Executive Vice President and General Manager, Federal Solutions
Ms. Bulgarino is the Executive Vice President & General Manager, Federal Solutions of Ameresco, a leading energy solutions company. She is responsible for the overall management of Ameresco’s dedicated business unit serving federal government customers.
Ms. Bulgarino has nearly 20 years of experience in developing and executing energy efficiency and distributed energy solutions. Ms. Bulgarino has overseen the development and implementation of over $1 billion in federal energy projects. She serves as the Company’s representative for federal energy savings performance contracts and federal agreements for distributed generation.
As the general manager for Ameresco’s federal group, Ms. Bulgarino oversees 200 professionals specializing in business development, engineering, commissioning, construction, operations and maintenance, and measurement and verification supporting comprehensive energy solutions.
Ms. Bulgarino is experienced in the design and development of demand side energy efficiency projects including deep energy retrofits, advanced microgrids and customer-sited power purchase agreements (PPA). She led the project development for a 60 percent energy reduction deep energy retrofit for the U.S. General Services Administration, and recently oversaw the development of an advanced microgrid project incorporating energy storage for a large Marine Corps customer. She also led the development and execution of an onsite 20 megawatt solar photovoltaic PPA for the Army. Previously, she served as the lead engineer for the development, design and start-up of the U.S. DOE Savannah River Site Biomass Cogeneration Facility—the largest federal biomass facility constructed under the largest renewable energy savings performance contract.
Ms. Bulgarino is a licensed professional engineer and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Tennessee and an Executive Management and Leadership Certificate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.