George P. Sakellaris, P.E
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Sakellaris is the President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company headquartered in Framingham, MA.
A visionary and entrepreneur, Mr. Sakellaris founded Ameresco in April 2000. He aspired to build an entirely product-neutral and supplier-independent energy company that had the skills, capabilities and foresight to create independent energy solutions that went beyond just conservation; one that addressed a customer’s entire energy stream including supply and demand, energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Early in his career, Mr. Sakellaris worked at the utility New England Electric System (NEES), where he welcomed the challenge to establish NEES Energy, a company that would promote energy efficiency, thereby avoiding the need to build new power generation plants. Mr. Sakellaris then purchased the business known as NEES Energy in 1991 and renamed it NORESCO. He built NORESCO into a an industry-leading independent energy services company before selling it to Equitable Resources in 1997, where he continued to lead NORESCO and was also appointed as a Senior Vice President of Equitable Resources (NYSE:EQT), a Fortune 500 Energy Company.
Today, Mr. Sakellaris leads Ameresco, a public company, employing over 1,000. Ameresco continues to grow and thrive, and currently supports more than 70 local offices throughout North America and the United Kingdom.
With more than 30 years of experience in the energy industry, Mr. Sakellaris has worked to create budget-neutral business models for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Mr. Sakellaris’ dedication and influence in promoting energy efficiency dates back to his involvement with the Electrical Power Research Institute (EPRI) where he championed the development of demand side management (DSM) programs that were widely implemented across the country. Additionally, he was a founding member of the National Association of Energy Service Companies (NAESCO) where he served as the first president and advocated for the new industry. He remains an active NAESCO member today.
Mr. Sakellaris earned both M.B.A and M.S.E.E. degrees from Northeastern University and a B.S.E.E. degree from the University of Maine – Orono. In May 2012, the University of Maine granted him an Honorary Doctorate for his lifetime of achievements, recognizing his dedication and exemplary leadership in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Mr. Sakellaris was the recipient of the 2015 Finance Monthly CEO Award, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 New England, Energy, Cleantech & Natural Resources Award. In 2012, he was named the Worcester Business Journal’s Business Leader of the Year for large businesses and also honored by The Boston Globe for Ameresco’s Globe-100 Top-performing Public Companies #29 ranking. The Boston Business Journal ranked Ameresco #31 in the Area’s Fastest Growing Public Companies and #49 in Massachusetts’ 150 Top Public Companies. In 2011, Ameresco was honored on the Forbes 100 list as one of America’s Best Small Companies and in 2010, as the New England Clean Energy Council Employer of the Year.
David J. Anderson
Executive Vice President and Director
Mr. Anderson is Executive Vice President of Ameresco, a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company. He is a member of the founding management team of Ameresco (NYSE:AMRC), and a member of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Anderson has over 30 years of diversified experience in the energy industry and is instrumental in the successful development and implementation of Ameresco’s strategic vision. In this capacity, he has played a key leadership role in driving Ameresco’s growth and development to become a leading independent energy solutions company throughout North America and the United Kingdom.
Mr. Anderson directs the Company’s business development initiatives through a plan of significant organic growth and strategic acquisitions. Additionally, he serves as the General Manager for several business units, including Ameresco’s Energy Supply and Risk Management businesses, and he oversees Ameresco’s international business in Ireland, the United Kingdom and throughout Western Europe. Mr. Anderson is instrumental in structuring and negotiating complex contracts and intricate business relationships, and has helped to introduce and redraft legislative and regulatory policies concerning energy and environmental initiatives. He is also responsible for corporate government relations as well as safety and risk management.
Mr. Anderson serves on the Alliance to Save Energy’s Board of Directors and is an active member of the National Association of Energy Service Companies, and many state organizations and vertical market associations. He is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Clean Energy Council. In addition, throughout much of his career, he has held various executive and senior management positions focused on the business development, engineering, financing, construction, commissioning, operation & maintenance and performance assurance of successful innovative projects involving advanced technologies including dynamic efficiency, combined heat and power, geothermal, solar PV, wind, battery storage and microgrids representing over $5 billion.
