All KEYTEX Energy personnel are highly trained and exceptionally qualified in the energy industry, led by an executive team that averages over 30 years of relevant energy industry experience in their respective fields.
Mr. Cammerata has 27 years of energy experience, which includes 10 years as President of KEYTEX Energy, as well as 17 years with Allegheny Energy, serving in various engineering and analytical capacities which began in 1991 as a Plant Engineer at a supercritical generation facility.
In 1993 he was assigned to the Engineering Studies group where he specialized in the economics of Clean Air Act compliance. In 1999, Mr. Cammerata became a Project Development Engineer with the unregulated side of Allegheny Energy, where he managed all aspects of siting and developing new power generation projects and expansions of existing facilities. He also performed economic evaluations of potential purchases of externally developed generation projects and divestitures of existing assets.
In 2002 Mr. Cammerata became a Quantitative Analyst specializing in the area of Load and Generation Modeling as well as wholesale and retail pricing. He developed and modeled hedging strategies for Allegheny's wholesale trading group, developed pricing and load forecasting for structured transactions such as Provider of Last Resort agreements, developed wholesale and retail pricing models, modeled generation unit commitment and hedging strategies for Allegheny's generation fleet and modeled Allegheny's SO2 and NOx emission allowance requirements and compliance strategies.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Cammerata has 20 years of experience in the energy industry. He joined Strategic Energy in 1997 as administrator of its web based electricity usage monitoring program. He later joined the energy management group in 1998 scheduling the company's initial energy deliveries as PA's electricity market first deregulated.
In 2002 he became portfolio manager for the Texas region. As such, he was responsible for all forward hedging of electricity, ancillaries and renewable for SE's largest book. He has experience in scheduling and trading in NEPool, New York, PJM, MISO, ERCOT, and CA.
Sr. Vice President Sales and Marketing
Mr. Dandrea has 28 years of Engineering, Sales/Marketing, Global Utility/Industrial Business Development, and Operations Management responsibilities with General Electric's Power System Business in Schenectady, NY.
Additionally for 10 years he served in various executive positions with Allegheny Energy (AE) until his retirement in 2005. As VP of Retail Energy Sales, Mr. Dandrea had profit and loss responsibility for AE's Retail Business Unit in the Middle Atlantic de-regulated electric energy markets. In this role he led the development of AE's retail energy marketing strategy, costing/pricing methodology, and customer acquisition.
As Executive Director of Gas Turbine Operations, Mr. Dandrea was responsible for the operation, management, personnel safety, and availability of AE's gas turbine fleet.
Sr. Vice President Retail Operations
Mr. Davis has 23 years of experience with Allegheny Energy prior to joining KEYTEX Energy. Mr. Davis worked in a variety of business areas including customer service, financial analysis, marketing, market research, and load forecasting.
His experience in deregulated retail markets began when Pennsylvania opened in 1997. Mr. Davis was part of the management team that created Allegheny Energy's first retail business unit.
Over the next fifteen years his work in various Allegheny retail subsidiaries included oversight of customer service operations, call centers, data entry, EDI activities, billing, and collections. During this period Allegheny took significant market share in New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.
In addition to his energy background Mr. Davis has also managed the customer service organization for a food manufacturer, and provided technical support for a start-up software company.
Sr. Vice President Gas Operations
Mr. Perry has 35 years of executive experience in the energy business, with the majority of those years focused in natural gas.
With a 28 year career at Equitable Resources, his expertise is extensive: rate making, drilling programs, interstate gas pipelines, gas supply, natural gas trading, FERC regulations, corporate planning, sales and marketing, and acquisitions. Along with various executive sales and management positions, Mr. Perry held the position of Marketing.
From 2001 – 2009 he worked at the Hess Corporation as the Regional Sales Manager for the Ohio Valley. In this position, he had P&L responsibilities for the region covering Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky.