Joan Pellegrino, Vice President,
Science and Technology Division

Joan Pellegrino, vice president of Energetics’ Science and Technology division, is an expert with more than 25 years of experience analyzing advanced industrial technologies (chemicals, petroleum refining, and energy systems), bioenergy systems, and measurement technologies. She has broad experience in climate change policy and conducts strategic and research and development planning. She is a professional facilitator and has assisted in developing more than 50 technology roadmaps on a wide variety of topics. Joan joined Energetics in 1988 and has an M.S. in chemical engineering from Auburn University and a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Contact: 410-953-6202 | jpellegrino@energetics.com

  Joan Pellegrino, Vice President, Science and Technology Division

Joan Pellegrino, Vice President, Science and Technology Division


Thomas Perrot, Vice President,
sustainable transportation solutions Division

Tom Perrot leads Energetics’ Sustainable Transportation Solutions division, using his more than 25 years of technical and management consulting experience to assist clients in deploying novel technologies into the commercial marketplace. His technical expertise focuses on transportation technologies, electrical power systems, and building technologies. Prior to joining Energetics in 2010, Tom worked at New West Technologies; Antares Group Incorporated; EA Engineering, Science, and Technology; Syscon Services, Incorporated; and the American Automobile Association. A certified Project Management Professional, Tom has an M.S. in engineering management from the School of Engineering and Applied Science at The George Washington University and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland.

Contact: 410-953-6222 | tperrot@energetics.com

  Thomas Perrot, Vice President, Technology Services Division

Thomas Perrot, Vice President, Technology Services Division


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Kate Schwartzer, Vice President, Electricity and Resilience Division

Kate Schwartzer, vice president of Energetics’ Electricity and Resilience Division, is an expert in public policy research and analysis, project management, strategic planning, and meeting facilitation. She has broad experience in homeland security and resilience, critical infrastructure (including dams, energy, emergency services, and transportation), and state government operations. As a professional facilitator, Kate leads discussions with decision-makers on topics such as stakeholder needs and requirements, policy recommendation identification, strategic planning, and emergency preparation and response. In addition, she is the principal author of over 50 reports focused on partnership cultivation, critical infrastructure security and resilience, and best practices for all levels of government and multiple industries. Prior to joining Energetics in 2008, Kate worked for the Governor of Delaware, where she managed policy analysis and advocacy portfolios, advised the Governor’s national association leadership positions, and served as the principal advisor to three Governor-appointed commissions. Kate has a B.A. in international relations from the University of Redlands and an M.A. in international affairs / security policy strategies from George Washington University.

Contact: 202-406-4108 | kschwartzer@energetics.com