Carlos E. Lopez, Sr.
PrincipalConnect with Carlos on LinkedIn
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 E. Lopez, II, C.E.P., R.E.P., B.E.P.
Associate PrincipalConnect with Carlos II on LinkedIn
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.
Director of Business DevelopmentConnect with Ryan on LinkedIn
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.
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.
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.
EnerVisor Software ManagerConnect with Matt on LinkedIn
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.
Mrs. Pinkney is Ecom-Energy’s Operations Manager. In this role Alicia is responsible for the operational functions of the company, management, and execution of customer support and analysis tasks. Similarly, Mrs. Pinkney manages administrative and technical operations to ensure Ecom-Energy delivers the best service possible.
Prior to joining the Ecom-Energy team, Mrs. Pinkney held a long-term position as a Human Resources Coordinator for a large mortgage firm. While there, she was responsible for the development and implementation of HR management strategies, onboarding, training and development, performance management, benefits management, and employee relations policies and strategies. Likewise, Alicia also brings over 12 years of experience in customer relations.
Alicia attended California State Polytechnic University Pomona and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources.
Energy AnalystConnect with Tiffini on LinkedIn
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
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.
Ecom-Energy’s Industry Expertise
The Renewable Energy Professional (REP™) certification is designed to recognize the expertise and experience of professionals involved in the specification and application of renewable and alternative energy technologies, assessment of renewable energy projects, and development of achievable low-carbon and sustainability goals for organizations.
AEE’s Certified Business Energy Professional (BEP) program awards special recognition to those business/marketing and energy professionals who have demonstrated a high level of competence and ethical fitness for business/marketing and energy management related disciplines, as well as laws governing and affecting energy professionals.
The Certified Energy Procurement Professional (CEP) program is designed to award special recognition to professionals who have demonstrated a high level of knowledge, experience, competence and ethical fitness covering the full spectrum of activities related to the purchase, sale and marketing of electricity and natural gas. By obtaining the CEP credential, you will be establishing your status as a qualified expert in this growing area of specialized expertise within the restructured energy marketplace.
AEE’s Certified Sustainable Development Professional (CSDP®) program recognizes individuals with expertise in Developing & Implementing Sustainability Programs, Environmental Issues, Alternative Energy & Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Policy Programs, Energy Efficiency Technologies in Sustainable Buildings, Impact of Sustainable Development Policies, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Transportation, Water Conservation and Financial Assessments.