Rosa Cassidy is Vice President of Business Development at Franklin Energy. Before joining Franklin Energy, Rosa was Vice President of Business Development at TRC, where she produced substantial business growth. Prior to that, Rosa spent 25 years at Lockheed Martin taking on increasing leadership roles in both operations and business development. She served in multiple capacities, including Deputy Director of the Energy Services Group, Senior Manager for Eastern US Utility Services, and Senior Manager of Operations & Planning. During her tenure in those roles, she managed multiple teams delivering complex technical projects in the areas of energy efficiency, demand response, distributed energy resources, and energy storage.
Ms. Cassidy graduated from The Catholic University of America with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering. Over the past three years she has provided mentorship to senior engineering students participating in Catholic University’s Social Innovations Course – a one-year multidisciplinary class that requires students to work on a project using Agile Development and Design Thinking as techniques to design, build and potentially patent their product concept.
She is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and Certified Lean Six Sigma-Green Belt. She currently serves on ACEEE’s Board of Directors and is former member of SEEA’s Board of Directors.