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Expert in Energy Efficiency, Energy Procurement, Industrial Technology Transfer, Business Startup

Expert ID: 714215 Ohio, USA

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY; FACILITY-WIDE ENERGY EFFICIENCY ANALYSIS. Expert has performed over 100 studies on facility energy efficiency. He has conducted more than 20 field tests involving the monitoring of equipment and then documented the performance of these systems. He has been called on to help clients with process and equipment selection, which often involves process retrofitting with advanced technologies. He evaluates capital purchases based on a lease/buy/rebuild decision analysis.

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER. Expert has coordinated the transition of new technologies from the laboratory to field demonstration, and then to commercial availability and marketing. He founded a trade organization dedicated to technology transfer in the metalworking industry. Expert developed co-operative programs involving industry, government, and academia. He provided the organizational, managerial, and marketing skills needed to start-up the trade group, successfully submitted matching grant proposals, and was awarded matching funds. He signed a "Space Act Agreement" with NASA to transfer advanced industrial sensor technology.

MARKETING RESEARCH. Expert conducted market research relating to new industrial technologies. He studied market entry strategies, price sensitivity, competitive analysis, and barriers to market introduction and penetration. He developed and successfully launched several new technology ventures involving the design, development, and implementation of business and marketing plans and programs.

TECHNICAL MARKETING. In a related area, Expert has been deeply involved with marketing of new products, technologies, and services using state-of-the-art marketing database programs and techniques. He has played an active role in advertising, public relations, sales, sales training, trade shows, publications, focus groups, and group presentations.

MARKETING SOFTWARE. As an authorized marketing partner for a leading marketing database software application, Expert is proficient in the adaptation and customization of marketing software for specific industry or marketing applications.

Energy Procurement. Expert managed the start-up of an energy sales company where he was responsible for marketing and sales of electricity and natural gas. He was Ohio's first independent broker and a pioneer in assisting companies with their procurement process.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan - Warren, Michigan - Sterling Heights, Michigan - Livonia, Michigan - Dearborn, Michigan - Westland, Michigan - Cleveland, Ohio - Toledo, Ohio - Akron, Ohio - Erie, Pennsylvania

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1980 Degree: MBA Subject: Project Management Institution: Baldwin Wallace College
Year: 1975 Degree: BE Subject: Engineering Institution: Youngstown State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1984 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Expert is responsible the for management of this energy service company.
Years: 1990 to 1994 Employer: Heat Treating Network Title: Executive Director Department: Responsibilities: He secured the Ohio Department of Development matching grant funds to launch and manage technology transfer organization for the metal treating industry.
Years: 1989 to 1990 Employer: CNG Energy Title: National Sales Manager Department: Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for the nationwide sales and marketing of packet data technology to cable television industry. This was a non-regulated entity.
Years: 1977 to 1990 Employer: East Ohio Gas Company Title: Department: Responsibilities: Expert held various positions including Marketing Coordinator, Heat Treating Specialist, and a Sales Representative. He was also a member of research and design.
Years: 1974 to 1977 Employer: Youngstown Sheet & Tube Title: Melt Shop Supervisor Department: Responsibilities: He supervised a union eligible production team of 25 in the steelmaking of 900 T/shift of OCTG.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: to Present Country / Region: France, Canada, and Germany Summary: Expert worked as a technology transfer consultant to Gaz de France (Paris) and Gaz Metropolitan in Montreal, Quebec. He also conducted market research for Aichelin in Germany.


Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Expert gained his Professional Certification from the Institute of Gas Technology.
Awards / Recognition
He launched an initiative to create a first-of-a-kind apprenticeship training program. He wrote and won a $42,000 grant to assist with the development of the program.

Fields of Expertise

energy efficiency analysis, market research, technical marketing, technology transfer, boiler fuel, compressed natural gas, Department of Transportation, DOT natural-gas-operator drug testing regulation, electricity price, energy economics, energy industry behavior, energy market analysis, energy market development, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, formation gas, gasoline market structure, gasoline price determination methodology, liquefied gas transportation, natural gas, natural gas energy, natural gas energy efficiency, natural gas engine, natural gas heater, natural gas industry, natural gas industry risk management, natural gas industry structure, natural gas market, natural gas market analysis, natural gas pipeline, natural gas price, natural gas price determination methodology, natural gas pricing model, natural gas processing, natural gas storage, natural gasoline, energy efficiency evaluation, measurement & verification, natural gas transmission, natural gas facility, natural gas system, industrial technology, electricity market structure, electricity market restructuring, developing country natural gas market, electricity market, marketing database, public relations, E&P gas plant materials selection, gas hydrate control, conventional gas, gas hydrate, natural gas liquefaction, gas nitriding, combustion efficiency, combustion sensor, combustion system, gas conditioning, combustion measurement, competitive analysis, energy-efficient regenerative heater, energy-efficient recuperator, recuperator, gas pipeline, gas burner, fossil fuel

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