2021 Annual Membership Meeting – Speakers

 

ANNE CARTO

DIRECTOR, CLIENT STRATEGY AND SUSTAINABILITY – ADAMANTINE ENERGY

Anne Carto is the Director of Client Strategy and Sustainability for Adamantine Energy. In her role, she guides clients’ operational sustainability by developing strategies to mitigate the unique risks facing each oil and gas company. By developing and guiding companies’ environmental, social, and governance (ESG), decarbonization, and stakeholder navigation strategies, she supports Adamantine’s proactive and transformational work future-proofing companies against rising social risk. Her perspective is shaped by a deep understanding of oil and gas stakeholders and her Sustainability Excellence Associate certification from Green Business Certification Inc., formerly the International Society of Sustainability Professionals. Prior to Adamantine, Anne served as Community Outreach Manager for the Colorado Oil & Gas Association in which she led the association’s community outreach and local regulatory efforts, executing proactive engagement in key oil and gas jurisdictions across Colorado. Before arriving in Colorado, Anne was the Communications Coordinator for the Ohio Oil & Gas Association and Director of Coalitions and New Media for Energy In Depth – the Ohio Project, a national energy education and outreach program. She received her bachelor’s degree from Ohio University, during which she worked in various levels of government and multiple political campaigns. She holds leadership positions within the EnGen energy leadership program, Oilfield Helping Hands Rockies Chapter, and Women’s Energy Network Colorado. She serves on the Colorado Department of Economic Development & International Trade – Advanced Industries Energy & Natural Resources Sub-Committee and Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Advocacy Committee.

Visit energythinks.com to learn more.


 

DAVID HOLT

PRESIDENT, CONSUMER ENERGY ALLIANCE

David Holt has served as President of Consumer Energy Alliance since 2006.  As President of Consumer Energy Alliance, David focuses on expanding the dialogue between the energy sector and the rest of the economy.  With almost 300 corporate members and 550,000-plus individual members representing families, farmers, small businesses, distributors, labor organizations, manufacturers and energy providers, CEA has regional and state chapters in 20 states throughout the nation, from Florida to Alaska.

CEA is a leader in helping to shape broad consensus in support of sensible, pro-environment, pro-economic growth energy policies utilizing an “all of the above” approach.  CEA maintains an active presence on Capitol Hill and in the states, meeting regularly with the Administration, Congress and Governors on issues that impact energy consumers.

David and his wife, Maureen, have three children and reside in Houston, Texas.

Visit consumerenergyalliance.org to learn more.


 

KENN KINGTON

PROFESSIONAL COMEDIAN, AUTHOR, MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER, AND PRESIDENT OF KENN PRODUCTIONS

Kenn is one of the most played comics on XM Radio and has a brand New Special on Dry Bar Comedy.  He has 6 Comedy Specials that have aired on multiple cable networks nationally over the past couple decades.

Kenn has spoken to thousands of organizations nationally and has been the featured keynote for several Fortune 100 companies.  He was also a top 10 salesman in a Fortune 500 growth company before speaking and performing full time. His 2-minute weekly video podcast, WOW Moments, (on Kennworks.com and Linked IN) motivate and encourage thousands each week.

He was born in California, with both parents from Montana, and raised in Georgia, and he’s been married 25 years (to the same woman) with 4 kids.

Visit Kenn at kennkington.com.