General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.)
One of the most influential figures in 21st century global politics, and strategic advisor on energy technology for venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins. Read more »
General Colin L. PowellL, USA (Ret.)
For over fifty years, General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) has devoted his life to public service having held senior military and diplomatic positions across four presidential administrations. General Powell served as President Ronald Reagan’s National Security Advisor and he served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for both President George H.W. Bush and for President Bill Clinton. Under President George W. Bush, General Powell was appointed the 65th Secretary of State and led the State Department in major efforts to address and solve regional and civil conflicts throughout the world. He also worked at the forefront of American efforts to advance economic and social development worldwide.
General Powell is the Founder of the Colin L. Powell Center for Leadership and Service at his alma mater, the City College of New York, which has now grown into the Colin L. Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. He is the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the America’s Promise Alliance, dedicated to forging a strong and effective partnership alliance committed to seeing that children have the fundamental resources they need to succeed.
Currently General Powell is a strategic limited partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and is on the board of Bloom Energy. He is the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Leeds Equity Partners, a private equity firm focused on investments in the education, training, information and business services industries. He is also Chairman of the Eisenhower Fellowships, a cross-cultural program for emerging international leaders, and is a member of the board of directors of the Council on Foreign Relations.
His autobiography, My American Journey, was a best seller and has been published in more than a dozen different languages. His second book, It Worked For Me, reveals the lessons that shaped his life and career and was an instant best-seller when it was published in May 2012.
General Powell is married to the former Alma Vivian Johnson of Birmingham, Alabama. They live in McLean, Virginia and have three children and four grandchildren.
International bestselling author of Drive: The Surprising Truth of What Motivates Us and leading thinker on the evolution of the business world. Read more »
Daniel H. Pink is the author of five provocative books about the changing world of work, including the long-running New York Times best seller, A Whole New Mind, and the #1 New York Times best seller, Drive. His books have been translated into 33 languages.
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, uses 50 years of behavioral science to overturn the conventional wisdom about human motivation. Pink shows that carrot and stick motivators have been oversold and that high performance depends much more on the deeply human need to direct our own lives, to learn and create new things and to do better by ourselves and the world. Drive is a New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, and Los Angeles Times best seller.
Other best-selling books written by Pink include To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others, The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need, and Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself. Pink’s articles on business and technology have appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, The Sunday Telegraph, Fast Company, and Wired.
A free agent himself, he held his last real job in the White House, where he served from 1995 to 1997 as chief speechwriter for Vice President Al Gore. He also worked as an aide to U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich and in other positions in politics and government.
He received a B.A. from Northwestern University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and a J.D. from Yale Law School.
Pink lives in Washington, DC, with his wife and their three children.
Author of three books on energy and the enterprise including The Big Pivot, one of the decade’s best-selling books on sustainable business. Read more »
Andrew Winston is a globally recognized expert on how companies can navigate and profit from humanity’s biggest challenges. His views on strategy have been sought after by many of the world’s leading companies, including HP, J&J, Kimberly-Clark, PepsiCo, PwC, and Unilever. Andrew’s latest book, The Big Pivot has been selected among the “Best Business Books of 2014″ by Strategy+Business magazine. His first book, Green to Gold, was the top-selling green business title of the last decade.
Through his writing, consulting, and speeches (including a TED talk), Andrew provides a practical and optimistic roadmap for building resilient, thriving companies and communities in a volatile world.
Senior Product Marketing Manager, EnerNOC Read more »
John duPont is a Senior Manager on EnerNOC’s Product Marketing team, where he focuses on defining, packaging, and demonstrating energy intelligence software and professional services solutions to help customers address the challenges of managing energy spend across their organization. Prior to joining the Product Marketing team, John managed the delivery of complex commissioning, retro-commissioning, and energy engineering projects for EnerNOC’s Energy Services team, and was a key contributor to the development of the team’s deep energy analytics toolset. John is a licensed Mechanical Engineer in the State of California and a LEED® Accredited Professional. He holds a master’s degree in Management Science & Engineering and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.
Product Manager, EnerNOC Read more »
Ryan Esch is a member of EnerNOC’s Product Management team working to develop new solutions for their customers. Prior to joining the team, Ryan was a member of EnerNOC’s Professional Service organization where he worked as a Lead Analyst delivering EnerNOC products to customers ranging from Industrials to Commercial Real Estate. Before joining EnerNOC, Ryan worked as an energy consultant performing facility audits for industrial and commercial spaces along with conducting evaluations of large energy efficiency incentive programs for utilities. While studying for his Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Bradley University, he gained his foundation in energy management through the university’s Industrial Assessment Center (IAC), which is federally funded through the Department of Energy’s Industrial Technologies Program. Ryan also has his Bachelor of Science in Physics from Illinois Wesleyan University, is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), and a LEED Green Associate (GA).
Practice Lead, Education Services, EnerNOC Read more »
Kurt Fisette is the Practice Lead of Education Services at EnerNOC. Kurt’s primary focus is on customer success through education. Kurt creates and delivers training content that uses real-world examples in order to highlight the features and functionality of energy intelligence software in a way that resonates with customers and provides them with actionable items to meet their energy management needs. Kurt has held a number of positions within EnerNOC, ranging from dispatching and coaching demand response assets in EnerNOC’s Network Operations Center, providing customers with energy management solutions as a Business Development Associate, and as a Project Manager, he oversaw the deployment and installation of EnerNOC’s energy monitoring devices at customer sites. Kurt attended Wentworth Institute of Technology where he earned a BS in Electromechanical Engineering.
Director, Consulting Solutions, E Source Read more »
Chad advises utilities on business customer strategies for boosting demand-side management programs and improving customer relationships. His areas of expertise are in econometrics, business customer strategy, and market research. He consults with utilities on account management strategy, business contact center effectiveness, and energy-efficiency program marketing. In his nine years at E Source, Chad has led the development of a number of successful and ground-breaking software, data analytics, and market research products.
An economist with a background in empirical modeling, his contributions include developing quantitative behavioral models. He has focused on utilities and other heavily-regulated industries throughout much of his career, including analyzing healthcare policy at the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service and working with Ryanair during the company’s rapid growth following European airline deregulation. Chad has led several start-ups in the nonprofit and private spheres, where his responsibilities spanned programmatic work, business development, volunteer coordination, and customer service. He holds a BS in economics from Bates College and an MS in mineral and energy economics from the Colorado School of Mines.
Manager, Energy Intelligence, EnerNOC Read more »
Owen Glubiak leads a group of market experts within the Energy Intelligence team that are responsible for analyzing the energy marketplace, designing a holistic procurement and supply management strategy, and actively tracking and evaluating the performance of that strategy over time. Prior to his management position, Owen advised EnerNOC’s customers across all three energy cost drivers, specializing on the energy supply procurement space. He was responsible for managing the energy spend of assigned accounts based on applicable Scope of Services, and direct supporting analysts, as necessary, to provide unbiased, objective customer advice and service. These services include initial customer supply and market assessment, customer market education, strategy development, purchasing management using RFP, or other suitable methods, and ongoing support for budgeting and subsequent purchases.
Director of Corporate Responsibility, The Tower Companies Read more »
Eugenia Gregorio is the Director of Corporate Responsibility for the Tower Companies, a privately-owned Real Estate and Property Management company and green building leader. She is responsible for managing environmental responsibility initiatives, stakeholder engagement, and community partnerships for a portfolio of 4-million SF including commercial office, a 30 acre residential campus, and retail shopping centers. She works on efforts that include achieving LEED Certifications for 90% and ENERGY STAR Certifications for 85% of the portfolio, leading an energy management program that has recognized 15% savings since 2012, water efficiency practices to yield 30% savings since 2008, receiving significant green building tax and rebate incentives for the company, maintaining Tower’s Carbon Neutrality through REC and Carbon credit purchases, and developing green lease requirements for tenant construction projects.
She has worked in the construction and real estate industries for over 13 years and before joining Tower, she worked as a project manager for international construction consulting firms and general contractors on a wide range of public and private construction projects. Since 2010, Eugenia has been sharing her passion and Tower’s experiences with these industries through speaking engagements including World Energy Engineering Congress, Climate Leadership Congress, DC Energy Summit, NAIOP, USGBC Greenbuild, MD Clean Energy Summit, CREW, and DOE Better Buildings Challenge events. She has also been quoted and acknowledged in several industry press releases, case studies, and blogs published by various organizations such as USGBC, DDOE, and NRDC.
Eugenia was awarded the United States Green Building Council National Capitol Regional 2011 Award of Excellence for Member of the Year and was appointed by the Mayor to the District of Columbia’s Green Building Advisory Council in 2014. She graduated from the University of Colorado with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and earned her MBA and Certificate in Responsible Management at The George Washington University.
