Leadership shapes a company and guides its future. It is the framework upon which a culture is built. AESI has maintained steady growth, building on integrity, quality and relationships. All of this is a direct result of our people.
Loreto Sarracini, P.Eng.
Almost 40 years of experience working directly for a vertically integrated utility and with generation, transmission, distribution, and operations utilities. Expertise in Power System Operations, EMS/SCADA, NERC Compliance (CIP and Non-CIP), and Operational Management.
Joe Raso, P.Eng., MBA
Chief Operating Officer
More than 20 years supporting electrical utilities, distribution centers, and corporate operations with software development, strategic planning, process analysis, and business improvement. Joe supports all practice areas in the successful completion of a wide range of projects with a focus on quality and efficiency.
Doug Westlund, P.Eng., MBA
Senior Vice President
More than 30 years of experience in communications and cyber security in the utility and telecommunications markets. Doug is a recognized industry leader in cyber security for electric power utilities.
Joel Charlebois, P.Eng.
Vice President, Regulatory Compliance
Greater than 10 years’ experience assisting electric utilities across North America to understand and meet their NERC compliance obligations within the context of their regional or provincial regulatory frameworks through assessments, governance development, training, and sustainment services.
Edvard Lauman, P.Eng.
Vice President Cyber Security & Operational Technology
Greater than 10 years’ experience at a large transmission utility and with electric power utilities and municipal clients spanning Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT), including cyber security and NERC CIP compliance.
Toula Campbell Beris
Vice President Finance & Operations
Greater than 15 years of experience in Finance and Business Operations, from various industries, responsible for the development and implementation of management methodologies to enhance the organization’s strategic goals for growth and profitability.
Board of Directors
AESI would like to acknowledge the guidance received from the following members of our Board of Directors.
Don Robinson – Founder and Chairman, still contributes today, bringing more than 40 years’ engineering and business management experience.