Phil Van Horne serves as the President and CEO of BlueRock Energy, Inc. Phil is responsible for overall company management, operations and strategy. Under Phil’s leadership and guidance, BlueRock has expanded from six employees in 2008 to 35 employees in 2012. His 30 years of energy experience includes trading and marketing, contract negotiation and administration, wholesale back office operations, interconnection, power system planning and systems development. Phil founded BlueRock Energy in 2003 after serving as President and COO for Niagara Mohawk Energy Marketing, Inc., where he oversaw all aspects of operations for unregulated retail and wholesale natural gas and electricity. Early in his career, Phil worked for General Electric, where he was involved with utilities nationwide on a range of planning and strategic issues. He is a founding member, past Chairman, and Executive Committee member of the National Energy Marketers Association and is a member of IEEE.