Incite Energy’s founder and CEO, Jared Crane spent years on the energy supplier side of the business as a direct sales person. After finding himself constantly frustrated by the limited services and select states he could offer his clients, he worked with a team to create Incite Energy. Incite’s goal is to provide customers with all-encompassing energy solutions across the United States.
Jared’s professional experience includes business development, corporate strategy, contract negotiation, energy sales, budgeting and structuring commercial loans. Jared has worked a variety of roles within the energy industry and has previously worked as an energy origination manager for Champion Energy Services and a Credit Analyst for Encore Bank. During his time at Champion Energy, Jared facilitated new electricity agreements in excess of $40 million for commercial and industrial customers across Champion’s national footprint.
Jared is also involved with his family’s businesses. He serves as a Director of Business Development for Crane Worldwide Logistics, a full-service global cargo business and as the President of the Astros Foundation that serves as the non-profit entity of the Houston Astros Professional Baseball Club.
Jared earned his bachelor’s in Business Administration with an emphasis on entrepreneurship at California Lutheran University.
Erica Peterson is the Executive Assistant to the President and CEO of Incite Energy. She brings over 18 years of EA experience, coordinating office management and special projects with a high degree of efficiency. She has held positions in the energy, legal, medical and business fields.
Erica graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications, specialization Television Broadcasting with a minor in Theatre Arts.
Prior to joining Incite Energy, Karthik was with a CIS & Billing system provider where he focused on envisioning and building solutions that helped achieve multi-million-dollar revenues for established and start-up businesses within the energy industry.
Karthik holds a Bachelor's in Statistics, Master's in Information Technology and is pursuing an MBA from Emory University - Goizueta Business School.
Prathiba has worked as Junior Software Engineer at Inteligencia Technologies Graduate student in Computer Science with strong background in Databases and Software Engineering at UT Arlington. Expertise in Web application development, Android application development, Hadoop MapReduce, Cloud Computing, Amazon Web Services, Google App Engine and Heroku
Will McGinnis is a native Houstonian and Texan, graduating from Houston Christian High School. Will received two degrees from Texas State University, one in Business Management through the McCoy School of Business and one in mass communication – electronic media. Will began his career on the upstream side of the energy sector, working as a Junior Observer for a seismic data acquisition company. Will worked in all major U.S. oil plays across the continental U.S.
In 2013, Will joined the Incite Energy team focusing on multifamily and construction projects. Will is a Certified Apartment Supplier as well as a member of the National, Texas and Houston Apartment Associations. Focusing on procurement, Will has become one of the nation’s leading multifamily energy expert.
Will has worked with Incite Energy for 5+ years and has assisted with (2) of the largest energy aggregations in U.S. history. Will now focuses on solutions geared toward national client’s needs in bill management solutions, procurement, energy efficiency and tax exemptions within all large commercial and industrial verticals.
Katie has two years of experience working in the energy industry in a variety of capacities ranging from operations, pricing analysis, and procurement. Katie works closely with our natural gas and electricity suppliers across our Texas footprint. Prior to Incite, Katie served as an Account Manager for Simplified Power located in Houston.
Katie earned her Associates degree in Business Administration and Management and is in the process of earning her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Houston.
Katie currently serves as Pricing Manager for Incite Energy for the past year and a half.
Abigail is part of in Incite’s Accounting & Finance department and has 2 years of experience in the energy industry. Prior to joining Incite Energy, Abigail worked in the Finance Department for a manufacturing company and in the billing department for a retail electric supplier.
Abigail earned a BBA in Accounting from The University of Houston-Downtown College of Business and is currently pursuing her CPA license.
Angela Crenwelge leads the Accounting/Finance organization at Incite Energy.She is responsible for all accounting, forecasting and reporting.Angela is a Certified Public Accountant with over 10 years of experience in the energy industry.Previously, Angela worked for Champion Energy Services where she served as the Controller.There her responsibilities included internal controls, budget, treasury management, financial and compliance reporting.Angela also has experience with mergers and acquisitions, project management and software conversions. Angela holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of Houston.
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