Eileen McGinnis

Eileen has served as president of CMC Energy Services since 2010.  During her tenure, the company expanded significantly and CMC is now the largest women-owned energy services company in the country, with 275 employees.

Before joining CMC, Eileen was a senior vice president at the Whitman Strategy Group, a women-owned energy and environmental consulting business that provided strategic planning, policy and regulatory expertise to utilities and businesses.

A widely respected public servant, Eileen has held top policy, regulatory and management positions in state and federal governments for more than two decades. Eileen served as Chief of Staff to Christine Todd Whitman at the United States Environmental Protection Agency, where she managed the Office of Congressional Affairs, Office of Communications and Office of Policy, Economics and Innovation.  She also served as Chair of the Interagency Task Force to develop and publish EPA’s “Report on the Status of the Environment,” the first comprehensive report to the public on EPA’s progress in meeting national environmental and sustainability goals.

As Chief of Policy under New Jersey Governor  Whitman, Eileen managed the operations of 16 government departments and oversaw the development of the State’s first Quality of Life Report that reported to the public what State agencies were doing to implement plans for a Sustainable New Jersey.

She holds a master’s degree in public policy from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and has completed Wharton’s Program for Working Professionals. She is currently teaching at Columbia University’s school of International and Public Affairs.  In her free time, Eileen enjoys reading, traveling and walking in NYC.



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