LakePoint Energy, LLC is a Limited Liability Company headquartered in Northeastern, Ohio specializing in the procurement and management of electricity and natural gas for commercial entities.  LakePoint Energy is registered with the Public Utilities Commissions of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois,and Kentucky and holds licenses with all major electricity and natural gas suppliers to provide services for clients throughout the United States.

Steven J. Egger – President and CEO

As President and CEO, Steve is responsible for incepting, articulating and executing LakePoint’s global strategic plan.  This critical function provides vision and direction to his LakePoint colleagues and optimizes savings and efficiency for LakePoint clients.  Since his appointment in 2009, Steve has played a pivotal role in ensuring operational excellence for LakePoint Energy.  Under Steve’s direction, LakePoint Energy has grown exponentially month after month and year after year as it procures and manages the energy spends for hundreds of satisfied customers.

Steve graduated from Bowling Green State University with a B.S. in Communications and attended Baldwin Wallace College School of Business for his M.B.A.

John F. Egger – Director of Strategic Development

John joined LakePoint Energy in 2009 and has been a crucial member of the leadership team working to shape and mold the LakePoint model and customer service objectives and goals.  John’s professional experience covers a wide breadth and scope which include a variety of Senior and Executive Management positions in the Pharmaceutical Industry as well as consulting for several Fortune 500 companies.  These positions afforded John extensive experience in contract negotiations and cost analysis with distribution channels and sales operations.  John brought the full force of these professional experiences have helped establish Lake Point Energy grow with clarity and purpose as a leader in the procurement and management of energy for commercial customers.

 John graduated from Cleveland State University with a B.S. in Business and received his M.B.A. from Cleveland State University School of Business

Michael Niederst – Managing Partner

Michael joined LakePoint Energy in April of 2011 as a strategic partner in customer acquisition, commercial relationship development and has played a key role in the growth and success of LakePoint Energy.  Michael’s professional experience comes from owning and managing a variety of businesses in multiple industries.  That of which include owning and managing NM Residential, NM Commercial, Eco-Treat Heat Remediation, NM Staffing, Old River Yacht Club, NM Painting, NM Limo, Coffee Bean Cafe, Stonebrook Driving Range and Intellectual Cuisine.

Michael studied Business and Biology at The University of Akron.

Derek Booth – Managing Partner

Derek joined LakePoint Energy in 2015 and has been a valuable addition to the leadership and management of LakePoint Energy.  Derek brings 7 years of commercial energy experience and leadership as Vice President of his previous ventures.  In addition to his energy expertise Derek’s experience as a professional hockey player and coach has made a positive impact on our sales teams’ development and customer acquisitions.

Derek graduated from Niagara College with a Business Administration degree and went on to play professional ice hockey.

Debra Dixon – Ohio Market Manager

Debra joined LakePoint in 2012 as our Manager of the Ohio Market.  In this role, she currently manages the energy needs of clients in the medical, commercial, public and non-profit sectors and quickly became a LakePoint top producing broker.  She brings her skills and extensive expertise in the areas of analytics, pricing, contract review and negotiations to the table each and every day– but, above all, Debra prides herself on providing LakePoint clients an extraordinary customer experience and an energy partner they can always count on.

Prior to joining LakePoint, Debra’s enjoyed a career that spanned two decades as a consultant in several verticals and on a variety of platforms, all sharing one common thread of reducing costs and increasing profits.

Debra received her B.A. from Boston University Boston  and her graduate degree is from Suffolk University.

Randall Buckosh – Business Analyst & Account Executive

In his role at LakePoint, Randall is not only responsible for direct client relationships and energy management but he is also at the helm of investigating and analyzing verticals whose members should be enjoying a more optimal price structure and/or service terms.  Armed with the information he unearths and the conclusions he extrapolates, Randall then crafts a strategic and information delivery plan relative to those consumers that may benefit.  Randall’s work has allowed clients of every size and description, capture savings and return meaningful dollars to their organization’s bottom line.

David Haslinger – Senior Business Development Manager

David assumed his role as LakePoint’s Senior Business Development Manager in 2013. His responsibilities include establishing relationships with national energy suppliers, national sales and lead generation, overseeing energy markets pricing and negotiating contract terms and conditions.

Prior to joining LakePoint, David established a successful sales and management track record with one of our industries leading supply companies AEP Energy.

David graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in Communication Arts and Sciences

Katie Amburgey – Operations Manager

Katie assumed her role as LakePoint’s Operations Manager in 2013.  Since that time, she has played a key role in ensuring operational excellence for LakePoint Energy.  Her responsibilities include systems maintenance, reporting and analysis, and record keeping.  Katie works daily to ensure that the consultancy arm of LakePoint and its operational arm work in tandem and seamlessly to meet and exceed both our corporate mission and our clients’ expectations.

Katie graduated from Ohio University with a B.A. in Business Management

Steven C. Mittelmeier – Commercial Sales Manager

As Commercial Sales Manager, Steve is establishing relationships with industrial and commercial energy users throughout Illinois, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania to expand our client group.  He has been involved in energy sales since 2009, the inception of deregulated electricity in Ohio.   Steve’s 40 years of sales and sales management experience is a valuable resource to our team.

Steve graduated from Northern Illinois University with a degree in Finance.