FF-050313 073-2Greg Simmons serves as the Vice President of Sustainability and Energy Management at Siemens Industry and has approximately twenty years of experience in the energy and utilities industry, specializing in retail energy commodity supply, energy risk management, and the evaluation of energy efficiency solutions for large commercial, industrial, and institutional clients.  Mr. Simmons has a successful background advising clients in the areas of energy commodity procurement, hedging, tariff rate analysis, competitive market design, regulatory affairs, and the development of strategies to mitigate market and regulatory risks.  Mr. Simmons presently serves in the Siemens Sustainability and Energy Management practice where he manages a staff of professionals focused on the development of opportunities to deploy customized energy and carbon management solutions.  Mr. Simmons has led significant engagements on behalf of Siemens, supporting strategic clients such as Duke Energy Retail Sales, the University of Delaware, MillerCoors, and Procter & Gamble.  Prior to his current role, Mr. Simmons served as the Vice President of Sales with Pepco Energy Services, where he managed the company’s fulfillment of technically complex contracts with clients such as the United States Department of Defense, Verizon Communications, and the University System of Maryland.  Mr. Simmons also served Pepco Energy Services as its Manager of Market Strategy & Expansion, where he led the evaluation of new markets, directed regulatory affairs, and managed competitive intelligence activities.  Mr. Simmons previously held strategic planning, product marketing, and management consulting positions with MCI Communications, Net2000 Communications, and Statoil Energy Services.  Mr. Simmons holds an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland and a B.S. in Public Administration from George Mason University.  Mr. Simmons has also completed the Executive Integral Leadership Program at the University of Notre Dame.

Julie Simmons, Managing Director for Human Capital Strategic Consulting, partners with organizations to accelerate business performance and drive superior results through the development of people.  She holds a M.A. in Human Resources from Marymount University and a B.S. in Management from George Mason University.  She volunteers in leadership positions with George Mason University, Marymount University, Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, and the Future Fund at the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia.  She currently lives in Fairfax, VA with her husband Greg and their twins.