James T. Hackett, Director (Chairman)


James T. Hackett is a member and Non-Executive Chairman of the board of NuScale Corp., previously serving on the board of NuScale LLC since November 1, 2021, and as its Non-Executive Chairman since December 2021. He has served as Director of Fluor Corporation since 2016 (and previously from 2001 to 2015), as the President of Tessellation Services, LLC, a privately held consulting services firm, since 2013, and is a Director of Enterprise Products Holdings LLC and NOV, Inc.

Mr. Hackett previously was Executive Chairman of Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. and a Partner and Senior Advisor of Riverstone Holdings LLC, an energy and power focused private investment firm. He has served as Chairman and CEO of several global energy companies, including Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. and Kingfisher Midstream, LLC. Mr. Hackett holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. and Master in Theology from Harvard University, and he serves on the humanities faculty at Rice University as well as on the undergraduate liberal arts and M.B.A. faculties at the University of Texas at Austin.

Alan L. Boeckmann, Director


Alan L. Boeckmann is a member of the board of NuScale Corp., previously serving on the board of NuScale LLC since December 3, 2020. He also serves as the Executive Chairman of Fluor Corporation. Previously, Mr. Boeckmann served as Non-Executive Chairman of Fluor Corporation from 2011 until his retirement in 2012, and Chairman and CEO of Fluor Corporation from February 2002 until his retirement in 2011.

Mr. Boeckmann rejoined Fluor Corporation in 1979 with previous service from 1974 to 1977 and held various positions across the company.

Mr. Boeckmann graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in electrical engineering.

Alvin C. Collins, III, Director


Alvin C. Collins, III is a member of the board of NuScale Corp., having previously served on the board of NuScale LLC since February 25, 2021. Mr. Collins serves as Group President of Corporate Development and Sustainability for Fluor Corporation, which he joined in 1994.

Mr. Collins has more than 26 years of experience in various business development, corporate planning, engineering, procurement and construction management positions, and he has held various leadership positions for Fluor Corporation’s Energy & Chemicals business, including SVP of Global Operations, SVP of Global Business Development as well as VP of Operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. In previous roles, Mr. Collins was based in Saudi Arabia serving as VP of Business Development for the Middle East and Africa, as well as General Manager of Fluor Arabia Limited. He has supported Fluor Corporation projects and marketing activities across a number of industries including oil and gas production, refining, petrochemicals, chemicals, biofuels, polymers, life sciences, wastewater treatment, gasification and power generation / transmission / distribution.

He attended the Thunderbird School of Global Management’s International Consortium program and graduated from Clemson University in 1994 with a B.S. in construction science and management.

John L. Hopkins, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer


John L. Hopkins is Director, President and CEO of NuScale Corp. and has served as a member of the board of directors since December 2012. He also served as NuScale LLC's Executive Chairman from December 2012 to December 2021.

Mr. Hopkins started his career at Fluor Corporation in 1989, held numerous leadership positions in both global operations and business development and served as a corporate officer from 1999 until 2012. Mr. Hopkins is active in a variety of professional and business organizations, and currently serves on the Executive Committee, Audit Committee and Compensation Committee of the United States Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C. and is a member of the Nuclear Energy Institute Executive Committee and Energy Task Force Member, Atlantic Council and the Group of Vienna.

Mr. Hopkins has previously served with the DOE’s Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee, was a Senior Energy Policy Advisor of I Squared Capital, New York, and has also served as the Senior Executive Member of both the Fluor Netherlands and Fluor United Kingdom board of directors, Chairman of the Board for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC and as a Director of the Business Council for International Understanding.

Mr. Hopkins holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Texas at Austin. He also completed advanced management programs at the University of California, Irvine, Thunderbird University’s international management program.

Kent Kresa, Director


Kent Kresa is a member of the board of NuScale Corp. and previously served on the board of NuScale LLC since August 1, 2019. Mr. Kresa also serves on the board of MannKind Corporation (since 2014), where he is chair of the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee; as Chairman and Director of Quantum Digital Solutions Corporation and as a Director of Systems & Technology Research Corporation, both private for-profit organizations; as well as a Trustee and Chairman Emeritus of the California Institute of Technology.

In the past, Mr. Kresa has been CEO, President and Chairman of Northrop Grumman Corporation, Chairman and Director of General Motors Corporation, Director of Fluor Corporation and Chairman and Director of Avery Dennison Corporation.

Mr. Kresa holds degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology: B.S., M.S. and E.A.A. (all aeronautics and astronautics).

Christopher J. Panichi, Director


Christopher J. Panichi is a member of the board of NuScale Corp. and previously served on the board of NuScale LLC since August 4, 2020. He is currently Fluor Corporation’s SVP of Finance, responsible for mergers, acquisitions and divestiture activity.

Prior to re-joining Fluor Corporation in 2020, Mr. Panichi worked closely with private equity sponsors, most recently serving as EVP and CFO of Therma Corporation, a leading design-build specialty mechanical contractor. Before this, Mr. Panichi was the CFO of Industrial Service Solutions, one of the largest independent providers of industrial services in the United States, and Brinderson, a full-service engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance company. Mr. Panichi spent the first 15 years of his career at Fluor Corporation in the areas of finance, accounting, procurement, project controls, sales and marketing and strategic planning.

Mr. Panichi holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University as well as an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business.

Christopher Sorrells, Director


Christopher Sorrells joined the NuScale Corp. board after the closing of the business combination between NuScale LLC and Spring Valley in 2022. Mr. Sorrells has been an investor, operator, advisor and board member in the sustainability industry for more than 20 years. He currently serves as Lead Director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee for Renewable Energy Group, Inc., having previously served as Vice Chairman of its board and led the $100.0 million financing in 2006 to create the company.

Prior to that, Mr. Sorrells served as a Managing Director and then as an Operating Partner of NGP Energy Technology Partners, an affiliate of Natural Gas Partners, a leading energy private equity fund with $20.0 billion of assets under management, which he helped grow into one of the most successful sustainability-focused private equity funds. In addition to leading investments, Mr. Sorrells has held board positions for numerous public and private firms, including groSolar, GSE Systems, Inc. and Living Earth. As an operator, Mr. Sorrells has held a variety of senior executive leadership roles at sustainability-focused companies including serving as COO and Director of GSE Systems, Inc.

Mr. Sorrells started his career in the energy, power and sustainability industries as an investment banker at Salomon Smith Barney in 1996 and later at Banc of America Securities LLC where he created one of the first sustainability-focused investment banking teams in 2000. He earned his Master of Accounting from the University of Southern California, an M.B.A. from the College of William and Mary and a B.A. from Washington and Lee University.

Kimberly O. Warnica, Director


Kimberly O. Warnica joined the NuScale Corp. board after the closing of the business combination between NuScale LLC and Spring Valley in 2022. Ms. Warnica currently serves as EVP, General Counsel and Secretary of Marathon Oil Corporation (which she joined in January 2021) and is responsible for the company’s compliance, corporate communications, government relations and legal functions.

Ms. Warnica was previously EVP, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary at Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. from 2018 to 2020, leading the compliance, human resources, facilities, contract administration, corporate communications and legal departments. Prior to joining Alta Mesa, Ms. Warnica served in several leadership positions at Marathon Oil and Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas (formerly Plains Exploration and Production Company). She started her career at a national law firm, Andrews Kurth LLP (now known as Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP).

Ms. Warnica holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University as well as a Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law.