CMEEC Management

Dave Meisinger

Chief eXECUTIVE Officer

Education:
University of Minnesota B.A. in Economics (minor in Philosophy)
University of Wisconsin Law School – J.D.

Experience:
CMEEC – CEO since January 2020.
EnergyUnited EMC – 4+ years, Vice President of Power Supply & Regulatory Affairs.
Various Law Firms – 17 years in private practice of law, primarily in energy and utilities industry.

MICHAEL LANE

Chief Financial Officer

Education:
University of Hartford, B.S. Business Administration, Major in Accounting

Experience:
CMEEC – 3.5 years, Chief Financial Officer, Interim CEO and CFO, Controller/Director Finance & Accounting
Global Partners LP – 6 years, Controller
Various Roles – 17 years in Finance and Accounting positions.

robin kipnis

GENERAL COUNSEL

Education:
Lawrence University – B.A. French Literature
DePaul University College of Law – J.D.

Experience:
CMEEC – General Counsel, 2016 to present; Assistant General Counsel 2009-2016
Select Energy (Division of Eversource), Attorney, 1+ year

michael cyr

director, portfolio management

Education:
University of New Haven, B.S. Industrial Engineering
Thames Valley State Technical College, A.S. Mechanical Engineering & A.S. Manufacturing Engineering

Experience:
CMEEC – 34 years, responsible for overall planning, procurement, and optimization of electric energy portfolio

Bella Chernovitsky

director, BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

Education:
Tashkent State University (former USSR), B.S. Mathematics, M.S. Physics

Experience:
CMEEC – 27 years, Director Business Intelligence, Power Supply Portfolio Management, data driven solutions from enterprise strategic measurement tracking & reporting business optimization tools integration

justin t. connell

director, SUSTAINABILITY AND SERVICES

Education:
New York Maritime College, B.S. Engineering
University of New Haven, Certification Project Management
U.S. Coast Guard, Unlimited Horsepower Engineers License

Experience:
CMEEC – 10 years, Director Sustainability & Services, Director Portfolio Management, Plant Operations, Project Development & Management

michael rall

director, asset management

Education:
University of Connecticut – Executive MBA
Drexel University – M.S. Electrical Engineering & Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management
Wentworth Institute of Technology – B.S. Electromechanical Engineering

Experience:
CMEEC – 10 years, Director Asset Management, Project Manager, Staff Engineer

SCOTT WHITTIER

director, enabling services

Education:
University of Connecticut – Executive MBA
University of New Haven: M.S. Computer Science
University of Maine: B.S in Forestry

Experience:
South Norwalk Electric & Water – 20 Years, Director of Customer Care, Director of Technical Service, Manager of Technical Service, Project Manager and Grounds/Forestry Supervisor
CMEEC – 4 years, Director Enabling Services