Director of Facilities and Energy, Four Seasons Produce Read more »
Randy started his career in 1982 as a Journeymen Electrician for Line Specialties Inc. in Ephrata, PA. In 1996 he began his employment with Four Seasons Produce, Inc. also in Ephrata. Since 1996 Randy has held several positions at Four Seasons including a Transportation Distpatch Position, Warehouse Operations Manager, and since 2009 the Director of Facilities and Energy.
Currently at Four Seasons Produce, Randy is responsible for providing leadership, general management for the Facilities and Food Safety departments. He provides leadership for maintaining, cleaning, improving and expanding the physical assets of the Four Seasons family of companies. He also leads efforts to achieve energy and sustainability goals.
Randy was formerly President and currently is a member of the Central PA Chapter of IFMA (International Facility Management Association), a member of AFE (Association of Facility Engineers), and a member of AEE (Association of Energy Engineers). Randy obtained a CFM (Certified Facility Manager) designation through IFMA in 2003. Randy was the recipient of IFMA’s George Graves Award for Facility Management Achievement in 2013.
CEO, Chairman, and Co-Founder, EnerNOC Read more »
Tim co-founded EnerNOC in 2001 and serves as its CEO, Chairman and Co-Founder. In 2007, he led EnerNOC’s initial public offering, which was named IPO of the Year by the Association for Corporate Growth Boston and Mass High Tech, and received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in New England. More recently, EnerNOC was recognized with a 2012 Platts Global Energy Award for Industry Leadership, and Tim Healy was honored as CEO of the Year by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council. Today, EnerNOC is one of the world’s leading energy intelligence software providers, conducting business in over 100 countries with a team of more than 1,000 employees.
Prior to EnerNOC, Tim worked in the Energy Technology Laboratory for Northern Power Systems, Inc., and held positions with Merrill Lynch, International Fuel Cells (now UTC Fuel Cells), and the venture capital firm Commonwealth Capital Ventures. Tim also co-founded Student Advantage, a Boston-based affinity marketing company that went public in 1999.
Tim currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), the New England Clean Energy Council, Massachusetts High Technology Council, Genability, Inc., and WeSpire, and serves on TechNet’s Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees for the New England Aquarium. Tim is an advisor to several area startups and coaches youth soccer.
Tim graduated from Dartmouth College with a BA in Government and Economics, and received an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
Energy Advisor, EnerNOC Read more »
Michael John is an Energy Advisor on EnerNOC’s Energy Intelligence team within Global Services. Michael works closely with customers to drive effective energy management at their organizations while maximizing value from EnerNOC’s technology offerings. In this role, Michael has tackled a variety of technical and organizational energy management challenges for a diverse set of organizations ranging from real estate investment trusts to food processing conglomerates to waste water treatment facilities.
Prior to joining EnerNOC, Michael worked as a plant engineer in the medical device industry performing validation studies as well as implementing process improvements and employing lean techniques such as 5S to increase throughput and maintain high quality product. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Boston University and is an accredited LEED® Green Associate.
CEO, SEE Change Institute Read more »
Beth Karlin, PhD, is Research Director at the University of Southern California’s Norman Lear Center. Her research focuses on the interrelationships between people and our natural, built, and social environments and the role of technology and new media in connecting them for social and environmental change. Current projects investigate a wide variety of topics, including public acceptance of new technology, home energy management, and documentary film campaigns. In addition to her role at the University, Beth recently founded the SEE Change Institute, which brings together leading academics to work with government, private, and non-profit organizations on strategy, implementation, and evaluation of energy efficiency and behavior change programs. She has published her work in venues ranging from Psychological Bulletin to Peace Studies (as well as some that don’t start with the letter “p”) and lectures regularly on Transformational Media and the Psychology of Sustainability. Before receiving her Ph.D. in Social Ecology, Beth spent nearly a decade working in K-12 education, holding positions as a teacher, counselor, and school administrator. She believes that the role of a researcher is not only to better understand the world but also to improve it and hopes that her work is able to serve both purposes.
Sr. Director, Environment, Health and Safety, Comcast Cable’s Northeast Division Read more »
David Newman is Senior Director of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) for Comcast Cable’s Northeast Division, which includes 24,000 employees, and spans from Maine to North Carolina. His responsibilities include developing and leading EHS compliance and implementing an array of sustainability programs. His main focus areas have included developing waste recycling programs across over 150 operations facilities, and implementing energy efficiency measures in offices, data centers and a fleet of over 8,000 vehicles.
Prior to Comcast, Mr. Newman was with Millipore Corporation, the life sciences division of Merck, KGaA, where he served in roles including Head of EHS, Facilities and Sustainability, Director of Supply Security, and Plant Manager. Before Millipore he worked in EHS management consulting in the semiconductor and electronics industry. He has lectured on environmental sustainability at Harvard Business School and UMass Boston, and has master degrees in Public Health and Industrial Environmental Management. He is also a long-distance runner, EMT and firefighter.
Sustainability Consultant, EnerNOC Professional Services Read more »
Peter is a Sustainability Management Certified Professional (SMCP) whose experience spans over a decade working at the nexus of sustainability and technology. He was the first President of the Board of Directors for the Sustainability Management Association, and has “sat on all sides of the table” as a sustainability practitioner within local government, NGOs and corporations. Building on those experiences he took his knowledge and passion for sustainability to the consulting space, making an impact with a wider array of organizations. At EnerNOC, he works in the Global Services group helping customers develop and achieve sustainability goals through process optimization and technology; working across professional services and technology groups to find right fit solutions.
Prior to joining EnerNOC, Peter was a Senior Consultant in the Information Solutions group at Environmental Resource Management (ERM); a leading global sustainability consulting firm. He also worked as a Principal Sustainability Consultant focused on sustainability strategy for the Americas with Infosys, a member of Forbes’ Top 100 Innovative Companies list; and previously built and led the global sustainability program for NetApp, a Fortune 1000 company. Peter received a Master’s degree in Economics from University of San Francisco and his Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in Political Science from Humboldt State University.
Head of Sustainability, Novozymes North America Read more »
Arlan Peters is the Head of Sustainability for Novozymes North America where he develops Novoyzmes’ regional sustainability initiatives, builds organizational capacity around Novozymes’ sustainability platform, manages Novozymes’ corporate citizenship programs, and engages with external stakeholders on issues relating to life-cycle impacts of biotechnology.
He represents Novozymes in the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, as well as the Sustainability Consortium where he served as co-chair for the Sustainability Consortium’s Corporate Advisory Council.
Prior to his current role, Arlan managed business development projects in animal health and regional marketing for bio-energy in Asia.
Before joining Novozymes, Arlan coordinated community education programs for Japan’s Ministry of Education. He also worked on public-private partnerships for international development at USAID’s Global Development Alliance Secretariat.
He holds a BA in Biology from Oberlin College and was a recipient of the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to study economic and environmental impacts of aquaculture in Ecuador, Chile, and the Philippines. He received his MBA from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School where he concentrated in Sustainable Enterprise.
Sr. Grid Analyst, GTM Research Read more »
Omar Saadeh is a Senior Grid Analyst at GTM Research with a focus on distributed energy management. Before joining GTM Research, Omar completed a Master of Engineering degree in power engineering at McGill University, where he was awarded a Graduate Excellence Fellowship and contributed as a staff writer to The McGill Daily. Prior to graduate school, Omar worked as a bilingual building efficiency sales associate at Johnson Controls in Montreal. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from McGill University with a minor in economics. Omar has published research for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Conseil International des Grands Réseaux Électriques, focusing on the advantages of plug-in electric vehicles and the economic dispatch of distributed resources in microgrids, respectively.
Director of Product Marketing, EnerNOC Read more »
As the Director of Product Marketing, Kelly Sennatt is leading the charge to shape EnerNOC’s product vision and put energy intelligence software into the hands of energy managers and CFOs alike to better manage corporate energy usage and spend. Her team is responsible for commercializing new products, analyzing markets and competitors, creating demand through pricing, packaging, and positioning of software, and being both customer and product experts. Kelly graduated with honors from Dartmouth College with a degree in Environmental Earth Sciences and with her MBA from the Tuck School of Business.
Susan Hunt Stevens
Founder and CEO, WeSpire Read more »
Susan Hunt Stevens
Susan Hunt Stevens is the founder and CEO of WeSpire, the employee engagement platform company that empowers forward-thinking global organizations to reach their greatest potential. She is a recognized expert in the use of social and game mechanics to drive positive behavior change. Previously, Stevens spent nine years at The New York Times Company, most recently as senior vice president/GM of Boston.com, one of the largest news and information sites on the Web. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University and The Tuck School of Business. She serves on the board of the New England Clean Energy Council, the board of Overseers of the New England Aquarium, and the Sustainable Brands Advisory Board.
Owner, Annie’s Ace Hardware Read more »
Anne Stom is the owner of Annie’s Ace Hardware in Washington, DC. The flagship store, located in the Petworth neighborhood, has achieved Pinnacle status, the Ace Hardware Corporation’s highest designation in three of their four years of operation. The Annie’s team opened its second store on November 10, 2015 in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, DC.
