Meet Your AEP Energy Team

Meet our dedicated energy experts who partner with you to find the right energy solution for your business.

Todd Altenburger
Director of Energy Solutions

Todd Altenburger has been working within the industry for nearly 17 years. Todd focuses his efforts in finding solutions to complicated energy challenges for large customers within the education, healthcare, datacenter and manufacturing sectors. Todd is a Certified Energy Manager with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Toledo and a Master of Business Administration Degree in Marketing & Strategy from Georgetown University. Todd is the proud organizer of Make it Enough Foundation, an Ohio-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that helps families impacted by illness or the death of a family member since 2012. Todd was recently accepted in Leadership Columbus’ signature development program and lives in Dublin, OH, with his wife and three small but wild children.

Alicia Armenta
Energy Manager

Alicia has 13 years of energy supply experience with over 20 years in professional sales and services. She graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Management. Alicia can help you manage your energy needs by analyzing usage and determining what product is best suited for your business. She is a native of Chicago, a hard core Cubs and Bears fan and resides in the Chicagoland area. Having an athletic son and daughter, Alicia spends her off-time attending games and volunteering at her children’s events.

Darren Beattie
Senior Channel Manager
Commercial Accounts

Darren Beattie has eight years of energy supply industry experience with nearly ten years in professional sales. Darren received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan. Darren places an emphasis on relationships, business development, product strategy and execution. He enjoys living in Michigan with his wife, daughter and their dog, Mickey.

Chad Bradley
Senior Director
National Accounts

Chad Bradley has 18 years of energy supply industry experience in both the regulated and deregulated markets. Prior to joining AEP Energy, Chad was an energy trader with American Electric Power, which provides Chad an advantage, having extensive knowledge on both spectrums of the industry. Chad specializes in developing unique product strategies for universities, hospitals and casting industries.

Kobe Chanthaboury
Energy Manager

Kobe Chanthaboury has over six years of energy supply industry experience and 12 years in professional sales experience. He studied Business Administration and Management at Harper College and Northern Illinois University. Kobe is dedicated to finding product strategies for commercial and industrial energy users in Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Jamie Jankowski
C.E.M., P.E.
Director of Business Development

Jamie Jankowski has over 20 years of industry experience in supply and demand-side energy solutions. His primary focus aligns with oil and natural gas, large industrial and institutional organizations. Jamie is a Certified Energy Manager (C.E.M.) and a Professional Engineer (P.E.). Jamie enjoys serving in volunteer leadership positions and board roles with local Cub Scouts and Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) organizations.

Nick Labate
Account Executive

Nick Labate has six years of energy supply industry experience with four years in professional sales. Nick is a graduate of Ohio State University with a multiple degrees in Economics. Nick is focused on commercial and industrial energy consumers in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Max Maple
Business Development Manager

Max Maple has seven years of energy supply industry experience and professional sales. Max graduated from Miami University of Oxford OH with a degree in Political Science. Max is a trusted energy advisor to commercial and industrial energy consumers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.

Ken McNeill
Account Executive

Ken McNeill has ten years of energy supply industry experience with 28 years in professional sales. Ken graduated from Northeastern Illinois University as a collegiate athlete with a degree in Political Science and History. Ken excels in securing energy for commercial users in PJM region who desire variable index products strategically combined with hedged quantities of power. AEP Energy is delighted to say Ken McNeill is a three-time AEP Energy President’s Club Award Recipient.

Michael Nault
Energy Manager

Michael Nault has eight years of energy supply industry experience with ten years of professional sales experience. He graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in Business Marketing and Sales. Michael is a trusted advisor creating product solutions for medium to large businesses in Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Erin Schmerschneider
Sr. Channel Manager

Erin Schmerschneider has six years of energy industry experience devoted to working with AEP Energy’s Partners. Erin has a Bachelor of Science in Interior and Environmental Design and is certified in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) and a certified Energy Procurement Professional (C.E.P.). As a Channel Manager, Erin has experience with every customer vertical however her primary focus is state government, fossil fuel exploration and production, midsize manufacturing and commercial real estate.

Jack Spruill
Director of Energy Solutions

Jack Spruill has seven years of industry experience with 17 years in professional sales. Jack graduated with Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Missouri of Columbia, MO. AEP Energy is pleased to have Jack on our team as a Certified Energy Procurement Professional (C.E.P.). Jack’s primary focus is developing product strategies for industrial and national accounts.

Kevin Swift
Channel Manager

Kevin Swift has seven years of energy supply industry experience with eight years in professional sales. During Kevin’s time with AEP Energy, he has lead teams with our Small Business Service, Supervised Outbound Call Center Sales, Mass Market Sales, and most recently joined the Channel Partner team. Kevin received a four-year full scholarship as an Evans Scholar to the University of Illinois, graduating with a degree in Journalism and Communications. Kevin aligns his sales management on procurement strategy with relationship building.

George Voorhees
Director of Energy Solutions

George Voorhees has more than 30 years of energy experience in both the regulated and deregulated utility environments. His substantial experience with PJM and MISO markets, gives George an in-depth market perspective of current market conditions, as well as legislative and regulatory issues in numerous utility markets. He has a strong understanding of managed energy products specific to industrial and large commercial energy users, while encouraging long-term strategic energy solutions to achieve long-term budget success. George holds an undergraduate degree from Truman University and a graduate degree from Bradley University.

Andy Wrinkle
Director Energy Solutions

Andy Wrinkle has 14 years of energy supply industry experience and 16 years of professional sales experience. He is a Certified Energy Procurement Professional (C.E.P.) and is highly experienced with demand response programs, energy efficiency and peak load management services. Andy graduated from Arizona State with a degree in Business. Andy develops unique product solutions for manufacturing and industrial users.

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