- Kurmit Rockwell, ESPC Program Manager, Federal Energy Management Program. Read Bio.
Kurmit Rockwell is the Federal Energy Management Program's energy savings performance contract (ESPC) program manager. He oversees services, tools, and resources needed to assist agencies with implementing successful ESPC projects. Throughout his career spanning more than 25 years, Rockwell's work has included engineering and all aspects of ESPC project implementation for Federal, state, and local governments. His work in the public and private sector energy services industry has focused on the evaluation and implementation of energy and water cost-saving technologies, smart-building energy optimization services, renewable energy systems, and demand-side management. He holds a Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York University and a Master's degree in building systems engineering from the University of Colorado. He is a registered professional engineer in multiple states. Close Bio
- Deborah Kephart, ESPC Instructor, Allegheny Science & Technology. Read Bio.
Deborah Kephart is a retired Federal contracting officer with more than 30 years of acquisition experience, including over 15 years with energy savings performance contracts (ESPC). She previously worked at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in Golden, Colorado, as a contracting officer with responsibility for DOE's ESPC master contracts. Prior to that, she was a contracting officer with the U.S. Department of Navy responsible for award and administration of numerous energy contracts. Deborah also served as auditor, supervisory auditor, and financial liaison advisor with the Defense Contract Audit Agency providing audit, pricing, and financial advisory services. She holds a B.S. in accounting from CSUN and a California CPA license. Close Bio
- Scott Wolf, Federal Project Executive, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read Bio.
Scott Wolf is a Federal project executive at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he supports the U.S. Department of Energy Federal Energy Management Program. He assists Federal agencies in the western part of the country with launching successful third-party-financed projects and has worked with most Federal agencies in the field. Previously, Scott also held professional positions at two universities and one state energy office where he conducted numerous studies and project work in energy efficiency. Scott also worked in the private sector for many years supporting various energy related activities. Overall, Scott has 30 years of energy technology and engineering experience, including performing technical analysis and energy program development in the government sector. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Solar Engineering Technology from Colorado Technical University. Close Bio
- Bob Slattery, Program Manager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read Bio.
Bob Slattery is a program manager at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). As a member of ORNL’s Energy and Transportation Science Division, he provides technical support to the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP). Bob conducts engineering and economic analysis for FEMP’s energy savings performance contracts (ESPC) and ESPC ENABLE programs in the implementation of energy and cost savings projects at Federal facilities. As an engineer of 24 years, Bob's background also includes experience in the areas of advanced materials development, manufacturing, and technology deployment. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Villanova University and a Master’s degree in engineering and technology management from Santa Clara University. Close Bio