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Richard C. Donohoe

Managing Director


Richard C. Donohoe brings 30 years of domestic and international project development experience and advisory in the energy, finance, mining, defense, and healthcare markets. He leads BRG’s North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and resilience and compliance Program Management Office (PMO) offerings for key utility customers. He advises on safety, security, telecommunications, technology, people, process, finance, and governance at the corporate restructuring level, enabling customers to respond to impacts by regulations from state and federal entities.

Mr. Donohoe’s projects have included strategy and implementation for PMO activities, change and communications processes, metrics reporting, utility organizational realignment recommendations, asset management services, and development of documentation to Public Utilities Commissions (PUC), bond and tax equity investors, rate case, and new revenue generation utility models. He is actively involved as a member in the California-based Pacific Council on International Policy, which maximizes client organizations’ access to the Diplomatic, Intelligence, Military, Enforcement, Financial, Informatics, and Legislative (DIMEFIL) communities. He has developed a full-range security risk and resilience services for power, water, oil, gas, and mining verticals, as well as buy-side and sell-side advisory for portfolio risk assessments.


Webster University
M.A., Computer Information Systems and Business Administration

University of Maryland College Park
B.S., Computer Science

Employment History

Black and Veatch
Engineering executive
2015 - 2016

CROSS Sciences
Founder and president
2012 - 2015

Sierra Nevada Corporation
Managing Director
2008 - 2012

Innovative Technology Systems
Co-founder and vice president
2002 - 2008

VC Secure
2000 - 2002

Bank One
Managing director
1998 - 2000

Managing director
1997 - 1998

Federal Express
Managing director
1994 - 1997

Aegis Research Corporation
1992 - 1994

US Air Force
Active duty and contractor
1984 - 1992



Outstanding Top 12 Airman, US Air Force

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Professional Affiliations

Pacific Council on International Policy

Atlantic Council

Japan America Society of Colorado

National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST)

National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Supply Chain Working Group

University of Colorado at Boulder
Adjunct Capstone advisor

Desert Research Institute (DRI), Energy and Hydrology Division
Adjunct scientist

University of Phoenix Capstone Program
Former adjunct professor

American Water Works Association (AWWA)

National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO)

Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA)

Colorado Oil and Gas Association

American Public Gas Association