A principal in Cadmus’ energy services sector, Jill Steiner leads the firm’s regulatory policy group, which identifies and supports the development of frameworks that encourage investment in cost-effective energy-efficiency resources. Ms. Steiner is a skilled collaborator who works to develop consensus-based solutions to advance energy efficiency and renewable policies. She has led dozens of process and impact evaluations of energy-efficiency programs.
Ms. Steiner has nearly 25 years of experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating customer service, resource acquisition, and market transformation programs. She has worked as a regulator, utility staff member, and a consultant. She came to Cadmus from Snohomish Public Utility District (PUD) No. 1, where she was manager of energy-efficiency planning and evaluation. Prior to working at Snohomish PUD, Ms. Steiner was manager of planning and economic analysis at the Energy Trust of Oregon. From 2001 to 2006, she was a project director at Quantec, LLC, the analytics consultancy that merged with Cadmus in 2008. She has also held positions with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the public service commissions of Maryland and Michigan.
Jill Steiner has a bachelor’s degree in economics, with an emphasis on industrial organization and public policy, from Michigan State University. She is a voting member of the Regional Technical Forum of the Northwest Power and Conservation Council, has served on several advisory committees, and is a Certified Energy Manager.