Board of Directors
Executive Vice President & Partner at Clone Capital, LLC
Dean joined Clone Capital in 2020, bringing more than 30 years of wide-ranging experience in the energy markets. He is a pioneer in the field of energy marketing, being one of the first to market electricity into deregulated retail markets and expanding from there to work for utilities, affiliated power marketing companies, independent power producers, and renewable project developers. Dean’s experience includes leadership positions at Tyr Energy, Inc., Edison Mission Marketing & Trading, Aquila Energy Marketing Corporation, and Illinois Power among others.
Dean is a graduate of Illinois State University and a U.S. Army veteran. Dean enjoys people and recognizes the value of long-lasting business relationships. He has developed many over his years of work in this industry we have the privilege to participate in.
Dean joined the NAEMA Board of Directors in 2021.
Jay has served on NAEMA’s Board of Directors since 2015, including serving two years as Vice President.
Senior Director – Business Development – Tenaska Energy Solutions
Bret has served on NAEMA’s Board of Directors since 2016.
Managing Director – AEP Energy Partners
Vince has been a Board Member of NAEMA for the past 14 years.
Energy Markets & Regulatory Compliance Manager – ALLETE Clean Energy
Cindy has served on NAEMA’s Board of Directors since 2018 and serves on the Board’s Advisory, Bylaws, Membership, and Conference Committees.
VP Commercial & Risk Mgmt - Onward Energy
Focused on the transition to a lower carbon generation future, Kevin leads the team responsible for power and gas contracting at Onward Energy. The assets in Onward’s portfolio include over 6 GW of wind, solar, natural gas and battery storage.
He earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Kevin currently serves as the Board Secretary.
Business Development Manager – Southern Power
Craig graduated with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Georgia Tech before earning his Master of Business Administration at Samford University in Alabama.
Craig currently serves as the Board Treasurer.
Senior Originator – Constellation
Cham has served on NAEMA’s Board of Directors since 2015 and currently serves as the President and Chairman. In addition to NAEMA, Cham serves on the Boys and Girls Club of Boone County Indiana Board of Directors and Learn Another Language – Zionsville Board of Directors.
Vice President of Strategic Origination - Calpine Corporation
Brian graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2002 with a B.B.A. and received his MBA from the University of Tulsa in 2007.
Brian joined the NAEMA Board in 2022 and currently serves as the Vice President
Claudia Morrow, Senior Vice President of Origination & Pricing – Vistra Energy
Claudia was elected to NAEMA’s Board of Directors in 2020.
Director of Energy Marketing – Avant Energy, Inc.
Jim has served on NAEMA’s Board of Directors for several years, including three years as Vice President, and many years as President and Chairman
Wholesale Power Marketing Manager – Manitoba Hydro
Karyn has served on NAEMA’s Board of Directors since 2012.