Prior to opening Annie’s Hardware, Anne worked for the U.S. Department of Labor and in a several non-profit organizations, overseeing programs that assist at-risk youth reconnect with education, learn work-readiness skills, and gain meaningful employment.
Since the doors open in 2012, the store has become a vibrant community focal point hosting monthly kitten adoptions, a weekly bike maintenance and repair clinic, car washes to benefit the local little league, and of course, hosting Girl Scout cookie sales. Annie’s partners with many local schools and organizations and her staff frequently participates in a variety of school activities including being judges for spelling bees, reading to classrooms, and conducting store tours. They have joined forces with the DC Sustainable Energy Unit and not only sell LED bulbs but have recently converted their Petworth store to all LED lightbulbs. The newly opened Brookland store uses all LED fixtures and bulbs. In addition, the staff of Annie’s has participated in several building events with the DC Habitat chapter.
Annie lives a short walk from both of her stores, is married and has two cats and a dog.
Account Manager, DC Sustainable Energy Utility Read more »
Bridget is the DCSEU’s Account Manager for federal facilities and Department of Defense buildings. Bridget can help facilitate rebates and technical assistance for federal energy efficiency projects, including Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC). Prior to that, she managed our relationships with over 50 DC retailers who sell lights and appliances through our Retail Efficient Products campaigns. Before joining DCSEU, Bridget worked in the green building industry and is accredited in LEED Operations and Maintenance (O+M) and Building Design and Construction (BD+C).
Head of North America, GRESB Read more »
Mr. Winters has responsibility for furthering GRESB’s international scope by engaging institutional investors throughout North America, establishing industry partnerships, and expanding GRESB coverage among REITs and private equity firms.
GRESB is an industry-driven organization committed to assessing the sustainability performance of real estate portfolios around the globe. Institutional investors use this dynamic benchmark to engage with their investment management teams, aiming to improve the sustainability performance of their investment portfolios and the global property sector at large.
He previously served the U.S. Green Building Council as Senior Fellow for Business Strategy and Finance by providing leadership on a range of topics including green bond underwriting guidelines, asset valuation, and related business topics. Additional professional experience includes tenures at Russell Real Estate and CBRE, and participation in several start-up technology companies.
He earned his Masters in Real Estate Finance and Development from Harvard, his MBA from Southern Methodist University, is an alumni of the University of Wisconsin real estate program. Mr. Winters is a lecturer at University of Maryland and George Mason University, and is a Counselor of Real Estate.
Senior Vice President, Policy and Government Affairs, Advanced Energy Economy Read more »
Malcolm leads AEE’s public policy efforts to promote the advanced energy industry, including federal, state legislative and state regulatory initiatives, outside of California.
Before joining AEE, Malcolm served as a Cabinet-level official with Governor Martin O’Malley. As head of the Maryland Energy Administration from 2007-2012, he helped enact and implement one of the most ambitious sets of energy goals in the nation. To achieve these goals, MEA launched numerous innovative new programs to promote greater use of advanced energy technologies, including the Generating Clean Horizons program that was named one of the “top 25 innovations in American government” by Harvard University’s John F Kennedy School.
An energy expert with experience at the national level and in the private sector, Woolf was chair of the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO), has testified before Congress on several occasions, and is frequently featured in national media. He was appointed by Secretary Bodman to serve on the DOE’s Electricity Advisory Committee, and by Secretary Chu to serve on DOE’s State Energy Advisory Board and to the State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network’s executive committee.
Woolf previously served as the director of the National Governors Association’s Natural Resources Committee and counsel to the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. He also was a senior attorney with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and an associate with the law firms of Winston & Strawn and Piper & Marbury.
Malcolm received his B.A. magna cum laude from Tufts University, with a year at Pembroke College, Oxford University. He earned his law degree, as well as a Masters of Public Administration and Public Policy, from the University of Virginia.
Chief, Market Sectors Group, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Read more »
Michael Zatz is a manager with the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Commercial Buildings Program. In this role, Mr. Zatz oversees the development and implementation of activities aimed at improving the energy efficiency of a wide variety of building types, including offices, K-12 schools, multifamily residences, retail stores, healthcare facilities, hotels, data centers, congregations, and others. Mr. Zatz is also responsible for oversight of ENERGY STAR’s Portfolio Manager® energy benchmarking tool, which has been used by over 400,000 buildings across the U.S. to evaluate and track their energy and water use.
Mr. Zatz joined ENERGY STAR in February 2006, after nearly 14 years with ICF International, a private environmental and energy consulting firm. During his tenure at ICF, Mr. Zatz worked with governments and local and multinational companies in the U.S. and around the world to identify and implement methods for reducing the impacts of their operations on the environment. He has specific expertise in the development and implementation of voluntary public-private partnerships.
While with ICF, Mike worked for 3 years in Bangkok, Thailand, where he designed and managed a voluntary program to reduce energy and water use in more than 400 manufacturing facilities and nearly 200 schools, while at the same time improving the bottom line for the businesses, and improving the learning environment for students. Mr. Zatz has an M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy from Johns Hopkins University, and a B.S. in Engineering and Public Policy from Washington University in St. Louis.
Practice Lead of Advisory Services, EnerNOC Read more »
Clay Waters is the Practice Lead of Advisory Services at EnerNOC where he works to improve the capabilities of the Energy Advisor team to delight customers, drive energy management success, and ensure organizations get the most out of EnerNOC’s energy intelligence software. Clay works with internal teams to define new deliverables, test new products, and build capabilities around analysis of energy usage data.
Prior to leading the Advisory Services Practice at EnerNOC, Clay managed commissioning projects, energy audits, and subcontractor retrofit work for organizations in the Southern California region. Clay graduated from the University of Georgia with a BS in Engineering and is a LEED Accredited professional, a business energy professional, and is awaiting final designation as a Licensed Professional Engineer in the state of California. When he is not working, you can find him reading, hiking, rock climbing, or making wine.
Environmental/Sustainability Engineer, Anvil International Read more »
Mark Camlin has a BS in Environmental Engineering from Columbia Southern University, and soon finishes a Master of Science from Wisconsin University in Sustainable Management. Mr. Camlin has over 25 years of environmental and sustainability experience.
In 2013, Mr. Camlin joined Anvil International as an Environmental/ Sustainability Engineer. Mr. Camlin reigns in and controls over $8 million dollars in utility expense and 35 million pounds of waste. Mr. Camlin has been directly responsible for utility and waste expense reduction in excess of $250,000 and 20 million pounds of waste in 2015.
Captain Camlin is also currently serving as an Environmental Engineer in the US. Army Reserves for the Army Corps of Engineers. He has been serving for 34 years. Mr. Camlin has three children and sleeps whenever he can.
Practice Lead for Transformation Services, EnerNOC Read more »
Richard is the Practice Lead for Transformation Services at EnerNOC. He has over 20 years of experience in organizational change management, process improvement, and technology adoption in a variety of commercial, industrial, and institutional settings. He has applied his extensive project and staff management expertise to projects in commercial real estate, financial services, batch and process manufacturing, healthcare, and government. Richard has managed projects in North America, Central America, China, Germany, India, South Korea, and the UK. He holds an MBA from UC Berkeley and a B.Sc. from the University of Cambridge in the UK.
Senior Director of Product Management, EnerNOC Read more »
As Senior Director of Product Management, Nancy drives the roadmap for EnerNOC’s energy intelligence software. Her team is dedicated to giving EnerNOC’s customers powerful and engaging tools to reduce operating costs, gain visibility into their energy consumption and costs to enable better decision making, and optimize their compliance and reporting strategy for sustainability. Prior to joining EnerNOC, Nancy held technical and marketing leadership roles at top enterprises across multiple industries, including Ford Motor Company and Sun Microsystems/Oracle. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering and a Master of Science in Engineering and Management, both from MIT.
Practice Lead, Strategic Energy Management, EnerNOC Read more »
Chad Gilless directs EnerNOC’s Strategic Energy Management efforts, leading a team that drives energy management action at the executive, management and staff levels. Chad has designed and implemented numerous successful multi-company energy management programs for utilities, NGOs and government agencies. These programs have been third party evaluated to have saved more than 68,000,000 kilowatt hours. He has also directly advised executives from commercial and industrial companies to integrate energy into business processes, producing dramatic positive changes in overall corporate culture.
Chad is a recognized thought leader in energy management. He represented the US in the international committee that created the ISO 50001 standard. He has consulted internationally in China, Canada, Ireland, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, and the UK. Chad has almost 20 years’ experience in energy, technology, and project management. Chad is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM).
