Meet Our Team

Executive Team

Steve Vavrik

Chief Executive Officer
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Steve Vavrik is Chief Executive Officer with Broad Reach Power. Steve has spent two decades of his career developing and managing power and energy projects.

Prior to his time at Broad Reach Power, Steve worked developing, trading, and managing energy investments with some of the leading companies in the industry including GE, Enron, First Wind, SunPower, and Apex Clean Energy. At these companies, Steve was directly involved in over $4 billion worth of investments in operating wind and solar power projects.

Steve earned a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, an M.P.P. from Princeton University, and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Stacey Peterson

Chief Financial Officer
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Stacey Peterson is CFO of Broad Reach Power.  She brings over 20 years of experience in power & utilities, both public and private, largely focused on capital markets, balance sheet structuring, and financial reporting & analysis.  Stacey spent a significant amount of her career focused in the IPP space, including 11 years at Calpine, where she was VP & Treasurer, leading over $20Bn of financing deals prior to and through the take-private transaction.  Following Calpine, Stacey worked for Talen Energy as SVP Finance, Treasurer and Head of Investor Relations.  Most recently, she was Chief Accounting Officer at CenterPoint Energy.  Stacey received her B.S. degree in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Doug Moorehead

Chief Operating Officer
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Doug Moorehead is Chief Operating Officer with Broad Reach Power. Doug brings a background with over 10 years’ worth of experience in renewable power, technology, and utility-scale energy storage.

Previously, Doug served as President and Chief Technology Officer at FlexGen, an energy technology, and infrastructure company. Prior to that, he served as Director of Business Development for A123 Systems, a lithium-ion energy storage solutions company, where he focused on aviation, electric vehicles, and utility-scale energy storage product lines. He also served as a Naval Special Warfare Officer (SEAL) for nearly 10 years. For his actions in Iraq, Doug was awarded the Bronze Star with Valor.

Doug received his S.B. in chemistry with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy. He also received an S.M. in Materials Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his MBA from Harvard. He is a member of the Class of Henry Crown Fellows within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.

Mark Klein

Chief Development Officer
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Mark Klein is Chief Development Officer with Broad Reach Power. Mark has 35 years’ experience in the renewable and conventional electric markets, natural gas markets, North American oil markets, and international coal markets.

Prior to his time at Broad Reach Power, Mark was the co-owner of a solar development company and the owner of an energy consulting company. As a consultant for over 10 years, he provided analytic solutions and support to utilities, investors, merchant generators, and developers domestically and internationally. He also spent twenty years as a vice president of electricity and natural gas trading with two major US west coast utilities.

Mark has both B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Idaho and Washington State University respectively and he is a registered Professional Engineer (Texas).

Narsimha Misra

Chief Commercial Officer
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Narsimha is Chief Commercial Officer at Broad Reach Power with over 25 years of power industry experience, including leadership roles in trading, risk management, and structured products at firms including Pacific Summit, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, and Enron. He joined Broad Reach Power in March 2020.

Sally Shaw

Chief Legal Officer
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Sally Shaw is Chief Legal Officer with Broad Reach Power. In her role, Sally advises the company on commercial transactions, regulatory compliance, corporate governance and human resources. She brings 25 years of experience having served in legal roles for both public and private companies.

Prior to her role at Broad Reach Power, Sally served as Vice President and General Counsel at Jefferson Gulf Coast Energy Partners. Sally previously was Managing Counsel with Calpine Corporation. She received her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center and her B.A. from The University of Texas, at Austin.

Development

James Ferguson

Senior Vice President, Development
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James is Senior Vice President, Development at Broad Reach Power and has 10 years of experience in power and energy.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in July 2019, James was a Senior Specialist at Vestas for three years focusing on new businesses and M&A.

Previously, James was the Manager of FP&A at Apex Clean Energy. James Received an M.S. in Global Energy Management from the University of Colorado’s Denver Business School.

Daniel Zolnikov

Associate, Development
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Daniel Zolnikov is an Associate, Development at Broad Reach Power with eight years of experience in energy policy and government.Prior to joining Broad Reach in October 2020, Daniel worked as a business consultant and served as a Montana State Representative for eight years. During that tenure, he served as the chairman of the House Energy Committee.

Daniel earned an MBA and two undergraduate degrees with majors in business and a minor in political science from the University of Montana.

