Meet Our Team

Kevin Hamilton
President & CEO

Kevin is a founder of NuEnergen. Kevin has over 25 years experience in the energy conservation and supply businesses, during which he has held business development and sales leadership roles. Starting in the energy performance contracting business with Honeywell Corporation, Kevin developed energy asset management programs with institutional clients throughout New England. Following Honeywell, Kevin became the Northeast and later North American Vice President of Sales, Institutional Markets, for the deregulated arm of Duke Energy, Duke Solutions. In this capacity, Kevin led a team of individuals who developed integrated energy asset management solutions for the marketplace. Kevin has a Bachelor of Science from Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, and a MBA in International Business Management and Entrepreneurship from Babson College, Wellesley, MA.

Anthony Nole

Anthony R. Nole is Executive Vice President and General Manager of Demand Response for NuEnergen. In his 23 years of experience across the energy industry, Anthony has held leadership positions across a wide range of disciplines. Most recently, Anthony led the Optimization and Insights business for Centrica / Direct Energy where he was responsible for helping Commercial and Industrial customers maximize the value of demand flexibility via demand response and optimizing the value of their distributed energy resources. Anthony’s also held leadership positions at Direct Energy that included responsibilities for energy insights, customer success, project delivery, and commercial analytics. Before that, Anthony led the division responsible for commercial services and pricing strategies for retail and convenience store chain Speedway (Marathon Petroleum Corp.) and led an operating division for Hess Retail Marketing. Other experiences with Hess Corp and at ExxonMobil included leading organizational change, launching new profit-driven initiatives, refinery supply optimization, and managing generator tolling deals.
Anthony holds an M.S. in Chemical Engineering Practice and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and completed the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School.

Michael Herz

Michael is a financial professional with more than 35 years of diversified financial management experience, including more than 20 years at the CFO level. Credentials include a CPA, an MBA in Finance and an ABV (Accredited in Business Valuation). He is the current President of the NYSSCPAs Westchester Chapter and Co-Chair of the NYSSCPAs Westchester Accountants in Industry Committee.

Brett Wu
Senior Vice President, Client Services

Brett serves as NuEnergen’s Vice President, Client Services. With a tenure at the firm dating back to 2011, Brett has served in both the company’s Client Services and Operations group. He has considerable experience with all of NuEnergen’s product lines as a result of his previous roles as a General Manager and Supervisor of the internal data team. He additionally has many years of experience directly supporting NuEnergen’s clients, ranging from individual locations to national contracts across all business sectors. As a result of his varied responsibilities over the years, Brett has direct experience supporting the overwhelming majority of our company’s clients in one capacity or another. Prior to his work at NuEnergen, Brett spent time with the military, and also as a federal disaster response team leader. Brett holds a B.A. in Politics, with minors in Business and Economics from Brandeis University.

Herrick O’Connor
Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Herrick serves NuEnergen’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing, leading our talented team of Client Services Managers with respect to new business development. With over a decade of B2B and enterprise sales experience across the software and energy industries, Herrick has successfully launched multiple products and services to market while scaling sales organizations and developing sales and marketing strategies. Having worked with many of North America’s largest and most sophisticated users of energy, Herrick is passionate about delivering NuEnergen’s customers with unparalleled opportunities for revenue and cost savings through NuEnergen’s suite of services. Herrick’s experience and extensive knowledge of North American power markets has led to NuEnergen’s expansion into new markets and programs with respect to demand response, unlocking new avenues of revenue for NuEnergen’s clients and prospects. Herrick holds a BS in Business Administration with concentrations in Marketing and Management from Northeastern’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business.

Wolfgang Foust
Director, Demand Response Operations

An operations professional with twelve years experience, and five in the energy industry, after serving in the US Army, Wolf went on to get his Bachelor’s in Economics as well as an MBA in Global Management from Thunderbird. His role at NuEnergen is vital to our operations as he leads enrollment, dispatch, performance reporting and settlement processes for all ISO and utility DR programs.

Brendan Donnelly
Director, Demand Response Market Development

Brendan is the Director of Demand Response Market Development for NuEnergen.
In his 15+ years of experience across the energy industry, Brendan has held positions across a wide range of disciplines.
Most recently, Brendan was the Director of Optimization Systems and Platforms for Centrica / Direct Energy where he was responsible for software development supporting Centrica / Direct Energy’s customer facing and operational systems. Brendan has also held leadership positions at Centrica / Direct Energy / Hess Corporation that included responsibilities for Product Management, Business Development, Strategy, and Project Management.
Other experiences with Hess Corporation include Project Management, Demand Response Operations, Natural Gas Plant Operations, and Refinery Operations.
Brendan is a licensed professional engineer in the states of New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Brendan holds an MBA from The University of North Carolina – Kenan Flagler Business School, a Master of Engineering Management from The Stevens Institute of Technology, and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Delaware.

Sudhir Sarma, CEM
General Manager, Sourcing & Auditing
Sudhir serves as the General Manager of Energy Procurement, Consulting and Auditing services. With nearly a decade of experience serving the needs of clients in the energy industry, Sudhir manages procurement hedge strategies and leads the auditing efforts for all clients. With a comprehensive grounding in the quantitative analysis of energy markets and execution of deliverables, Sudhir provides strategic and tactical insight to ensure that NuEnergen provides the best service to customers. Sudhir has had prior experience in energy procurement (electricity, natural gas, fuel oil, propane), energy generator portfolio valuation, energy forecasting and modeling, market research and strategy consulting in markets across Asia and America. Sudhir holds a Masters of Science from North Carolina State University in Textiles Technology Management.

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