Vice President, Corporate Development and Planning, CPS Energy Read more »
Raiford Smith leads the Corporate Development and Planning functions for CPS Energy, one of the nation’s largest municipally-owned utilities with over 1 million electric and gas customers. CPS Energy is vertically integrated and includes generation, transmission and distribution, and retail services with annual revenues of over $2 billion and total assets of over $10 billion. Mr. Smith and his team are responsible for corporate strategy, integrated resource planning, load forecasting, products and services (energy efficiency, demand response, and solar distributed generation), smart grid deployment, and research & development.
Mr. Smith has 25 years of experience in the energy industry, including various roles in legal, smart grid, customer management, energy efficiency, pricing and rates, product development, wholesale deal structuring, mergers and acquisitions, and technology. A native of Savannah, GA., Mr. Smith earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Georgia, a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia, and a Juris Doctor from the Charlotte School of Law.
Mr. Smith is a licensed attorney and member of the North Carolina Bar Association; holds several patents on grid optimization and electric grid technologies; has published several papers on the future of the smart grid, energy efficiency, asset optimization, and price forecasting; has earned his Six Sigma Green Belt certification; is the past vice chairman of the board for the Southeastern Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA); is a former board member of the Midwestern Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA); and is a recipient of the Southeastern Electric Exchange Industry Excellence Award in the category of rates and regulation.
Lead Associate, Booz Allen Read more »
Mr. Kayser has nineteen years’ experience in strategic communications and change management. He leads Booz Allen’s defense energy strategic communications team supporting a dozen clients including culture change programs at the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps. These programs have received the highest honors in the field including the Public Relations Society of America’s prestigious Silver Anvil Award and were presented at the World Social Marketing Conference and Behavior in Energy and Climate Change Conference.
Previously, Mr. Kayser was a spokesperson for the Transportation Security Administration where he led the team that developed the “3-1-1 for Carry-ons” behavior change campaign. He also served as a Press Secretary for Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) and supported multiple political campaigns and other politically-related employers both inside and outside government. He received his BA and MA from the George Washington University and completed Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business’ Change Management Advanced Practicioner program.
CAPT James C. Goudreau
Director of Policy and Partnerships in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy), U.S. Navy Read more »
CAPT James C. Goudreau
Captain James Goudreau is the Director of Policy and Partnerships in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy). He is responsible for crafting policy and developing strategic partnerships with government, academia, and industry in support of the Department of the Navy’s operational and installation energy resiliency, efficiency, acquisition and behavior change efforts.
Captain Goudreau most recently served as the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy). He has been awarded the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy Commendation Medal (five awards), Navy Achievement Medal (two awards), and various campaign and unit awards. He is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps (formerly the Acquisition Professional Community) and is qualified as a Naval Aviation Supply Officer and as a Surface Warfare Supply Corps Officer. His previous assignments include positions in surface, aviation and expeditionary commands in the United States, Asia and the United Kingdom.
Captain Goudreau is a native of Wilbraham, Massachusetts. He was commissioned as an Ensign in the Supply Corps through the Reserve Officers Training Corps at Norwich University in 1990, and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration. He received a Master’s degree in Management from Troy University in 1995, and has completed the Tuck Executive Program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
Thomas A. Pagliuco
Director, Global Energy Engineering, Allergan Read more »
Thomas A. Pagliuco
Tom Pagliuco is currently Director, Global Energy Engineering at Allergan, where he leads the Allergan Energy Management Program across a global portfolio of facilities.
Prior to this assignment, he developed, implemented and managed the Merck and Schering-Plough global energy programs. The Allergan, Merck, and S-P energy management programs have been recognized by ENERGY STAR as Partners of the Year. Tom was the recipient of a 2008 S-P Environmental Achievement Award for his advocacy for energy excellence and received the 2014 EnergySMART Energy Innovator Award. Tom was also responsible for implementing the global sourcing strategy for electricity, natural gas and other fuels. He continues to evaluate the feasibility of using renewable energy technologies across the corporation, and while at S-P he was instrumental in completing one of the largest rooftop mounted solar electric systems in the United States.
Mr. Pagliuco has over 35 years of industry experience with roles of increasing responsibility. He joined Allergan in 2015, coming from Merck/Schering-Plough where he had spent nine years. Prior to Merck/S-P he was in the Energy Services business, working for Prenova, Inc. and Enron Energy Services, responsible for energy project development. His career started in chemicals where he held several engineering and technology management roles at Rhodia (Rhone-Poulenc) Inc and Union Carbide Agricultural Products.
Tom received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he majored in Chemical Engineering.
Vice President, Global Head of Environmental Sustainability, Goldman Sachs Read more »
Cindy Quan is presently a Vice President in the Environment, Social and Governance team in Corporate Services and Real Estate at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Cindy is the Global Head of Environmental Sustainability and currently oversees the firm’s global sustainability initiatives including the green building portfolio and the firm’s energy and carbon reduction strategy. She oversees all of the certified management programs for the division including LEED, BREEAM and ISO 14001 and 20121. She was responsible for the LEED Gold Certification of the World Headquarters building at 200 West Street in Battery Park City, NY.
Cindy is currently a Board Member of CoreNet NY and the Chair of the External Relations Committee. Cindy has an Executive MBA from Columbia and London Business School. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Cindy graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Facilities Management and Policy Analysis from Cornell University.
Managing Director, Strategy & Programs, Building Energy Exchange Read more »
Yetsuh Frank is an architect, writer and educator with nearly 20 years experience in green building and sustainability. As Managing Director, Strategy & Programs for the non-profit Building Energy Exchange, Yetsuh has been instrumental in the creation of their energy and lighting efficiency resource center in Manhattan and guides the focus of their education, research and exhibit programs. He is also Adjunct Associate Professor at New York University in the Urban Design & Architecture program. Yetsuh’s diverse background working in both the private and non-profit sectors allows him to balance both the visionary and practical considerations of advancing sustainability in the built environment.
Prior to a stint as a Director at YRG sustainability consultants, Yetsuh was Director of Programs & Policy at Urban Green Council where he was responsible for the development of educational programs and advocacy initiatives that promoted green building in and around New York City. Yetsuh chaired the US Green Building Council LEED 2009 Regionalization Task Force, has been a LEED Subject Matter Expert and a member of the USGBC Core Team. Prior to joining Urban Green Council he was an Associate at Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners, where he led the Sustainable Design Group and managed a series of high profile projects including the Tutu Center, the Sports Museum of America and the Geothermal Well Field for the General Theological Seminary in Manhattan- at the time the largest geothermal well field in the region. In 2007 Yetsuh was selected by the Climate Project to be among 1000 volunteers trained by Al Gore to present his slideshow on the global climate crisis. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oregon in 1995 and regularly moderates public events focused on green building issues.
Partner and Practice Lead, Grid Transformation, ScottMadden, Inc. Read more »
Cristin Lyons is a partner with ScottMadden and leads the firm’s Grid Transformation practice, which helps clients adapt to the operational, planning, customer, and regulatory changes driven by the increasing penetration of distributed energy resources. Since joining the firm in 1999, Cristin has consulted with myriad transmission and distribution clients on issues ranging from process and organizational redesign to merger integration to project and program management. She is also a frequent speaker and panelist at conferences across the country. Cristin earned a B.A. in political science and Spanish from Gettysburg College and an M.B.A. from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. She is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
President, Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) Read more »
Lisa Jacobson serves as the President of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) and manages the day-to-day operations of the organization. Ms. Jacobson has advised states and federal policymakers on energy, tax, air quality and climate change issues. She is a member of the Department of Energy’s State Energy Efficiency steering committee. Ms. Jacobson has testified before Congress and has represented clean energy industries before the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Prior to her position with the BCSE, Ms. Jacobson was a legislative aide to the U.S. Congress; received a Masters in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science; and a Bachelors degree in Political Science from the University of Vermont.
Partner, Power and Utilities Sector, PwC Read more »
Brian is a Partner in the Power and Utilities Sector at PwC and is based in San Jose, CA. He leads the US Cleantech Advisory practice and co-leads the Global Renewable Energy Center of Excellence. He has over 20 years of experience leading projects in market entry strategy, deals/M&A, operations, innovation, and sustainability. He has extensive experience providing strategic and operational advice to cleantech clients and helping utilities, Fortune 500 companies, and municipalities evaluate and deploy cleantech solutions. His cleantech clients include solar, wind, energy storage, LED lighting, biofuels, smart grid, and energy solutions companies. Brian is a graduate of Cornell University with Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degrees in Mechanical Engineering. He also received an MBA with high distinction from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.
Facilities Director, Union Kitchen Read more »
Courtland Wilson serves as the Director of Facilities at Union Kitchen, a food business incubator. In this role, Courtland is responsible for managing the physical infrastructure and vendor relationships for the company. Prior to Union Kitchen, Courtland spent 8 years in retail management and a decade with the Department of Defense contracting in industrial security management. He also has experience in the food and beverage industry, having worked at several cafes and restaurants. Courtland attended University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Leader of Training and Development, EnerNOC Read more »
Alex Houghtaling leads Training and Development at EnerNOC, working to equip EnerNOC’s go-to-market teams and partners with the knowledge, skills, and resources to bring energy intelligence software to customers. Alex and his team operate across the organization building and delivering programs that maintain alignment on key objectives and initiatives. Prior to his current role, Alex led multiple sales teams at EnerNOC including teams that first introduced EnerNOC’s suite of energy efficiency tools and services to the market.
