Board of Directors

E4 Carolinas Board of Directors reflects experience in generation, distribution, manufacturing, environmental, technology, workforce, smart grid, conservation, legal and management practices across the spectrum of energy disciplines.

The board was assembled to ensure the legal, financial, strategic and management facets of the E4 Carolinas has well-placed, knowledgeable people with experience in business, trade groups, higher education and nonprofits. The board includes members who have served in the federal government and understand the goals and operations of the federal system.

Weston Adams

South Carolina Co-Chair, Policy Task Force

Partner, Nelson Mullins

Weston Adams is the Co-Chair of the Nelson Mullins’ Energy Industry Group, whe


George Baldwin

North Carolina Co-chair Policy Task Force

Principal, Baldwin Consulting Group

George Baldwin is a senior executive with extensive experience in identifying co


Jeff Barghout

Co-chair, Innovation & Capital Task Force

Chief Executive Officer, Robocist

Jeff is a leader in mobility and robotics with over 20 years of experience rangi


Lori Collins

Principal, Collins Climate Consulting

Lori Collins is Owner and Principal of Collins Climate Consulting, a strategic a


Heather Feldman

Director, Innovation, Electric Power Research Institute

Heather leads an expert team with a focus on innovation opportunities for nuclea


Jeff Merrifield

Chair, Board of Directors

Federal Co-Chair, Policy Task Force

Member, Executive Committee

Partner, Pillsbury, Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Jeffrey Merrifield is a partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, in the f


Sean Sextone

Senior Vice President, AECON/Wachs

Sean Sexstone is Senior Vice President, Aecon Nuclear. He is responsible for lea


Juliann Edwards

Senior Vice President, Energy Solutions

Juliann is the Vice President of Business Development for Nuclear Decommissionin


Rusty Harris

Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Gas, Dominion Energy Southeast

Rusty is Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Gas FOR Dominion Energy


Brian Maragno

Vice President, Large Generator Product Line, Siemens Energy

Brian is responsible for the production of the Siemens Energy’s Generator prod


Lee Mazzocchi

Co-chair, Innovation and Capital Task Force

President, Pike Engineering, LLC

Lee Mazzocchi is an experienced utility executive with 35 years in the electric


Bruce McKay

Managing Director, Federal Affairs, Dominion Energy

Bruce McKay serves as Senior Policy Director and Capital Projects for Dominion E


Rick Tankersley

Member, E4 Carolinas Board of Directors

Interim Vice Chancellor for Research & Graduate Education

Richard (Rick) Tankersley assumed the roles of Interim Vice Chancellor for Rese


Wayne Wilkins

Member, Nominating Committee

Co-chair, Innovation & Capital Task Force

Chief Executive Officer, Energy United

Directors & Management | EnergyUnited H. Wayne Wilkins is the chief execu


Jenifer Yokley

Vice President, Global Marketing, Trilliant

As the vice president of global marketing for Trilliant, Jenifer is responsible


Jon Ball

Executive Vice President of Nuclear Plant Projects, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH)

Jon Ball is Executive Vice President of Nuclear Plant Projects for GE Hitachi Nu


Scott Carlton

Co-chair, Economic Development Task Force

President & CEO, Tokai Carbon USA

Mr. Scott L. Carlton has a strong international business background and extensiv


Diane Denton

Vice President, State Energy Policy, Duke Energy

Diane Denton is vice president, state energy policy for Duke Energy in North Car


Carl Fisher

Co-chair, Carolinas Nuclear Cluster

Framatome, Inc. Vice President Customer Accounts & Government Affairs in North America

Appointed to the role of Vice President Customer Accounts & Government Affai


Roy Jones

Chief Executive Officer, ElectriCities

Roy joined ElectriCities in 2009 as the Senior Vice President of Planning and wa


Jim Little

Co-chair, Carolinas Nuclear Cluster

Principal, Nuclear Energy Advisers

Jim is the Principal of Nuclear Energy Advisers. He previously served as the exe


Gary Rackliffe

VP, Market Development and Innovation, Hitachi ABB Power Grids

Gary assumes this position upon Hitachi’s acquisition of ABB’s Power Grids b


Bryan Stone

President & Chief Operating Officer, Lockhart Power

Since 2006, Bryan has led several transformative initiatives including increasin


Ronak Bhatt

Member, Board of Directors

Principal Advisor, RIN Advisors

Ronak is a Principal with RIN Advisors , a management consulting firm that provi


Scott Carlberg

E4 Carolinas Director Emeritus

President, Talking Points LLC.

Scott Carlberg has had a career in various organizations in the energy industry


Dave Dalton

Vice Chair, Board of Directors

Member, Executive Committee

Chair, Finance Committee

Co-Chair, Economic Development Task Force

Chief Executive Office, GMI Manufacturing

David is President and CEO of General Microcircuits. He has been with GMI for 25


Johan Enslin

Co-chair, Workforce Development Task Force

Duke Energy Endowed Chair in Smart Grid Technology and director of the Zucker Family Graduate Education Center

Dr. Johan Enslin is Clemson University’s Duke Energy Endowed Chair in Smart Gr


Tom Franch

formerly President & CEO, AREVA Federal Services

Tom was an E4 Carolinas organizer and served as Board Chair 2014 – 15 . In 201


Clark Gillespy

E4 Carolinas Director Emeritus

Senior Vice President, Economic Development, Duke Energy

Clark Gillespy is Senior Vice President for Economic Development, Duke Energy. H


Larry Ostema

co-Chair, Innovation and Capital Task Force

Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough

Larry Ostema is a Partner with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Ch


Mark Pringle

Co-chair, Workforce Development Task Force

Owner/Operator Bar-Mar Ranch

Mark Pringle recently served as the Vice President for Siemens Charlotte Energy