MIDDLETOWN, N.J., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, there are growing opportunities for counties, cities, municipalities, institutions and private businesses to significantly improve their bottom line by taking a more proactive approach towards purchasing energy. Through the recent addition of several energy consulting specialists to our team, T&M Associates is now positioned to offer our clients energy procurement and advisory expertise to assist them in navigating deregulated energy markets and securing more competitive and predictable pricing for their gas and electric service. T&M helps our clients reduce energy costs through the historical analysis of energy consumption and billing data, developing strategies for improving energy efficiency, conducting and administering competitive bids or online auctions, identifying the best available energy purchasing options, managing the transactional process, serving as an on-going liaison between our clients and third party suppliers, and consulting on opportunities to form aggregation groups or cooperative pricing systems.
"Businesses, institutions and local governments can no longer afford to take a passive approach towards energy procurement," said Michael Roeder, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer with T&M. "We're excited to offer our clients this new level of expertise that will ensure they're getting the best value for their energy dollar."
Recent additions to T&M's Energy and Utilities Group include:
- Daniel Swayze, PE, CME, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager – Energy & Utilities – Mr. Swayze brings more than 21 years of experience providing consulting and engineering services to private and public clients and has extensive experience developing solutions for energy efficiency, energy procurement and renewable energy projects. Dan has extensive familiarity with energy regulations and markets and has worked with many counties, cities and municipalities to secure funding for infrastructure projects through applicable federal and state incentive programs. He holds a master's degree in finance from Rutgers University, a master's degree in environmental engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
- Michael Mandzik, CEP, Director – Energy Procurement Advisory Services – Mr. Mandzik, a Certified Energy Procurement Professional, is a recognized expert in the field of energy procurement with more than 30 years of industry experience. His background includes working as an instructor for the Association of Energy Engineers' energy procurement professional certification program and as a marketer of energy futures for the New York Mercantile Exchange. In his current role at T&M, Mike is responsible for working with our clients to initiate, implement and administer efficient energy procurement plans and programs for electricity, natural gas, coal, propane and petroleum fuels. He holds a master's degree in energy management from the New York Institute of Technology and a bachelor's degree in industrial education and technology.
- Tara Pasca, CEP, Energy Procurement Project Manager – Ms. Pasca is a Certified Energy Procurement Professional with more than 7 years of experience in the identification, analysis and delivery of energy procurement strategies and retail market opportunities. Tara also has expertise in managing multi-member aggregation groups and cooperative pricing systems (Co-Ops). She is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers and currently serves as Board Secretary for their Greater Philadelphia chapter.
- Michelle Trumbetti, Utility Billing Analyst – As a utility billing analyst with T&M's Energy and Utilities Group, Michelle is responsible for gathering historical usage data, analyzing utility energy usage and consumption, auditing commercial and industrial energy bills, on-going tariff analysis and monitoring commodity markets.
About T&M Associates
T&M Associates is an engineering, consulting, and environmental services provider with a 47 year history of responding to the challenges facing our public and private clients with effective, innovative and timely solutions. Consistently ranked in the top half of Engineering News Record's list of the Top 500 Design Firms, T&M sets itself apart from our competitors by uniting a client-focused approach with broad technical expertise and proactive project management. From locations throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky and Delaware, we offer proven experience and a deep roster of technical experts to address your needs related to energy, environment, public works, transportation, structures, solid waste, water resources and real estate development. For more information on T&M Associates visit http://tandmassociates.com/.
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