Ken Smith

Ken Smith

President and CEO

Kenneth W. Smith, PE, MBA, was named president and CEO of Ever-Green Energy in August 2010. He is also the president and CEO of its affiliates District Energy St. Paul and District Cooling St. Paul. Prior to joining District Energy in 2006, Ken worked for over 20 years consulting, designing, and implementing energy projects globally for a variety of industries. He is a regular contributor to conferences, studies, legislative initiatives and task forces and a frequent speaker nationally and internationally on energy trends, renewable energy, energy conservation and integrated energy systems. Ken also serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the International District Energy Association. Ken has led Ever-Green Energy’s planning and design initiatives with numerous U.S. communities and organizations, with the goal of creating integrated energy infrastructures. Ken has a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from North Dakota State University and a MBA from the University of St. Thomas. He is a registered professional engineer in several states.

Leadership

Ken Smith

Ken Smith

President and CEO
Anders Rydaker

Anders Rydaker

Executive Vice President of Sustainable Energy Solutions
Andrew Kasid

Andrew Kasid

Executive Vice President, CFO
Michael Ahern

Michael Ahern

Senior Vice President – Project Development
Michael Burns

Michael Burns

Senior Vice President – Operations
Cathy Hart

Cathy Hart

Chief Administrative Officer
Nina Axelson

Nina Axelson

Vice President – Public Relations
Pam Sarne

Pam Sarne

Vice President – Accounting
Michael Auger

Michael Auger

Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

Board of Directors

Tom Kingston

Thomas Kingston

Chairperson
Donna Avery

Donna Avery

Bonnie Holub

Bonnie Holub

Channon Lemon

Channon Lemon

Harry Melander

Harry Melander

Mark Rancone

Mark Rancone

Anders Rydaker

Anders Rydaker

John Taylor

John Taylor

Ken Smith

Ken Smith

Ex Officio
Susan Sands

Susan Sands

Director Emerita
Barbara Lukermann

Barbara Lukermann

Director Emerita
Robert Lowe

Robert Lowe

Director Emeritus

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