Qadir Khan - Chief Executive Officer
As Chief Executive Officer, Qadir is responsible for accounting, pricing, operations, risk, HR, and IT. Qadir has over 15-years of energy and banking experience. Prior to joining Source, Qadir held several leadership roles with ConEd Energy, Nesbitt Burns & First USA Bank & Aptar Group. In recent years Qadir was instrumental in the growth of ConEd Solutions retail electric business in ERCOT by managing their ERCOT portfolio. He also architected the transition from the zonal market to the nodal market within ERCOT. Mr. Khan received his education in Canada and the United States with degrees in international business, economics, and finance.
Shelby Puckett - Executive Vice President, Sales
Prior to joining Source Power and Gas, Shelby was the Director of ERCOT indirect sales at Gexa/NextEra, the retail energy subsidiary of NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE), located in Houston, Texas. During his tenure, his primary roles included managing third-party relationships, event marketing and web portal development. Prior to Gexa/NextEra, Shelby was a founding principal of Integrys Energy Services of Texas (subsequently acquired by Gexa/NextEra), a subsidiary of Integrys Energy Group (NYSE: TEG), where he was responsible for start-up development, sales and marketing; resulting in closing the first two 10-year retail supply agreements in Texas among other marquee customers. Prior to Integrys, Shelby was the Director of ERCOT indirect sales at Constellation, the retail energy subsidiary of Exelon (NYSE: EXC), where his roles included establishing an indirect sales desk, event marketing, mentoring/sponsoring/hosting the first meeting of the TEPA organization and contributing to growing the Texas retail book from 600 MWs to 5,000 MWs.
Read W. Comstock - Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
Read manages government and regulatory affairs for Source Power & Gas in the United States. Read’s career has been devoted to the deregulation of energy markets and he previously held positions with Direct Energy, Strategic Energy, Competitive Power Advocates, and PG&E Energy Services. He has 20 years of experience covering state and federal regulatory matters related to retail and wholesale electricity markets. Read was elected by the Retail Electric Provider segment in Texas to serve on the ERCOT Board of Directors from 2014 - 2016. Read graduated from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana with a B.A. in Political Science and currently lives in Austin, TX. He also holds a Juris Doctor from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.
Kelli Mitchell - Vice President, Operations
Kelli Mitchell is the Vice President, Operations for Source Operations Group LLC. She has 26 years of experience in the energy industry with 12 years of retail electricity experience. Prior to joining Source Operations Group LLC, her most recent energy experience was in the position of Director, Retail Risk Management at Gexa Energy where she was responsible for the retail risk, contract administration, credit, and delinquency and collections functions. Prior to Gexa Energy, Kelli was Director, Operations at Constellation NewEnergy where she was responsible for the credit, enrollments, billing, payment posting, customer care and account management, collections, and customer retention functions. Prior to her promotion to Director, Operations at Constellation NewEnergy, Kelli was Billing Manager and Settlements Manager. At both Gexa Energy and Constellation NewEnergy (TX region) in addition to leading her functional teams, Kelli was a member of the leadership team, working with other members of the leadership team to provide strategic direction for the organizations.
Kelli’s energy career began at MidAmerican Energy where she had experience on both the regulated and deregulated sides of the electricity business. On the regulated electricity side of the business, she worked in the areas of internal audit, accounting, budget and planning, and rates and tariffs. When MidAmerican Energy expanded into the deregulated electricity business, Kelli moved over to that side of the company to perform the pricing, forecasting, scheduling, and enrollment functions. Kelli holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration, both from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
Terry McDaniel - Vice President, IT
Terry McDaniel currently serves as Source Power and Gas’ head of IT. His responsibilities entail strategy and oversight for software development, security, infrastructure and change management. Mr. McDaniel’s 13 year career in retail energy spans across customer service, operations, reporting and analytics, IT services, and consulting including experience at Reliant Energy, Constellation NewEnergy (Exelon), and Direct Energy.