Mr. Emerson is the Treasurer and Senior Vice President of Kelson Energy overseeing energy management and settlements, insurance/risk management, cash management, and loan/corporate compliance. Mr. Emerson has extensive experience with power markets across the US including SPP, SERC, Cal-ISO, NYISO and WEEC, and is also a key member of Kelson’s transaction team. Prior to joining Kelson in 2002, Mr. Emerson was a member of the original management team of Orion Power Holdings, Inc. that developed Orion from a business plan into a publicly traded electric power company with $4 billion market capitalization. At Orion Power Mr. Emerson focused on finance and business development activities and worked closely with the CEO, CFO and other executive management on major decisions regarding the future of the company, including ultimately the sale of the Company to Reliant Resources. Previously Mr. Emerson held positions in the J. Aron Division of Goldman Sachs. Mr. Emerson received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from the University of South Dakota.