Jeremy Schupp joins Agera Energy as Chief Executive Officer
BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY [Oct. 21, 2016]
Agera Energy announced today that Jeremy Schupp has been appointed Chief Executive Officer effective October 25, 2016. Jeremy succeeds Steve Laker, who served as CEO since April 2015. Steve will assume the role of Chief Operating Officer. Under the leadership of Steve Laker the company was able to maintain continued growth and success as well as increase its community involvement while also promoting environmental stewardship across the company.
“This is the ideal time for Jeremy Schupp to become Agera’s next Chief Executive Officer” said current CEO Steve Laker. “He is a strong leader and his knowledge and expertise in the retail energy industry will help build upon our solid foundation and help propel us towards future growth.”
Additionally, the company recently announced the addition of Michael Olowin, CPA as Chief Financial Officer. Michael’s retail energy experience was highlighted in a company press release in September 2016. Olowin’s career spans spending over a decade at NextEra Energy and Florida Power & Light. Michael and Jeremy round out a vastly seasoned and experienced executive team that will report directly to our Executive Board Advisor.
In regards to Jeremy, he was most recently Chief Operating Officer of ampCNG, LLC, a New Frontiers Holdings, LLC company. Prior to that Jeremy served as President and CEO of Energy.Me where he successfully led all aspects of the company during its rapid expansion and growth. At Energy.Me he spearheaded the design of the company’s software platform, negotiated a wholesale supply agreement and executed a plan to double unit margins. His professional experience extends to positions at Cargill, Inc. as well as PG&E Energy Trading as well as Nestle Business Services NA where he served as a Group Manager, Commodities where he led the price risk management of over $800 million in commodities.
Agera Energy is excited to have Jeremy Schupp join the team and believe he is capable of accelerating what is working well for Agera. His proven track record of leadership within the retail energy industry is paramount as Agera moves ahead in growth. Jeremy is also a member of the Chicago Council of Global Affairs which is committed to influencing global issues through contributions to opinion and policy formation. In his spare time Jeremy is an active runner having completed several marathons and ultra-marathons.
Agera Energy Welcomes Jeremy Schupp!
SOURCE Agera Holdings LLC