Mr. Anderson often speaks on topics such as Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Resiliency and Sustainability and has been invited to participate in Executive-level Federal Governmental meetings and State Governmental forums. He is often tapped to provide his views and guidance regarding energy issues, as well as to participate in discussions setting direction for national and state energy policy. Mr. Anderson is frequently quoted in industry and business publications
Mr. Anderson earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Power Systems from Northeastern University. He also completed Executive Management Programs at Harvard University and Stanford University Law School. Mr. Anderson is a member of the Industry Advisory Board for the College of Engineering at Northeastern University.
Michael T. Bakas
Executive Vice President
Mr. Bakas is an Executive Vice President, at Ameresco, a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company. He is a member of the founding management team of the 20-year old public company (NYSE:AMRC).
Mr. Bakas has nearly 30 years of experience in the energy industry and has been at the forefront of the strategic development of renewable energy assets while being instrumental in Ameresco’s corporate strategic planning and growth.
As a pioneer in the renewable energy industry, he drove and completed some of the earliest agreements that helped shape the markets in those states that first implemented renewable portfolio standards. Ever since, he has championed the growth of Ameresco’s renewable energy asset portfolio to become one of the leading energy services providers in North America.
Mr. Bakas directs Ameresco’s Distributed Energy Systems Group, which is primarily responsible for the development and operation of energy generation assets. This group has successfully developed in excess of 400 MWe of small infrastructure energy supply assets (primarily baseload/dispatchable generation) that have won numerous awards from the U.S. EPA, the Department of Energy, the Climate Change Business Journal, state agencies, and other leading industry organizations.
He has been key in fostering and supporting legislation that promotes the use of renewable resources. Mr. Bakas is an active member of the U.S. EPA’s Landfill Methane Outreach Program, National Association of Energy Engineers, and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Energy Committee. Mr. Bakas sits on the Advisory Board for Microgrid Knowledge, the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (where he is Chair of the Sustainability Advisory Board), and the Advanced Energy Group.
As an industry expert, Mr. Bakas is often invited to speak at innovative industry and customer forums where he addresses topics such as Energy Efficiency, Distributed Energy Systems, Microgrids, Energy Storage, Renewable Energy, and Public Private Partnerships. He is regularly sought out for expertise and opinion, and has been involved in numerous national media outlets. Over his career he has been tapped to provide his expertise and guidance regarding energy issues in states from California to Massachusetts, as well as to participate in discussions setting direction for Federal, state and local energy policy. In June 2017, Mr. Bakas was invited to provide expert testimony before the Clean Air Congressional Roundtable session hosted by U.S. Senator Tom Carper at the U.S. Capitol. Mr. Bakas is frequently quoted in industry and business publications, most recently by Forbes and Fortune Magazine. Over the course of his career, he has written a number of articles and is most recently published in Distributed Energy Magazine.
Mr. Bakas earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an M.B.A. from Boston College, The Carroll Graduate School of Management.
Nicole A. Bulgarino, P.E.
Executive Vice President & General Manager, Federal Solutions
Ms. Bulgarino is an Executive Vice President for Ameresco, a leader in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Solutions. She is responsible for the overall management of Ameresco’s dedicated business unit serving federal government customers.
Ms. Bulgarino has over 20 years of experience in developing and executing innovative energy efficiency and distributed energy solutions through multiple diverse contract structures. Ms. Bulgarino has overseen the development and implementation of over $2 billion in federal energy projects, including deep energy retrofits, advanced microgrids, and customer-sited power purchase agreements (PPA).
As the general manager for Ameresco’s federal group, Ms. Bulgarino oversees 260 professionals specializing in business development, engineering, commissioning, construction, operations and maintenance, and performance assurance. Under her leadership, Ameresco Federal Solutions has developed and delivered projects featuring efficiency, generation, and resiliency solutions to the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, General Services Administration, the Veterans Administration, the Department of Justice, the Department of Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Commerce, and other civilian agencies.
Ms. Bulgarino is a seasoned industry executive with strong leadership and strategic execution talents. A recognized leader within the industry, she has presented on technical and business panels at major conferences and has skillfully developed solutions for some of the most highly regarded federal agencies across North America. As a leading woman in technology, she demonstrates the unique balance of developing and managing complex technical projects, while promoting strategic, long-term corporate success.
