XOOM Energy Executive Team

XOOM Energy’s Executive Team brings over 100 years of combined energy retail experience. XOOM has the depth of knowledge needed to offer our customers the quality service, competitive pricing and the variety of products they want – creating a solid foundation to our customers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Ulry • Chief Executive Officer

Big Buckeye fan and native Ohioan, Tom brings more than 27 years of energy industry experience in both fast paced start-up companies and mature business environments.  His professional career includes extensive experience in executive level positions with an emphasis in the Energy sector with companies such as Access Energy, Broad Street Oil & Gas, Energy.com, Nicor Energy and Commerce Energy.  When Tom is not building one of the fastest growing retailers in the country, he is rocking out to U2 or running from one soccer field to another to cheer on all four of his kids!

 


 

Robert Blake • Chief Operating Officer

World traveler, wine enthusiast, grill master. With more than 30 years of experience in the energy industry, Bob’s background and knowledge is a true asset to the XOOM Energy team. Prior to joining XOOM Energy, Bob held several leadership positions with MXenergy, including Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Senior Vice President of Electricity Operations and Senior Vice President of Customer Operations. On the weekends Bob likes to cruise on his boat on Lake Wylie with his lovely wife Anita. 

 


Dave Vail •  Chief Financial Officer

With over 25 years of experience in the financial sector, Dave brings a vast array of knowledge to the XOOM Team where he oversees all finance, accounting, budgeting, treasury and risk-management functions for the company.    

 

 

 


Michelle Harding • Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel

Our New England transplant, Michelle is a business partner who provides legal advice and counsel. With close to 20 years of legal experience, the majority as in-house counsel for companies ranging from a Fortune 50 global conglomerate to a privately held company with an entrepreneurial spirit. Michelle brings a breadth of experience with her as she leads XOOM's legal, regulatory and compliance efforts. When not wearing her many hats at XOOM, Michelle enjoys traveling the country with her family by way of the alphabet!

 


 

Andy Coppola • Vice President of Supply &  Pricing

Andy has 30 years of experience in energy management, marketing and wholesale trading - specializing in procurement, risk management, and internal controls for gas and power customers ranging in size from Retail Choice to large Wholesale.  Andy’s unique experience working in both the retail energy industry, as well as with utilities, makes him a vital asset to the XOOM Energy team.  When Andy is not leading the Supply & Pricing Group, you can find him on the golf course getting in 18 holes - or sometimes even 36!

 


 

DIRECTORS

Morgan Cramer •  Director of Supply Procurement

Morgan joined XOOM in April of 2012 as Director of Supply.  He has over 13 years of experience in the energy industry with experience trading and managing assets in wholesale markets such as ERCOT, PJM, NYISO, ISO New England, California ISO and most major gas markets nationwide.  Morgan received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma and his MBA from Oklahoma State University.  Morgan moved, with his wife Lisa and two children, Connor and Caityln, from Texas to join the XOOM Energy Team.  When he’s not working, you can find Morgan in his backyard, teaching Connor and Caitlyn to throw the perfect spiral.


Jason LoehdeDirector of Pricing & Structure

With over 14 years of industry experience, Jason brings a solid and varied energy background to his role with XOOM.  Jason’s previous roles included energy management, pricing & structuring and supply procurement in both the wholesale and retail markets.  He has held management roles with Aquila Energy, Cargill Power & Gas Markets, and Commerce Energy.   During his time off, Jason loves to travel the globe – sampling new wines and climbing some of the world’s tallest mountains along the way.


Ryan ParkDirector of Product Management

Ryan Park joins the XOOM energy team with over 13 years of industry experience, having worked for retail energy companies such as Direct Energy, Integrys Energy Services and PPL EnergyPlus. Ryan graduated from The College of William and Mary and received his Masters degree from George Mason University. During his career, Ryan has served in a variety of roles, including marketing, risk management, pricing & supply and currently serves as the Director of Product Management. Ryan, along with his wife and rescue beagles, recently relocated to the Charlotte area – they are all loving their diverse and active life in the Queen City.


Bill RoseDirector of Energy Accounting

For more than 30 years, Bill has held managerial roles in Energy Accounting & Reporting.  Before joining XOOM Energy, Bill worked with several other energy companies, including ANR Pipeline, Commerce Energy, Superior Silica Sands and Spark Energy.  In his current position, Bill assists XOOM in staying strong across all markets by gathering data and sharing his findings with the Executive Team.  Bill, a Michigan native, obtained his BS in Accounting from Wayne State University.  An outdoor enthusiast, Bill spends his free time in the great wide open, watching and playing sports.


Rich SuchantDirector of Business Development

With over 15 years in the retail energy industry, Rich brings an extensive background of business development and sales experience to the XOOM Management team.  Rich has managed business development for several companies, including Direct Energy, TECO Partners, Clear Choice Energy and Chevron Energy Solutions.  His current role focuses on building new partnerships and securing distribution opportunities for XOOM products and services.  As a Pittsburgh native, Rich bleeds black n' gold and spends the spare time he has (after watching sports) playing ice hockey and backpacking.  Rich and his wife, Jenn, are new parents and although enjoying the experience, the couple welcomes any volunteers interested in babysitting.


Jackie WhitmanDirector of Marketing & Sales

As Director of Sales and Marketing, Jackie is responsible for managing the XOOM Energy brand, as well as implementing marketing programs and initiatives to drive revenue across all of XOOM's products and sales channels. Jackie's responsibilities also includes directing the promotions, customer communications, digital and direct marketing, and creative services teams who carry out the marketing initiatives and deliverables.   As a huge sports fan, Jackie enjoys watching (and attending when possible) any UNC sporting event - GO HEELS!