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HEATHER MARCH TAKLE

PRESIDENT & CEO

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Heather Takle is an industry veteran and leader in the advanced energy sector. She joined PowerOptions as CEO & President in January 2020. Throughout her career in the advanced energy sector, she has sought to help organizations develop and offer holistic energy solutions that help reduce energy costs while providing more sustainable and reliable energy. Working across strategic planning and operational roles, she has helped organizations, small to large, for-profit to government, build strategies for growth and execute for success. Her cross-cutting experience across the advanced energy sector includes cutting-edge technologies, including solar, energy storage, microgrids, other distributed generation, energy management systems, and demand management.

Most recently, Takle was CEO of 2ndPath Energy, a firm she started to serve companies in the advanced energy sector with strategy and development. As Vice President of Energy Services at Patriot Energy Group, she developed a portfolio of clean energy product offerings and also managed all of back office operations. Prior to Patriot, she guided strategic planning, new business development and led all merger and acquisitions as Director of Corporate Development at Ameresco. As a Principal Consultant at the Parthenon Group, Heather helped clients solve their toughest strategic problems using data-based analysis, including work in sustainability and renewable energy where she began her career in the sector.

A grateful veteran and consummate supporter of transitioning veterans to clean energy careers, Heather was selected as a Fellow for the Atlantic Council’s Veterans’ Advanced Energy Program.  She served as a Captain and Logistics Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps where she deployed for Operation Enduring Freedom and supported the start-up of the Department of Homeland Security as the Anti-Terrorism Officer for Marine Corps Base Quantico. She earned a BS from Boston University, an MBA from Harvard Business School and completed the Climate Change and Energy Policy program at Harvard Kennedy School.

When not in the office, Heather enjoys a good bike ride with the family, eating Latin food, exploring the world through international travel, and serving those in extreme poverty around the world through her volunteer work.

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Meg Lusardi

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

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Liam Sullivan

VICE PRESIDENT MARKETING
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kristen patneaude

DIRECTOR OF INNOVATION

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LAURIE SASS

ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

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Walter Gray

PROGRAM MANAGER

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TRICIA RUSH

SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER

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JACKIE RENZI

MARKETING COORDINATOR

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

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