Meet the Team
Rod Walker & Associates Consultancy is a unique team of former utility executives with broad Management Consulting and Industry Technical Advisory experience. Included in the RWA team are members who have served in various executive leadership roles in large distribution utilities. RWA’s associate model allows us to pull in individuals on an as-needed basis from our pool of expert associates.
Chief Executive Officer
With 40+ years of Oil, Gas, Power & Energy industry knowledge and experience, Mr. McAleb has a well-seasoned range of executive, management, strategic and operational experience. He provides corporate leadership, guidance, vision for RWA. Mr. McAleb has deep business experience related to the development and implementation of plans and programs focused on operational, organizational and cultural excellence; financial and operational performance; process and profitability innovation; opportunity exploitation; business architecture; M&A / Transactional advisory; business transformation; coupled with expert witness and strategic advisory.
Chairman & Advisor
Rod Walker is an industry executive who brings thirty-seven years of technical expertise and business acumen combined with executive management experience to lead organizations and serve as a trusted advisor to RWA and clients in the energy industry, domestically and worldwide.
Chief Operating Officer
Jeremy Walker is an experienced energy industry professional with expertise in research, analysis, and project management. He has worked on notable projects in the field, including regulatory proceedings and organizational assessments for utilities. His knowledge extends to emerging technology trends, particularly in the natural gas industry. His commitment to staying informed and driving innovation is evident through his participation in industry events.
Advisor & Associate
Connie McIntyre has served over 40 years at AGL Resources in many management roles throughout various departments in field operations, IT, and Customer Experience. After spending her last 10 years at AGL as the Vice President of Customer Experience, Connie retired in 2018 and began pursuing her coaching and consulting career where she is a PCC (professional certified coach) through International Coach Federation (ICF).
Advisor & Associate
Brian MacLean is an industry executive with more than twenty-five years of experience in the energy industry with various subsidiaries of AGL Resources, including serving as the President of both Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas before retiring in January 2019.
Dan Lambright is an Information Technology veteran with 36 years of experience providing Information Technology Leadership, Solutions, and Implementation at one of the country's largest utilities. His expertise will broaden our ability to help you unlock your organization's potential and solve complex problems.
Alicia Smith is an experienced leader with 25 years of experience in due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, capital project development, and sustainability. She has a significant understanding of environmental, social, and governance challenges, and strategies to move the business forward.
Jim Crowley has over 30 years in the natural gas industry with 20 plus in various leadership roles at Easton (Maryland) Utilities. His responsibilities and experience span from gas procurement, federal, state and local regulatory code compliance, expert witness, financial planning, system planning and design, gas/electric and water operations and employee training and safety.
Wade Stinson has over 39 years of experience in the utility industry, including nearly twenty years at the executive management level. He began his career at Memphis (TN) Light, Gas & Water progressing to the position of Vice President – Construction & Maintenance.
Rick Porter is currently Managing Partner of Porter Energy Advisors and a highly experienced Senior Executive with over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry directing large teams for Fortune 500 midstream companies and consulting firms. He was responsible for the performance of $6B+ in pipeline assets, negotiating shipper contracts, service agreements, and rate settlements.
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