Dan has 31 years of experience in the energy industry from executive level business management, operations management, business development, engineering, and capital project management delivering solutions to customers in multiple markets from power generation (regulated and non-regulated), heavy industrial, pulp & paper, chemical, commercial real estate, municipal water & wastewater, higher education, and healthcare. Dan got his start commissioning power plants before he moved on to service operations management roles for a large equipment manufacturer. Over the last 13 years as an engineering consultant and within operations leadership, Dan focused on the district energy and campus-oriented systems. He developed expertise in strategic energy planning, optimization, and implementing decarbonization projects associated with district energy systems. In the most recent years Dan was the Sr. Vice President in charge of seven (7) district systems and the West Coast operations for a large US district energy provider, where he was responsible for all facets of the business from day-to-day operations to system on-pipe growth and expansions outside of the existing systems.
Dan’s focus at RED-Rochester is to continue the corporate culture putting customer and employee satisfaction at the top of the priority list to create a focus on best-in-class operations within safety, system reliability, system efficiency, and executing capital projects. Implementing innovative solutions to become a leading sustainable energy services partner for our existing and future customers to grow the RED-Rochester system at the Eastman Business Park and SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust (SEEIT) district energy services in the Northeast.
Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Engineering Operations with a Nuclear Power Minor from Maine Maritime Academy. Dan has completed several executive leadership and development courses at Duke University Fuqua School of Business and the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee while working for ABB and Stantec.