiced law as a partner at Hogan & Hartson and an associate at Covington & Burling, advising clients on regulatory and policy matters.

In prior tours in government, Mr. Poneman served as a White House Fellow and as Director of Defense Policy and Arms Control for the National Security Council. From 1993 through 1996 he was Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Nonproliferation and Export Controls at the National Security Council. His responsibilities included the development and implementation of U.S. policy in such areas as peaceful nuclear cooperation, missile technology, space-launch activities, sanctions determinations, chemical and biological arms control efforts, and conventional arms transfer policy.

Mr. Poneman has published widely on national security issues and is the author of Nuclear Power in the Developing World and Argentina: Democracy on Trial. His third book, Going Critical: The First North Korean Nuclear Crisis (coauthored with Joel Wit and Robert Gallucci), received the 2005 Douglas Dillon Award for Distinguished Writing on American Diplomacy. Mr. Poneman is a Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, a Distinguished Fellow at the Paulson Institute, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Mr. Poneman received A.B. and J.D. degrees with honors from Harvard University and an M.Litt. in Politics from Oxford University.

Kevin Alldred

Senior Vice President, Business Strategy

Kevin Alldred is senior vice president, business strategy for Centrus Energy Corp. He leads the company’s effort in strategic business planning and the development of new business and market opportunities designed to advance Centrus shareholders’ interests through project development, contractual arrangements, and strategic business alliances. He is responsible for identifying and expanding business opportunities beyond the LEU business segment in commercial and governmental markets in order to satisfy Centrus customers’ requirements.  

Mr. Alldred has more than 30 years of nuclear industry experience in senior roles focused on international project and program management, nuclear fuel trading, isotope trading, sales and marketing, and radioactive waste management. He has also provided consulting support to governments and commercial organizations, including training in strategic and financial planning and analyses. 

Most recently, Mr. Alldred worked for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), where he was project manager for the IAEA LEU Bank in Kazakhstan, leading the resolution of key technical and financial challenges of this first of its kind project, and negotiating treaty level agreements for the LEU bank and supporting technical agreements.

Prior to his work with the IAEA, Mr. Alldred advised governments and private corporations on nuclear fuel and reactor issues. He previously worked for RWE Nukem, launching their U.S. isotope trading business, and before that he held various management positions at British Nuclear Fuels Ltd in both a sales and project management capacity.

Mr. Alldred earned a bachelor of science degree in physics with honors from the University of Birmingham, England and a master of business administration degree with distinction from Manchester University in England.

Elmer Dyke

Senior Vice President, Business Operations

Elmer Dyke is senior vice president, business operations for Centrus Energy Corp. He is responsible for all aspects of the company’s low enriched uranium (LEU) business. This includes the sourcing, sales, and delivery of LEU and uranium to customers in the United States and around the world.

Mr. Dyke has 30 years of experience and leadership in the nuclear industry focusing on the nuclear fuel cycle and nuclear nonproliferation issues.  He has consulted for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the National Nuclear Security Administration and other U.S. government organizations, including several U.S. National Laboratories and numerous international agencies.

Mr. Dyke most recently served as vice president for sales at NAC International, where he drove the company’s business development and international sales efforts.  He also served as senior vice president of NAC’s global consulting business, where he led a group of internationally recognized experts on the comprehensive nuclear fuel cycle, management and strategy, nuclear fuel performance, training, financial and strategic analysis, nuclear quality assurance, safeguards and security, and nuclear industry human resource development.

Previously, Mr. Dyke led Booz Allen Hamilton’s business practice on nuclear nonproliferation and nuclear security, working closely with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, DOE as well as the U.S. nuclear industry on a wide spectrum of energy and security consulting projects.

In his various roles, Mr. Dyke has developed strong ties to commercial and government leaders in the nuclear industry around the world, including leaders in the nuclear new build community as well as those in established markets.

Mr. Dyke holds a Bachelor of Arts, International Political Economy from Davidson College. He was a Captain in the U.S. Army Reserve serving 13 years in the Signal Corps and in Military Intelligence.

Stephen S. Greene

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Stephen S. Greene is senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer for Centrus Energy Corp. He oversees the financial activities of the corporation, including accounting, treasury, financial and strategic planning, information technology, tax, procurement and investor relations. Mr. Greene joined Centrus in 2007 as vice president, finance.

