Constant Power Inc. (“CPI”) and its parent company, Consolidated Energy Solutions Inc. (“CES”), are pleased to announce the addition of new member to their Strategic Advisory Board. Joining the Board is Miranda Ballentine.
“We are honored to have Miranda join our Board as she brings a wealth of experience in leading high-performing, global and community-based teams focused on energy efficiency,” said Bryan Elliott, Founder and CEO. “Miranda will add great value to our Advisory Board and Constant Power will benefit from her insights.”
Miranda Ballentine has held numerous top executive positions, including being appointed by President Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to be the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment and Energy), where she was responsible for a $9 billion annual energy budget, a $4.5 billion construction budget and environmental, conservation and compliance programs.
Ms. Ballentine also served as the Director of Sustainability for Global Renewable Energy & Sustainable Facilities at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. In this role, she led a team of 60+ colleagues from fifteen countries to develop strategies toward Wal-Mart’s goal to be supplied by 100% renewable energy. These programs identified over $1 billion in potential annual energy savings and 9 million metric tons of avoided GHG potential. Ms. Ballentine served as a relationship architect, successfully building dozens of NGO partnerships to minimize negative public-facing campaigns and capitalize on NGO expertise.
Ms. Ballentine was also the Vice President of Investor Analysis and Chief Operating Officer at David Gardiner & Associates where she supported multi-million-dollar investment plans, by analyzing company’s’ off-balance sheet risks and opportunities.
Ms. Ballentine holds a BSC in Neuro-Psychology from Colorado State University and an MBA from George Washington University. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Wildlife Federation, is an Advisory Board Member of the Electric Infrastructure Security Council Inc., and serves on the Advisory Board of Consolidated Energy Solutions Inc.