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With decades of practical knowledge, ReEnergy Holdings’ senior team is among the industry’s most experienced in the management of renewable energy, recycling and waste management systems.

ReEnergy’s Senior Management Team

DSCF9347McpLarry Richardson is a founder of ReEnergy Holdings. He formerly was President and Chief Operating Officer of EAC Operations, Inc., a company that owned and operated waste-to-energy facilities and related businesses for the collection, processing and transportation of solid waste and recyclable materials. Before working at EAC, he held management, project development and technical positions at companies including ABB/Combustion Engineering, Halliburton/Brown & Root and HDR Engineering. Larry is a licensed professional engineer. He has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

DSCF9393McpThomas Beck is a founder of ReEnergy Holdings. He was a consultant to the solid waste and renewable energy industries for three years before the formation of ReEnergy Holdings. Before that, Tom was a Vice President of American Ref-Fuel Company and President of TransRiver Marketing Company. American Ref-Fuel was an owner and operator of waste-to-energy facilities and associated waste operations with annual revenues in excess of $500 million. Tom has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Union College and a master’s degree in business administration from Bentley University.

DSCF9357McpWilliam Ralston is a founder of ReEnergy Holdings. He was formerly General Counsel for EAC Operations, Inc. At EAC, he was involved in numerous acquisitions, project development initiatives, project restructurings and financings. Prior to joining EAC, he was in private practice with law firms in Albany, NY, with focus on the development and financing of independent power projects. Bill has a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from McGill University, a juris doctor degree from Albany Law School and is a member of the New York State Bar.

DSCF9374McpGregory Leahey is a founder of ReEnergy Holdings and is responsible for overseeing the company’s operation of non-energy assets. He formerly served as Vice President of Recycling and Waste Services at EAC Operations, Inc. In that role, Greg had profit and loss responsibility for all of EAC’s waste procurement, waste collection, waste transfer, landfill and recycling activities. Greg also was responsible for the acquisition of a number of waste collection and transportation companies and negotiation of strategic waste and disposal contracts. Greg earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Union College.

James White is responsible for the operation of all of the company’s energy assets and leads the company’s asset management programs. Before joining ReEnergy in June 2011, Jim was General Manager at NextEra Energy, Inc. (formerly Florida Power & Light), a leading clean energy company with approximately 43,000 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity and approximately 15,000 employees. Prior to that, he was with American Ref-Fuel Company, where he held various engineering and management positions, including plant manager. He has a bachelor’s degree in marine engineering from Massachusetts Maritime Academy and a master’s degree in business administration from Bentley University.

ReEnergy’s Corporate Management Team

Keith Behrens is responsible for the oversight of all accounting, treasury and financial reporting activities. Before joining ReEnergy in 2009, Keith held similar positions with General Electric’s Power Systems Group and EAC Operations, Inc. In addition, he spent nearly 14 years in a variety of finance positions with KeyCorp and six years with Ernst & Young, LLP. Keith has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Georgetown University.

Sarah Boggess manages stakeholder engagement efforts, coordinating relationships with the community, media, and elected officials. Before joining ReEnergy in 2013, Sarah worked as a consultant with Behan Communications, as a vice president at Hudson Valley Community College, as a press officer for the New York State Senate, and as a newspaper reporter for the Albany Times Union. Sarah holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and government from Dartmouth College and a master’s degree in business administration from Union Graduate College (now Clarkson University).

Michael Buckley is responsible for the management of market and customer interactions for all of ReEnergy’s Northeast U.S. operations. Before joining ReEnergy, Mike worked with Covanta Energy for two years, where he was a business manager for a regional operation that included waste-to-energy facilities, landfills and transfer stations, and with EAC Operations for seven years, where he was marketing manager for EAC’s Northeast U.S. operations. Mike has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Siena College and a master’s degree in business administration from the State University of New York at Albany.

tgreen@reenergyholdings.comTina Green oversees human resource management at ReEnergy. Tina has more than ten years of experience in the human resources field, and has held positions as human resource generalist manager, talent acquisitions manager and talent development manager. Before joining ReEnergy, Tina spent more than 20 years working for Enterprise Holdings in a variety of management positions. Tina has an associate’s degree from Sullivan County Community College in hotel/restaurant technology and a bachelor’s degree in economics from State University of New York at Albany.

Nathan Hebel is responsible for optimizing the ReEnergy generation portfolio with respect to power trading, risk management, and renewable energy certificates. Previously, Nathan held similar responsibilities for Boralex Inc. portfolio in Montreal, Quebec. Prior to Boralex, Nathan was the lead financial trader for natural gas futures and options at MidAmerican Energy in Des Moines, Iowa. Nathan has a bachelor’s degree in economics with a minor in mathematical sciences from Johns Hopkins University and a master’s degree in economics from Cornell University.

Erik Norgren leads the company’s health and safety programs and is responsible for engineering services and NERC regulatory management. Before joining ReEnergy in 2011, Erik worked for Boralex as manager of its technical department for five years, focused on optimizing the electrical/mechanical engineering and maintenance programs of Boralex’s biomass power facilities. Erik previously held positions at Calpine, Exxon, Westinghouse, R&B Falcon Drilling and Arctic Ice. Erik has a bachelor’s degree in marine engineering technology from Maine Maritime Academy.

Meagan Schunemann is responsible for site environmental compliance through monitoring, research, documentation, application for permits and licenses, and environmental reporting. Prior to ReEnergy, Meagan worked for Triumvirate Environmental and Lafarge Building Materials. She holds a bachelor’s degree in conservation biology from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.