Mr. Trout is an experienced senior manager with a demonstrated ability to create sustainable growth. A subject matter expert in the wholesale electric industry in software development and management consulting services with a record of significant contributions in software design, quality control, business process, and strategy formation. Co-author of five-year strategic plan and product road map that ultimately led to the sale of the Structure Group’s software business unit. Advisor to CES’ CEO on long term growth plan to leverage software for service delivery. 20+ years of commodities and financial industry experience. 18+ years deregulated energy experience; both wholesale and retail. 14+ years of sales and marketing experience as both lead and subject matter expert support.