Finance Faculty, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Stephen Arbogast served from 1997-2004 as the Treasurer of Exxon Chemical and ExxonMobil Chemical Company. His Exxon career spanned 32 years and included assignments as Finance Manager of Esso Brasileira, Treasurer of Exxon Capital Corporation and Finance Director of Esso Standard Thailand.
UH-Bauer Clinical Faculty, ExxonMobil Chemicals
Don Bellman is currently Clinical Assistant Professor at the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, where he teaches classes in the global energy value chain, upstream oil and gas economics, and refining and petrochemical economics.
Senior Vice President of Distributed Energy Resources, Duke Energy
Rob Caldwell serves as Senior Vice President of Distributed Energy Resources for Duke Energy’s regulated utilities. In this role, he is responsible for developing policies, strategies and business development activities related to distributed energy resources, which include solar photovoltaic, distributed and renewable generation; cogeneration/combined heat and power; microgrids; and plug-in electric vehicles and storage.
Adjunct Faculty, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Paul Holshouser is the Director of Project Finance for Distributed Sun, a solar development and financial advisory company headquartered in Washington DC.
Corporate Planning, Chemicals, Shell Refining
After a career in the petroleum industry in the upstream, downstream, and petrochemicals businesses, William Leffler is now an educator, writer, and private consultant.
Adjunct faculty, UH Law, Tax
Mr. Mintz is Vice President and Chief Tax Officer of Kinder Morgan, the largest midstream and the third largest energy company in North America based on enterprise value.
CEO, Summit Midstream
Mr. Newby is the Founder, President & CEO of Summit Midstream and a member of the Board of Directors of Summit Midstream Partners, LP and Summit Midstream Partners, LLC. Mr. Newby is responsible for the Company’s strategic investments and day-to-day operations.
Operations & Decision Modeling of Energy Problems, ASU Clinical Faculty
Phil Rogers is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He received a B.S. in Mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and both an M.S. and Ph.D. in Operations Research from the University of California at Berkeley, with minors in Statistics and Mathematical Economics.
Chris Ross began his career in 1966 with BP in London, culminating as part of a small think tank reporting to the Main Board addressing looming issues of nationalization in the Middle East and Africa.
Adjunct Faculty UNC Kenan-Flagler, Solar Industry
Joel Thomas has a 10 year career in entrepreneurship, with a focus on clean energy. In 2011, Joel joined Community Energy, Inc., where he is the Business Development Manager.
Alexander “Sasha” Weintraub
Senior Vice President Customer Solutions, Duke Energy
Sasha Weintraub serves as Senior Vice President of Customer Solutions for Duke Energy. He is responsible for aligning customer-focused products and services to deliver a personalized end-to-end customer experience that positions Duke Energy for long –term growth.