LOUIS M. WINKLER

LOUIS M. WINKLER

Career Interests

Renewable Energy Pricing and Commercialization, Utility Pricing Structure, Supply-Side Management, Regulatory Systems Analysis, Energy Consulting, Government Relations

Education

MASTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, May 2016
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Energy and Environment
Coursework: Modeling for Energy Systems, Environmental and Resource Economics, Energy and Environment, Sustainable Business Strategy, Energy Technology and Environmental Impacts, Markets for Electric Power, The Water-Energy Nexus

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN HISTORY, May 2010
Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
GPA: 3.4

Professional Experience

Asset Management Intern- Sol Systems, Washington, DC
Working with Asset Management Team to ensure solar projects under contract are built to spec and are producing at appropriate levels relative to expectations. Summer 2015.

Engagement Assistant, Duke University Energy Initiative, Durham, NC
Support Associate Director for Energy Education in developing targeted alumni and employer outreach and engagement strategy, database optimization practices, and employer needs assessment analysis. September 2014 – Present.

Communications Specialist, Eastern Research Group, Arlington, VA
Member of a consultant team of 15 tasked with implementing strategic marketing, partner communications, and stakeholder outreach efforts for national environmental programs that promote water/energy efficiency, sustainable manufacturing, climate change adaptation, and emissions reductions on behalf of U.S. EPA. March 2012 – June 2014.

Policy Associate, Mercury Public Affairs, Washington, DC
Promoted from Research Assistant Intern. Managed weekly and monthly state-level grassroots communications activity reporting. Monitored, analyzed, and reported on client-specific legislative interests. Conducted policy research and analysis. Drafted outreach letters, campaign presentations, and other messaging material. February 2011 – March 2012.

Energy Efficiency Program Intern, Blue Green Alliance/Sierra Club, Washington, DC
Collaborated directly with program manager to advance community engagement and legislative advocacy efforts in support of Sierra Club’s home energy efficiency programs. Developed residential energy-use pattern analysis used to select neighborhoods for targeted energy efficiency outreach. August 2010 – December 2010.

Other Experience

Internship Coordinator, Nicholas School Energy Club, 2014-2015

Phone Bank Volunteer, Presidential and Congressional Campaigns, 2010, 2012

Captain, Member, Hamilton College Varsity Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor Track, 2007-2010.

Pre-orientation Trip Leader, Hamilton College Adirondack Adventure, 2008-2010

Additional Information

<p><strong>Technical Skills</strong>: Salesforce.com, Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, Microsoft Office Suite, Access, Excel (Macros/VBA)</p>

Skills

excel modeling
program management
project management

Graduation Date

May 2017