Justin Amirault

Executive Vice President, Corporate Development
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Justin is Executive Vice President, Corporate Development at Broad Reach Power with 12 years of experience in power and energy.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in April 2020, Justin was a founding partner at Glasswing Capital Management for three years focusing on making tax equity investments in the small utility and community solar space. Prior to Glasswing, he was Vice President of Acquisitions at Renewable Energy Trust Capital and Director of Acquisitions and Development at CleanPath Ventures.

He received an MBA from UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business, and a B.A. in Economics from Colby College.

Renee Robin

Renee Robin

Director, Permitting and Planning
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Renée Robin is Director of Permitting and Planning at Broad Reach Power.  She brings 30 years of experience as both an attorney and entitlement specialist, leading the land use, environmental, and regulatory permitting for complex development projects, the last 15 of which have been focused on renewable energy.

Prior to her role at Broad Reach Power, Renee served as Director of Permitting for AES Clean Energy and for SunPower Corporation.  She previously was senior counsel at Allen Matkins, LLC, and has served as visiting faculty at the University of California, Berkeley.  Renée received her J.D. from the University of California College of law, San Francisco and her B.A. from Brandeis University.

Justin Alvord

Director, Storage Development
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Justin is Director, Storage Development at Broad Reach Power. Justin brings a background with seven years of experience in the power and energy industry.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power, Justin was with Enel Green Power and led their efforts for solar and energy storage business development in the western U.S. In this role, he focused on strategy and execution for greenfield, co-development, and acquisitions of utility scale projects. His experience includes energy market analysis, land acquisition, financial modeling, off-take negotiation, and management of interconnection, permitting, and engineering support. Prior to joining Enel, Justin worked at investment manager T. Rowe Price in their Corporate Actions group.

Justin received a B.A. from Bucknell University with a double major in Biology and Economics.

Vivek Pandya

Director, Development
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Vivek is a Director, Development at Broad Reach Power for the Midwest and Northeast. Vivek brings a background with 10 years of experience in the renewable energy industry.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power, Vivek was Director of Development at 7X Energy and led greenfield solar and storage projects and business development in the western U.S, ERCOT, and PJM. His experience includes energy and transmission market analysis, real estate siting and acquisition, off-take origination, and project development. Prior to joining 7X Energy, Vivek worked at SunPower for over six years in the utilities and power plants group supporting origination, project development, M&A, and EPC business development activity in North & South America.

Vivek received a B.S.E. from the University of Pennsylvania in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

Jake Morris

Manager, Development
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Jake Morris is Manager, Development for Texas & Southwest at Broad Reach Power with 16 years of energy industry experience.Before officially joining the Broad Reach team in April 2021, Jake was a contractor managing land acquisition and assisting with early development for Broad Reach Power beginning in 2019. Jake previously worked in the oil & gas industry as a crew chief with Pete Dailey and Associates managing teams for lease acquisition, title and due diligence projects for E&P clients in Texas and New Mexico.

Jake graduated with a B.A. from the University of Texas.

Ashley Kocian

Director, Land Services
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Ashley is Director, Land Services at Broad Reach Power with more than 15 years of experience acquiring and managing land assets in the energy industry.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in October 2020, Ashley worked for an oil & gas operator as a landman conducting due diligence, acquisition, and land management activities for drilling projects. Ashley was previously Vice President of Land for an energy investment firm specializing in the acquisition and management of oil & gas minerals and royalties.

Ashley attended Texas State University at San Marcos where she received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Management.

Marisa Riojas

Assistant, Land Services
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Marisa is the Assistant, Land Services at Broad Reach Power with more than 10 years of experience in the oil and gas industry with a focus on mineral management, division of interest and records maintenance.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power, Marisa worked for CGI, Inc as a Consultant/Division Order Analyst consulting with various oil and gas companies, banks and independent energy investment companies working on their mineral and royalty interest, due diligence, acquisitions, and drilling projects. She also has over 7 years’ experience as a legal assistant for two of Dallas’s top Personal Injury and Bankruptcy law firms.

Design, Build & Asset Management

Ram Rao

Senior Vice President, Software, Platform and Integration Engineering
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Ram is the Senior Vice President, Software, Platform and Integration Engineering and is responsible for developing and supporting the software platforms at Broad Reach Power.

Ram brings over thirty years of experience in data communications, IT systems, software and hardware product development, deployment and support to Broad Reach Power. Ram spent most of the last 20 years managing the development, deployment and support of Smart Grid technologies and software for battery storage systems for electric utilities and energy companies around the world.

