Charlie Van Winkle
Director of Energy Services
Charlie helped guide and develop the Parsons Platform and the emerging Energy Services Division at Evernorth. Prior to joining Housing Vermont in 2018, Charlie was Chief Operations Officer for a renewable energy integrator that provided energy storage solutions for grid stability. A seasoned operations executive with over 20 years’ experience in managing diverse teams, Charlie has also held leadership positions in the renewable industry, including solar monitoring, wind turbine manufacturing, and power systems integration. He is also the director at Vermont Electric Cooperative, the chairman of the development review board in his hometown, and former vice chairman of Renewable Energy Vermont.
Charlie holds a Bachelor’s degree from Northern Vermont University, Johnson and completed Master’s degree work in Management and Finance from The School of Extension at Harvard University in Cambridge MA. Charlie never misses a chance to hit the slopes and — with certifications in both alpine and tele-mark — still teaches skiing on the weekends.