Our Team

EnSave is comprised of professional engineers, program managers, environmental scientists, certified energy managers, service center representatives, and marketers with diverse backgrounds and a common interest in helping farmers conserve natural resources. Our team bridges the gap between the energy industry and the agricultural community by bringing together decades of experience in both arenas.

Our emphasis on customer service is reinforced by stringent technical expertise, systems thinking, and farm-specific knowledge.  EnSave’s strategic partnerships and long history of collaboration with government, academia, NGOs, and the private sector give us a breadth of knowledge and experience that is second to none.  Our consistent investment in human capital and software development allow us to deliver results and solutions to our clients that are uniquely insightful and comprehensive.

 

 

Leadership

 

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Craig Metz

President and Chief Executive Officer

Craig came to EnSave in 1998 with an extensive background as a successful entrepreneur and a passion for EnSave’s mission. With an original charge of expanding the company’s services to new markets, Craig continues to grow the company as CEO and co-owner. As first generation to leave the 200-year-old family farm, Craig’s work is informed by his deep respect for farm families and the challenges they face.

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Amelia Gulkis

Chief Operating Officer

Amelia has worked on business development, strategic planning, and project management for EnSave since 2004, and has been co-owner and Chief Operating Officer since 2010. She is energized by the constant innovation within the energy efficiency industry and is proud of EnSave leading the way for agriculture.  

Heather D’Arcy

Engineering Team Director

Heather has been involved with EnSave's program operations since 2011, and currently oversees a team of engineers and support specialists responsible for delivering our energy audits and technical services. Heather has a passion for sustainable agriculture, enhanced by her degree in animal science and her own small-scale farming endeavors.

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Sean Breen

Vice President, Technical Services

Sean has over 40 years’ experience in the energy industry spanning utility rates and regulation, energy supply, energy efficiency and renewable energy. Since 2005 he has developed a deep concentration in anaerobic digestion and manure management technologies, and currently develops and implements a suite of consulting projects.

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Kyle Clark

Vice President, Business Development

Kyle first came to EnSave in 2007 before going on to earn a master’s degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science at Sweden’s Lund University. After rejoining in 2013, Kyle has concentrated on business development and relationship building with EnSave’s industry partners, including several leading milk cooperatives.

 
 

 

Some of our key professional affiliations and credentials include:

  • USDA NRCS Technical Service Provider for CAP 128 and Energy-Reduce Use
  • Licensed professional engineers in 14 states
  • Member, American Society for Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • Member, Sustainability Council, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy
  • American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy Champion of Energy Efficiency
  • National partnership with the National Association of Resource Conservation & Development Councils
  • National partnership with the National Association of Conservation Districts
  • Memorandums of understanding indicating EnSave as the energy efficiency consultant of choice for several industry partners