About EnergeiaWorks

EnergeiaWorks is North America's most specialized executive recruiting firm focused on the clean energy sector.

Our clients represent a cross-section of the clean tech industry from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies including hardware manufacturers, construction companies, engineering consulting firms, energy utilities, software developers, service providers, and government organizations.

EnergeiaWorks stays in front of trends and develops strategic contacts by participating in the industry's most prominent conferences including: ASES Solar, DistribuTECH, Grid Week, Intersolar, Solar Power North East, Renewable Energy World, Solar Power International, WindPower, Seeds Symposium, Wall Street Green Summit, New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium, Solar Power Finance and Investment Summit, Canadian Wind Energy and Solar Conference, Energy Storage Association, California Solar Power Expo, Solar West, Solar Power Texas, Smart Home Energy Management Systems Conference, Energy Storage North America, Solar Connect, CanSIA, CanWIA, US Power and Renewables Summit, Solar Power Midwest and Solar Business Festival.

EnergeiaWorks has been featured in many notable publications and websites including PV Magazine, Renewable Energy World and Wind Systems. We have partnered with AWEA, SEIA, Smart Electric Power Alliance, Women in Renewable Energy and Iron and Earth.

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William V. Liuzza

EnergeiaWorks Founder

With nearly 20 years of recruiting experience, William V. Liuzza has a track record as one of the most successful and effective recruiters in the renewable energy sector.

William began his recruiting career 1994 while serving in the United States Marine Corps, and later joined J. Patrick & Associates in New York as a managing partner (focused on the telecommunications and information security business sectors).

He founded EnergeiaWorks in 2010 to meet the growing demand for highly-specialized experts in the fast growing clean tech and renewable energy markets.

William holds a Bachelor of Science degree in forensic psychology from John Jay College, City University of New York.

A Message from Founder


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The environmental, political and health impacts of resource extraction, transportation and energy generation have drastically increased the need to develop renewable and sustainable energy technologies. We are just beginning to understand how to capture, control, store and utilize sunlight, wind, rain, tides and geothermal power for everyday consumption. After more than a decade in the telecom industry, I also understand the unique challenges of a rapidly evolving technical industry that has to operate within a highly regulated framework. At EnergeiaWorks we address these issues by working to channel the demand for top talent who can help satisfy the urgent need for cleaner and greener technologies.

Staff Biographies


Ace Merluza

Operations Manager

Ace brings 7 years of experience in the staffing and recruiting industry to EnergeiaWorks. He has placed IT professionals at all levels for government agencies and large, national clients in a variety of industries. Ace now looks to bring his passion for driving process and contributing to the delivery of the right match for the candidates he represents and the clients he serves. Ace is a business graduate of New Jersey City University, enjoys working out, and resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and two children.

Jamie Paquette

Senior Renewable Energy Account Manager

Jamie Paquette is extremely passionate about renewable energy. Having previously amassed over 10 years working in solar education and advocacy, Jamie has spent the last 5 years applying his solar knowledge to recruiting for EnergeiaWorks. Jamie studied geography at James Madison University and currently resides with his wife and 2 rambunctious boys in Easthampton, Massachusetts, home of the best tasting water in the U.S. and (not coincidentally) several great breweries.

Danny Cueto

Senior Renewable Energy Account Manager

Danny Cueto has over 15 years of technical, analytical, and sales positions, but finally found his "home" in recruiting when he joined EnergeiaWorks in 2013, as client satisfaction is very important to him. His inclination towards energy efficiency and energy storage will keep him making changes in the industry for years to come. Danny studied Computer Science at Chubb Institute and resides in Bayonne, New Jersey.

Monica Scantlen

Senior Renewable Energy Recruiter

Monica Scantlen has over 15 years of recruiting and human resources experience in both corporate Fortune 500 and search firm environments. She's led interviewing and hiring workshops and training sessions for hiring managers, candidates, and universities. Monica is also an active advisory board member of a women's leadership non-profit. She joined EnergeiaWorks in 2012 and enjoys helping clients find the best employees to contribute to the growth of their organization! Monica has BA Degree from Southwestern University and resides in Austin, Texas.

Victoria Waye

Canadian Account Manager & Senior Recruiter

Victoria Waye is a seasoned sales professional with over 10 years’ experience in business development. She has worked in Canada and Australia as a renewable Energy Recruiter and has a passion for the industry. She enjoys helping candidates and clients make long term lasting employment connections. Victoria also enjoys volunteering with industry committees and sat on the Australian Solar Council to help educate consumers and solar professionals alike. She is currently a chapter lead for Iron and Earth and Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE). Victoria graduated from Vancouver Island University with a degree in Sociology. In her spare time, Victoria likes to hike and run marathons. She currently resides in Calgary, Alberta.

Michael Demby

Northeast Renewable Energy Recruiter

Michael comes to EnergeiaWorks with over 10 years of business development, account management, and recruiting experience. He has an exceptional track record of helping start-ups hire the best talent in a limited amount of time. Michael's background in start-up environments will lend itself well to handling the fast-paced demands to build the workforce within renewable energy. Michael is a communications graduate of Rutgers University, a cigar aficionado, and scotch lover. He resides in Jersey City, New Jersey with his wife and son.

Andrea Zancha

California Account Manager & Recruiter

Andrea comes to EnergeiaWorks with 10 years experience in Recruiting. She worked as a government contractor doing background investigations for security clearances prior to moving into energy, having worked in both oil and gas and renewables. Andrea's passion for recruiting is fueled by her dedication and ability to cultivate relationships. Andrea graduated from Slippery Rock University with a degree in business and currently resides in San Diego, California.

Ashley McKinney

Pacific Northwest Account Manager and Recruiter

Ashley is an avid environmentalist who has spent the last 7 years studying and working within the renewable energy sector. She has headed recruiting efforts and launched new markets across the country for a solar start-up prior to joining the EnergeiaWorks team. Her experience recruiting solar sales and business development professionals in a fast paced, start-up environment allows her to adapt quickly to the ever-changing hiring needs within renewables. Ashley has an Environmental Studies Degree from the University of Oregon and enjoys being outdoors whenever possible. Though she is a born-and-raised Oregonian, today you can find her in the San Francisco, Bay Area enjoying some yoga in the park.