President and Founder
Todd founded Utility Partners of America (UPA) in 1997. An experienced leader and Marine, Todd has a passion for service and people. Todd built UPA from the ground up to deliver comprehensive and scalable utility solutions throughout North America."Pregnant women tend to retain water in human anatomy with regard to average women." riasinc.com
Director, Proposals & Contracts
Mark serves as UPA’s Senior Proposals Manager, responsible for leading, managing and supervising UPA’s client proposal development and delivery process. Mark provides overall management and supervision of the proposal team. Prior to joining UPA, Mark served as Controller for a mortgage lender in South Carolina. He holds a Master’s Degree in Accounting from the University of South Carolina and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame.
Director, Project Delivery
Aaron serves as UPA’s Director of Contract Management. His team serves as the primary point of contact to all of UPA’s customers nationwide. Aaron’s oversees the development and administration of UPA’s contracts and Scope of Work for all projects and plays an instrumental role in all phases of project planning, mobilization and deployment. Aaron is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and has over 20 years of experience in Utility and Construction industries.
Home Services Manager
Dennis serves as UPA’s Home Services Manager, responsible for managing UPA’s Home Warranty Programs. Prior to joining UPA, Dennis served as a Supervisor for a regional provider of Home Warranty Services in the State of Florida.
Steven serves as UPA’s Vice President. During his 10 years at UPA, Steven leads the creation and execution of UPA’s sales strategy. Since 2008, Steven has held multiple executive leadership roles at UPA, overseeing the business development, marketing and account management organizations. Prior to UPA, Steven served as the Manager of Media Placement and Advertising Finance at a Grocery retailer. Steven holds a Business Marketing Degree and an MBA.
Director, Call Center
Nick serves as UPA’s Call Center Director, responsible for UPA’s Call Center Operations for Sales and Customer Service, including management of key personnel. Nick overseas preparation of Financial Reports, Trend Reports and monthly Profitability Analysis. Nick has over 10 years of experience managing Inbound / Outbound Call Center solutions in the Energy, Insurance and Finance sectors. Nick’s prior experience includes positions as an Inside Salesperson and QA Supervisor.
Director, Human Resources
Angela servers as UPA’s Director of Human Resources, responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the administrative functions of Human Resource and Payroll functions. Angela oversees recruitment, hiring, and compliance. She plays an integral part managing employee relations and serves as the liaison between management and UPA’s employees.
Director, Internal Operations
Ed serves as UPA’s Director of Internal Operations, responsible for the planning, directing, organizing, and overseeing UPA’s operations and facilities management. Prior to joining UPA, Ed served as the Vice President of Warehousing and Transportation for Purity Wholesale, based in Indianapolis, IN. and held the role of Operation Manager at Market Logistics. Ed holds an Associate’s degree in Aviation / Transportation Business Management and has over 25 years of experience in overall Operations Management.
Chief Financial Officer
Wendy is UPA’s CFO, charged with managing UPA’s financial staff and overseeing the day-to-day planning, implementation, managing and controlling of all financial related activities at UPA, including finance policies, internal controls, compliance and reporting. Wendy has over 25 years of experience. Prior to joining UPA, Wendy served as Accounting Manager at Jack Heckman Tube Company and CFO of Burch Advantage Computing.