Ms. Bulgarino is a licensed professional engineer and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Tennessee and an Executive Management and Leadership Certificate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. Mark Chiplock is a Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Ameresco, a leading energy solutions company. He is responsible for the company’s accounting and treasury functions, internal and external financial reporting, integrated business systems, business planning, and operations analysis.
Mark has more than 25 years of progressive business management and strategic financial expertise. He is a proactive leader with extensive experience managing teams to oversee and control systems and operational improvement projects in a multi-site environment. Mr. Chiplock has strong knowledge of, and experience in GAAP revenue recognition, SOX 404 requirements, and SEC Regulations, with a proven track record of assessing and implementing financial controls and reporting.
Mr. Chiplock served as Corporate Controller (2014 to 2016), Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller (2016 to 2018), held the role of interim CFO from (2018 to 2019), and has served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer since 2019.
Prior to Ameresco, he served as Vice President, Finance of GlassHouse Technologies, a data center infrastructure consulting firm.
Mr. Chiplock is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Mr. Chiplock earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The State University of New York at Buffalo.
David J. Corrsin
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Director
Mr. Corrsin is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Ameresco. He is also the Corporate Secretary and is a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Corrsin has extensive experience with energy regulations, federal, state and local regulatory authorities, and complex energy construction and financing projects, gained through more than 23 years of energy-related legal practice. Mr. Corrsin oversees financial and regulatory issues of independent power, utility and energy conservation projects for Ameresco.
Mr. Corrsin was formerly an executive vice president of Public Power International, Inc., an independent developer of power projects in south Asia and Europe. Prior to joining PPI, Mr. Corrsin held various positions at Palmer & Dodge, LLP, where he co-founded the Palmer & Dodge Energy Group and represented independent power and energy conservation developers in the U.S. and overseas. Mr. Corrsin has also held positions at Chadbourne & Parke, Hudson Research, and the National Wildlife Federation; each position having a focus on energy.
Mr. Corrsin earned a J.D. degree from the University of Chicago and an A.B. degree in biology from Brown University.
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Ms. Leila Dillon is Vice President Marketing and Communications of Ameresco, a leading energy solutions company. Ms. Dillon joins Ameresco with more than 20 years of experience in leading corporate marketing and communications, platform strategy, and business development initiatives for global technology companies. With a core focus in IoT, Smart City, Cloud, Mobile and Telecommunications, Ms. Dillon is a recognized leader for women in technology.
Prior to joining Ameresco, Ms. Dillon served as Vice President Marketing and North American Distribution Channel for Bigbelly, Inc., a leading provider of Smart City, Internet of Things (IoT), and smart waste management solutions.
Ms. Dillon is on the Program Committee for the IoT Solutions World Congress, has chaired global buildings & infrastructure programs, and has led international plenary sessions on women leadership in IoT, Smart City PaaS, and multi-purposed smart infrastructure platforms.
Mr. Georgeoff is a Vice President of Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company.
He is a member of Ameresco’s executive management team, and is responsible for the Southwest Region and the Solar Center of Excellence. Within these business lines, he provides senior management oversight to all sales and operations activities and is responsible for developing and executing the company’s growth strategies.
Mr. Georgeoff joined Ameresco in 2011 through the company’s acquisition of APS Energy Services, a wholly-owned deregulated affiliate of Pinnacle West Capital (NYSE:PNW), where he served as President.
Mr. Georgeoff has nearly 30 years of industry experience in a variety of origination, management and executive roles in the energy services, risk management and solar businesses. While he began his career on the origination side of the energy business, his professional experience also includes sales management, operational responsibilities for development, delivery and risk management of multiple high-profile projects, substantial P&L responsibilities, strategic planning, company turnarounds and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Georgeoff earned a B.S. degree in Business from the University of Arizona. He currently serves as the Energy Service Coalition (ESC) Board President and represents Ameresco on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Energy Service Companies (NAESCO).
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Doran Hole is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ameresco (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy solutions company. He is responsible for the company’s financial strategy and oversees capital management, investor relations, corporate and project finance, treasury, financial planning and analysis and financial reporting.
