Rural Renewable Resources

Our Staff

Amadou L. Fall

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Mr. Fall is the CEO of the National Renewables Cooperative Organization (NRCO). Mr. Fall became CEO of NRCO in November of 2008 bringing to bear a broad experience in trading, financial and physical transmission constructs, portfolio management, resources scheduling and regulatory affairs. Mr. Fall has been in the energy business throughout his 19-year career and worked in various functional areas of electrical engineering, project management, energy trading, asset management, congestion analysis, and management of trading operations. Mr. Fall holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from New York Institute of Technology, and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from Drexel University.

Todd W. Bartling

Vice President of Renewables Development

Mr. Bartling joined the National Renewables Cooperative Organization as the Director of Renewables Development in March of 2009. His responsibilities include the development, project structuring, financial valuation, risk assessment, deal negotiation and origination of renewable projects for joint participation by NRCO members. Prior to joining NRCO, Mr. Bartling held senior positions at ACES Power Marketing (APM) as the Director of Member-Client Services and the Director of Structuring. Prior to working in the energy industry, Mr. Bartling Bartling was responsible for Indianapolis operations of a full service technology consulting firm which developed software and internet based solutions. Mr. Bartling is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has a Masters of Business Administration degree from Indiana University.

Katherine E. Ellis

Senior Renewables Developer

Ms. Ellis joined the National Renewables Cooperative Organization as the Renewables Developer in November of 2009. Her responsibilities include the assessment, valuation, negotiation and origination of renewable projects for joint participation by NRCO members, as well as research, analysis, and communication of broader marketplace and industry trends. Prior to her role at NRCO, Ms. Ellis was a financial trader at ACES Power Marketing (APM), responsible for the development of financial hedging strategies for a broad base of portfolios. Also at APM, Ms. Ellis gained experience as a physical electricity trader and as an Energy Accountant. Ms. Ellis holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Western Kentucky University and a Masters of Business Administration from Indiana University.