Keith Sampson, Senior Vice President, Energy Services
Keith Sampson joined Competitive Energy Services in 2007 as a Business Development and Account Manager. With more than 17 years of experience in the power and energy business, he currently assists commercial, educational, and industrial customers in New England with their energy needs.
Over the course of his 14 years at CES, Keith has built and managed a team of energy services professionals who collectively advise and help deliver millions of dollars in savings and cost avoidance for clients, and who have grown CES’ business and expanded the value-added services the company provides to all of its clients.
Through Keith’s leadership, the CES team has worked with five of the six New England state universities – Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut on energy projects, strategies, and communications. Keith and his team of Energy Services Advisors also help manage every aspect of energy and sustainability initiatives for some of the largest and most prestigious private colleges and universities in the northeast.
In addition to his extensive knowledge of the higher education space, Keith has a strong aptitude and knack for helping industrial manufacturing companies manage costs and optimize operations by carefully modeling and implementing a dynamic energy strategy.
Prior to CES, Keith was the Northeast Regional Manager at Rochester Midland Corporation and was recognized for his innovation in helping clients reduce their overall energy costs, specifically implementing and monitoring programs to reduce energy costs in boiler and HVAC operations. Before that, he served as a Senior Account Manager-Strategic Accounts at GE Betz (formerly BetzDearborn), specializing in providing consulting expertise and cost reduction strategies to large commercial, institutional, and industrial customers. He was the two-time recipient of the BetzDearborn Chairman’s Award for Energy Reduction.