Management Team

Brad Sparkes, President and CEO

Mr. Sparkes brings extensive experience developing, financing and managing power projects in North America to the BowArk team. He was instrumental in creating and implementing the structure to finance the St. Leon Wind Energy Project in St. Leon Manitoba and served as the Chief Financial Officer of AirSource Power Fund I LP. Prior to BowArk, Mr. Sparkes led Calpine Canada’s acquisition and development team which successfully built, acquired and financed over 600MW of generation in less than two years. Mr. Sparkes started his career at TransAlta Corporation’s (TA-T) and was part of their Independent Power Projects Development team.

Shelley Sammartino, Executive Assistant and Office Manager

Ms. Sammartino joined BowArk in 2007 as the Executive Assistant and Office Manager.  Previously, she held the position of Administrative Assistant with Grand Banks Energy Corporation a public company traded on the TSX Venture Exchange.  Ms. Sammartino has over twenty years experience in the Oil & Gas industry as an Executive Assistant and in office management.