Keynote Speakers

  • Elizabeth Dutrow, Director, Industrial Sector Partnerships

    EPA’s ENERGY STAR program helps companies develop and refine strategic energy management across their operations. This presentation will discuss ENERGY STAR resources and how they can be leveraged to improve an organization, as over 1,500 companies have already done.

  • 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.

  • Doug Brown, Manager, Commercial Construction

    Introductory Bio Doug Brown is the Manager for Commercial Construction at the BASF Center for… Read more »

  • Paul Jeziorowski , VP Business Development

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

  • Wayne Perry, Senior Technical Director

    Introductory Bio Wayne Perry has over 30-years experience in all aspects of the compressed air… 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 »

  • Hannah Choi Granade, President

    Introductory Bio Ms. Granade is the President of revolutionary, green energy company, Advantix Systems. As… Read more »

  • Don Adams, Vice President Sustainability

    A discussion of one company’s journey on the path to sustainability and the issues and challenges and successes in building an award-winning program that has become a pillar of Keystone’s global strategy.

  • Kevin Murphy, National Sales Executive

    Introductory Bio Kevin Murphy is a National Sales Executive for Greenstar Recycling. He is responsible… Read more »

  • John Bradburn, Staff Environmental Engineer

    Introductory Bio John is manager of waste-reduction efforts at General Motors. In this role, he… Read more »

  • Paul Wild, General Manager

    Introductory Bio Paul Wild, General Manager of Exothermics, Inc., Toledo, OH has been involved in… Read more »

  • B. Richard Marklein, Director of Global Energy Solutions

    Kimberly-Clark (K-C) is committed to sustainability and conscious of its growing responsibility to create a better future through responsible environmental stewardship. This presentation will share K-C’s strategic initiatives and approaches that embrace sustainable energy leadership. Included in the presentation will be an overview on the integration of K-C’s enterprise sustainability strategy with energy conservation efforts.

  • Steve Fugarazzo, Manager of Facilities Engineering

    The Raytheon energy conservation program has been highly recognized across the Nation as well as internationally by the US EPA ENERGY STAR program, US EPA Climate Leaders program and the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA). The panel will focus on what Raytheon has done and is continuing to do to reach out to their employees to reduce plug load as well as how to tune up the infrastructure, conserve energy, and reduce costs. In addition, Raytheon has developed an energy survey tool which they use to identify and eliminate energy waste.

  • Ken Roden, Energy Team Facilitator

    Energy Program Communications: The presentation will contain insight related to experience gained from working with Nissan North America’s energy management program. The presentation will show internal and external real-world communications examples with comments on challenges and opportunities gained from experience. The key takeaway is a better understanding of how effective communications are vital to energy awareness, engagement and program sustainability.

  • 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 »

  • Alejandro Palacios, VP Strategy & GoGreen DGF Americas

    Vice President of Strategy and GoGreen Americas region for DHL Global Forwarding, a business unit of DP DHL, the world’s largest logistics group. He is responsible for business strategy, the environmental sustainability, PMO, competitive intelligence and communications functions. He previously held positions of leadership including Associate Partner with DP DHL Business Consulting and, Director of Strategy for DHL Global Forwarding North America, DHL Express USA and International Americas.

  • Michael Stears, Principal

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

  • Kahley Malloy, National Account Executive, Industrial and Manufacturing

    Introductory Bio Kahley Malloy began working in the waste and recycling industry in 1990 where… Read more »

  • Bob Hinkle, President & CEO

    Introductory Bio Bob established Metrus in 2009 and created the Efficiency Services Agreement (ESA) that… Read more »

  • Mike Kaler, Executive VP/General Manager

    Introductory Bio Mestek will be represented by Mike Kaler, Executive VP and General Manager of… Read more »



Schedule & Venue

Venue: The Hyatt Regency Bonaventure


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