DONOVAN ENERGY IS AN ENERGY PROJECT DEVELOPMENT COMPANY THAT APPROACHES ENERGY IN NEW WAYS TO
HELP YOU REDUCE ENERGY USE AND SAVE MONEY
As stewards at the forefront of clean energy technology, we offer solutions that decrease energy costs (procurement), finance energy projects (PACE finance), reduce energy use (LED Lighting, HVAC and Building Envelope solutions) and produce renewable energy. Our team of industry veterans powers energy savings for commercial and nonprofit organizations, spanning education, commercial real estate, healthcare, municipal, nonprofit and parking.
MEET THE TEAM
Vice President of Sales
Tim Driscoll brings more than 20 years of executive experience in energy efficiency and telecommunications to Donovan Energy. He found his passion for clean energy while leading commercial sales of energy-efficient lighting (primarily LED lighting) at Richards Electric Supply, one of Cincinnati’s Top 100 Private Companies.
Prior to joining the energy industry, Tim served as regional president of Verizon Wireless. He also has acted as head coach for the Xavier University Men’s Hockey team for the past eight years. Tim holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Dayton.
Sales Support Rep.
As Donovan Energy’s sales support representative, Scott assists with the development and implementation of projects from start to finish. Drawing upon his strong communication skills obtained from his sales experience at REI, Scott ensures client satisfaction. He has expertise in cultivating strong working relationships and gives all customers the individualized attention they deserve.
Originally from Plano, TX, Scott moved to Cincinnati in 2013. He obtained a Bachelor of Music from Indiana University and works creatively as a musician. He is a member of the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and plays as a substitute trumpeter with various orchestras in the Tristate area.
Lynette Champegny works closely with our sales team and is responsible for all rebate administration. Previously, Lynette served as the inside sales manager for GBS Corporation's Cleveland sales office.
Lynette is active in the community as a certified spin instructor at several gyms and a volunteer at her children’s schools.
AFFILIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Partner | CEO
Tim Donovan has dedicated his career to energy management and optimization. His expertise spans financial modeling, investment strategy, budget development, planning and corporate structure. Tim has played a key role in several clean energy and sustainability industry "firsts" including the first net-zero energy aviation facility (Hangar 25 at Burbank International Airport), the first LEED-rated gas station (BP's Helios House) and the redevelopment of several buildings incorporating sustainability and energy concepts.
Partner | CFO
With roots in both the finance industry and energy industry, Andy Holzhauser focuses on developing innovative financing solutions for clean energy projects, procurement, market analysis, education and advocacy for solar energy, energy policy, and program development. As founder and former CEO of the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (GCEA), he led the non-profit’s investment of more than $50 million in energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in residential and commercial markets.
As a partner and large-scale energy project leader at Donovan Energy, Jeff Martin leverages his experience in construction management, project design, scheduling, permitting, and zoning to guide clients through complex energy projects. From developing and retrofitting energy efficient buildings to new technology, Jeff creates and manages plans that help organizations pay less for energy, be more efficient as they use energy, and ultimately, generate renewable energy of their own.
Partner | CSO
As the head of Donovan Energy’s consulting practice, Nachy Kanfer sees energy as a strategic asset, not an invisible cost. He works with clients to align their energy choices with their growth strategies, all while reducing exposure and risk. Nachy also leads Donovan’s electricity procurement business, helping customers in deregulated jurisdictions become more competitive by securing favorable terms and rates for their energy usage.