Director, Building Optimization Platform, EnerNOC Read more »
Zach leads EnerNOC’s Building Optimization Platform team, which helps facility operators
balance their goals of occupant comfort and operational efficiency through a proven and scalable software platform that turns the mountains of data streaming from building systems into actionable guidance. Prior to EnerNOC, Zach spent seven years with Sun Microsystems advancing the usage of open systems and real-time monitoring to increase operational performance, reduce costs, and lessen our environmental impact.
Zach earned his MBA/MS from the University of Michigan where he was a Fellow at the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise. His research focused on high-performance building design and operation, corporate sustainability strategy, and enterprise resource management. Zach also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Vanderbilt University.
Energy Education Coordinator, Prince William County Schools Read more »
Jeanne Jabara lives in Nokesville, Virginia and since October 2012 has been an Energy Education Coordinator for Prince William County Schools (PWCS). She is responsible for auditing, scheduling and managing energy usage at 33 schools (3.75 million sqft) in western Prince William County. In addition, she is the education and community outreach coordinator for the PWCS Energy team. Prior to her current position, she taught AP Environmental Science, Chemistry and Biology at Hylton High School for 11 years. Before teaching, Jeanne spent 13 years as an Environmental Scientist working in both the public and private sectors in Wetland Permitting, NEPA documentation and preparing Environmental and Risk Assessments for clients. Jeanne received both her Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Master of Science in Environmental Biology from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.
Associate Director of Sustainability – Global Citizenship, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Read more »
Kirby Brendsel is an Associate Director of Sustainability – Global Citizenship at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., where he supports the strategy, integration and management of Starwood’s sustainability program into its ten brands and three global divisions (over 1,200 hotels in 100 countries) including development, implementation and global reporting of Starwood’s sustainability goals, policies and programs. He works collaboratively with the Global Citizenship (GC) community programs/Starwood Foundation team on CSR strategy and reporting. Prior to Starwood, Mr. Brendsel spent nine years at Deloitte Consulting where he assisted in the creation of Deloitte’s Federal Sustainability practice. His career has focused on Strategy & Operations, Energy & Resources and Sustainability, and his background has encompassed business process improvement, shared services, supply chain, marketing, strategy, information management, e-business, leadership development, training, as well as personnel and project management. His experience includes work in public and private sectors, Alternative Energy, Engineering, Finance, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Power and Utilities, Sustainability, and Transportation. Mr. Brendsel’s other past roles include active duty service as a Military Intelligence Corps Major in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Brendsel is actively involved in advancing sustainability practices. He sits on the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s Sustainability Committee. He is also an active member of several industry organizations, including the Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles Group, the Business Renewables Center, and Sustainable Travel International. Over the past years, Mr. Brendsel has also forged strong partnerships to support CSR initiatives with both a number of non-governmental organizations (NGO’s), including Clean the World, Conservation International, the Rocky Mountain Institute, World Resources Institute (WRI), the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), as well as governmental organizations such as the US Department of Energy (DOE) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Mr. Brendsel graduated with distinction and honors from the College of William and Mary with a B.A. in Business and the Jones Graduate School of Management at Rice University with an M.B.A. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI), USGBC LEED Green Associate, and Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt. Additional honors include his selection as the first Consulting participant in the exclusive (top 25% of peers) Energy Industry Management Development Program where he worked with national and international practice senior leadership and further developed a specialization in the energy industry.
Mr. Brendsel is married with one daughter, and an active member of his local community in Connecticut.
Director, Grid Edge, GTM Research Read more »
Steve Propper manages GTM Research’s Grid Edge program, which includes chairing the annual Grid Edge World Forum conference, overseeing the Grid Edge Executive Council, and developing research related to the changing regulatory and business models associated with the energy system of the future. Before GTM, Steve was a manager at Ernst & Young, advising power and utility companies on business planning, customer engagement, and operational improvement initiatives. Prior to that, Steve spent multiple years at PG&E in a variety of customer engagement and program management roles, ranging from smart grid deployment to energy efficiency and demand-side management initiatives. Steve holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BA in economics from The George Washington University.
Chief Sustainability Officer, United States Postal Service Read more »
Day leads the USPS effort of being a sustainability leader by creating a culture of conservation throughout the Postal Service and leading the adoption of sustainable business practices. Day reports to Ronald A. Stroman, Deputy Postmaster General.
Working closely with Network Operations, Delivery and Post Office Operations, Facilities, Supply Management, a variety of vendors and the mailing industry, Day’s group sets policies and assists implementation in areas of Environmental Compliance. Sustainability, and Energy Initiatives.
Prior to serving in this role, Day was Senior Vice President, Intelligent Mail and Address Quality (2007-2011), Senior Vice President, Government Relations (2005-2007) and Vice President, Engineering (2001-2005). In this capacity, he oversaw development of all engineering efforts involving automation and operations, building and equipment maintenance, and the Postal Service’s award-winning environmental program. In addition to his responsibilities at the U.S. Postal Service, Day also formerly served (2007-2011) as Chairman of the Standards Board for the Universal Postal Union.
During his 31-year Postal Service career, Day developed a solid operations background with various assignments in delivery, distribution, and logistics, including service as district manager of the Southeast New England District from 1996 to 2000. He is a third-generation employee who entered the Postal Service as a management associate in the Northeast Region in 1984 following five years’ service as an officer in the U.S. Army.
Day is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in engineering in 1978. He represented the Postal Service as a Sloan Fellow at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, where he earned a master of science degree in management in 1996.
Senior Consultant, Competitive Energy Markets, DNV GL Read more »
Daniel is currently a Senior Consultant with DNV GL’s Competitive Energy Markets team. In this role, Daniel is responsible for ensuring client-ready reports and deliverables are researched and prepared for the team’s advisory service and consulting engagements, as well as launching DNV GL’s new Retail Energy Benchmarking Service and managing the Energy Executive Forum. Prior to joining DNV GL Daniel was a Consultant working with Navigant’s Emerging Technologies division, with a focus on wind energy market analysis. Daniel’s work has included projects on energy storgae, solar integration, benchmarking services, energy policy, smart grid technologies, and energy efficiency. Prior to Navigant Daniel worked at the Department of Energy studying energy storage feasibility and integration, with a focus on hydrogen fuel cells. Daniel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics-Physics from Brown University and will be completing his Masters in Industrial and Mechanical Engineering from the UMass Amherst Wind Energy Center this spring.
Head of Marketing & Customer Relations, Direct Energy Business Read more »
David Roe is Head of Marketing & Customer Relations for Direct Energy Business. In this role he is responsible for Marketing Strategy, Operations and Programs as well as the front line Customer Relations team. Prior to joining DE in 2013 he was Vice President of Energy Solutions and Marketing for Hess Corporation’s Energy Marketing business. He joined Hess in July, 2006 as Chief Marketing Officer for the company’s Marketing and Refining division and subsequently spent time leading Sales and Oil Logistics & Supply.
Roe began his career with the British multinational food and household products company Reckitt & Colman (now Reckitt Benkiser) in the UK, serving in market research, field sales and product management. He joined The Pillsbury Company in 1995 and led the integration of acquired businesses and introduction of several new products.
In 1998, Roe joined International Home Foods, where he was responsible for reviving the Chef Boyardee brand. He then served as Executive Vice President and General Manager for RCI, the world’s leading timeshare exchange company before joining Pinnacle Foods in 2004 as Executive Vice President, General Manager. In this latter role, he was instrumental in turning around the performance of a portfolio of formerly bankrupt brands.
Roe holds a bachelor’s degree with Honors in Economics from the University of Leeds in the U.K.
Bryan Esterly, CFA
Infrastructure Sector Lead, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
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Bryan Esterly, CFA
Bryan Esterly, CFA is the Infrastructure Sector Lead at the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). In this role, Bryan leads the development of sustainability accounting standards on an industry-specific basis within the Infrastructure Sector. His role includes researching the materiality of sustainability information, developing metrics to measure and standardize corporate sustainability performance, and advancing the incorporation of sustainability into investment analysis.
Prior to SASB, Bryan worked in the financial risk industry for seven years, most recently serving as Vice President at Aon Financial Services Group. In this role he specialized in the analysis and quantification of the financial and operational risks of asset managers.
Bryan is a CFA charterholder, and a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of San Francisco. He holds Bachelors’ degrees in Economics and Political Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.
