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Staff

Jeff Ackermann - Director

Nancey Steinheimer Assistant to the Director

 Contact: 303-866-2462


Adrienne DorseyWeatherization 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.

Contact:  303-866-2791


Andrew SandPolicy 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.

Contact: 303-866-2497

 


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.

Contact: 303-866-2204


Chi Nguyen - Network Administrator

 


Christopher Worley - Senior Research, and Regulatory Affairs Manager

Chris provides economic analysis for the CEO Policy Team, intervenes on electrical sector dockets at the Public Utilities Commission, and participates in regional transmission planning groups.

Contact: 303-866-2614

 


Christian Williss - Director of Programs & Initiatives 

Christian manages all of CEO's programs including residential and commercial buildings.

Contact: 303-866-2386

 


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.

Contact: 303-866-2212

 


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.   

Contact: 303-866-3464

 


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

Contact:  303-866-2262

 


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.

Contact: 303-866-3964

 


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.

Contact: 303-866-2660

 


Meredith Roberts – Policy Advisor

Meredith focuses on regulatory affairs within the electric utility sector, working with stakeholders to develop collaborative and innovative approaches.    

Contact: 303-866-2594

 


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.

Contact: 303-866-3873

 


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.

Contact: 303-866-6665
 


Nate Watters - Communications Manager & Public Information Officer

Nate manages news media, CEO websites, digital media, social media, graphic design, and the intern program.

Contact:

Office: 303-866-6585

Cell: 720-450-0855

 


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.

Contact: 303-866-2432

 


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.

Contact: 303-866-2343

 


Ryan HarryWeatherization 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.

Contact:  (303) 866-6472

 


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.

Contact: 303-866-2326

 

Wes Maurer - Transportation Program Manager

Wes manages CEO's transportation programs including Charge Ahead Colorado.

 


Zach OwensAssociate 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. 

Contact: 303-866-3279

 


Zac Stewart Weatherization Technical and Training Specialist 

Contact: 303-866-2084