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Executive Team

David E. Olsson, CEO

Dave E. OlssonMr. Olsson is a recognized leader in clean energy, technology, consulting services, products and systems integration. Coupled with his industry leadership, Mr. Olsson has an exceptional track-record for helping emerging and global firms build and execute high performance organizations that drive outstanding outcomes through business development, operational and marketing innovation driving revenue growth and profitability.

Mr. Olsson has successfully set the strategic framework and provided the leadership for aligning and leveraging corporate assets to exceed strategic, revenue and market growth goals for more than 25 years. Achieving strategic outcomes, Mr. Olsson has participated in executive leadership roles leading to multiple public equity and private merger events with such firms as Verizon, Comverse Technology, ADS, Logica, Darwin Partners and Anchor Point.

Most recently, Mr. Olsson led eneStream, a management consulting firm, helping companies architect more effective business strategies and efficient business systems for exceptional business development, marketing, operational and profitable outcomes.

He has been an active industry leader in many organizations, including his roles as a Founding Fellow of the New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC), a founding board member of the Massachusetts Telecommunications Council (now Mass Technology Leadership Council – MTLC) and a founder of the Telecom Expense Management Industry Association (TEMIA).

Mr. Olsson earned his MBA at Bentley University, Ed.M. at Boston University, and BA in economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He resides with his family in Hingham, Massachusetts.

Tom Leone, CFO

Tom LeoneMr. Leone has over 25 years of experience in various senior finance leadership roles within the high technology sector.  As an experienced CFO, Mr. Leone has led several successful M&A transactions, possesses strong business planning and analytical skills, and has worked with all business functions to help achieve corporate strategic goals.

Prior to joining BRIDGE Energy Group, Mr. Leone served as CFO and COO of AccuSoft Corporation, an imaging software company.  While at AccuSoft, he led the company through several years of profitable growth, ultimately resulting in a successful acquisition transaction for the shareholders.  Mr. Leone previously served as CFO of several software and information technology consulting companies, including Applied Insurance Research, ADEPT, and CareTools, and held a variety of senior financial positions at Epsilon Data Management.

While functioning as CFO with these high-tech companies, Mr. Leone experienced rapid revenue growth, led geographical expansions and new product introductions.  He successfully balanced the respective business growth requirements by prioritizing investments and providing adequate access to capital.  It is this unique blend of finance, operations and business experience that allows Mr. Leone to enable organizations to properly align financial with business goals.

Mr. Leone received a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Bryant University and a Masters in Business Administration from Bentley University.

Michelle Fay, Vice President of Consulting Services

Michelle FayMs. Fay joins BRIDGE as the Vice President of Consulting Services. She has spent the last 15 years providing consulting, implementation and support services to utilities in the United States and Canada, with a primary focus on providing consumers with benefits from Smart Grid implementations.

Prior to joining BRIDGE, Ms. Fay was the VP of Professional Services at Aclara (formerly Nexus Energy Sofware), managing the delivery and support for Aclara’s Consumer Engagement product. While there, she led a team of Project Managers, Business System Analysts, Customer Advocates and Marketing Managers to implement and support software solutions at over 80 large utilities. Ms. Fay worked closely with her project teams and clients to define best practices and implement new processes and methodologies for implementations which led to a track record of fast, successful implementations with a high level of client satisfaction throughout delivery. She also served as the executive sponsor on key accounts, working closely with the utility’s senior management to ensure a successful delivery.

Prior to joining Aclara, Ms. Fay worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Principal Consultant in the Energy Group. While at PricewaterhouseCoopers, she worked with many utilities throughout the United States, developing and implementing gas management and risk management systems. Ms. Fay served as the Project Manager for analysis, design, construction and system testing phases, including managing PWC consultants and client staff. She also performed customer analyses and gap analyses on the gas management, risk management and gas pipeline systems to better understand the capabilities of each system and manage the process reengineering activities for gas supply operations and gas supply accounting.

Ms. Fay also has experience in directing and managing the day-to-day tasks of large development teams, including QA, and has worked with project architects to identify, manage and resolve complex technical issues. Ms. Fay has prior experience in formulating and implementing software development standards and procedures and has historically worked closely with senior management and business partners to define requirements and high-level design.

Barry Cioe, VP of Marketing and Product Management

Mr. Cioe is responsible for BRIDGE Energy Group’s corporate marketing, field marketing, and the company’s industry leading survey-based research. He works closely with the executive team, practice leads and subject matter experts to identify, refine and promote impactful service offerings. Mr. Cioe is also responsible for the company’s information technology team – ensuring business alignment and transforming end user and infrastructure services for scalability, reliability and high end user productivity.

Mr. Cioe was previously the president of the consulting practice at Achieve! Consulting Services where he and his team helped clients attain their business goals by capturing the insight of their customers, partners and employees to validate and define business and product priorities and plans.

Prior to Achieve, Mr. Cioe was the vice president of marketing and product management for Enterasys. While there he was responsible for the definition and delivery of wireless and wired switching, routing and security products and solutions. He worked closely with customers and partners to understand their networking and security needs in order to develop cost-effective products and solutions for them. Mr. Cioe was a major driver behind the successful turnaround of the company.

Prior to this, Mr. Cioe led several product development and network and security services teams for Symantec, AXENT Technologies and GTE where he led or assisted in the design, development and deployment of networking and security products, large-scale networks and multi-million dollar software systems with both commercial and government application.

In total, Mr. Cioe has over 20 years of experience working in the Internet security and network infrastructure markets. He has also managed the deployment or integration of various technologies, including enterprise switching and routing, Unified Threat Management systems, security gateways, firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems, Network Access Control solutions and more.

Mr. Cioe earned his BS in Computer Electrical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island and his MBA from Northeastern University.

Rich Montbleau, Founder & EVP of West Coast Operations

Rich MontbleauMr. Montbleau is responsible for West Coast Sales & Marketing and Solutions Delivery. In this role, Mr. Montbleau delivers consistent client relationship management and customer satisfaction through a unified sales and service delivery team. During his 16 year career in sales & marketing in Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, and Telecommunications, Mr. Montbleau has developed a powerful combination of factors that have paved the way for BRIDGE’s success.

Prior to co-founding BRIDGE, Mr. Montbleau served as the Director of Sales & Relationship Management for Edgewater Technologies, and has served in other key sales and marketing positions at Alliance Consulting and Darwin Partners, two Inc 500 ranked Information Technology Solutions companies. Mr. Montbleau holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Salem State University School of Business.


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