Meet the Team

TRUELight Energy, LLC (TLE) was founded in 2011 to exclusively provide market transparency and solve problems facing all participants in the U.S. retail energy space. We bring a breadth of experience in the broader energy marketplace and depth of knowledge across the complete energy complex to our engagements. TLE identifies and manages risk, and leverage fundamental energy market dynamics, increase our clients’ investment returns, identify, and capture new opportunities for our clients, and allow our clients to focus on their own core competencies.

Our team has more than 100 years of combined energy experience, earned by doing the work, not just talking about it. We can effectively guide our clients through the murky waters of today’s demanding energy markets because energy is all we do.

 

Michael Constantine, CEO

Mr. Constantine has more than 20 years of broadmike-c-team execution leadership experience across all sector segments, including energy trading, retail energy pricing, hedge execution, conventional and renewable generation fleet development, and asset management. He began his career in wholesale power trading on the 24-hour real-time trading desk at New Energy Ventures and holds experience in the financial services sector with Fidelity Investments and Eaton Vance. Mr. Constantine was the VP of Market Operations and Trading at Constellation Commodities, New Energy Division where he led the electricity and gas portfolio management groups in 15 states, Washington D.C., and two Canadian provinces that supplied more than 15,500MW of peak load.  He was also responsible for all renewable portfolios, the wholesale market technical sales force, wholesale back-office functions, and settlements. While at Constellation, he was a member of the Corporate Risk Committee and Corporate Commitments Committee. Mr. Constantine also held the position of the Managing Director of Portfolio Management at Edison International, where he developed innovative portfolio management strategies, market execution, risk management, and responsible for one of the largest renewable generation portfolios in the US. He was also appointed as Edison’s Enterprise Portfolio Planning and Asset Valuation Leader.

 

Ben Esposito, COO

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Mr. Esposito has nearly 20 years of experience in the retail energy space where he spent nearly a decade at Constellation Energy where he responsible for Retail Operations, Systems implementations, Strategy, and Sales (including the launching Constellation Energy’s Residential business line). Most recently, he helped to grow Crius energy from IPO to its ultimate sale to Vistra Energy for ~$400M. At Crius energy, Mr. Esposito was responsible for Commercial Sales, Retail Operations, and Business Analytics/Strategy.