Ram has participated in and contributed to IEEE standards processes and is co-inventor of seven US patents. Ram holds a BSc., Computer Engineering degree from Boston University.

Guillaume Dufay

Vice President, Operations
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Guillaume is Vice President, Operations at Broad Reach Power with 10 years of experience in engineering and EPC project management.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in September 2019, Guillaume was an EPC project manager at Akuo Energy, a major international IPP, focusing on solar and BESS projects execution. Previously, Guillaume was a project and engineering manager at Doris, Inc.

He attended the Paris School of Mines where he received a Master of Engineering Degree in Geoscience Engineering and Analytics.

Shelley Eichenlaub

Vice President, Procurement
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Shelley is VP, Procurement with Broad Reach Power. In her role, she brings with her 16 years of legal experience having worked within both public and private companies providing practical guidance on development efforts.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power, Shelley served as a key member in multiple megaproject teams tasked with delivering multi-billion-dollar developments in both the downstream and upstream energy sectors at Motiva, Anadarko, Sasol, and KBR.

Shelley’s entrepreneurial experience is rooted in a personal business venture—Eureka Heights Brewing Company located in Houston, TX. Her business involvement includes support in financing, construction/installation, operational, governance, and distribution efforts.
Shelley received her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center and her B.A. from Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX.

Ken Osigwe

Director, EPC
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Ken is Director, EPC at Broad Reach Power. He brings over 12 years of experience working for large utilities in the MISO and ERCOT footprints as Transmission Planning Engineer and Senior Project Manager. Prior to joining BRP team, he worked as EPC Project Manager for Burns & McDonnell and Power Engineers delivering transmission and substation projects in Texas, Louisiana and Indiana.

Ken received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Louisiana State University and MS in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Mississippi State University. Ken is a certified Project Management Professional with PMI.

Gemy Thomas

Manager, Pre-Construction
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Gemy is Manager, Pre-Construction at Broad Reach Power with over a decade of experience in project engineering and installation.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power, Gemy was an Installation Engineer at Subsea 7 and TechnipFMC, both major Oil and Gas Installation and Service providers, focusing on the execution of offshore installation scopes in the Gulf of Mexico.   Previously, Gemy was a Project Engineer/Project Engineering Lead at Doris Inc, with a focus on Subsea Engineering and Front-End Engineering and Design for offshore projects.

Gemy graduated from Texas A&M University where he received a BSc Degree in Ocean Engineering (MASE).

Kenneth McGeachie

Associate, Project Services
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Ken is an Associate, Project Services with 10 years of project scheduling and coordination experience in the energy industry.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in April 2022, Ken worked for Excelerate Energy LP developing project schedules, providing project controls coordination, and was responsible for executive reporting on the LNG import terminal construction projects and on fleet upgrades and maintenance projects for the regasification vessels.

Gabriel Roy Liguori

Director, Asset Management
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Gabriel is the Director, Asset Management with five years of experience in Power and Renewables.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in August of 2020, Gabriel was a Financial Analyst at Pattern Energy, a renewables IPP, focusing on operational fleet financial performance as well as ERCOT-asset-specific analytics and reporting. Previously, Gabriel was a Performance Analyst at EDPR, another renewables IPP, with a focus on downtime analysis and performance deviation detection.

Gabriel graduated from Yale University where he received a dual major BSc Degree in Geology & Geophysics and Environmental Studies as well as completed the Energy Studies Certificate Program.

Luke Butler

Manager, Asset Management
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Luke is a Manager, Asset Management with eight years of power industry experience.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power, Luke was an Operations Engineer at ERCOT, focusing on Ancillary Service qualification and performance, generation and transmission event analysis, constraint management, and demand response.

Luke attended the University of Texas at Austin where he received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.

Navin Krishnasing

Sr Associate, Reliability Engineer
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Navin is a Sr Associate, Reliability Engineer with six years of experience in Power and Renewables.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in January of 2022, Navin was a Sr Asset Performance Engineer at EDP Renewables, a renewables IPP, focusing on operational fleet performance improvements and risk mitigation. Previously, Navin was a Performance & Reliability Engineer at Rolls Royce, with a focus on developing diagnostics for industrial gas turbines.

Navin graduated from The University of Houston where he received a BSc Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Stacey Greene

Manager, HSE
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Stacey is an HSE Manager with twenty-two years’ experience in Oil & Gas.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in August of 2022, Stacey has worked in HSE for ROVOP, Inc., Oceaneering International, Grant Prideco, and Halliburton. Focusing on developing HSE Management Systems and auditing programs to ensure compliance to regulations and client expectations. Building internal programs to prevent injury and illness while determining industry best practices.
Stacey graduated from Missouri Southern State University where she received a BS in Environmental Health Technology.

