Our Team

Every member of Commonwealth’s staff is an unparalleled resource of dedicated knowledge. We are experienced in energy savings performance contracts, renewable energy sources, energy procurement, risk management, financing, construction and operations, compliance, and sustainable design. This experience enables CEG to bridge the knowledge gap between customers’ objectives and state-of-the-art solutions to energy challenges.

Louis Evans, CEO
A successful entrepreneur known in the community as a self-starter and visionary in the electrical industry, Louis Evans has the business acumen for adapting to the changes in the industry as well as the economy. Louis serves as President and comes to CEG with over 25 years experience in the electrical industry. He holds a Master Electrician license and has worked in the commercial, industrial, healthcare, hospitality and residential arenas. His experience includes design and build, renovation, project/value engineering.

Louis is experienced at project and business development and responsible for nurturing incubation stage business into the growth stages.

Louis is certified by the PA Department of Labor and Industry under the Uniform Construction Code to provide Continuing Education Units in the State of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), a member of the GBCI and is a LEED Green Associate.

He is a graduate of The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Pennsylvania Apprenticeship and Training Council, Journeyman Electrician.

Kevin Wright: CFO
As Chief Financial Officer, Kevin brings his more than 20 years experience in the financial arena to CEG. Kevin is a member of the Jumpstart Capital Management investment management team. He is responsible for investment analysis and approval. Kevin is also responsible for treasury management, accounting and tax compliance. Prior to joining CEG’s team Kevin was President of Beyond the Wall, Inc. a specialty retailer located in Stroudsburg, PA. He was Director of International Finance for Thomson Healthcare in Stamford, CT and began his professional career as a Controller at Price Waterhouse Coopers in New York, NY.

Kevin is a graduate of the University of Scranton with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in accounting and earned his MBA from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. Kevin also earned the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.

Karen Labbate: Vice President of Sales
Karen serves as Vice President of Sales for CEG. She comes to us with 15 years of business to business sales and marketing experience in the lending and information services industry. Karen is a former account executive for a Fortune 500 company. Karen is responsible for the formation and operation of a Pennsylvania licensed mortgage company; is a former partner and Human Resources Director for a credit and information services company and is currently a member of various trade and networking agencies.

Michael Shea: Senior Project Manager
Mike serves CEG as Project Manager. He comes to CEG with 15 years experience in the electrical industry. He has worked in the commercial and residential arenas. Mike has served as Project Manager for ground-up commercial electrical projects that include: Staybridge Suites, Comfort Suites, Ruby Tuesday’s, Red Lobster, Gap and Gap Kids.

Mike was instrumental in several start-up residential electrical companies and the training of new technicians.

Mike is a graduate of Luzerne Community College with a degree in Mobile Electronics.