Ameresco Names Marcus Fister as Senior Director of Energy Supply Management Group

Fister brings extensive supply chain and risk management experience to Ameresco

FRAMINGHAM, MA and LOUISVILLE, KY – March 20, 2013 – Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, today announced that Marcus Fister has joined the company as Senior Director of Energy Supply Management. He will focus on increasing market penetration in the commercial, industrial and retail business segments for Ameresco’s supply-side management services.

“We are excited to have Marcus join our team as we continue to expand our supply-side business,” said Bruce McLeish, Vice President, Ameresco.  “His range of experience in project management, financial analysis, renewable energy and planning and strategic development will be a tremendous asset to our company and expand our services for current and future customers.”

Mr. Fister brings over 15 years of experience to Ameresco having served as Director, National Energy, UFPC/Managing Director Global Energy, Yum! Brands, Inc., where he managed more than 1,500 owner operators’ annual domestic energy expense, totaling more than $800 million across 22,000 domestic locations. His responsibilities also included risk management and procurement, as well as establishing carbon reporting standards for Yum! Brands, Inc.

“I am thrilled to be joining Ameresco’s energy supply management group,” said Marcus Fister, Senior Director, Energy Supply Management.  “Ameresco is an industry-leading company offering sound energy supply and risk management services, and I look forward to helping more customers take advantage of new energy sourcing strategies, reduce their energy spending, and better meet their risk management needs.”

Mr. Fister earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration, Accountancy from the University of Louisville, attended Brandeis School of Law, and received his M.B.A. from Indiana University.

With customers in varying industries dealing with a constantly changing energy market, Ameresco’s energy supply management group can provide customers with a market analysis to better plan and execute a path to energy price stability, as well as offer a variety of cost-saving options to help manage energy procurement and price risk by providing customized assessments and energy guidance. As one of the nation’s largest energy service companies, the Ameresco specialists deliver proposed solutions in an objective, wide-ranging portfolio.

About Ameresco, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) is a leading independent provider of comprehensive services, energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions for facilities throughout North America. Ameresco’s services include upgrades to a facility’s energy infrastructure and the development, construction and operation of renewable energy plants.  Ameresco has successfully completed energy saving, environmentally responsible projects with federal, state and local governments, healthcare and educational institutions, housing authorities, and commercial and industrial customers.  With its corporate headquarters in Framingham, MA, Ameresco provides local expertise through its 65 offices in 34 states and five Canadian provinces. Ameresco has more than 900 employees. For more information, visit

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