Jerry Hawkins co-founded Titan Energy New England in 2001. The company was created to provide customer-focused energy solutions blending state of the art technology and industry knowledge. The company has grown to become one of the leading energy consulting companies in North America. Jerry has been active in the electric and natural gas industries for over 40 years. His early experience included the design and construction of several nuclear power plants having held engineering positions with Stone & Webster Engineering, and United Engineers and Constructors. He has worked on both the regulated and deregulated sides of the utility/energy supply chain and has held management positions at Connecticut Natural Gas Corporation and AllEnergy Marketing Company. Jerry received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a Certified Energy Procurement Professional (CEP) from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE).
Vice President, General Manager
Under his executive leadership Titan Energy has adapted to reflect industry opportunities and developments to become one of the Northeast’s leading full service energy management companies. Chris has an established leadership and management track record spanning more than 30 years in aerospace manufacturing and renewable energy. Prior to Titan Energy, Chris was Vice President of Customer Service at Pratt & Whitney, now d/b/a Raytheon Technologies, managing worldwide customer service operations. Chris oversaw management and directed manufacturing activities as Director of Operations at Turbo Power and Marine, a division of Pratt & Whitney. Chris received his Masters in Business Operations from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Connecticut.
Executive Vice President
Michael Horton leads business development and growth of Titan Energy. Michael manages key accounts for Titan Energy throughout the country such as national franchises, REITs, car dealerships, regional nonprofits and commercial and industrial manufacturers. He has over 30 years of experience in the oil, natural gas, and electricity commodity businesses. Michael received his Bachelor of Arts in International Business from Quinnipiac University.
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Operations
Kyle Ramm leads finance, accounting and business development efforts at Titan. Prior to joining Titan, Kyle worked for a private equity firm where he helped complete nearly 20 investments in private companies as well as numerous recapitalizations. Kyle began his career in investment banking where he worked on merger and acquisitions (M&A), raising capital and public offering transactions. Kyle received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management, magna cum laude from Babson College.
Vice President, Sales and Market Development
Justin Kearney leads the energy market support team at Titan Energy. Justin maintains direct responsibility for supplier relationships and uses his holistic expertise to work through the complexities of interpreting and negotiating contracts on behalf of Titan’s customers. He analyzes all aspects of energy supply requirements for customers including capacity obligations and pricing structures. He manages the market support pricing desk including review and monitoring of current and forward market conditions. Justin received his B.A. and his Masters in Public Administration from the University of Connecticut. He is a Certified Energy Procurement Professional (CEP) from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE).
Director of Marketing and Communications
Sinead Ross leads marketing and corporate communications at Titan Energy. Sinead manages the overall strategy through media relations, content development, events and social media. With a hyper focus on business development, Sinead markets Titan Energy comprehensive consulting services and products through digital channels, agent networks, and referral channel partners. Prior to Titan Energy, Sinead had years of national marketing and sales management experience in the solar industry with Greenskies Renewable Energy and SolarCity d/b/a Tesla Energy. Sinead received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University.
TitanGen General Manager
Adam Teff serves as the general manager of TitanGen and is responsible for all aspects of on and off-site renewable energy and co-generation project management for Titan Energy New England clients. With over a decade of energy industry experience, Adam seamlessly guides clients in the commercial, municipal and education sectors through the process of selecting and developing the best technology application for their facility and incorporating these measures into an overarching sustainability plan. He has overseen the origination and development of >40 MW of solar, fuel cell, combined heat and power projects within the New England market. Adam received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from the University of Connecticut.
Titan Solutions General Manager
Rick DiFazio leads energy efficiency project management at Titan Solutions, a division of Titan Energy New England. Rick ensures clients in the commercial, manufacturing, municipal and industrial sectors receive a holistic approach to energy efficiency projects. He uses his deep knowledge of energy management to lead contract negotiation, utility and state incentives, and professional bid services across a spectrum of technologies, including LED lighting, weatherization, mechanical upgrades, gas conversions, and much more. Prior to Titan Energy, for 25 years Rick served as an Energy Management Consultant with Connecticut Natural Gas Corp., on natural gas infrastructure development, demand-side management, new and environmentally friendly technologies (natural gas vehicles, fuel-cells, micro-grids, ect.), as well as utility rate review and bill auditing/reconciliation. Rick received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Central Connecticut State University.
Director, Energy Efficiency Services
Andi Laemmel leads energy efficiency project development at Titan Solutions, a division of Titan Energy New England. Andi works closely with the Titan sales team to identify potential sales opportunities, develop customer recommendations and provide support for energy efficiency projects. She uses her knowledge of energy auditing and utility rebate programs to provide true value to clients. Prior to Titan Energy, Andi led energy solutions at Rexel USA, a leading lighting wholesale distributor, conducting full-scale energy audits, recommending design and efficiency solutions that help buy down the project to the end customer. Andi received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Minnesota.
Manager, Customer Support and Key Accounts
Brendan Kearney leads customer support at Titan Energy, ensuring that key accounts are managed above and beyond client expectations. He manages large portfolios throughout the country including industry associations, Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM), and co-ops. Brendan received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Central Connecticut State University.
Jonathan Gonzalez manages client commodity portfolios at Titan Energy. Jonathan analyzes, negotiates and vets electricity and natural gas pricing and contracts for customers. With a deep understanding of energy market indicators, price regulations and customer goals, Jonathan runs competitive Requests For Proposals (RFPs) and works with the supplier base for Titan Energy. Jonathan leads Titan’s wholesale electricity and natural gas market data publication called Market Update. The market data is compiled weekly from major markets to help guide and educate clients’ business operations decisions. Jonathan received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Eastern Connecticut State University.
Jami Green manages client commodity portfolios at Titan Energy. Jami analyzes, negotiates and vets electricity and natural gas pricing and contracts for customers. With a deep understanding of energy market indicators, price regulations and customer goals, Jami has been instrumental to the success and growth of Titan Energy’s business. Jami is currently the general manager of Titan Energy Intelligence (TEI), the energy data management platform that ensures clients have an application that visualizes the performance of their facilities’ energy use and costs. Jami received her Masters in Business Administration from Simmons University and her Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Keene State College.
Marcus Andersen manages client commodity portfolios at Titan Energy. Marcus analyzes, negotiates and vets electricity and natural gas pricing and contracts for customers. With a deep understanding of pricing commodity markets, regulations and customer goals, Marcus runs competitive Requests For Proposals (RFPs) and works with the supplier base for Titan Energy. Prior to Titan Energy, Marcus worked in the aerospace, defense and manufacturing industries supporting finance teams for pricing and client contracts. Marcus received his Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.
Brittany Wiltse manages client commodity portfolios at Titan Energy. Brittany analyzes, negotiates and vets electricity and natural gas pricing and contracts for customers. With a deep understanding of energy market indicators, prices regulations and customer goals, Brittany runs competitive Requests For Proposals (RFPs) and works with the supplier base for Titan Energy.. Brittany leads human resource efforts for Titan Energy’s national employee base. Brittany received her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Eastern Connecticut State University.