John Tzimorangas, President/Chief Executive Officer
John is responsible for the strategic planning, new business development, and overall operation for the organization. Prior to joining ENE, he served as the General Manager of the Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant, responsible for the entire operation of the municipal utility. Before HMLP, John served as a Director for NSTAR Electric in the Substation and Operations and Maintenance areas of a large private utility. John served as Director of Substations for all 91 cities and towns of NSTAR and prior to that managed the activities of the Cape and Vineyard and also the Plymouth divisions of the company, responsible for the day to day operations and customer relations in these geographic areas. John started his career in the electric industry with Commonwealth Electric, responsible for the operating areas on Cape Cod and Plymouth. John is a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute and received an MBA from Western New England College.
Timothy Hebert, Executive Vice President
Tim oversees the company's wholesale energy and power services functions to include long and short-term power marketing on both an individual customer and aggregated basis. Tim directs initiatives to enable ENE’s customers to manage risks in the fuel, power, emission credit, renewable energy credit, and ISO markets for municipal utilities, independent power producers, and large energy users. He oversees ENE’s front, middle and back office functions as well as all forecasting, market analysis, reporting and settlement services. Prior to joining ENE, Tim served as Planning Engineer for Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant managing the wholesale supply needs for this 170 MW utility, including fuel procurement for a 136 MW generation facility. He started his career at the Badger Engineers subsidiary of Raytheon. Tim received both a BS and an MS in mechanical engineering from the University of Massachusetts while working in the University’s Renewable Energy Research Lab, and an MS Management degree from Bridgewater State College.
Vincent J. Ragucci, III, Executive Vice President
Mr. Ragucci is the Executive Vice President at Energy New England (ENE) and Principal lobbyist at ENE Strategies. At ENE, Vincent is responsible for State and Local Government projects and establishing ENE in sectors beyond the municipal utilities with the same outstanding services that has allowed ENE to grow and expand. These areas include State Agencies, Higher Educational entities, Regional organizations, Local government and business that can benefit from the services provided by ENE. Vincent also previously served during the past 5 years as an outside board member at Energy New England.
His primary areas of expertise include infrastructure, energy, power, transportation, water and land, property and business development. He is registered to lobby in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and has great relationships at the federal, state and local levels of government. During the past 25 years, Vincent has managed lobbyists in 24 states across the U.S. and has lobbied himself in 10 states. He brings years of professional experience in the areas of government and public relations, public policy and legislative affairs, corporate strategy, business development and in elected and appointed public service.
Vincent previously worked Parsons Brinckerhoff and CH2M HILL as corporate head of state and local government affairs in the U.S. and Canada and he worked for both Covanta Energy and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (Boston Harbor Project), where he provided government, community, media and public relations support for infrastructure and power related public-private partnership projects. As one of the youngest officials ever elected in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Vincent served five (5) consecutive terms as a local elected official as an elected city councilman. On the council, Vincent was responsible for serving the public in the City of Everett. He served as Chairman of Everett’s 12 City Council Committees, including the Budget Committee for Everett’s $54 million budget and was elected by his council peers as City Council President in 1991.
Braintree Electric Light Department
Concord Municipal Light Plant
General Counsel, World Energy
Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant Commission
Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant
Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant
Richard F. Joyce
Wellesley Municipal Light Plant
Raymond G. Saleeby
Chief Executive Officer
Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative
Marathon Investment Partners, LP
Travaglini, Eisenberg & Kiley
Mr. Ragucci works closely with elected and appointed officials and community activists to address concerns regarding legislative and/or client issues. He also has served over the past 25 years as a liaison to the U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities, International City & County Management Association (ICMA), Democratic & Republican Governors Association and National Association of Counties (NACO).
EDUCATION & ASSOCIATIONS
Mr. Ragucci holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Merrimack College in North Andover, MA. Vincent has also completed a certificate program from Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, at the McCormack Business School’s Center for Corporate Community Relations. He has also completed Executive Management Program coursework at University of Michigan Business School, Ann Arbor, MI, Certificate Course in Executive Leadership Training.