Energy Systems Network Makes Appointments

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Energy Systems Network, a nonprofit initiative of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership focused on advancing the energy technology and mobility sectors, has added Matt Peak as director of mobility. He has nearly two decades’ experience catalyzing promising transportation, automotive and clean energy enterprises and organizations. Most recently, Peak served as associate principal at CAVita LLC, where he provided strategic consulting services in the fields of connected and automated vehicles and infrastructure, shared mobility, smart cities, big data and advanced mobility technologies. He will lead ESN’s latest project activities in advanced mobility technologies, including Mobility as a Service and autonomous technologies. 

Tim O’Hara has been named director of grid and infrastructure. He has more than 25 years of experience in building/optimizing organizational processes and infrastructure to maximize business results within diverse, complex, matrix-style, energy operations. Most recently, O'Hara served as co-head of global power and natural gas at Bloomberg, where he was responsible for overall global strategy, vision, and product across power, natural gas, coal, emissions and weather, with a constant eye toward maintaining and driving various top line revenue streams and cost management. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Yale University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Florida.

Melissa Roberts (pictured) has been promoted to chief of staff. She previously served as director of communications and development and has been with the organization for seven years. In her new role, Roberts will oversee communications, development, operations and human resources functions for the organization.

Also, Paige Geer (pictured) has been named communications specialist. She previously served as an account manager and digital marketing strategist for Indy Displays. Her past roles have included working as an outreach coordinator and social media manager for and as a territory sales manager for Fortune 100 company, Altria Group Distribution Co. Geer also currently serves as volunteer executive director for a local scholarship program. She graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Business through the IU Kelley School of Business.

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