Jeff Ackermann - Director
Nancey Steinheimer - Assistant to the Director
Adrienne Dorsey – Weatherization Outreach Manager
Adrienne is responsible for partnering with local weatherization agencies to support outreach efforts and works closely with those tied to disaster relief initiatives. In addition, she develops strategic partnerships to advance energy projects targeting low-income Coloradans.
Andrew Sand – Policy Advisor
Andrew works on legislative affairs, researches and develops policy and legislative initiatives, monitors energy legislation, and provides stakeholder support for emerging energy markets.
Contact: (303) 866-2206
Andy Cordova - Weatherization Technical Program Manager
Andy’s years of experience in weatherization enable him to oversee all technical functions and quality assurance of the CEO Weatherization program.
Cabell Hodge - Policy, Regulatory, and Emerging Markets Manager
Cabell prepares analyses of legislation and regulatory policy for a variety of energy issues. Additionally, he manages programs in emerging markets such as alternative fuel vehicles and advances in traditional energy production.
Chi Nguyen - Network Administrator
Christopher Worley - Director of Policy & Research
Chris oversees the Policy & Research group, which engages with external stakeholders and provides technical support to the Colorado General Assembly and to state agencies.
Christian Williss - Director of Programs & Initiatives
Christian manages all of CEO's programs including residential and commercial buildings.
Cindy Callaway - Accounting Technician
Cindy is an integral member of the accounting team. She processes payments and assists the staff and accounting team with a myriad of daily tasks.
David Crosby - Weatherization Contracts and Outcomes Manager
David assists with managing the sub-grantees in the Weatherization Assistance Program. His responsibilities include monitoring production goals and ensuring that budgetary and financial requirements are met during performance periods.
Contact: (303) 866-6120
Don Walker - Weatherization Quality Assurance Manager
Don oversees the weatherization Quality Assurance Program and performs inspections of the weatherization work performed in Colorado. He also provides program guidance to weatherization agencies around Colorado while updating and monitoring policies and procedures.
Jeanna Paluzzi - Energy Performance Contracting Program Manager
Jeanna manages CEO's public sector energy performance contracting program as well as its private sector pilot program.
Joseph Pereira - Director of Weatherization
Joe is responsible for the strategic direction and long-term vision of the weatherization program.
Contact: (303) 866-4663
Karen Phelan - Deputy Director
Kimberly Speyrer - Weatherization Contracts and Outcomes Manager
Kimberly assists with managing the sub-grantees in the Weatherization Assistance Program. Her responsibilities include monitoring production goals and ensuring that budgetary and financial requirements are met during performance periods.
Contact: (303) 866-2264
Matthew Campagnoli - Budget Management Analyst
Matt sets up competitive solicitations, manages the performance of contracts and manages both quarterly and annual reporting.
Matthew Robinson - Program Engineer
Matthew supports CEO’s programs, in particular the Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) program, by providing engineering technical assistance to support energy and resource efficiency activities in state facilities, K12 schools, colleges and local government facilities.
Michael McReynolds - Policy, Outreach, and Emerging Markets Manager
Michael prepares analyses of legislation and regulatory policy for a variety of energy issues. He actively provides outreach to energy industry stakeholders and manages emerging market programs in areas such as transportation fuels.
Michael Turner - Energy Efficiency Programs Manager
Michael manages energy efficiency programs for the State's K-12, state and local government, and commercial/industrial sectors.
Nancy Burkhart - Communications Associate
Nancy provides support to CEO program managers by writing and editing content for websites, publications, and marketing materials.
Nate Watters - Communications Manager & Public Information Officer
Nate manages news media, CEO websites, digital media, social media, graphic design, and the intern program.
Paul Scharfenberger - Director of Finance & Operations
Paul manages CEO's market-facing finance programs and oversees CEO's accounting, contracting, and grant management activities. As director he manages all operations and finances of the office, providing strategic oversight and continuous management.
Peter Rusin - Residential Buildings Program Manager
Peter works programs and policies to increase the energy efficiency of residential buildings in Colorado. In this role he works to reduce the barriers to valuing energy efficiency in the home buying process, specifically on the Green MLS initiative, valuation case studies, and professional real estate training. Additionally, Peter oversees the ebergy codes program.
Ryan Harry – Weatherization Program Analyst
Ryan administers the weatherization SharePoint system and works closely with his colleagues to analyze utility partner and local agency performance data.
Contact: (303) 866-5917
Ryan Manzik - Weatherization Performance & Relations Manager
Along with administering the annual Request for Applications process for State weatherization agencies, Ryan also consults on and communicates about all aspects of the weatherization program.
Sara Graf - Senior Contracts Manager
Sara oversees and manages the contract and procurement process for the CEO. She serves as the primary purchasing agent for the agency while developing applications and solicitations for grants and professional services to ensure compliance with state and federal guidelines.
Wes Maurer - Transportation Program Manager
Wes manages CEO’s transportation programs, including ALT Fuels Colorado and Charge Ahead Colorado. Additionally, he performs market research to guide program focus and delivery, conducts stakeholder and program outreach, and ensures the successful deployment of statewide infrastructure for alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs).
Zach Owens - Associate Program Manager
Zach works with the Programs and Initiatives Team to ensure effective management of existing programs and launch of new initiatives in Public Sector, Commercial, Residential and Transportation markets.
Zac Stewart - Weatherization Technical and Training Specialist