YPE Denver Leadership
Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) is a global non-profit organization with more than 2,000 members in its Denver Chapter. YPE aims to facilitate the advancement of young professionals in the Denver and global energy industry by providing a forum for networking and career development through social, educational and civic service opportunities.
Join our LinkedIn Group to learn about what’s happening in the energy space in Denver and contribute to the evolving energy conversation in Colorado.
We’ve also started a podcast! Listen to it here. If you’re interested in talking to us about energy on the podcast, reach out to Carolyn or Mark.
Mark is passionate about producing energy for America and the world. Growing up in western Colorado, he was raised in an entrepreneurial natural gas production company, Argali Exploration. The exposure to industry and business throughout his upbringing drove him to earn a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Energy and the Environment at the University of Colorado in Boulder. He went on to work in a myriad of engineering and project management roles at Encana, Anadarko, Sundance Energy, and OneEnergy Partners. He currently serves as Director of Engineering Innovation at the newly formed Franklin Mountain Energy where he’s helping to build a “Best in Class” Delaware Basin focused operator. Mark is a licensed Professional Engineer (Petroleum) in Colorado, and he actively volunteers for the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Denver chapter. When he’s not brainstorming about how to power pumping units with solar panels, Mark enjoys playing piano, snowboarding and climbing mountains of all sizes, most forms of fitness, beer of all flavors, and traveling the world.
Mark is passionate about producing energy for America and the world. Growing up ...
Jake is an energy professional with over 12 years of success in the energy industry. Jake started one of Colorado’s most recognized solar companies, EcoMark Solar, and has always been an advocate for energy independence. As an entrepreneur Jake has gained experience guiding the strategic direction of a company, restructuring business models, and aggressively pursuing new opportunities. Maximizing health, safety, and environmental standards have always been at the forefront of Jake’s work. Over the years he has served on the board of Colorado’s Solar and Storage Association (COSSA) and has gained invaluable experience building a company. Jake enjoys serving as a trusted advisor to executives, management teams, partners, and staff. Outside of work Jake is an avid skier, local artist, and enjoys any opportunity to eat, drink, and talk energy!
Jake is an energy professional with over 12 years of success in the energy ...
Carolyn currently serves as Operations Manager at Thoroughbred, an investment firm focused on acquiring and developing energy and natural resource properties. She is actively involved in redeveloping a 700-acre deep water port on the Louisiana Gulf Coast into a renewable energy campus. In support of these efforts, Carolyn is responsible for management of non-production facilities, financial planning and analysis, operational accounting, corporate development, and investor and community relations. Carolyn holds a Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering from Michigan Technological University and a Master of Science in Applied Quantitative Finance from the University of Denver. When she’s not on an airplane, Carolyn enjoys all forms of skiing, hiking 14ers, and trying new cuisines.
Carolyn currently serves as Operations Manager at Thoroughbred, an investment firm focused ...
Director of Membership & Engagement
Brock is currently a Senior Project Manager at Langan Engineering and Environmental Services managing Langan’s Digital Solutions/Geospatial team for a variety of clean energy clients throughout the United States and is also the office leader for the newly established Salt Lake City office. He has over twelve years of experience designing, deploying, and managing Digital Solutions and Enterprise scale GIS solutions to a variety of industries and clients, with a focus on clean energy and renewables. He also manages and provides a variety of services to various clients throughout the industry focusing on site selection/suitability analysis, due diligence, customer data management, web application/tool development, smart utility networks, and asset management. When he is not bouncing back and forth between Denver and Salt Lake City, Brock enjoys mountain biking, off-road camping with the pup, wine of all sorts, and traveling.
Brock is currently a Senior Project Manager at Langan Engineering and Environmental ...
Director of Yeti Activities
Maureen is an oil and gas professional with over nine years of experience in the completions space. She has an aptitude for spearheading complex projects and a passion for supporting growing organizations and teams. Her background in engineering, customer-focused environments, sales, and team leadership has enabled her to provide value in various environments. Maureen earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. In her free time, you can find Maureen outside skiing, camping, dirt biking, and traveling.
Maureen is an oil and gas professional with over nine years of ...
Danielle Pucherelli, P.E.
DEN Talk Coordinator
Danielle Pucherelli has more than twelve years of experience in environmental engineering, compliance, health and safety, global program management, and sustainability. She has supported clients globally in the energy industry as well as in food & beverage, technology, retail, and manufacturing. Her leadership has focused on strategic EHS and sustainability planning for customer focused solutions that integrate creative oversight and technology. Her specialties in the energy industry include ESG program development and implementation, LDAR program implementation, developing spill prevention countermeasures and control (SPCC) plans, storm water monitoring and plan development, baseline groundwater sampling, Phase I investigations, remediation monitoring and implementation, and air quality permitting and compliance.
Danielle Pucherelli has more than twelve years of experience in environmental engineering, ...
Marketing & Event Coordinator
Carter Timbel, Exploration Geologist, based in Denver, CO
Jason Lord is an experienced energy analyst, trader and commercial operations expert with a passion for driving success in the energy sector. With an MS in Global Energy Management from the University of Colorado Denver and a BA in Biochemistry from the University of Colorado Boulder, Jason has honed his skills in fundamental analysis and modeling in Gas, LNG, Power, Oil, and NGLs. Jason has held roles at Antero Resources, SK E&S Americas, S&P Global Platts, and Genscape. In his free time, Jason enjoys running, skiing, golfing, and BBQing.
Jason Lord is an experienced energy analyst, trader and commercial operations expert ...