Nelson Reyneri

Advisor

Nelson Reyneri leads Sales and External Affairs for Liberty Power, the largest owner owned and managed retail electricity supplier in the United States, with sales exceeding a billion dollars in 2015.  In this role, he oversees the company’s sales strategies for approximately 200,000 commercial, small business and residential customers, leads the Sales team and has responsibility for the company’s more than 100 channel relationships.  He also oversees External Affairs, which includes Corporate Communications, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs and serves as a member of the Senior Leadership team.  In December 2013, Liberty Power was named the 2013 Minority Retail Energy Firm of the Year by the United States Department of Commerce.

Prior to assuming his sales responsibilities, he developed and led the company’s communications strategy and created Liberty Power’s Regulatory Affairs Department.  In 2007, Liberty Power was named the fastest growing Hispanic owned company in the nation by Hispanic Magazine.  In 2008, Liberty Power was chosen as Diverse Supplier of the Year by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.  During this time Reyneri developed the first of a kind “Small Business Report Card on Electricity Choice in Restructured Markets,” a guide identifying the states with the most successful competitive retail electric markets for small and mid–sized businesses.  Under his leadership, Liberty Power was favorably featured in leading media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Business Week, The Miami Herald, Smart Business, NPR’s ‘Martketplace’ and Univision.

Reyneri also has over two decades of senior leadership experience in the public sector.  On January 11, 2016, he was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve on the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a position requiring Senate confirmation.   In the 2004 election cycle, Reyneri led the Democratic Party’s outreach to the Hispanic community, serving as a Senior Advisor to the Chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and as DNC Director of Hispanic Outreach.  Prior to joining the DNC he served as a Senior Advisor to U.S. Senator John Kerry.  From 1994 to 2001, he was appointed to senior-level positions in the Clinton Administration, including Chief of Staff at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), Special Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff to President Clinton, and Director of Regulatory Reform at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).  In 2003, Reyneri was chosen as one of the top 100 Most Powerful Latinos by PODER magazine.  He currently serves as a Director on the Board of the National Hispanic Medical Association, the National Utilities Diversity Council, and on the Advisory Board of the Kellogg Electricity Market Initiative.


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