Senior Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer
As part of the ACES Senior Management team, Andy Whitesitt leads ACES’ Business Development function. Mr. Whitesitt joined ACES in July 2003 and has held various positions in power, natural gas, and business development, most recently as Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Whitesitt and his team are responsible for the development of new Member and Customer business for ACES. He and his team also help identify trends in the market around which ACES can create new services or expand existing services to meet its Members’ and Customers’ needs.
Mr. Whitesitt began his energy career in 2001 with ICAP Energy as a Commodity Broker transacting power and natural gas in the Northeast and Canada. His industry experience includes fundamental and technical analysis of the energy markets; trading physical and financial power, natural gas, heating oil, crude oil, emissions, and renewable energy credits; fuels origination; pipeline and storage agreement negotiations; and development, implementation, and analysis of hedging and fuel procurement strategies. Additionally, Mr. Whitesitt has presented on a variety of topics including fuels, power markets, environmental regulations, coal plant retirements, rail and pipeline developments, and industry outlooks.
Mr. Whitesitt holds a Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, and an MBA and MS in Finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He is also Series 3 certified by the National Futures Association.