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Expert in Small Company Executive Development; Electric & Gas Utility Business; Fuel Oil Distribution Business

Expert ID: 730525 Florida, USA

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Expert is currently providing executive coaching services through his current business, Expert was previously responsible for the H/R organization for 20+ years for an 1000 employee company. He
implemented many cutting edge performance assessment, improvement and delivery systems, personally mentored and coached executives and managers toward improved performance and
developed them for higher levels of responsibility. He provided and implemented successful leadership development programs focused on improved decision-making and business results.

Expert held various professional, managerial and executive leadership positions during his 37 year career in the electric and gas utility business. He is a trained electric power engineer and formally
held a PE license in the State of New York for 30 yrs. His utility knowledge is extensive and varied.

Expert has held numerous volunteer executive positions during his 30+ years of non-for-profit work. He specialized in troubled organizations working to turn their performance around and rebuild the
organization credibility and ability to deliver its mission.

Expert was part of the team that rewrote a municipal utility's emergency response plan. Expert has mentored two female professionals to overcome the personal barriers to career advancement and/or change. Expert is currently successfully coaching a CEO of a $100 million flooring products company. He has completed three previous executive coaching engagements since 2011. Expert recently completed an IT Project Management review for a large electric utility. Expert was part of a team that completed a utility commission mandated management audit of a naturl gas utility.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Tampa, Florida - Saint Petersburg, Florida - Clearwater, Florida - Cape Coral, Florida - Lakeland, Florida - Largo, Florida - Boynton Beach, Florida - Sarasota, Florida

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1981 Degree: MSEE Subject: Electric Power Engineering Institution: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Year: 1973 Degree: BE Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Stevens Institute of Technology

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2011 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: He is the sole practice consultant specializing in executive and management consulting, professional mentoring, organizational assessments, performance improvement of human capital and H/R organization performance improvement.
Years: 2011 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Senior Consultant Department: Responsibilities: He is one of several experienced utility consultants specializing in utility management audits, preparations for such audits and utility emergency response plan reviews, updates and creation.
Years: 2004 to 2010 Employer: CH Energy Group, Inc Title: EVP-Corp Svs and Administration Department: Executive Responsibilities: He was one of the senior executives responsible for all utility's internal services and the fuel oil delivery unregulated business unit. His internal services' organization included I/T, H/R, purchasing, transportation, safety, and security, staffing, quality and process improvement.
Years: 1973 to 2010 Employer: Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp Title: EVP Department: Executive Responsibilities: He was one of the senior executives responsible for all internal support services. He also held various executive, managerial and engineering professional positions in T&D Operations, Customer Services, substation design, corp. svs and H/R during his 37 year career.
Years: 2010 to 2010 Employer: United Way of Dutchess County Title: CEO Department: Responsibilities: He was the Interim CEO of this county wide organization responsible for the transition of the organization during a merger of operations.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
EEI, AGA, Marketing Executive Council
Licenses / Certifications
PE License (NY) 1981-2010
Professional Appointments
Board of Directors of Sarasota Public Health System. Board of Directors - Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp; Board Chairman - numerous not-for-profits
Awards / Recognition
Alumni Award - Stevens Institute of Technology

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert was a utility operations expert witness in a recent FL court case. Expert has testified as a rate case witness for his employer in NYS PSC rate cases. Expert has given depositions in several employment related cases.
Training / Seminars
Expert has mediation certification training. Expert has received rate case testimony training twice during his utility career.
Vendor Selection
Expert was personally responsible for the procurement process and organization for 20+ years.
Marketing Experience
Expert spent 37 years in the electric and natural gas utility business in ever increasing leadership and executive roles. Expert was also the executive responsible for a large fuel oil distribution business and he has extensive knowledge of that business model.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert has experience and training as both an executive coach and mentor.

Fields of Expertise

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