Stanley R. Forczek

Strategic Business Partner

Stanley Forczek offers clients over four decades of experience in transportation/energy planning and management, including many years with Amtrak. He was the first Director of Finance for the Northeast Corridor as well as the initial Director for Strategic Planning. He furthered his career within the area of energy management where his responsibilities included the economic dispatch of a 1,200-mile electric transmission network and power pool; team leader for conveyance of railroad infrastructure and electrification New Haven CT to Boston. Mr. Forczek has extensive experience with electric regulatory bodies (PJM, NY-ISO, ISO-NE, FERC) and several State Commissions on issues such as market development, transmission utilization, transmission overbuild, generation development, and as an expert witness. While at Amtrak, Mr. Forczek was responsible for an annual energy budget of more than $400 million. He established guidelines and business models for an integrated energy management system, and developed several projects to monetize energy asset capabilities throughout the national system. He is adept at integrating traction/transit operations (60 or 25 Hz) to energy management and planning. His procurement strategies saved Amtrak tens of millions of dollars. Over his career, Mr. Forczek has procured approximately 900 megawatts of electricity (both traction and non traction) and more than 750,000 dekatherms of natural gas.

Mr. Forczek has managed energy procurements for large-scale institutional users, handling all phases from presentation and negotiation, through execution of procurement contracts and management of the supply relationships after implementation. While he has particular experience in the mid-Atlantic and New England regions, Mr. Forczek has directed supply solicitations throughout the United States. Mr. Forczek provides in-depth understanding of the dynamics of regional and global energy markets, as well as the supporting infrastructure from both the supplier and client perspective. He has developed strategic partnerships with many constituents of clients and users of their facilities with generation developers, assisting them through the regulatory process. As a facilitator and coordinator he has worked closely with all major utility companies on design, construction, asset acquisition, interconnection agreements and economic tariff design. His strong analytical skills help to interpret operational performance in financial terms, which he supplements with experience in auditing, finance, administration, and asset valuation.

In addition to his management and procurement work, Mr. Forczek is experienced in energy master planning including infrastructure upgrades. He has coordinated more than $10 billion in energy related projects, including many on the federal level.

Currently he maintains his own consulting firm in Williamstown New Jersey having been retained by several firms including Goldman Sachs, Exelon and Concord Engineering.

Mr. Forczek holds an Executive MBA from the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business. He earned a BS in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and completed course work at the University of Illinois on Energy Engineering Business Strategies.