Lou anatrella


Lou Anatrella joined REC Solar as SVP of Administration to help transform the company into a premier integrated energy solutions provider.  Prior to REC Solar, Lou was with Direct Energy – one of the largest retail providers of electricity, natural gas, and home services in North America. Lou served as the Chief of Staff to the President of Direct Energy’s Residential Business, as well as the Head of HR for DE’s Upstream, Midstream & Trading, and Corporate offices.

Prior to Direct Energy, Lou spent 15 years with the AES Corporation in various Business Development, Operations, and Human Resources leadership roles across North and South America, Canada, Central Europe, and Asia.  Lou has experience in over $15 billion in Mergers and Acquisitions and has led numerous large-scale integrations and cultural transformations. 

Lou has served on the Executive Committees and Boards of Directors for the Mid Atlantic, Southeastern, and East Central Electric Reliability Councils of North America.  He holds a BS in Engineering from the University of Dayton.


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