Craig Avalone is the Projects & Asset Optimization Manager for RED-Rochester. In this role, he is responsible for the capital improvement program for RED-Rochester and the improvement of the utilities systems serving Eastman Business Park.  Craig previously worked as RED-Rochester’s Energy Manager in charge of leading continuous energy and sustainability improvement efforts across the expansive utility systems serving Eastman Business Park.

Prior to joining RED in 2018, Mr. Avalone spent over 11 years as a Project Manager and Engineer within the Manufacturing & Energy Market of CHA Consulting. Mr. Avalone received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Union College. He is a registered Professional Engineer in NYS, a Certified Energy Manager and LEED Accredited Professional. He is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) and serves on the board of directors for the Rochester Chapter of the Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE). In 2017 Craig was named the Northeast Region Young Energy Professional of the Year by AEE.