Vice President of Business Development
ICETEC Energy Services, Inc.
Mr. Ferro has over a decade of extensive experience within the energy sector, including a complete understanding of all aspects of pricing operations in the natural gas, electric and oil markets. He has a comprehensive understanding of Renewable-Energy Certificate (RECS), Voluntary Emission Reduction (VERS), and Independent System Operators (ISO) programs, development of energy management programs, retail deal structuring, hedging in the physical and financial markets as well as carbon calculations and fuel efficiency strategies.
After earning a B.S. from The Ohio State University where he majored in mathematics, Mr. Ferro began his career in the energy management field as a logistics analyst. He subsequently held a position involving transportation and storage services for a gas transmission company and, since 2001 until joining ICETEC in 2008, Mr. Ferro held a variety of positions with Hess Corporation, one of the worlds leading independent energy companies. He began his tenure at Hess as a natural gas scheduler and rose to become the Manager of Natural Gas Operations. He was subsequently promoted to BTU Brand Manager and eventually was named Manager of Hesss National Accounts Sales Group. Today he is the VP of Business Development with ICETEC Energy Services.
Director of Engineering
Prior to joining ICETEC Energy Services, Mike was the Global Energy Commodity Manager at United Technologies Corporation where he was responsible for global energy auditing and conservation efforts as well as energy procurement strategy. Mike has over 20 years of end use operations and engineering experience in the pharmaceutical and aerospace sectors. Originally employed by Bristol-Myers Squibb Company for 18 years, he held positions in maintenance and operations, capital project management, and utilities. Mike personally managed many successful energy projects including diesel generation peak shaving, cogeneration, chiller installations, and plant automation upgrades. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering as well as an MBA.