Mattie Meyer

Associate, Asset Management
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Mattie Meyer is an Associate, Asset Management at Broad Reach Power. Prior to joining the team in August 2022, Mattie worked as a technology consultant for Pricewaterhouse Coopers in the healthcare industry for 2 years. She managed the financials and operations on several ERP engagements for large hospital systems.

Mattie earned a BBA in Supply Chain Management from Baylor University. Additionally, she spent two years of her undergrad abroad in the United Kingdom at the University of Stirling studying business.

Carlis Miller

Associate II, Asset Operations
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Carlis is an Associate II, Asset Operations at Broad Reach Power. Prior to joining Broad Reach Power, Carlis worked in the Oil and Gas industry for 15 years. Carlis was an offshore technician, then came into management, coordinating offshore personal schedules and training offshore technicians. Carlis was also one of the Captains for the Emergency safety team for 4 years. He is a US Marine, and is on the Advisory Board for Combined Arms to assist veterans in ensuring they are connected to the right resources. He is a cancer survivor and is on the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society of East Texas to help attack cancer at every angle.

Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson

Associate, Asset Operations
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Paul is an Associate, Asset Operations at Broad Reach Power.

Prior to joining the Broad Reach Power team, Paul served 24 years Active Duty in the US Air Force as an Electrical Systems Specialist. During his career, he was assigned to multiple Civil Engineer Squadrons across the globe perfecting his skills to become a Subject Matter Expert in foreign and US electrical system installs and repairs.

Paul received an Associate of Applied Science degree in Electrical & Mechanical Technology from the Community College of the Air Force.

German Cortes

German Cortes

Associate, Asset Operations
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Germán Cortés is an Associate, Asset Operations at Broad Reach Power.  Prior to joining Broad Reach Power, Germán worked for Power Electronics inverter division and before that was involved in the support of electronic drilling tools in the Oil and Gas industry for 16 years. Germán was a Measurements while Drilling (MWD)field engineer and became global specialist for his company supporting developments and operations around the world. Germán is a Network and Electronics graduate from Northern Albert Institute of Technology in Edmonton, Alberta and a veteran of the Colombian Air Force.

Commercial, Trading & Origination

Yizhou Jing

Director, Origination
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Yizhou is a Director, Origination with six years of experience in Power and Renewables.

Prior to joining BRP in July of 2020, Yizhou was a Business Development Associate at Apex Clean Energy, a renewables developer, focusing on executing structured offtakes including fix-volume swap, revenue swap, wind insurance, etc. Before Apex, he was a Senior Analyst at Nodal Exchange, responsible for designing risk management and monitoring tools.

Yizhou received his bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Virginia and MBA with a concentration in finance from Kellogg School of Management. He is a CFA charter holder.

Julie Chao

Director, Origination
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Julie is a Director, Origination at Broad Reach Power with over 9 years of experience in the energy industry.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in June 2020, Julie was a Project Finance Advisor at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation focusing on raising debt for their Mozambique LNG Project. She has also held prior roles at Anadarko as a Senior Financial Analyst in Credit, Marketing/Trading and Investor Relations.

Julie attended Rice University where she received her B.A in Economics and a minor in Business.

Bo Lu

Vice President, Analytics
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Bo is Vice President, Trading and Analytics at Broad Reach Power with over 15 years of power system optimization and analysis experience, including Mixed Integer Linear Programming (MILP) based Security Constrained Unit Commitment (SCUC), Security Constrained Economic Dispatch (SCED) and Micro Grid Management System. He joined Broad Reach from Siemens in June 2020.

Casey Kopp

Vice President, Trading
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Casey is a Vice President, Trading at Broad Reach Power with four years of experience in power markets. Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in February 2021, Casey was a Product Manager at Wood Mackenzie, where he oversaw the development of short-term power market analytics across all deregulated markets in the United States. Previously, Casey was the Regional Director of the NYISO and ISONE desk at Genscape, where he oversaw a team of analysts forecasting power market prices in Northeast power markets.

Casey graduated from Hamilton College with a degree in Mathematics in 2017.

