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Michael Lane

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Michael Lane

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Education: University of Hartford, B.S. Business
Administration, Major: Accounting
Previous Experience: Foxwoods Resort Casino,
Financial Accounting Manager, Financial
Accounting Supervisor, Senior Financial
Accountant; The Eastern Group, Inc., Cost
Accountant –General Ledger

Michael Cyr

Michael Cyr

Director, Portfolio Management

Michael Cyr

Michael Cyr

Director, Portfolio Management

Michael joined CMEEC in 1986 and is responsible for the overall planning, procurement and optimization of CMEEC’s electric energy portfolio.

Michael holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of New Haven, an A.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Thames Valley State Technical College, and an A.S in Manufacturing Engineering from Thames Valley State Technical College.

Bella Chernovitsky

Director, Business Intelligence

Bella Chernovitsky

Director, Business Intelligence

BELLA CHERNOVITSKY, Director of Business Intelligence. Bella joined CMEEC in 1993 and was working in Portfolio Management department for 20 years. Currently is responsible for leading activities related to data-driven solutions for CMEEC’s members and customers, enterprise strategic measurement system tracking & reporting, business process optimization tools Integration & Implementation. Bella holds a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics and Master Degree in Physics from the Tashkent State University (former USSR).

Justin T. Connell

Director, Sustainability and Services

Justin T. Connell

Director, Sustainability and Services

Justin joined CMEEC in 2009 and is responsible for the overall energy planning, procurement, and optimization with previous functional roles that include plant operations, project development, and project management at both public and investor owned utilities. Mr. Connell holds an Unlimited Horsepower Engineers License from the United States Coast Guard, a certification in Project Management from the University of New Haven, and a Bachelor Degree in Engineering from the New York Maritime College.

Michael Rall

Director, Asset Management

Michael Rall

Director, Asset Management

Michael joined CMEEC in 2010 and is responsible for the operations, maintenance, and financial performance of all CMEEC-owned physical electric generation assets, as well as all regulatory, permitting, and safety compliance associated with the assets. Mr. Rall is also responsible for project development and project management of new electric generation projects. Mr. Rall holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University, a B.S. in Electromechanical Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology, and a Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management from Drexel University.

Scott Whittier

Director, Enabling Services

Scott Whittier

Director, Enabling Services

Scott has worked in the public utility industry, on the retail side, for approximately twenty years. While he was in the public utility sector he oversaw several large projects including completing a retrofit of an ultra-low membrane filtration system and construction of a new electrical substation. He has a Master’s degree in Computer Science and a deep knowledge of the utility industry. He joined CMEEC early in 2016 to continue his career in the electric industry.