Senior Vice President, Energy and Syndicated, Market Strategies International Read more »
Chris has more than 25 years of executive management experience in the energy and financial services sectors. He manages the development and delivery of syndicated studies, custom research, best practices and advisory services. Throughout his career, Chris has earned a reputation as a customer experience thought leader by helping clients improve the way they develop, deliver, engage and satisfy customers with their brands programs, and operations.
Prior to joining Market Strategies, Chris spent 12 years as senior director and co-founder of the energy practice at J.D. Power and Associates. While there, he led nationwide syndicated and proprietary customer satisfaction research and advisory services for consumer and commercial markets. He is a frequent industry speaker on the customer experience as well as trending topics. He also served as principal in the energy practice at Navigant Consulting where he was awarded “Idea of the Year” for developing the strategic partnership that led to the founding of the energy practice at J.D. Power. Chris also spent a decade in the financial services industry where he led marketing services, market research, strategic planning, product development, pricing and market forecasting efforts for major banking and insurance companies.
Chris earned an MBA from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California.
VP of Investor Initiatives, Carbon Disclosure Project Read more »
Chris Fowle is the VP of Investor Initiatives for CDP in North America. He is responsible for managing relationships with approximately 200 investor signatories across CDP’s Climate, Water, Forests & Carbon Action programs. His background is on Wall Street, having worked at a number of bulge bracket firms in New York including Chase/JPMorgan, Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers (pre- and post-bankruptcy). Before receiving an MBA from Columbia University, he worked in finance in Tokyo for three years. Over the last few years, Chris has leveraged his capital markets experience in the for- and non-profit environmental markets first by starting Rainforest Alliance’s Sustainable Finance effort, and then by working as a consultant with Terra Global Capital on REDD+ forest carbon in Colombia.
CDP is an international not-for profit organization providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information. CDP works with market forces, including more than 822 institutional investors with assets in excess of US$95 trillion, to motivate companies to disclose their impacts on the environment and natural resources and to take action to reduce them. CDP now holds the largest collection globally of primary climate change, water and forest risk commodities information and puts these insights at the heart of strategic business, investment and policy decisions. Visit www.cdp.net or follow us @CDP to find out more.
Vice President and General Manager, Electrical Engineering Services & Systems, Electrical Sector – Americas, Eaton Read more »
John Stampfel is the vice president and general manager of the Electrical Engineering Services & Systems Division at Eaton.
Stampfel leads one of the largest and most experienced teams of power systems engineers in the industry. Since 2012, he has worked with customers across commercial, industrial and utility applications to solve complex power management challenges.
Stampfel has over 25 years of experience with Eaton in electrical power management. Previously, Stampfel managed the Electrical Solutions and Services Business in Hengelo, The Netherlands. Prior experience includes plant manager for the packaged control assemblies business in Fayetteville, North Carolina; operations integration leader in Birmingham, United Kingdom; operations manager in Greenwood, South Carolina for the medium voltage assemblies business; engineering manager in Coamo, Puerto Rico; industrial controls product marketing manager in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; industrial controls sales engineer in the New York metropolitan area.
Stampfel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Boston University and currently serves on the board of The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh and The Woodlands Foundation in Pittsburgh where he lives with his wife and two daughters.
Eaton is a power management company with approximately 97,000 employees. The company provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.
Chief Marketing Officer, Wilson Electronics Read more »
Jamie Elgie is the Chief Marketing Officer at Wilson Electronics, the market leader in cellular signal boosters. Prior to joining weBoost in May 2015, Jamie Elgie spent 10 years at Belkin International where he launched WeMo, their home automation brand, and also led the company’s mobile accessories business. Jamie began his career at Procter and Gamble and holds a BA (Hon.) from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He can be reached on twitter at @jelgie.
President and CEO, EnTouch Controls Read more »
Greg Fasullo is a Dallas based serial entrepreneur with 25+ years of experience building and leading high performance technology companies. He has been featured in the Dallas Morning News, Dallas Business Journal, Forbes, and Bloomberg Business Week for his leadership and entrepreneurial contributions to the North Texas community. Greg started his career with AT&T Bell Laboratories and has gone on to found and manage a diverse set of companies including Valere Power (now Delta Electronics), Lineage Power (now GE Critial Power) and EnTouch Controls where he is currently serving as chairman and CEO. EnTouch Controls, an Internet of Things company, is revolutionizing how Fortune 1000 restaurant and retail chains manage assets and energy performance across their multi-facility footprint. In 2015 EnTouch was recognized by SMU as the 34th fastest growing company in North Texas. Greg has 11 granted US patents and holds degrees from Lehigh University, the University of California at Berkeley, and Southern Methodist University.
Patti Jo Beard
Executive Director of Facilities, Harford County Public Schools Read more »
Patti Jo Beard
Patti Joe Beard currently serves as Executive Director of Facilities for the Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) and has held that position since 1989. Prior to her current role, she served as Compliance Technician, Assistant Supervisor of Facilities, Director of Facilities and Executive Director of Facilities, which included the Planning and Construction Division, for HCPS. Her responsibilities have ranged from regulatory/environmental compliance, to oversight of maintenance/repair for grounds and buildings, as well as administering the capital program. Harford County Public Schools has 54 schools and over 6 million square feet in building space.
Patti Jo holds an AS and BS in Mathematics, and an MS in Administration and Supervision (Education).
Alfred Hildreth, PE, CEM
GM Global Energy Manager, General Motors Company Read more »
Alfred Hildreth, PE, CEM
Al is the Global Energy Manager for General Motors Company –focusing on energy and utility budgets, metrics, benchmarking, efficiency projects, water and carbon reporting, and renewable energy. He has worked at GM for over 35 years, including 5 years in Europe and Asia, 10 years with Saturn Corporation in Spring Hill, TN, and previously worked for a manufacturer of air pollution control equipment in R&D.
Al is a registered Professional Engineer, Certified Energy Manager, and a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Oakland University – Rochester, MI and a Master’s of Science degree in Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic University and recently became a GM Technical Fellow.
Dr. Lisa Gartland
Senior Energy Advisor, EnerNOC Read more »
Dr. Lisa Gartland
Dr. Lisa Gartland is a Senior Energy Advisor who guides enterprise commercial and industrial customers in managing their energy, from how they buy, to when they use and how much they use. She has over twenty years of experience as an energy engineer doing audits, retro-commissioning, monitoring, and modeling of buildings and their energy systems. Lisa holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University, a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and a doctorate in mechanical engineering from the University of Washington. She is the author of various papers and articles, including the book Heat Islands, Understanding and Mitigating Heat in Urban Areas.
Vice President of Marketing and Product Management, EnerNOC Read more »
As Vice President of Marketing and Product Management, Fielder Hiss is responsible for distilling business strategy, translating customer needs and market opportunities into robust technology products, and developing and executing a successful marketing strategy. In this role, Fielder oversees the strategic direction of EnerNOC’s software development, identifies market problems and opportunities, outlines product requirements, drives our product roadmap, navigates strategic partnerships, and leads our marketing efforts.
Fielder joined EnerNOC from 3D software company Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corporation, where he most recently served as Vice President of Product Marketing and Product Management. At SolidWorks, Fielder held several product management roles, leading successful teams and achieving company-leading results. He has also held positions at CADD Edge, Inc. (a DS SolidWorks reseller) and Intelligent Quotations, Inc.
As a member of the invitation-only Boston Product Executives Forum, Fielder is also a frequent speaker on software development. Fielder holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire.
Senior Vice President, Product, EnerNOC Read more »
As EnerNOC’s Senior Vice President of Product, Micah Remley is responsible for guiding the development of EnerNOC’s award-winning energy intelligence software. An early employee of EnerNOC, Micah has been an integral part of EnerNOC’s success for almost a decade. In previous leadership roles in operations and implementation, Micah helped to scale EnerNOC’s demand response and energy efficiency solutions to tens of thousands of customer sites representing almost 10 gigawatts of technology-enabled demand response capacity in markets around the world.
In his current role, Micah is again transforming how commercial and industrial facilities manage energy by driving innovation within EnerNOC’s energy intelligence SaaS solution. With almost 50 technology innovations in its patent pipeline, EnerNOC is developing its energy intelligence software as a next generation solution that helps commercial, industrial, and utility customers gain new insights, be more productive, and control costs in a rapidly changing energy landscape.
Micah holds a BS in Ecology with highest honors from the University of Maine and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.
Speaking: Tuesday, 3:20–4:00 p.m., “The Transparency Imperative: Preparing for the Next Era of Stakeholder Reporting” and Wednesday, 9:40–9:45 a.m., “Energy Innovator Award Presentation” and Wednesday, 12:00–1:00 p.m., “Ask The Experts Panel”
Manager, Energy Initiatives, United States Postal Service Read more »
Carolyn C. Cole is the Manager of the United States Postal Service’s Energy Initiatives group, reporting to the Chief Sustainability Officer. She leads the development of corporate energy conservation and renewable energy goals and programs. She is also responsible for federally mandated energy reporting, maintaining corporate sustainability data warehouse, and managing the corporate utility management system. Ms. Cole created the first national energy management plan in the history of the Postal Service. This plan identifies goals and standards for energy reduction and consumption for facility energy management, fleet management, fuel use, and energy consumption. She led the effort to create the first Postal Service Climate Change Adaptation Plan and manages the regular meetings of this interdepartmental task force. This plan will be used to identify and implement proactive actions to ensure the resiliency of the Postal Service.
