FORT WASHINGTON, PA (July 6, 2022) – With an eye to future growth opportunities, CMC Energy Services has named Lisa Frantzis and Faith Taylor to its Board of Directors effective June 1. These dynamic business leaders bring a wealth of experiences—particularly in clean energy and sustainability—that will ensure CMC is well-positioned for a decarbonized world that treats all people equitably.
“As utilities across the country have announced ambitious net-zero emissions goals, we welcome two new Board members whose experience in clean energy and sustainability will assist CMC’s clients in their efforts to meet climate goals through equitable clean energy solutions,” said Eileen McGinnis, chair of CMC’s Board of Directors. “CMC has experienced tremendous growth in the last few years under President & CEO Tina Bennett’s leadership and these two new Board members will guide the continued growth and diversification of the company. We are delighted that these two nationally recognized leaders have agreed to join CMC.”
Lisa, a nationally recognized thought-leader in the energy world, is a partner in Guidehouse’s Energy, Sustainability and Infrastructure segment, responsible for decarbonization go to market initiatives such as clean hydrogen, e-mobility and renewable energy solutions. Throughout her 40 years of consulting experience, she has determined clean energy integration options for utility companies. Most recently, she is leading Guidehouse’s Hydrogen Consortium, Building the Clean Hydrogen Economy with more than 20 companies working together to create and launch innovative pilot projects/hubs that use clean hydrogen to decarbonize heavy transport, increase renewables integration and decrease emissions in the U.S. energy sector.
In addition to her professional career, Lisa is active in several volunteer organizations. Lisa was appointed to the Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisory Committee in 2021 and is an Ambassador for the U.S. Clean Energy, Education & Empowerment (C3E). She was given the New England Women in Energy and the Environment Leadership Award in 2019 and serves on the Boards for the Northeast Clean Energy Council and LineVision. She is a former Board member for the American Council on Renewable Energy, Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), and Solar Business Association of New England.
Faith’s career spans corporate responsibility and sustainability at several of the world’s largest companies. She is currently the Sustainability Officer at Kyndryl, a $19 billion and 90,000 employee spin-off from IBM. Prior to Kyndryl, she was the Global Environmental Social Governance (ESG) leader at Tesla where she worked with their Board of Directors, investors and leadership teams to develop their strategies, structures and targets. She helped Tesla to sign up for the Science Based Target initiative and enabled them to develop their footprint aligned with industry standards. She also served as the Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility and Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) of Wyndham Worldwide from 2005 to 2018 until the Company divested and restructured.
Prior to her role as CSO, Faith was a brand marketing and new business development leader managing businesses that delivered $100 million to $600 million in revenues. She helped to restructure brands and developed innovative products and markets to deliver rapid growth. She was a professor at the Feliciano School of Business at Montclair State teaching Corporate Social Responsibility, Brand Marketing and Sustainability and was a co-founder of the University’s Global Human Trafficking and social entrepreneurship center. She is currently President of the Women’s Association of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and a member of their board. She is also a member of the Executive Women of New Jersey and served on the boards of the World Travel and Tourism Council, and the United States Green Building Council. In 2022, Business Chief and Sustainability magazines ranked Faith among the top 10 U.S. women of the inaugural Top 100 Women in Sustainability list. Faith also has extensive brand marketing experience and has brought several innovative products to market to deliver growth.
About CMC Energy Services
CMC Energy Services is a certified women-owned business (WBENC) that supports more than 30 utility energy efficiency programs, representing residential, low-income, multifamily and commercial markets. To date, CMC has worked closely with major utilities and government agencies across America to provide energy audits to more than 600,000 residences and 50,000 commercial buildings and employs more than 420 people administering energy efficiency programs in 10 states. CMC Energy Services’ vision is to create a more livable and sustainable planet for all. Its programs provide broad economic, energy, environmental, public health and employment benefits on a national level. It is our goal to see regulators, energy providers, and companies such as ours work together to deliver these results. Most recently, CMC was named one of the Top Workplaces in the Delaware Valley for 2021, 2020 and 2019 by the Philadelphia Inquirer, in Connecticut for 2020 and 2021, and in New Jersey in 2021.