Stacey Peterson is CEO 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.
Meet Our Team
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.
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 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.
Justin Amirault is Chief Development Officer at Broad Reach Power with 12 years of experience in power and energy.
Justin previously held the position of Executive Vice President, Development at Broad Reach Power. 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.
Mark Klein is and Advisor 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).
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 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.
Paul is a Director, Development focused on the California project portfolio. He has 16 years of experience through a variety of roles in the renewable energy sector.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power, Paul held positions at Power Factors in Business Development and leading a newly formed Account Management function. His clients were owners and operators of renewable energy assets, including wind, solar, and battery storage.
Previously, Paul held Project Developer, Originator, and Managing Director positions with SunPower’s Utilities & Power Plants division, responsible for development and origination activities for a large solar project portfolio.
Paul earned a BS degree in Business Management at Arizona State University, graduating with honors.
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.
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 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 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 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 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.
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.
Gabriel Roy Liguori
Gabriel is the Director, Asset Management with seven 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.
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).
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Commercial, Trading & Origination
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.
Will is an Intern, Origination at Broad Reach with previous experience in the hardware development industry across design, manufacturing, and data management. Prior to joining Broad Reach, Will worked at Bild and Microsoft in Product Management and Engineering roles. Will graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.
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.
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 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.
JP is a Trader at Broad Reach Power with four 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 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.
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.
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 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 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 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
Melmiah (Mel) is a Senior Accounting at Broad Reach Power. He has over eight years of experience in accounting in the Energy Sector. Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in January 2023, he served as the Senior Accountant of Operations at Spark Energy, where he performed account analysis, and reconciliations of balance sheet and income accounts for both power and gas utilities.
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The Jackson State University.
Erica is a Senior Accountant at Broad Reach Power with over 10 years of experience in Accounting. Prior to joining Broad Reach, Erica was an Accountant at GrowthForce. Previously, she worked for the State of Iowa as an Accountant for seven years. Erica received her BSBA in Business at Drake University and has earned her Professional Accountancy Certificate from Lone Star College.
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
Regulatory, Legal & Human Resources
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 is Vice President, Human Resources for Broad Reach Power with over 15 years of Human Resources experience. She currently is on the board and serves as president for IEHRA- Independent Energy Human Resources Association.
Prior to joining Broad Reach, Ashley held positions within Human Resources at 3rd Eye as a HR Business Partner for multiple locations. As well, she worked at the University of Houston in HR leadership positions, and at Kelly Services as a Sr Staffing Supervisor.
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 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 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 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.
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