Wayne X. Young Wayne Xavier Young has over 17 years experience in the energy industry in both the regulated and unregulated arenas. Wayne’s current position is as a Performance Contracting Engineer for the South Sales Region of Honeywell International’s Building Solutions division. He operates out of the Atlanta District and conducts energy conservation analysis of commercial and industrial facilities. In 2005, Wayne was a Major Accounts Representative at AGL Resources, Inc. His duties included meeting the needs of over 500 of the company’s Interruptible accounts across Georgia, Tennessee and Florida. For the past few years, he has held several positions with Southern Company affiliates in Atlanta. He served as an Engineer with Southern Company Services in their Costing and Marginal Analysis department. He was an Associate in retail marketing and trading with Southern Company Energy Marketing, currently known as the Mirant Corporation. Mr. Young, a native of New York, began his professional career as an Engineering Assistant with ANCO Engineers, a California based consulting firm to utilities. His skills and professionalism led him to be hired by Consolidated Edison of New York, where he was promoted from Marketing Rep, Field Engineering Rep and finally to Major Accounts Representative with Con Ed. In 1996, Mr. Young received the Con Edison Environment Excellence Award for developing a company policy for the safe disposal of lamps and ballasts. In 1997, Con Edison bestowed him its Black Achiever in Industry Award. Wayne is also involved with charities. He was the President of the Atlanta Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (2004 – 2005). He has served the Atlanta AABE Chapter as its past Vice President, Black Energy Awareness Month & Communications Chairperson and served on the National Conference Planning Committee. Wayne has also volunteered his services to other charities such as the N.A.A.C.P., Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Habitat for Humanity and the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta. Wayne Young has a Masters of Science and Technology in Energy Management from the New York Institute of Technology. His thesis was completed in 1997 on Cold Fusion as a Possible Energy Source. He also has a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rochester in upstate New York. He was the recipient of a four-year scholarship to study engineering in Rochester from the National Urban League in 1986.