As a strategic leader with over 25 years of experience in energy, environmental policy, and management consulting, Patty leads our distributed energy resources (DER) flexibility services product and market development activities in North America. Working at the intersection of customer preferences, emerging technology, and evolving regulatory policy, she is redefining integrated demand-management programs to help clients navigate the transformation to a decarbonized, affordable customer-centric grid.
Patty is also a strategic advisor to clients on the valuation, design, and sourcing of DERs for performance-based flexible customer demand-management program portfolios to provide customer benefits, grid services, and carbon reduction. She is currently providing regulatory strategy and oversight for DER pilots across the country where behind-the-meter assets, devices, and price-responsive control technology are deployed to evaluate measured outcomes, technology performance, and customer acceptance.
Patty’s previous leadership roles include Vice President for Market Development and Strategy for our U.S. Commercial Accounts and Vice President for Jones & Stokes, where she was responsible for western regional operations, including oversight of energy and environmental infrastructure projects and programs in six states. She was a Principal with Ecology and Environment, Inc., where she led commercial and international environmental development projects and an Environmental Scientist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
B.S. Conservation of Natural Resources, University of California, Berkeley
Executive Certificate, Strategy and Innovation, MIT Sloan School of Management