Lisa Hollingsworth Gamblin assists private and utility clients with interpreting and meeting government requirements, developing and running government-related programs, and writing and reviewing Federal and state grants. Lisa’s strengths include technical writing, problem-solving, and project facilitation and planning in the energy and environmental fields.
Lisa served as a program manager for the U.S. Department of Energy for 15 years where she participated in selection committees, served as a national lab site’s Air Quality Manager, oversaw development of environmental impact statements, and promoted energy efficiency and renewable energy with Federal agencies and through the ENERGY STAR program.
She served as the U.S. Department of Energy liaison for ENERGY STAR for the Southeast region and Home Depot headquarters for two years and was awarded the 2005 Presidential Award for Leadership in Energy Management as part of the Southeast Army Installation Management Agency team.
Lisa’s training includes a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University (1989), extensive coursework in Environmental Engineering from West Virginia University, and supplemental classes covering a range of experience, from Nuclear Dress-out training during an early stint working for the Tennessee Valley Authority, a class in hands-on installation of photovoltaic systems, and 40 hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response(HAZWOPER) training, as well as extensive training in administrative and financial areas.
She began her career working for ABB Combustion Engineering, serving as an outage inspector and plant startup engineer at power plants throughout the Western U.S.
Since 2006 Lisa has been a private consultant. Examples of her clients and services include utility Jackson Electric Municipal Cooperative, who she assisted in developing their ENERGY STAR Homes program, Electric Cities of Georgia with whom she wrote several grants that received state funding, the Southern States Energy Board, who she assisted in developing the Governor’s Energy Policy for the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Air Liquide, for whom she has written grants and assisted with executing grant requirements post award including negotiating patent rights and meeting reporting requirements. She assists customers with grant writing primarily in the areas of efficient power generation systems, bioenergy, wind energy, photovoltaics, carbon capture, and energy efficiency.