Program Lead, Clean Energy Solutions, WGL Energy
Rich leads business development activities at WGL Energy (NYSE: WGL) related to renewable energy. These responsibilities include acquisitions of assets, structuring and origination of renewable energy supply and new market analysis.
To date, WGL Energy’s portfolio includes distributed generation projects in 23 states totaling close to 300 MW and over $700mm invested. WGL Energy clients are wide ranging including the likes of the Federal Government, top colleges and Universities, professional sports teams and the Fortune 500. Richard was recently honored as one of the 2017 ‘Forbes 30 Under 30’ in Energy, he was selected as one of the World Energy Council’s Global Future Energy Leaders 100 Programme, previously served on the board of Young Professionals in Energy NYC Chapter and is a member of the steering committee for the American Council on Renewable Energy’s Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance (ACORE PREF). Rich grew up in Alabama and stayed in the south for college. He graduated from Samford University, where he studied Finance and Spanish and was captain of the Men’s Tennis team. In his spare time, Rich enjoys playing tennis, golf, snow skiing and traveling. He currently resides in New York City with his wife.