Mr. Hole has more than 20 years of experience in finance, delivering executive leadership to create and drive operations and strategy while balancing efficiency and growth in the renewable industry. His prior banking and operational leadership experience combined with expertise in accounting, tax, and international business has enabled him to establish strong credibility with equity analysts. With a focus on renewable energy, transportation, and infrastructure assets, Mr. Hole has overseen complex financial transactions as well as corporate strategy.
Prior to joining Ameresco, he served as CEO for North America, and Group Vice President – Strategy, at ReneSola, where he played a key role in the company’s capital market strategy. Mr. Hole was a member of the global executive team with direct responsibility for North American operations, mergers and acquisitions, and finance activities for the publicly-traded global green energy product manufacturer and developer.
Mr. Hole is a frequent speaker and panelist at industry conferences including the Power Finance and Risk Magazine Distributed Generation Roundtable and the Infocast Solar Power Finance and Investment Conference. He has represented companies at investment banking conferences and presented at capital raising venues including venture capital and angel investor conferences.
Mr. Hole is a CFA charterholder and Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR), the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA), and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Mr. Hole earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and International Business from The University of Texas at Austin.
Senior Vice President, Western Region & London Operations
Britta MacIntosh is Vice President of Ameresco UK’s London based operations. Ms. MacIntosh is a qualified Mechanical Engineer and Licensed Professional Engineer with expertise in business growth, client development and retention. She has more than 25 years of experience within the energy services sector and is responsible for driving business development and supporting project delivery for complex energy efficiency and infrastructure programs across the UK.
Ameresco UK delivers energy efficiency solutions within a wide scope of sectors, from housing and local government to supermarket and pharmaceutical giants. The business manages a portfolio of high value industrial and commercial sites across the UK and Europe.
Prior to joining Ameresco UK, Ms. MacIntosh was VP of Business Development at NORESCO, responsible for a nationwide sales team focusing on energy efficiency and renewable energy projects for the Federal Government. While at NORESCO, she provided testimony at a US House of Representatives hearing on energy security and innovation. Previous to this, Ms. MacIntosh held senior roles with Sempra Energy Services and Select Energy Services, developing and implementing business development strategies and advising on areas such as energy performance contracts and on-site generation.
Ms. MacIntosh has sat on the Board of Directors at the National Association of Energy Services Companies (NAESCO), is a Member of Rochester Institute of Technology College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council, and is a Past President of the Boston Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers.
Louis P. Maltezos
Executive Vice President
Mr. Maltezos is an Executive Vice President of Ameresco. Mr. Maltezos is responsible for our Central and Northwest Regions in the U.S.A. and our wholly owned subsidiary, Ameresco Canada Inc. Within these three regions, Mr. Maltezos provides senior management oversight to all sales and operations activities and is responsible for developing and executing the company’s growth strategies.
Mr. Maltezos has been a senior executive with Ameresco since 2004, having joined us through our acquisition of Exelon’s energy savings performance contracting business, where he served as vice president and general manager. Mr. Maltezos has nearly 30 years of industry experience in a variety of engineering, management, and executive roles spanning energy savings performance contracting, energy services, distributed generation, mechanical contracting, and utility businesses.
Mr. Maltezos earned an M.B.A. degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Vice President, Human Resources
Lauren Todd is Vice President, Human Resources and Operations of Ameresco, a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company. She is responsible for Ameresco’s human resource and office functions both domestically and internationally with primary responsibility for leading global HR functions company-wide.
Ms. Todd has more than 18 years of human resource experience. Prior to joining Ameresco in 2012, she worked for American Superconductor for 10 years in various management positions. She has also worked in areas of property management, academia and HR consulting. In the various roles held, Ms. Todd was responsible for launching successful performance management upgrades and benefits management cost savings; maintaining a competitive benefits offering, compensation management, strategic recruiting initiatives and employee onboarding programs, and keeping positive employee relations all while striving to contribute to a desirable place to work.
Ms. Todd earned her M.S. in Human Resource Management from Lesley University and a B.A. in Child Psychology and Counseling from Pine Manor College.