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 - 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.
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 Program 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.
Don Walker - Weatherization Senior QA Specialist
Don is responsible for field quality assurance 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.
Jeff Wanner - Energy Engineer
Jeff provides technical and project oversight for the Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) Program. He works alongside building owners during all phases of EPC projects from initial scoping through the technical audit review and the Measurement & Verification (M&V) program post-construction to see that goals are realized.
Joseph Pereira - Director of Weatherization
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.
Matthew Campagnoli - Budget Management Analyst
Matt sets up competitive solicitations, manages the performance of contracts and manages both quarterly and annual reporting.
Meredith Roberts – Policy Advisor
Meredith focuses on regulatory affairs within the electric utility sector, working with stakeholders to develop collaborative and innovative approaches.
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.
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 - Performance and Relationship Manager
Along with administering the annual request for application process for state weatherization agencies, Ryan also manages various aspects of the low-income 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 Charge Ahead Colorado.