Professional Team

Meet the Team

Kendra A. McQuilton

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Kendra is responsible for all high-level management including setting and communicating the company’s strategic direction, balancing resources, ensuring the company’s values are applied from top to bottom, making decisions related to human resources, legal, and financial matters, and overseeing and delivering the company’s performance.

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Larry Borgese

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Larry is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the business and plays an important role in ensuring Energia’s operations maintain exceptionally high standards of quality and efficiency.

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David M. Newman, PE, CEM, LEED-AP, CEA

VICE PRESIDENT, ENGINEERING

With more than 20 years of diverse experience on the Energia Team, David is responsible for providing technical expertise and support to the sales, project development and engineering teams as well as Energia’s customers. His professional experience at Energia has spanned every aspect of Energy Performance Projects, from the very beginning of project development, creation of the final project, engineering design & permitting, construction and measurement and verification.

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Matthew Kazubowski, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED-GA

VICE PRESIDENT OF ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

Matthew leads the architectural design process for Energia’s Energy Performance projects. With more than 25 years of experience in energy-efficient architectural design, including large scale solar PV, Matthew has an unparalleled portfolio of school related projects.

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Alexander Agee II

REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT OF PARTNERSHIPS

Alexander Agee II is responsible for bringing Energia’s Proven Process for Energy Saving Success across the country by delivering customized solutions to convert energy-inefficient facilities into world class environments.

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Joel Lopez

REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT OF PARTNERSHIPS

Joel Lopez is responsible for bringing Energia’s Proven Process for Energy Saving Success across the country by delivering customized solutions to convert energy-inefficient facilities into world class environments. Leveraging his more than 20 years in the Texas K12 and local government marketplace, Joel will bring his impact strategies to school districts across the U.S., saving them energy and saving them money.

 

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Rob Sullivent, PE, CEM, CMVP, CBCP, CDSM

VICE PRESIDENT OF TECHNICAL SERVICES

Rob is responsible for overseeing the management and execution for all Energia energy performance contracts and capital projects from project development through delivery. He has more than 35 years of experience in engineering design, facilities operations, and energy efficiency with an emphasis on public sector (K-12, state, city, county, healthcare and federal) clients.

 

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Jessica Denson, PE, CEM, LEED-AP

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT LEADER

Jessica Denson, P.E., CEM, CEA, LEED-AP O+M is responsible for implementing Energia’s Proven Process for Energy Saving Success with K-12 clients across the country.   Leveraging her more than 15 years’ experience as an engineer, Jessica brings superior knowledge of the Energy Performance Contract process to Energia’s clients, making the process turnkey for them, thereby saving them time and money.

 

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Harold Friedman

SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Harold is responsible for overseeing the Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) designs of Energia’s projects and serves as a primary client representative during the entire design phase and construction process. He has more than 30 years of experience with all aspects of the MEP engineering discipline as well as field investigation.

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Anthony Ottaviano

STAFF ENGINEER

Anthony Ottaviano is a staff engineer for Energia, responsible for supporting MEP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing) engineering design services for both Energy Performance Projects and Capital Projects.

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Justin Benoit

PROJECT ENGINEER

Justin is responsible for aiding with technical aspects of projects from conception to completion including mechanical, electrical and plumbing design.

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Michael Carlson

PROJECT ENGINEER

Michael is responsible for energy benchmarking studies, analysis of RFP responses from ESCOs, and overseeing the development of Comprehensive Energy Audits.

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Kim Kirsch

DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION

Kim provides executive-level support to Energia’s management team and oversees the firm’s day-to-day administrative operations.

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Renee Fassano

Senior Account Executive

Renee Fassano is the Senior Account Executive for Energia, responsible for managing the company’s Customer Relationship Management System (CRM), supporting the sales team with materials and outreach efforts, coordinating the company’s presence at events and conferences, and contributing to the development of marketing campaigns.

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Deborah Koller Jerome

MARKETING SPECIALIST

Deborah is responsible for supporting the development team through effective advertising, outreach, and inbound efforts. Articulating Energia’s position as the market leader in Energy Performance Projects is the primary mission, delivered through thought-leadership content across multiple platforms.

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