Keynote Speakers

  • David Wilkerson, Corporate Director of Sustainability and Product Stewardship

    Sustainability through Innovation- The Shaw Green Edge: An Overview of Shaw Industries long commitment to sustainability and innovation. Focus on key environmental initiatives that include “Cradle to Cradle” product design, closed loop carpet recycling, a PET bottle recycling operation in Fayetteville, NC and ground breaking achievements involving the use of post consumer carpet as an alternative energy source.

  • Elizabeth Ballard, Director of Engineering & Technology

    Energy Programs: Look at energy programs in the context of “user” perspective (not utility suppliers), but considering all the changes being seen in the energy supplier market and the impact on the Petrochemical Companies.

  • Paul Jeziorowski , VP Business Development

    Introductory Bio Paul has been a team member of US LED since 2003. During his… Read more »

  • Tom Stanczyk, Senior Advisor & Zero Waste Strategist

    Introductory Bio Thomas is a multi-disciplined environmental professional with over 35 years of experience specializing… Read more »

  • Douglas Kessler, Vice President

    Introductory Bio Doug is a Vice President with Roy Jorgensen Associates managing daily operations and… Read more »

  • Craig Hale, Vice President / National Sales Manager

    Introductory Bio Mr. Hale is a 1991 Graduate of Indiana University. Mr. Hale is recognized… Read more »

  • Roger Richmond-Smith, President & CEO

    Introductory Bio Roger Richmond-Smith is founder of the Smardt Chiller Group, Co-Founder of Turbocor(1993) and… Read more »

  • Michael Stears, Principal

    Introductory Bio Mike has a broad background in business management and project development and implementation…. Read more »

  • Kim Saylors-Laster, Vice President of Energy

    Introductory Bio Kim Saylors-Laster has over 15 years experience in the commercial real estate, corporate… Read more »

  • Janey Kaster, VP - Systems Integration

    Introductory Bio Janey is responsible for the Buildings Division Systems Integration business for the West… Read more »

  • Bob Manning, Director of Energy and Industrial Facilities

    Introductory Bio Bob is Director of Energy and Industrial Facilities for H-E-B Grocery in San… Read more »

  • Ritchie Priddy, Marketing Director, Sustainability

    Introductory Bio Priddy has over 25 years experience in the energy industry, serving in a… Read more »

  • Cameron Veitch, Vice President

    Introductory Bio Cameron Veitch has been working in the energy efficiency field for over 15… Read more »

  • Stephen Ayers, The Honorable Stephen T. Ayers, AIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol

    The Architect of the Capitol has embraced the principles of sustainable design in the ongoing planning, building, maintenance, and operations of the facilities and grounds at the United States Capitol. Our organization has a unique challenge in that our facilities range from about 2 to more than 200 years old. One of our biggest challenges is preserving the historic elements of our buildings, while at the same time making them as energy efficient as possible. We must look for innovative and non-intrusive ways to adapt energy savings measures into existing, historic buildings.

  • Ed Liberty, Vice President

    Introductory Bio Ed is Vice President of Dome-Tech, Inc., holding this position since 2008. Before… Read more »

  • John Schulz, Sr. Manager, Energy

    Introductory Bio John Schulz is a Senior Manager on AT&T’s Energy Team. John is responsible… Read more »

  • Dave Riggle, President

    Introductory Bio Spending the past three decades leading Energy Management Systems Inc., Dave Riggle is… Read more »

  • Harry Sim, CEO, Cypress Envirosystems

    Introductory Bio Harry has a passion for improving efficiency at existing facilities. At Cypress Envirosystems,… Read more »

  • Mike Molnar, Director - Environmental Policy & Sustainable Development

    Introductory Bio Mike Molnar is the Director of Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development for Cummins… Read more »

  • Kivanc Dikmen, Managing Partner

    Introductory Bio Dikmen graduated from Missouri State University in 1995 earning a Bachelor of Science… Read more »



Schedule & Venue

Venue: Westin Chicago North Shore


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