Tierra Resource Consultants, LLC (Tierra) is a California-based energy and natural resource consulting firm established in 2013. Our founding staff has been at the leading edge of the energy efficiency, renewable energy and resource management industry for the last three decades. This depth of experience provides our clients with best-in-class knowledge, advising and results.
Over their extensive careers, our senior staff have served clients across the country including investor-owned and publicly-owned electric and gas utilities, municipal governments and utilities, government agencies and research institutions, and private sector firms. We have conducted projects in virtually all customer sectors and end-use applications. Learn more about our staff:
Marshall Keneipp is a registered professional engineer with over 34 years of energy industry experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of utility energy service programs.Read Full Bio
An energy efficiency professional with over 20 years of experience, Tom Hines focuses on DSM program design, implementation, and evaluation.Read Full Bio
Floyd Keneipp brings 32 years of experience in developing and managing complex engineering projects and business solutions.Read Full Bio
Mike Yim continues to facilitate the transformation of the broader energy industry with an emphasis on Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Planning, along with the characterization of Grid Reliability and Resiliency (GR&R) impacts of conservation initiatives.
Matthew Joyce has nearly 20 years of DSM experience, including strategy, design, and evaluation. Much of his current work focuses on portfolio optimization, DER integration and beneficial electrification.Read Full Bio
Mark has devoted 34 years to the energy sector – half spent managing RD&D and DSM programs in the utility industry, and half spent developing transformational sustainability and energy programs for commercial, industrial, education, and government clients.Read Full Bio
Dan Violette is a Senior Advisor at Tierra Resource Consultants. He is a recognized industry leader in the areas of demand-side management and distributed energy resources (energy efficiency, demand response, electric vehicles, renewables and storage).Read Full Bio
Nick Snyder is a Consultant with Tierra. His work focuses on strategic planning for local governments and utilities regarding the design, implementation, and financing of distributed energy resource (DER) programs in a rapidly changing policy, technology, and financial market.Read Full Bio
Natalie Mezaki is a Senior Analyst with Tierra Resource Consultants. Before joining Tierra, she worked for local governments in the Bay Area on climate change mitigation and adaptation programs.Read Full Bio
Rachel supports the ENERGY STAR Homes program for Arizona Public Service (APS) by managing the program incentive payment process to ensure that program goals are met and guidelines are compliant.Read Full Bio
Alima Silverman, is an architect, LEED Accredited Professional with dual licenses in California and Colorado. She has extensive experience in green building and energy-efficient building design and construction. Alima has been a designer, project manager and project architect for over 30 years on various building types including schools, offices, retail, fitness centers, multi-family and single family housing.Read Full Bio
Michelle handles the marketing for Tierra. She is a successful sales, marketing and event management professional with eight years’ sales and marketing experience. Michelle’s responsibilities include marketing, public relations, recruiting, event planning and web development.Read Full Bio