John McMahon

Trader
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JP is a Trader at Broad Reach Power with two years of experience in power markets. Prior to joining Broad Reach, JP was a Research Associate at Wood Mackenzie, where he focused on short-term analytics for North American wholesale power markets. Previously, JP was a Power Market Analyst at Genscape, where he focused on price forecasting for CAISO and WECC.JP graduated from Colgate University with a B.A. in Chemistry and a minor in Economics.

Matt Sindler

Trader
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Matt is a Trader, with three years of experience in power markets. Prior to joining Broad Reach, Matt was a Research Associate at Wood Mackenzie, where he focused on modeling efforts and short-term analytics across all deregulated power markets in the United States. He has experience forecasting power market prices in PJM, NYISO, and ISONE.Matt graduated from Colby College with a degree in Physics.

Michael Dubois

Director, Commercial
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Michael is Director, Commercial at Broad Reach Power with three years of experience in the power markets.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in May 2020, Michael was project developer at Olivewood Energy focusing on financial modeling and market research. Previously, Michael was a Power Market Analyst at Genscape. Michael graduated from Colgate University with a degree in Astrogeophysics in 2016.

Peter Coladarci

Manager, Real Time Market Operations
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Peter Coladarci is Manager, Real Time Market Operations for Broad Reach.

New to the energy industry, Peter’s previous experiences include 4 years in the United States Marine Corps as an anti-tank missileman and 3 years as a volunteer firefighter in Hamilton, NY.

Peter graduated from Colgate University in 2018 where he received a degree in economics.

Alexander Seymour

Associate, Real Time Market Operations
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Alex Seymour is an Associate, Real Time Market Operations for Broad Reach performing daily monitoring and scheduling of all Broad Reach assets and reports their operating performance.

Alex’s previous experience include 7 years as an Operator Supervisor for Trecora Chemical Plant. Alex was responsible for many projects manufacturing a variety of hard, high melting point, low to medium viscosity polyethylene wax products along with a wide range of other waxes and lubricants.

Alex graduated from The University of North Texas in 2010 where he received a degree in Business Marketing and Management.

George Howard

Associate, Real Time Market Operations
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George Howard started on January 3, 2022 as an Associate, Real Time Market Operations for Broad Reach Power.

New to the energy industry, George comes from a background of doing cancer research, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and managing a large farm operation. He has both bachelor’s and master’s degree in biology from East Carolina University.

George joined Broad Reach Power in 2022

Jessica Hwang

Associate, Real Time Market Operations
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Jessica is an Associate, Real Time Market Operations providing support through real time battery operations, and interface design.

New to the energy industry, Jessica’s background is in visual arts. Her design focus prior to joining Broad Reach Power was in branding, research, and information, with projects including scientific illustration and data visualization.

Jessica attended Colgate University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Art and Art History, and Geology.

Justin Harding

Associate, Real Time Market Operations
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Justin is an Associate, Real Time Market Operations for Broad Reach Power.

Justin’s prior experience is in human resources, most recently doing payroll at the University of Houston. In 2020 he received his bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of North Texas.

Finance & Treasury

Michael Henson

Vice President, Finance and Treasurer
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Michael Henson is Vice President, Finance and Treasurer at Broad Reach Power with eight years of experience in energy industry.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in August 2020, Michael was a Vice President at NGP Energy Capital Management where he focused on analysis, execution, and monitoring of oil & gas investments. Previously, he was an Associate at Lime Rock Partners and an investment banking Analyst at Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.

Michael received a BBA and MPA in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Joseph Armour

Director, Finance and Compliance
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Joseph Armour is Director, Finance and Compliance at Broad Reach Power with 12 years of experience in the power & utilities industry.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in November 2022, Joseph spent over four years with Talen Energy managing their Debt Compliance function.  Over the past decade, Joseph has served in various finance, trading, and audit roles with other IPP leaders such as Calpine and NRG.

Joseph received his BSBA from The University of Arkansas and his MBA from the University of Houston – Victoria

Michael Offenberg

Associate, Finance
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Michael is an Associate, Finance at Broad Reach Power with over seven years of finance experience in both the building materials and oil and gas industries.

Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in June 2022, Michael was a Senior Financial Analyst at Hilcorp Energy Company for over four years and focused on financial reporting, project economics and valuations, and other FP&A functions.

Previously, Michael was a Senior Financial Analyst at Cemex. Michael attended the University of Central Florida, where he received his BSBA in Management, and is currently enrolled at Rice University, where he is pursuing his MBA, with an expected graduation date of December 2022.

