Shawn has more than 24 years of experience in the energy industry, and is an innovative and collaborative energy professional, with a proven record of success. Prior to starting KEC, Shawn was Vice President of Power Marketing at Acciona, where he managed all power marketing activities in the U.S. and Canada, including fostering customer relationships, developing market and product strategies, pursuing, negotiating and executing long-term power purchase and alternative structure hedge agreements, actively managing the renewable attributes portfolio, and developing and implementing asset optimization market strategies, all in support of the development, construction, operation, and financing of ACCIONA Energy North America’s renewable energy generation fleet. Previously, Shawn held marketing director positions at DTE Energy Trading, Williams Power, Reliant Energy, and Commonwealth Edison, leading those organization’s power marketing activities in the MISO, PJM, and SPP markets.
Shawn earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, and a Master’s of Management degree from Northwestern University’s, Kellogg School of Management. He recently served on the Illinois Chamber of Commerce board of directors, as well as Chairman of the Illinois Energy Council, and has been an active member of Wind on the Wires.