Our team is headed by energy, construction and regulatory experts as well as LEED Accredited Professional project managers. Each of these individuals brings a unique understanding of the economic, operational and financial challenges faced by organizations when it comes to energy use and consumption and each shares a commitment to improving our customers’ bottom line as well as our environment.
William Bennett Chief Executive Officer
William Bennett is a member of our Board of Directors and serves as our Chief Executive Officer. In his capacity as CEO, William is responsible for strategic and managerial oversight. Prior to founding Energesco Solutions, William was a senior associate at the international law firm Hogan Lovells US LLP, where he practiced corporate and securities law in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Prior to his time at Hogan Lovells, William was an attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Corporation Finance. William is well versed in the federal securities law, capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, and corporate and regulatory matters. While in private practice, William represented several renewable energy companies, including a publicly traded solar panel manufacturer and a publicly traded biofuels company. William has also represented Fortune 500 public utilities. In addition, William served as outside legal counsel to two internationally recognized conservation focused non-profit organizations in the Washington, D.C. area. William has over 15 years of real estate investment experience. He received his BA from Rhodes College, JD/MBA from the University of South Carolina and LL.M from the Georgetown University Law Center.
James Lang Chief Financial Officer
James Lang serves as our Chief Financial Officer. In his capacity as CFO, James is responsible for financial, accounting and IT oversight. James has a track record of success in the small business management arena, including driving the growth and profitability of a division of a company through over 400% growth in three years. He has managed several businesses as an operations/finance manager, several of which he co-founded and guided through start-up phases. He is the former CFO of U.S. Restaurant Properties, a private real estate company focused on the purchase of triple net restaurant parcels. He graduated magna cum laude from Colorado State University with dual BS degrees in Zoology and Biological Sciences, as well as an MS in Operations and Technology Management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business.
John B. Scott, LEED AP Advisory Board
John Scott is a co-founder of Energesco, a former Chief Operating Officer, and currently serves as a member of our Advisory Board. John is also CEO of Scott-Long Construction, one of the most respected construction companies in the Washington, D.C. area, focused on hospitals, private schools, religious institutions, and other selected facilities. Scott-Long has a proven track record of client satisfaction and technical excellence over its 50 year history in the Metropolitan Washington DC area. John’s specific technical expertise is healthcare and religious construction – building in sensitive environments while maintaining the integrity of his client’s vision. He is a regular instructor at the Building on Purpose series for religious construction and teaches classes on infection control for construction in hospitals to various organizations. John received his BS in Civil Engineering from Syracuse University and was the recipient of the Paul N. Sekas Civil Engineering Initiative award. He serves as a member on the following boards: Inova Health System Foundation, County of Fairfax Fire Prevention & Code Appeals, John Marshall Bank Advisory, Young Life Metro DC Region, and the Vestry at The Falls Church.