Prior to joining Centrus, Mr. Greene was a vice president and executive director of Pace Global Energy Services. Previously, he was a vice president at Progress Energy, where he was responsible for strategic planning, and prior to that at PG&E National Energy Group, where he managed strategic planning, finance, market analysis, and commercial structuring activities. Mr. Greene began his career as a policy analyst with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Mr. Greene received a bachelor of arts degree in physics from Princeton University and a master’s degree in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School at Harvard University.

Larry B. Cutlip

Vice President, Field Operations

Larry B. Cutlip is vice president, field operations, for Centrus Energy Corp. In this role, Mr. Cutlip leads Centrus’ activities at its Tennessee, Ohio, and Kentucky sites. Mr. Cutlip also serves as president of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary American Centrifuge Manufacturing, LLC.

Mr. Cutlip has more than 35 years of nuclear experience and has served in several senior operations, engineering and plant management positions at Centrus’ facilities. Most recently, he was deputy director of the American Centrifuge Project, where he oversaw the teams charged with meeting the requirements of the United States Centrifuge Technology Advancement contract with Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Mr. Cutlip has a long history of successfully leading critical programs for the company, including establishing the manufacturing base for the American Centrifuge program, executing major contract work for the Department of Energy at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant site, and establishing Centrus’ transfer and shipping capabilities at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. He has received numerous corporate awards for his accomplishments.

Mr. Cutlip holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physics and mathematics from Muskingum College.  He completed Advanced Management Training School as well as numerous other technical and management training programs.

Marian K. Davis

Vice President & Chief Audit Executive

Marian K. Davis is vice president and chief audit executive for Centrus Energy Corp. She is responsible for Centrus’ internal audit function.

Prior to joining Centrus, Ms. Davis was senior vice president, corporate internal audit for Sunrise Senior Living, Inc., where she established the company’s internal audit function and led its efforts in Sarbanes-Oxley, SEC and Medicare compliance. Before that she served in financial executive positions for HMSHost Corporation, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. and Marriott International, Inc. Mrs. Davis began her career in public accounting with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Ms. Davis earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Maryland. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Internal Auditors.

John M.A. Donelson

Vice President, Marketing, Sales and Power

John M.A. Donelson is vice president, marketing, sales and power for Centrus Energy Corp. He is responsible for the Company’s revenue generation from the sale of enriched and natural uranium, for managing relationships with customers and for power procurement in support of enrichment operations.

Mr. Donelson joined Centrus in 1995 in the advanced technology department. He later became a senior sales executive and most recently served as director, North American and European sales. Prior to joining Centrus, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Newport News Shipbuilding and Duke Energy.

Mr. Donelson holds a bachelor of science degree in physics from Hampden-Sydney College, a master’s degree in nuclear engineering from the University of Virginia, and a master of business administration degree from Queens University. He is a registered professional engineer in the state of North Carolina. In 2003, Donelson received Centrus’ highest honor, the Chairman’s Award, for outstanding performance.

Richard V. Rowland

Vice President, Human Resources

Richard V. Rowland is vice president, human resources for Centrus Energy Corp. He is responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of Centrus’ human resource management plans and programs.

Mr. Rowland joined Centrus in 1996 as manager of organizational development and training and most recently served as corporate director of human resources. Prior to joining Centrus, he served as a vice president at Manchester Partners International and at Learning International, formerly Xerox Learning Systems, where he previously had held positions of increasing responsibility over a 14 year period.

Mr. Rowland holds a bachelor of fine arts from New York University and a master of arts degree from Fairfield University, where he focused on organizational communications.

Dennis J. Scott

Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary

Dennis J. Scott is vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary for Centrus Energy Corp. Mr. Scott serves as Centrus’ principal legal and corporate governance officer.

Mr. Scott joined Centrus’ predecessor, the United States Enrichment Corporation, in 1994 as an assistant general counsel. Since then, he has held positions of increasing responsibility, including deputy general counsel and director of corporate compliance. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Scott was in private practice, representing clients in complex development projects including energy, redevelopment, permitting, and environmental remediation. He has also been an adjunct professor of environmental law at George Washington University and was a captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps.

Mr. Scott holds a Master of Laws in Environmental Law, with Honors, from George Washington University, a Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, from Villanova School of Law, and a B.A. in Business Administration, Cum Laude, from the University of Miami.