South Carolina native Russell “Rusty”, grew up in Conway, SC with a love for the beach. In his early life, Rusty spent time bonding with his father and grandfather as they worked on various carpentry jobs before he went on to work within the Horry County School system. Rusty held multiple titles with Horry County Schools before he went into sales.
His investment in the local community drives him to provide the best home energy saving services to it’s members. Rusty believes that home comfort is an utmost priority especially with the unpredictable weather here in Myrtle Beach.
When he isn’t helping locals save money on their electric bill, Rusty enjoys attending Comic-Con and Lego events with his son or relaxing by the beach. As a former college and professional soccer referee, he is also a devoted soccer, and energy conservation, fan.
Marie moved to Myrtle Beach from Burlington, Vermont in September of 2017 in search of warm weather and sunny beaches. After receiving her degree from Champlain College, Marie worked in banking for a little over 20 years. Upon moving to Myrtle Beach, the need for energy conservation became clearer to her.
Being the solar advocate she is, Marie sought out to bring more solar energy to the Grand Strand. Her bright personality and extensive experience working in a call center makes her a great addition to our team. When Marie isn’t answering all your solar questions, she enjoys walking along the beach, spending time with friends, and watching her two granddaughters grow up.
Susan moved to South Carolina from New Jersey, where she worked for a brokerage firm for over 20 years. In 2012, she and her husband decided to make this their permanent residence.
“I’ve always enjoyed working with my customers over the phone so the Call Center is the perfect position for me.”
In her free time, she enjoys fishing, crabbing and going to the beach. She also participates in the fall and spring tide clean ups collecting trash along the marsh helping to make the inlet a cleaner space for locals, tourist and the wildlife that inhabit the area.
Mary Henderson was born and raised in South Windsor, CT. While living in Connecticut, Mary worked mostly in accounting and publishing however, she did work for some time with company that made propane powered trucks. After moving to Myrtle Beach for the great climate and beautiful beaches, Mary found her interest in conservation beginning to grow. Living here along the coast, she hopes to reduce her carbon footprint through various reducing and recycling efforts. Along with her passion for the environment, Mary is very interested in natural medicinal treatments such as homeopathic, herbal, and Chinese remedies. She has also been a licensed private pilot since 1986 and flies a single engine land & sea aircraft!
Mary’s favorite piece of advice: “No one knows everything; you just have to know who to ask”.
Joe Ellis was born and raised in Marlton, NJ. After seeking out warmer weather in Myrtle Beach, Joe took advantage of an opening within the production department at Carolina Energy Conservation.
With over 20 years of experience in construction and contracting, Joe is eager to expand upon his knowledge and to improve the quality of life of his customers through energy conservation. After some time as a Production Foreman, Joe moved over to our Sales Department where he now uses his energy conservation knowledge and experience to help pair our customers with the best products and services for their home.
In his spare time, Joe enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and enjoying all the festivities that Myrtle Beach has to offer.
Lisa Avery was born in Hampton, VA. Alesia is a graduate of Western Carolina University in Accounting and an Associates degree in Information Technology from Horry Georgetown Technical College.
Lisa and her husband Richard, moved to South Carolina when her husband accepted a job with the state. Being a homeowner that utilizes solar energy, the Avery’s believe renewable energy will create a safe and clean world for future generations.
Lisa is active in her community and enjoys spending time with her family.
Mary was raised in Upstate NY and grew up one of eight children in the Fingerlakes region. After graduation she received her nursing license and moved to Pennsylvania to raise her daughter. It was there that Mary along with a partner purchased a public water company and made substantial improvements bringing the drinking water up to the standards people expect. By setting the standard for water quality, infrastructure and customer service she learned firsthand about conservation and quality products.
Mary, along with her husband vacationed along the Grand strand for several years before making it their home over 14 years ago. “Growing up in a big family teaches you how to save money and it’s a pleasure working for a company that helps people do that every day”.
John Dozier was born and raised in Florence, SC. He enjoys living in Myrtle Beach because there’s always something fun to do and it’s a great place to be.
John started working for Carolina Energy Conservation because he believed it was a great opportunity to gain new experience, while helping customers save energy and their hard-earned money.
In his spare time, John enjoys working with his hands and building things out of wood.
As the oldest of four boys, Jason was taught the value of honest work and how to stretch a dollar. Efficiency became his philosophy long before entering the energy conservation field. Jason graduated high school in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Structural Engineering from East Tennessee State University.
While in Tennessee, he fell in love with and married his wife, Cheryl, and they lived in Boone, North Carolina with their three sons before realizing their dream of moving to the coast – Myrtle Beach, SC. Jason has worked in the building trades for over a decade and enjoys every opportunity to improve the lives of his clients by improving the performance of their homes.
After hours, Jason likes to spend time with his family, work with leather craft, and invent and create in his garage workshop.
Ben Spencer was born in raised in Myrtle Beach, SC as the youngest of three boys. His passion for helping others led him to become a firefighter EMT, after graduating high school.
Ben hopes to continue helping people through his work at Carolina Energy Conservation. He strives to make customers’ homes energy efficient, so they can save money on their utility bills and achieve a more comfortable home to live in.
In his spare time, Ben enjoys spending time with his wife, son, and two daughters. He also enjoys playing sports, painting cars, and reading up on everything solar.
Joel Libby was born and raised in Columbia, SC. After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree from Coastal Carolina in 2011, Joel made Myrtle Beach his home.
Upon purchasing a home himself and spending so much money on utilities, he began researching for ways to cut costs and found out about conservation and solar energy. Joel is now a believer and feels that environmental conservation should be a top priority and makes it his mission to educate clients on solar and conservation energy and the benefits it provides to clients and their homes. He hopes that his tireless work ethic, energetic presentations and passion about the needs and goals of his clients comes across.
In his spare time, Joel enjoys teaching and helping kids in cheerleading and gymnastics, playing and watching sports, going to the gym and spending time with his new wife.
Tim was born and raised in Erie, PA, one of the snowiest cities in the country. Four years ago, Tim and his wife decided to leave the snow and cold behind and relocate to beautiful Myrtle Beach, SC. Tim has worked in sales since he was in High School and after graduating from college, he decided to make it his career. He has held various sales, marketing and sales management positions in the travel and transportation industries. Since moving to Myrtle Beach, Tim has become passionate about energy conservation, and renewable energy. He is a lifelong learner and is committed to helping others.
In his free time, Tim enjoys spending time at the beach and exploring all the Grand Strand has to offer with his wife.
The oldest of five children born to hardworking parents in Niagara Falls, New York, Jeffrey was raised with the morals and values that would one day become a part of the foundation for Carolina Energy Conservation. After graduating from The State University of New York at Fredonia with a degree in Business Administration, Jeffrey decided to make the move to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Jeffrey began his career in the field of energy conservation after seeing a genuine need for a conscientious and trustworthy company devoted to energy conservation. In his youth, Jeffrey was taught the value of a hard earned dollar and the fickle nature of the worldwide economy. For this reason, Jeffrey is extremely passionate about helping others to achieve financial independence from utility companies, thus allowing families to spend money on necessities, education, and personal leisure. In this small way, Jeffrey hopes to help families like his own live their lives with one less thing to worry about. Allow Jeffrey to assess your energy needs today.