Ms. Cole provides decisive leadership and expert knowledge in establishing key energy management policies to guide the Postal Service towards a more sustainable and effective energy conservation culture. She has had a notable 27-year professional career in both the private and federal sectors.
Before joining the Sustainability team, Ms. Cole served as Business Project Leader for the USPS Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to manage the “Protection of Sensitive Data” project. She also responded on behalf of the CTO to audit inquiries from the Office of the Inspector General and Government Accountability Office and suggested actions necessary to prevent impacts on delivery and quality of service to all USPS IT users. In addition, Ms. Cole increased USPS employee security awareness by creating a national Security Awareness video. She also served as an IT Project Manager deploying and/or enhancing several USPS systems.
Ms. Cole is active in a number of professional and community organizations. She received her Master of Science in Applied Management from the University of Maryland and her Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Syracuse University. She is also a certified Project Management Professional and completed the U.S. Army Sustainability Program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. In addition, she completed Lean Six Sigma training at Villanova University.
Charlotte Wagner, P.E., CEM, LEED AP
Director of Energy Intelligence, EnerNOC Read more »
Charlotte Wagner, P.E., CEM, LEED AP
Charlotte W. Wagner, P.E. is the Director of Energy Intelligence at EnerNOC. Energy Intelligence is a team of Energy Advisors, energy analysts, and engineers, delivering value to customers. She oversees a team of almost 50 people.
Ms. Wagner is a skilled leader and manager who oversees a team of technical professionals across the country to support EnerNOC’s professional services. Services include energy advising, energy efficiency consulting, and supply consulting. Managed performance, ensuring high staff utilization and high internal client satisfaction.
Ms. Wagner is experienced in applying a variety of technologies to all types of facility systems. She has served as Commissioning Authority for several projects at University and County buildings. These projects include both retro-commissioning and new building commissioning. As a Project Manager, she has overseen the development and implementation for energy projects for several large customers. She has also been a project controls engineer where she has developed, programmed, and implemented sequences for automatic temperature control systems for commercial buildings. She designed both the hardware and software for these control systems, and provided operator training.
Ms. Wagner has served in numerous leadership roles for the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) for over 25 years, including President of two local sections and national membership chair. Ms. Wagner led a concerted effort to revitalize the Orange County Section of the Society of Women Engineers, which had 37 members when she started the effort and has over 300 members 10 years later. The national organization recognized her ability to lead and motivate others and appointed her the first chair of the new Section Vitality program, which teaches SWE sections around the country on how to be a healthy section. In November, 2008, Wagner received two prestigious SWE national awards, the Distinguished Service Award and the Fellow Grade. She was recognized by the Orange County Engineering Council (OCEC) with the Young Engineers Award in 2001 and the Distinguished Engineering Merit Award in 2009.
Ms. Wagner holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park. Ms. Wagner is a registered professional mechanical engineer in the state of California, a LEED Accredited Professional, a Certified Energy Manager, and a Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional. She has served on the Board of Governors for the Orange Empire chapter of ASHRAE.
Director of Product Management, EnerNOC Read more »
Russ is Director of Product Management at EnerNOC where he leads the Emerging Opportunities responsible for evaluating new markets, piloting new product ideas, and sourcing strategic partnerships. Previously, Russ led EnerNOC’s demand response product management team, guiding the roadmap for both hardware and software technology. Before EnerNOC, Russ was a commissioned officer in United States Navy, serving as a nuclear engineer at Naval Reactors Headquarters in Washington, DC, where he earned a Navy Commendation Medal for his work. He holds an electrical engineering degree from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the University of Maryland. Russ is also a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Massachusetts.
Sourcing Director Facilities, Americas Region, ABB Inc. Read more »
Erin Boggs is Sourcing Director Facilities, Americas Region at ABB Inc. with 20 years global sourcing experience. Erin’s responsibilities include strategic sourcing for Indirect Materials and Services categories such as Facility Services, Utilities and Telecommunications. Her main focus is developing integrated facility management programs across 300+ facilities in North and South America and supporting sustainability initiatives through strategic sourcing.
Erin earned a BA at the University of Southern Maine and a CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) designation through ISM (Institute for Supply Management, Inc.).
ABB is a leading global technology company in power and automation that enables utility, industry, and transport and infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 135,000 people. For more information, go to www.abb.com.
Managing Director, Global Industrial Solutions, EnerNOC Read more »
Jay is the Managing Director, Global Industrial Solutions at EnerNOC. He has over 30 years of profit and loss management experience in the energy and energy efficiency fields, including the start-up of an energy management company that successfully developed and commercialized one of the first real-time software-as-a-service sustainability platforms for commercial and industrial enterprises. Mr. Zoellner has served as an invited panel member for the California PUC’s Diversifying California’s Green Economy Forum, discussing the impact of California’s AB 32 climate change legislation. He often speaks at industry and trade conferences on energy efficiency and sustainability. Mr. Zoellner received his Bachelor’s degree in Physics and served as an officer in the US Navy nuclear submarine service.
He has successfully deployed enterprise programs for aerospace, medical device manufacturing, food and beverage facilities, cold storage warehousing, heavy industrial metals, plastics, foam and chemical manufacturing, agricultural, cheese and dairy and utility enterprises.
Mr. Zoellner’s role is to help the industrial enterprise understand how EnerNOC’s energy management software and expertise improves energy use and energy spend intensities without impacting its unique production quality and volume requirements.
Director of Demand Response, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) Read more »
Brooke is the Director of Demand Response at Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). In this role, she oversees the development of, operation of, and customer engagement with PG&E’s 500 MW portfolio of demand response resources. She has been at PG&E for seven years and also has worked on its Utility and Corporate strategy teams, on its renewable energy team, and on its regulatory affairs team.
Brooke has MBA and Master of Public Policy (MPP) degrees from the University of Michigan. She received her undergraduate degree in economics from Duke University. Before coming to PG&E, Brooke worked for the U.S. government, for PricewaterhouseCoopers, and for a small economic consulting firm later acquired by CRA International. She loves to bike and kayak and is an aspiring photographer.
Brian Power, CEM
Senior Director of Customer Success, EnerNOC Read more »
Brian Power, CEM
Brian Power has global responsibility for EnerNOC’s Customer Success team. In this role, Brian leads a team of experts in developing and implementing a customer success framework that helps enterprise customers achieve their positive business outcomes through EnerNOC’s energy intelligence software and professional services. Brian has over 15 years’ experience in the energy industry. He is a founding member of mdenergy, an energy commodity consulting firm that was acquired by EnerNOC in 2007. While at EnerNOC, Brian has held roles various roles including Business Development, Account Management, Sales Operations, Sales Leadership and Customer Success. Brian holds a BA in Communications from Michigan State University, an MBA from Baruch College and is a Certified Energy Manager.
Vice President of Commercial Americas, SunPower Corporation Read more »
Mr. Kelly is SunPower’s Vice President of Commercial Americas, with over 25 years’ experience in renewable energy, building systems and energy efficiency. Mr. Kelly’s work at SunPower includes establishing partnerships with business, public and educational leaders, while managing the team that delivers high performing SunPower systems to our Commercial Customers in the Americas. He has been a leader at SunPower for the past twelve years, known for innovation, his energy technology expertise and an unwavering commitment to great customer service. Prior to joining SunPower, Mr. Kelly worked in energy engineering, project management and operations at a leading energy services company. His work there included integrating solar systems with energy efficiency and demand side management solutions.
Mr. Kelly is a CA licensed engineer, and holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.
Senior Director of Marketing, EnerNOC Read more »
Sarah McAuley is the Senior Director of Marketing at EnerNOC, leading the company’s branding, demand generation, and customer marketing programs. A self-proclaimed “activist capitalist”, Sarah is dedicated to changing the way the world uses energy, and she believes the best way to affect change is by making solid energy strategy the best possible decision for businesses’ bottom line. A 15 year veteran of the technology industry, prior to EnerNOC, Sarah served as the communication manager for voice-over-IP provider Sonus Networks. She’ll be tweeting live from EnergySMART @smcauley811.
Managing Director in the Sustainable Business Solutions Group, PwC Read more »
George Favaloro is a Managing Director in the Sustainable Business Solutions Group at PwC where his client’s include leaders in manufacturing, consumer products, communication and information technology, as well as the airline, chemicals, and utilities industries. George’s expertise includes helping Chief Sustainability Officers to formulate and execute sustainability strategies and helping facilities and operations executives develop advanced energy management and renewable energy strategies.
