The Team

Carlos Lopez, Sr.


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Carlos E. Lopez, Sr. - Principal

Mr. Lopez is Ecom-Energy’s Principal. In this capacity, he is responsible for the development of the company’s products and services, and for developing and implementing long-term strategic energy plans – including energy advisory, procurement and management – as well as developing client relationships with national healthcare providers.

Prior to joining the Ecom-Energy Team, Mr. Lopez was responsible for developing and implementing integrated energy solutions for commercial, institutional and industrial clients at NORESCO, an Equitable Resources Company. His responsibilities included orchestrating energy efficiency programs, including demand-side management, performance contracting, information services and financial options.

Previously, Mr. Lopez was Manager – San Diego Region for AES New Energy. In this position, Mr. Lopez was responsible for working with clients to develop and implement energy initiatives associated with the deregulation of the electricity marketplace – including competitive direct access, distributed generation and information technology.

Mr. Lopez has worked extensively with healthcare providers and is a member of the California Society of Healthcare Engineering (CSHE), where he has given numerous presentations and seminars on the deregulation of the electricity market in California.

Carlos Lopez, II, C.E.P., R.E.P., B.E.P., C.S.D.P.

Associate Principal

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Carlos E. Lopez, II - Associate Principal

Mr. Lopez II is Ecom-Energy’s Associate Principal. In this role Carlos is responsible for strategic development, oversight, and execution of Ecom-Energy’s expansive products and services. Likewise, he maintains clientele relations with regular and comprehensive analyses of market trends and opportunities while aiding in the company’s energy management strategies.

Carlos is a strategic member of AEE (Association of Energy Engineers) and CSHE (California Society of Healthcare Engineers), where he earned his CEP (Certified Energy Procurement Professional), REP (Renewable Energy Professional), and BEP (Business Energy Professional) designations.

Mr. Lopez II joins Ecom-Energy after completing a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a Minor in Biblical Studies from Barclay College in Kansas. Prior to finishing his education, Carlos II was a Case Administrator at Judicate West, one of the leading Alternative Dispute Resolution firms in California.

Ryan De La Cruz, R.E.P., C.E.P., C.M.V.P

Director of Business Development

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Ryan De La Cruz - Associate Principal

Mr. De La Cruz is Ecom-Energy’s Director of Business Development. In this position, Mr. De La Cruz is responsible for the expansion of Ecom-Energy’s products and services. Similarly, he focuses on driving market and industry insight by utilizing Ecom-Energy’s technical expertise in market trends, forecasts, and analyses. Lastly, Mr. De La Cruz manages clientele relations while offering the full suite of Ecom-Energy’s offerings.

Mr. De La Cruz joins Ecom-Energy after graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Management from California State University, Fullerton. While obtaining his degree, Mr. De La Cruz earned membership to Beta Gamma Sigma and the Golden Key International Honor Society.

Prior to joining Ecom-Energy, Mr. De La Cruz was Principal of Omega Media – a marketing firm specializing in web design and development.

Kirk Hampton

Director of Engineering

Kirk Hampton - Director of Engineering

Mr. Hampton is Ecom-Energy’s Director of Engineering. In this capacity, Kirk is responsible for the development of the company’s energy and efficiency products and services. Similarly, Mr. Hampton develops and implements energy programs and projects for corporate clientele.

Prior to joining the Ecom-Energy Team, Mr. Hampton spent 35+ years in the energy services industry selling, developing, implementing and monitoring energy services performance and retrofit contracts and projects. Positions included national, vice president, and regional management positions with Honeywell, Johnson Controls, New Energy Ventures and several other private firms.

Kirk’s industry experience also includes Honeywell’s Healthcare Unit and Energy Technology Consulting Services to large, national healthcare systems across the country. Furthermore, Kirk serves as a Certified Construction Quality Control Manager with extensive experience in the Federal Markets.

Mr. Hampton’s key areas of expertise include the identification of energy efficiency opportunities, savings calculations, retrofit engineering, contract management, energy portfolio management, project implementation/management, and monitoring and verification.

Wesley Haugen

Manager, Projects & Procurement

Wesley Haugen - Senior Project Manager

Mr. Haugen is Ecom-Energy’s Senior Project Manager. In this position, Mr. Haugen is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of renewable energy projects. Specializing in finance and management, Wesley manages projects from detailed feasibility studies to complete interconnection and completion, with emphasis on development, economics, design, permitting, scheduling and full installation. Mr. Haugen also provides client management and development support.

Mr. Haugen comes to Ecom-Energy with over 15 years of experience in Finance & Commercial Real Estate. During his tenure, Wesley held assorted positions responsible for asset management protection, appraisal management, financial market review, policy creation, credit worthiness assistance and was a California State Licensed Real Estate Agent, Real Estate Appraiser and member of the Appraisal Institute.

Mr. Haugen attended California State University, Fullerton earning a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with an emphasis on Finance.

Matthew Dietz

EnerVisor Software Manager

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Matthew Dietz - Project Manager

Mr. Dietz is the EnerVisor Software Manager for Ecom-Energy. In this position, Mr. Dietz is responsible for overseeing and managing Ecom-Energy’s expansive EnerVisor Software and providing technical operational support. Mr. Dietz comes to Ecom-Energy with over 11 years of experience in software and code development and implementation. He is a Microsoft Certified Specialist and worked as a certified teacher for Excel and data management. Prior to joining Ecom-Energy, Mr. Dietz served as the Principal System Administrator focusing on Network Engineering, and a Program Analyst within the Tustin Unified School District. Matt attended Hope International University earning a Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies. He also holds a PhD in Astrophysics from Chapman University.

Tiffini Dietz

Energy Analyst

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Tiffini Dietz - Energy Analyst

Ms. Dietz is Ecom-Energy’s Energy Analyst. In this role, Ms. Dietz works closely with other team members and assists in the implementation and maintenance of Ecom-Energy’s expansive EnerVisor Utility Management Software. In turn, Ms. Dietz also manages and executes diagnostic and analytical reports from EnerVisor Software.

Ms. Dietz comes to Ecom-Energy with several years’ experience in the health care industry along with an expansive IT background specializing in programing and data management.

Ms. Dietz attended Ohio Christian University graduating highest honors with a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry and Leadership. She also attended Southern New Hampshire University majoring in Creative Writing.

Dilip R. Limaye

Founder/Senior Advisor

Dilip Limaye - Founder/Senior Advisor

Mr. Limaye is Ecom-Energy’s Senior Advisor. In this capacity, he is responsible for providing assistance to clients in the assessment of energy management, asset monetization and on-site generation.

Mr. Limaye was formerly President of SRC International (SRCI), a worldwide research and consulting firm specializing in efficient management and utilization of electricity, gas and other natural resources. In this position, Mr. Limaye directed a number of pioneering projects related to energy efficiency, demand-side management (DSM), on-site generation and cogeneration, energy service companies (ESCOs) and integrated resource planning (IRP).

Mr. Limaye was also the Founder and President of the International Energy Services Company (INTESCO), the first multinational ESCO. He guided INTESCO’s activities in Asia, Eastern Europe and Australia for 4 years. He has provided consulting services and technical assistance related to business strategies, financial plans, start-up and operation to 12 utility affiliated ESCOs in the U.S., Canada, and Sweden.