Kateri Callahan

President and Chief Executive Officer, CMC Energy Services


Kateri Callahan brings three decades of experience in policy advocacy, fundraising, coalition building, and organizational management to her position as President and Chief Executive Officer of CMC Energy Services. One of the few certified Women’s Business Enterprises serving the energy efficiency industry, CMC’s mission is to promote energy efficiency nationwide, delivering energy savings for families—especially those who need it most.

Callahan joined CMC in April 2018, following 14 years as President of the Alliance to Save Energy, a bipartisan non-government organization that works to advance energy efficiency for a healthier economy, cleaner environment, and greater energy security. Callahan’s accomplishments include helping to win major energy efficiency provisions in energy bills and securing significant energy efficiency investment in the economic stimulus bill of 2009; establish the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) and the European Alliance to Save Energy (EU-ASE); and launch an international conference, the Energy Efficiency Global Forum (EE Global).

Callahan currently serves as a member of the Keystone Center Energy Board (and formerly served as co-chair) as well as on the Advisory Boards of Duke’s Center for Energy, Development and the Global Environment (EDGE). Prior board service includes the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA); the Building Performance Institute; the Green Building Initiative; and the University of California, Davis, Policy Institute for Energy, Environment and the Economy.