Our Team

Founder and President

Judith L. Mondre

Ms. Mondre has a distinguished history of successful and innovative energy management and policy making, serving commercial, industrial, institutional, governmental and educational organizations. Her career in the energy field spans twenty years and her efforts have resulted in energy cost savings of hundreds of millions of dollars for her clients.

Mondre Energy, Inc., is a highly specialized woman-owned small business founded in 1998. As the Company’s chief executive, Ms. Mondre is responsible for all elements of client engagement, including client assistance in identification of energy objectives, development and implementation of strategic energy plans and programs, and assessment of performance. She leads a team of experts in strategic planning, energy audits and economic analyses, sustainability and carbon emissions reduction, energy market analysis and forecasting, load profiling, procurement strategies, demand reduction, and rate and policy analysis. In an era of commodity price volatility, technology advances, renewable energy and sustainable solutions, and a dynamic regulatory environment, the Company helps its clients strike the proper balance among capital and operating spending, price stability and market risk, and establishing and achieving sustainability and “green” objectives.

In 2010, Ms. Mondre received Green Energy Award from Penn Future, recognizing her leadership in alternative energy procurement and policy development. Ms. Mondre was named one of the “Best 50 Women in Business in Pennsylvania” in 2001. She has served on mayoral and gubernatorial transitions teams on energy and has been a technical advisor to energy publications. Ms. Mondre regularly participates in industry conferences as a featured speaker and panelist. She served as executive director for the New York Energy Buyers Forum (now called the NY Energy Consumers Council).

Prior to founding Mondre Energy, Ms. Mondre served as the first Executive Director of the City of Philadelphia’s Municipal Energy Office under former Mayor Ed Rendell, building the Office into a nationally recognized leader in reducing energy costs and improving energy efficiency in municipal government operations. Under her leadership, the City received EPA’s Partner of the Year Award and Vice President Al Gore’s “Hammer Award” for Excellence in making Government more effective. She was Chair of the Urban Consortium Energy Task Force and the Greater Philadelphia Clean Cities Program.

Ms. Mondre’s client-related work is focused in the following areas:

Project Management: Ms. Mondre ensures the proper allocation of staff, resources, and management oversight for the completion of projects on time and within budget. As a member of the Statewide Evaluator, she managed the Mondre Energy team providing services to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission pursuant to Phase I of Act 129 of 2008. For more than a decade, she has managed numerous tasks related to energy auditing, allowances development, renewable energy project studies for the Philadelphia Housing Authority. She has managed local government energy projects under the federal Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) program and funded through the American Recovery and Restoration Act (ARRA), including projects for Meriden, Connecticut; Chester County, Pennsylvania; and Upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania.

Procurement: Ms. Mondre’s expertise in contract negotiation with energy suppliers helps clients maximize the benefit of their commodity supply agreements, while developing and implementing a sound purchase strategy. In such capacity, she has advised many large-scale aggregated purchases of electricity, natural gas and/or fuel oil, including Montgomery County, Maryland; the Mid-Atlantic Aggregation Group Independent Consortium; the Archdiocese of Philadelphia; and the School District of Philadelphia.

Strategic Planning: Ms. Mondre guides clients on the economic, financial, legal, regulatory, policy, engineering, and management aspects of energy use. Clients for whom Ms. Mondre has developed energy strategic plans include the School District of Philadelphia; the Philadelphia Navy Yard Business Center (through the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation); Montgomery County, Maryland; the Archdiocese of Philadelphia; the Philadelphia Phillies; and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Owner’s Representative: Ms. Mondre acts as “owner’s representative” on behalf of the Company’s clients for the solicitation, evaluation, design and installation of performance-based energy savings projects delivered by energy services companies (ESCOs). She provides executive leadership for services including conducting audits, preparing bid documents, evaluating responses, negotiating contracts, and evaluating, measuring and verifying the impact of energy conservation measures. She has acted in this capacity for clients including the Upper Darby School District and the Temple University Health System.

Expert Testimony: Ms. Mondre provided expert witness testimony regarding service connections and rate class cost allocation on behalf of the School District of Philadelphia in a utility rate proceeding.