Prior to PwC, George was Managing Partner at Esty Environmental Partners, a leading environment and sustainability strategy boutique which was acquired by PwC in 2012. George’s background also includes founding and growing Compaq’s Internet Solutions Division, and managing strategy development and innovation projects with McKinsey & Company’s Boston Office.
George holds an MBA from Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College and a BA from Princeton University. He holds four US patents and has co-taught Innovation and Problem Solving at Wharton Business School.
Senior Product Marketing Manager, EnerNOC Read more »
Jessica Sargent is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at EnerNOC. She works on commercializing new enterprise products and creating demand through pricing, packaging and positioning of EnerNOC solutions. Her primary focus over the past year has been developing and leading the launch process for new features increasing customer value and engagement. Prior to EnerNOC, Jessica worked at Keurig Green Mountain focused on new product initiatives to drive on-going growth in the US and global expansion. Jessica graduated from Colby College with a degree in Government.
Walt Tunnessen, CEM
National Program Manager, US EPA ENERGY STAR Read more »
Walt Tunnessen, CEM
Walt Tunnessen is the National Program Manager for the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR program for Industry where he leads initiatives with manufacturing sectors to identify energy management best practices. He has led the development of the first sector-wide energy performance benchmarking tools for multiple industrial sectors that now provide the basis for ENERGY STAR certification. He has also created numerous ENERGY STAR energy management guidance and resources and contributed to ISO 50001 standard. Walt earned a MS form the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a MSEL from Vermont Law School, a BA from the University of Pennsylvania, and is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) by the Association of Energy Engineers.
Anne Donnelly Peck
Vice President, Architecture & Engineering, AEW Capital Management Read more »
Anne Donnelly Peck
As Vice President in AEW’s Architecture & Engineering group, Ms. Peck is responsible for physical property inspections, engineering and mechanical system evaluations and environmental audits on potential investments for all commercial property types. She is also responsible for the review and analysis of energy audits and LEED gap analysis with respect to acquisitions, and oversees the scope and results of third-party due diligence reports on property acquisitions. For development projects, Ms. Peck is responsible for the evaluation of construction documents to assess the constructability and recommend sustainable products and practices. Ms. Peck Co-Chairs AEW’s Sustainability Committee and has been designated the firm’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) officer. She provides guidance and assistance with all sustainability initiatives with the objective of reducing operating costs, improving indoor air quality and decreasing greenhouse gas emissions. Ms. Peck is a licensed Massachusetts Construction Supervisor with LEED AP Certification, and passed her FE exam towards a mechanical engineer/registered professional engineering license. Prior to AEW, she spent over 12 years as a construction manager overseeing projects ranging from luxury condominiums to office renovations, and spent over two years designing HVAC systems for commercial spaces. Ms. Peck earned her M.S. in Construction Management from Northeastern University and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University. She is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers and the National Association of Professional Women.
Senior Manager, Energy Markets, EnerNOC Read more »
Steven is on the Energy Markets team at EnerNOC where he focuses on the Emergency Load Response Program, PJM’s emergency demand response market. He is responsible for managing EnerNOC’s PJM demand response portfolio and works with teams across EnerNOC to optimize our obligation to PJM, enroll demand response customers, and maximize our customer’s performance. Prior to EnerNOC, Steven worked at L.E.K. Consulting, a strategy consulting firm focusing on growth and M&A initiatives for companies across multiple industries. He also spent three years at Accenture designing and implementing disaster recovery programs for large companies’ technology infrastructure. Steven received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Bucknell University and his MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Assistant Vice President, Energy, Natural Resources and Sustainability, Cargill, Incorporated Read more »
Greg Jason leads global energy and natural resource conservation efforts to improve business performance for Cargill, an international producer of food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services. His team is part of the larger Sustainability Virtual Center of Expertise within Cargill with a focus on enterprise level supply chain analysis. He joined Cargill in 1984, first working in operations for three different businesses, and then joined Cargill’s Corporate Environment, Health and Safety function in 1996. Greg holds a chemical engineering degree from the University of Michigan and a M.B.A. from Northeastern University.
Senior Manager of Account Management, EnerNOC Read more »
Lyndsay is Senior Manager of Account Management at EnerNOC. She and her team support customers with demand response participation across North America. Her team serves as the internal voice for customers striving for high customer satisfaction and retention. Lyndsay was a founding member of the EnerNOC Account Management team in 2010. She formerly served as an Account Manager in the healthcare industry and worked extensively with the American College of Physicians. Lyndsay has a BA in Management from Gettysburg College.
Energy Education Coordinator, Prince William County Schools Read more »
Jennifer Rokasky is a part of the Prince William County Schools Energy Management Team as an Energy Education Coordinator. Prince William County Schools is located about 20 miles from Washington DC and serves a growing staff of over 10,000 employees and over 89,000 students in 95 sites. Jennifer works directly with 30 school administrators and support services to help communicate the Energy Team’s conservation measures and regularly conducts unoccupied audits to measure energy usage during shut downs. Jennifer, and her team, have saved Prince William County Schools approximately $15 million in energy costs since 2012.
Prior to her work with Energy Management, Jennifer was a veteran teacher, teaching AP Environmental Science and Earth Science at Woodbridge Senior High School. Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Mary Washington in Environmental Science.
Energy & Sustainability Manager, Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Read more »
Matt Praske is the Energy & Sustainability Manager for Washington Real Estate Investment Trust’s portfolio of commercial office, multifamily, and retail properties. Matt is responsible for all aspects of Washington REIT’s energy management program including real-time monitoring and analytics, demand response, energy procurement, and energy conservation measures. Additionally, Matt oversees the company’s LEED project management, ENERGY STAR benchmarking, and corporate reporting initiatives. During his tenure, Washington REIT has surpassed 2.2 million square feet of LEED certified space and was recognized as the 2014 USGBC-NCR Sustainable Business of the Year. Prior to joining Washington REIT, Matt worked for an environmental consulting firm providing technical support and certification review for both LEED and ENERGY STAR. Matt is a Certified Energy Manager and graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Government & Politics.
Manager, Energy and Technical Services, Oxford Properties Read more »
Liviu Craiu-Botan is Manager, Energy and Technical Services at Oxford Properties – one of Canada’s leading commercial real estate firms with a portfolio that extends to over 50 million square feet of office, retail, industrial, hotel, and multi-residential assets in Canada, USA, and Europe.
He is responsible for Oxford’s industry-leading Energy Management program established in 2009; program that achieved in excess of $50M avoided energy costs over the past eight years.
Liviu is active across a range of professional associations and technical committees in Canada and internationally, such as ASHRAE, Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), Canadian Standards Association – ISO 15000 Energy Management System Standard Technical Committee, BOMA Toronto Energy Committee, and Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).
He has extensive experience in Operations & Maintenance best practices in Industrial, Transportation and Commercial Buildings, Existing Buildings Commissioning, and has successfully developed and implemented numerous energy efficiency improvement initiatives for commercial buildings.
He has an MSc degree in Electrical Engineering, is a registered Professional Engineer in Canada, and holds the Certified Energy Manager (CEM) certification by Association of Energy Engineers.
Strategic Business Development Manager, EnerNOC Read more »
Ryan Barry is a member of the Business Development team at EnerNOC based in Boston, MA. Prior to joining EnerNOC, Ryan held various Account Management roles at leading software companies Kronos and PTC. Ryan has a track record of running successful software campaigns from ideation to deployment and customer success at large government organizations including the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, State of Connecticut, City of Boston, U.S. Army, and NASA.
Nicholas Williams, P.E.
Sr. Director, Facilities Engineering, C&S Wholesale Grocers Read more »
Nicholas Williams, P.E.
In his current role as Sr. Director, Facilities Engineering, at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Nick is responsible for the development and management of the Building Mechanical Systems, Electrical, Fire Protection, Corporate Office Maintenance, and Design Services (Interior Design, AutoCAD designers and Retail Store Development) teams.
Having formulated the C&S internal Energy Management team, in conjunction with the Strategic Sourcing Department, he is responsible for the management of C&S Wholesale Grocers’ demand side energy usage. He is responsible for the Demand Response program at ten (10) distribution centers.
Additionally, he is working towards determining the energy consumption baseline for all C&S distribution centers utilizing the EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager® in 2016 to benchmark all facilities. Working in partnership with the refrigeration, MHE, Maintenance and Operations teams, he strives to identify and implement Return on Investment (ROI) energy related projects as well as peak load shaving opportunities. One such initiative is managing a network wide LED lighting system installation currently underway at C&S. To date, fifteen C&S distribution center campuses having been completed, with several more in the planning stages.
Prior to his current role, Nick held the positions of Director, Facilities Engineering and Senior Manager – Fire Protection, during his five (5) years with the company.
A graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Nick holds a M.S., in Fire Protection Engineering and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.