Our Team

Jeffrey Wright

President & CEO

Jeff started Compressor Energy Services in 2002. His dynamic management style, coupled with 30 years of experience and pioneering energy solutions for compressed air systems, make him one of the nation’s top compressor professionals. He continually develops leading compressor technologies and services to support customers by driving down energy costs and reducing demand while increasing efficiencies.

 

Jeff is a second-generation compressor expert whose passion for exceeding his customers’ expectations has been instilled throughout the company’s culture. He holds a BA in International Studies from the School of International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Gary Peterson

Chief Operating Officer

Gary has over 30 years’ experience working within the commercial and industrial market sectors, introducing emerging technologies that reduce waste, improve efficiencies, and optimize business and operating processes. He is also adept at streamlining organization-wide departmental procedures to achieve improved efficiencies.

 

At Compressor Energy Services, Gary’s role is to directly manage the financial and operational activities, as well as continually develop new service offerings for their customer base and beyond. Gary is accountable for internal controls managing risk, enhancing margin, and expanding the sales and marketing footprint beyond New England.

Devon Wright

Compressed Air Specialist / Systems Engineer

Devon was born into the compressed air business, as a third-generation contributor to Compressor Energy Services. He focuses on the identification, design, and implementation of compressed air efficiency projects. In his 10 years as Compressed Air Specialist, Devon has worked with a wide array of manufacturers and facilities, installing anything from small oil-free high-pressure systems to multi-thousand horsepower heavy industrial systems. With a unique depth of knowledge across varying compressor manufacturers’ offerings, Devon excels at selecting and designing solutions for maximum efficiency.  

 

When Devon is not on the road or in a facility, you will find him on his hobby farm or in the mountains as a competitive telemark skier. 

Janice Woodbury

Controller

Janice has 20+ years of experience in accounting and reporting systems, business process improvement, managing cash flow, operations management, manufacturing cost analysis, internal controls development, payroll processing, and talent management. 

 

Prior to joining the Compressor Energy Services team as Controller, she was responsible for the financial accounting and reporting of a client’s special purpose vehicle (LLC), established to manage a $700-million environmental remediation project. 

 

Janice’s experience includes seven years as a corporate controller and human resources manager for a 120-employee manufacturer of thin film. 

Joe Havens

Field Technician

Joe specializes in power metering and data analysis, as well as compressed air functionality and energy reduction savings. As Field Technician for Compressor Energy Services, he performs energy audits throughout New England and prides himself on providing outstanding customer service and support. 

 

Prior to his employment at CES, Joe was a machine operator at a large manufacturing facility. He has also worked as a locksmith technician for a small family owned business.

Randy Dixon

Utility Submittal Energy Engineer

Before joining Compressor Energy Services as Utility Submittal Energy Engineer, Randy had gained 30+ years’ experience in the electric utility industry. 

 

His background includes Industrial/Commercial Customer Account Executive, designing demand-side management programs, and implementing energy efficiency incentive programs. Randy has also worked in various manufacturing industries: designing reusable shipping contains and cushioning systems, performing HVAC design and implementation, and design/manufacture/installation of renewable energy systems.

Ross Orr

Systems Engineer / US Dept of Energy AIRMaster+ Specialist / Compressed Air Challenge Instructor

Ross is a Compressed Air Challenge (CAC) instructor and AirMaster+ Qualified. For over 25 years, he worked with one of the nation’s leading air compressor distributors as sales manager. His role within Compressor Energy Services is multi-faceted: sales professional, project manager, and consultant in the field of energy efficient compressed air system design and installation.

 

Ross has experience relating to all types (rotary, reciprocating, centrifugal) and sizes of compressed air systems, vacuum systems, process cooling systems, and energy management strategies, as well as complete system design and installation. 

Scott Mills

Field Services Manager

Scott began working with Compressor Energy Services in 2010, performing compressed air assessments mainly in manufacturing and industrial facilities. As Field Services Manager, he has 8+ years of compressed air solution experience, auditing and developing analytics for hundreds of facilities. 

 

His depth of knowledge includes compressed air systems’ processes and controls, and their effects on system energy efficiency and air quality. Scott’s dedication to CES includes planning, oversight, and physical installation of compressed air metering systems. He also manages the transition of data to engineering and sales, garnered by facility assessments. These assessments include leak detection and identification of idle plant demand, pressure, dew point, point-of-use demand measurements, air quality testing, and system flow diagrams.

Sherise Wright

Special Projects

Sherise is a versatile professional who works closely with the Compressor Energy Services management team to ensure that office functionality remains focused on employees and customers. She is responsible for various marketing programs and an ever-evolving sustainability program. She has held previous positions within CES as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer.

 

Sherise’s excellent organizational and administrative skills allow her to mentor, advise, and direct employees on the company’s process and procedures, achieving strong stakeholder satisfaction. She holds a BA in Speech Communication from California State University at Long Beach.