Keith Laake is President and founder of Cost Control Associates, Inc. By using his financial and analytical background, he has helped develop highly systematic and successful programs to help clients reduce energy, waste, cellular and telecom costs. Through the use of these programs, Cost Control Associates has saved its clients millions of dollars.
Mr. Laake currently has responsibility for strategic planning, marketing and sales, and overall management of the Firm. He also plays a significant role in managing key accounts and the development of new client programs. His articles describing strategies for reducing energy, cellular, and telecom costs have appeared in a number of regional and national publications.
Keith Laake received his B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin and is a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to founding Cost Control Associates, he was Chief Financial Officer for a retail company and prior to that, was a Senior Manager with Ernst & Young. Mr. Laake currently serves on the Board of Directors for Fort Hudson Health Systems and previously served on the Board and as Chair of the Adirondack Regional Chambers of Commerce. He is active in a number of other volunteer organizations.
Dave Sadlocha is Senior Vice President for Cost Control Associates, Inc.
Shortly after joining the Firm in 1996, Mr. Sadlocha took over management of all energy services staff and their activities.
In 2000, Mr. Sadlocha was appointed Secretary of the Corporation and named to the Board of Directors. In 2006, he was promoted to his current position of Senior Vice President.
Under the care and direction of Mr. Sadlocha, the Firm’s energy, waste and telecom consulting practice has grown at a brisk pace. He has developed an outstanding reputation in the industry and has authored articles for national publications on leading topics including energy deregulation and procurement practices. Mr. Sadlocha participates in national conferences sponsored by professional and other trade organizations.
Prior to joining Cost Control Associates, Dave held management positions in finance and accounting for several national retailers including Assistant Controller for a New York City based national retail chain. He has a B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York at Binghamton.
Allison Levin is Analysis Team Director for Cost Control Associates, Inc. Allison is responsible for the supervision and management of all analysts and office personnel within Cost Control Associates and serves as the primary contact for many key clients.
Allison ensures that project deadlines are met, strong client relationships are maintained and serves as an integral part of the analyses team through her leadership, training, support and technical knowledge. Allison reports directly to the President and assists in budgetary, financial, and strategic planning functions within Cost Control Associates.
Allison Levin received her M.S.T. from SUNY Plattsburgh and her B.A. in mathematics from Boston University. Prior to joining Cost Control Associates in 1998, Allison worked for Citizens Energy in Boston providing energy efficiency services to clients. Allison is active in a number of volunteer organizations and serves on the Board of Directors for a religious organization.
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