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As the energy industry continues to focus on DEI initiatives, SEEL is committed to sharing the stories of how diversity creates better outcomes. As a 100% minority business enterprise (MBE), SEEL focuses on developing a diverse workforce and partner network.  We understand the benefit of diversity and its positive impact – not just on the services we deliver but also on the community. 

For the third year in a row, SEEL was recognized as the National Minority Supplier of the Year (Class IV). This award recognizes companies for excellence in pursuit of providing supply chain solutions to their corporate partners. 

In 2020, SEEL spent $24 Million (or 33.46%) with diverse vendors, and 75% of the company’s workforce falls into a recognized diversity category.

Founder, Chairman and CEO of SEEL, LLC, Louis E. James is a prolific entrepreneur who started SEEL with a vision in mind, and that is to make sure that everyone has a clear path to energy efficiency. 

Jeff LeBrun is the Senior Vice President at SEEL, LLC. As Senior Vice President, Jeff will be responsible for the business development and operations of the company. 

Tiffany E. Curry is the Vice President of Diversity Initiatives and Community Engagement at SEEL, LLC. She is responsible for leading the organization's Human Resource initiatives, focusing on developing policies that drive accountability and maintain a high-performance workforce. She also oversees all corporate community outreach for SEEL.

Patrice Suggs McFarlin
Vice President of Compliance

Patrice Suggs is the Vice President of Compliance with SEEL, LLC. In this role, she develops and implements startup strategies to support contractual and programmatic targets.

E’Lois Thomas, Ph.D. is the president of SEEL, LLC (Solutions for Energy Efficient Logistics), a nationally certified minority business enterprise (MBE) that partners with utilities across the country to implement and create access to services including energy audits, weatherization upgrades, electrification projects (including EV management), rebate processing, call center services and workforce development. 

Jeffrey Anderson
Vice President of Operations

Armed with an impressive background in finance, risk management and operations, Jeff is the Regional Director of Operations for SEEL's Illinois, Indiana and Northern Michigan territories.

Scott Alan Davis is the Vice President of Inclusion and Economic Development at SEEL, LLC. Scott's career has spanned throughout community development, specifically focusing on holistic community planning and development and capacity building. 

 Jon Lanning joined the team at SEEL, LLC., as Vice President of Business Development. His forward-thinking approach and extensive industry knowledge will position him as a driving force behind SEEL’s continued success. 

Freya Kennedy is a dynamic leader with over 17 years of management and leadership experience, currently serving as the Portfolio Director at SEEL. In her role, Freya spearheads the Energy Efficiency Programs for DTE, focusing on operational success and departmental growth in alignment with SEEL's strategic objectives and client satisfaction metrics.

Amber is the Director of Operations and has a proven record in project execution and planning with over 17 years of experience in the energy field.

Alicia Forrester is a seasoned professional with over two decades of experience in the energy efficiency sector. Currently serving as the Director of Operations at SEEL, Alicia’s primary responsibilities revolve around managing client relationships and subcontractors for retail-based programs.

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