Albireo, is excited to announce that prominent industry leader, Matt Wheatley, has joined its executive team.
Matt joins Albireo at a time of accelerated growth and has been tapped to lead acquisitions, partnerships, new products and demand-based offerings, as well as the strategic development of national and international sales channels. Albireo, based in Avoca, Pennsylvania, has local offices across the US, including Ohio, Texas and New York. Albireo’s leading technology and deep market expertise in utility management and procurement are the driving force behind its mission: to unlock hidden energy efficiencies and provide market-leading energy contract management.
Matt Wheatley, a well-known face in the energy market, frequently works with customers, partners, policy makers and industry regulators, with notable recent appearances at the Ohio Public Utility Commission’s ‘Power Forward’ industry discussion, PSE&G’s ‘Energize Long Island’ efforts, IHS Markit’s ‘CERAWeek’, and ‘Microgrid Knowledge 2018’.
About Matt Wheatley
Matt comes to Albireo from Centrica Plc, the Global 500 energy and energy services company best known for it’s Direct Energy brand in North America (which serves nearly 4 million customers and 240,000 business customers in the US & Canada), where he spent nearly a decade. Matt held notable leadership roles with the Direct Energy Business and Centrica Business Solutions units, where he was formerly Vice President, Sales, working with business customers on various energy supply and demand side projects. Matt also has strong experience in mergers, acquisitions and finance, including with Grant Thornton, Roffe Swayne, and Exxon Mobil.
“We are so pleased that Matt has chosen to come on board and bring his considerable talents to our company,” said Karen Tomaine, CEO. “It is rare in this industry when you have the opportunity to add such a valuable member to the executive team, so it is a very exciting time for all of us”.
Matt, a British native with international experience, is thrilled to have recently received his American citizenship and currently lives in the Greater New York area with his wife Michelle and young son Mark. Matt is a Fellow of the royally chartered Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is a member of the Association of Chartered Accountants in the United States.
Matt offered, “I’m obviously delighted to join an innovative leader in this space. Albireo uses energy market savviness and modern technology platforms to increase buying value, increase energy savings, and reduce buying effort for thousands of energy-buying businesses.”
Albireo is excited to have Matt join its team of dedicated energy professionals. Reach out to Matt at [email protected].
Albireo is one of the top ten largest and most innovative energy management firms in the country. As a woman-owned, small business since its inception in 2004, Albireo is in a unique position today to grow its portfolio of customers as the marketplace continues to evolve daily. Albireo currently serves more than 33,000 commercial accounts and is endorsed by city governments such as Boston and Philadelphia for energy buying aggregations. Contact us at [email protected] and see how we can assist your business. To learn more about Albireo, please visit www.albireoenergy.com.
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