Town Hall: Energize Your Creativity

Public event
Date: 
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Time Zone: 
Pacific
Location (optional): 
Online Zoom Meeting

Calling all girls! Time to Energize Your Creativity! CS Energy and the National Girls Collaborative Project are pleased to invite you to an interactive discussion on December 16, 2020 at 4:00pm Pacific/6:00pm Central/7:00pm Eastern. 

This Town Hall is focused on hearing the voices of women and girls as they explore exciting careers in cutting edge fields of environmental sustainability, engineering, and renewable energy, that require creativity and imagination. Role model experts from CS Energy will share their stories of nurturing their interest in STEM into rewarding careers. 

Please join us to listen to women from CS Energy: Diana Palazzi Mery, Executive Vice President of Accounting & Finance, Janani Ramkumar, Director, Preconstruction, Meghan Williams, Assistant Project Manager, and Mallary Flockerzi, Quality Manager. 

Led by girls, designed for girls, members of the NGCP Girls Advisory Board will moderate the discussion and include audience questions. This Town Hall is designed to provide information about career paths for girls in environmental sustainability, engineering, and renewable energy. 

Speakers 

Diana Palazzi Mery HeadshotDiana Palazzi Mery is the Executive Vice President of Accounting & Finance at CS Energy. Diana guides CS Energy’s financial decisions with expertise gained from over 15 years dedicated to the construction industry. She has risen from a summer Intern to Senior Accounting Manager to Financial Controller with CS Energy, gaining advanced levels of responsibility and experience along the way. This includes maintaining CS Energy’s financial health by developing and monitoring financial management strategies and processes, and conducting external auditors, and devising and implementing effective methods of financial reviews to eliminate wasteful spending. Diana has delivered diligent financial management for the successful growth of the company.

Janani Ramkumar HeadshotJanani Ramkumar is the Director, Preconstruction at CS Energy. Janani has nearly a decade of experience in project management and estimating. She leads the Estimating and Pre-Sales Engineering departments, oversees conceptual design for projects, manages bid strategies, administers value-engineering propositions, supervises the development of competitive cost-estimates, and facilitates project startup. As a member of the Senior Management team at CS Energy, her goal is to change the way the world is powered, in an environmentally sustainable manner. She has been a vital part of CS Energy’s exponential growth and success in the last five years.

Meghan Williams Headshot Meghan Williams is an Assistant Project Manager at CS Energy. Meghan studied Energy and Environmental Engineering. She graduated in 2019 and worked as a Project Engineer for a general contractor involving water infrastructure in Maryland before joining the CS Energy family in March of 2020 in the New York region. Meghan currently serves as an Assistant Project Manager facilitating day-to-day relationships between the client, CS Energy Team, and subcontractors. This includes overseeing and maintaining site-specific safety and quality, driving site schedule requirements, implementing specifications, and drawing requirements, and ensuring CS Energy delivers an expertly constructed project.

Mallary FlockerziMallary Flockerzi created, implemented and now manages the quality program at CS Energy. She has been with CS Energy for over 8 years where she started as a summer intern and then joined fulltime as a Field Engineer after graduation. Mallary began her career in the heavy civil side of the company and joined the solar industry in 2014. She has managed the construction of many solar projects across the country prior to becoming the Quality Manager and now manages the quality program at CS Energy. As Quality Manager, Mallary manages a team of individuals who work to ensure the project teams are installing a quality product. She also works with the projects teams to review quality issues, develop solutions, implement the solutions, as well as follow thru with  quick closeout of the projects. Mallary also manages the warranty claims and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) contracts with the assistance of the Asset Manager. 

About CS Energy: CS Energy is an industry-leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) energy firm that designs and builds optimized projects in solar, energy storage, and emerging energy industries. CS Energy’s attention to detail, flawless execution and highly talented workforce has enabled the company to successfully design and install over 1 GW of solar projects across the United States. CS Energy leverages strong relationships with solar developers, IPPs, utilities, off-takers, suppliers, and landowners to help our customers streamline the project development process, lower project costs, and create value for all stakeholders. Majority-owned by Ares Infrastructure and Power, CS Energy has an experienced and committed management team and the financial resources required to continue expanding its solar and energy storage business as a trusted and long-term partner.

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Event contact
First Name: 
Kelly
Last Name: 
Reina