Gabriela Clemons

Controller
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Gabriela (Gabby) is the Accounting Controller at Broad Reach Power and has over ten years of experience in accounting across public and private industries. Prior to joining Broad Reach in January 2022, she served as the Controller of Thompson Safety, where she built the accounting team and infrastructure while assisting in operations management, treasury management and financial transactions. Previously Gabby worked as the Assistant Controller at CS Disco after starting her career at KPMG, specializing in auditing and attestation services.

She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Sam Houston State University. She is a licensed CPA in the state of Texas.

Melmiah Walker

Senior Accountant
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Melmiah is a Sr. Accountant at Broad Reach Power.

Matthew Whitlock

Associate, Settlements
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Matthew is an Associate, Settlements at Broad Reach Power and has over six years of experience in corporate financial planning and analysis. Prior to joining Broad Reach in June 2022, Matthew was a Business Analyst at Insperity, Inc. Previously, he worked in Refugee Resettlement at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Matthew received an MBA from Indiana University Bloomington, Kelley School of Business and a B.A. in Anthropology from Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX.

Regulatory, Legal & Human Resources

Lindsey Hughes

Vice President, External Affairs
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Lindsey is Vice President of External Affairs at Broad Reach Power and brings 15 years of policy development, government relations, communications, and regulatory affairs experience in the electric industry.

 

Prior to Broad Reach she served as the Director of Corporate Communications and Government Relations for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).  Lindsey previously served as the Executive Director of the Texas Competitive Power Advocates (TCPA), the trade association that represents power generation companies at the Texas Legislature, at the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and in the ERCOT stakeholder process.  Prior to TCPA, Lindsey was the Associate Director of The Wind Coalition, an association that advocated on behalf of wind energy generators with assets in the ERCOT and the Southwest Power Pool regions.  Lindsey received her start in policy by working at the Texas Capitol for several legislative sessions following her role as political staff assistant to Governor Rick Perry.

 

Lindsey received a BBA in Business Management and a minor in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2002.

Ashley Waggoner

Vice President, Human Resources
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Ashley is Vice President, Human Resources for Broad Reach Power with over 15 years of Human Resources experience. Prior to joining Broad Reach, Ashley worked with 3rd Eye, a technology company, as its HR Business Partner for various offices. Prior to 3rd Eye, Ashley was HR Service Manager at the University of Houston and prior to that held multiple HR leadership positions at the University. Prior to moving to Houston, Ashley was a Senior Staffing Supervisor for Kelly Services in Chicago. Ashley holds SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications. She received her MBA from Texas A&M Commerce and her BA in English and Psychology from the University of Kansas.

Vicki Rawlston

Manager, Human Resources
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Vicki is the Manager, Human Resources for Broad Reach Power with over 9 years of experience in Human Resources. Specializing in Training and Development, Vicki brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from developing employees in multiple industries.

Prior to joining the BRP team, Vicki was the Talent Development Manager for the University of Houston where she oversaw all online and classroom training for UH staff. She also developed hospitality industry employees for several large hotel markets, as a Performance Development Manager for Marriott International.

Vicki has a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management from the University of Houston.

Deanne Boreni-Thomas

Director, Legal Operations
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Deanne is Director, Legal Operations for Broad Reach Power with over 20 years of legal and energy experience. Prior to joining Broad Reach Power, Deanne was with Jefferson Gulf Coast Energy Partners as Manager, Legal Operations. Prior to Jefferson, Deanne held various positions with Calpine Corporation for over 16 years in support of its power development projects.

Deanne received her MBA from University of Phoenix’s On Ground Program and her BA in Business Management from St. Mary’s College of California.

Nairi Torosian

Paralegal II
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Nairi is a Paralegal at Broad Reach Power with five years of experience in document control management. Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in December 2019, Nairi was a Quality and Document control specialist at Boccard USA manufacturing for three years, focusing on internal and external document transmittals, generating reports, and assuring compliance of manufactured parts with applicable codes and specifications. Nairi received a Bachelor of Literature in French from Azad University, Iran.

Elizabeth Burns

Assistant, Administrative and Office Management
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Elizabeth is Office Manager for our Houston office and Administrative Assistant, with over twenty years of administrative management experience. Before joining Broad Reach, Elizabeth worked for Arch-Con Corporation in Houston. Prior to Arch-Con, Elizabeth worked for KPISoft, Inc., Centrica Hive and Centrica Bounce Energy, supporting corporate executive team members. Elizabeth graduated from Texas State University where she received her BBA in Economics.

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