Scott Carlberg has been involved in energy communications or community relations and stakeholder interests for more than 40 years. He has worked in organizations in electric, oil, gas, pipeline, and research in the energy industry, in addition to founding his own public affairs business practice. He has been based in North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas doing this work over his career.
He leads Talking Points, LLC - Public Affairs Management, based in Charlotte, NC. In this business practice he has led efforts in the energy sector that include nonprofit trade groups, emerging leader development, improved workforce, higher education and economic development.
Bea Wray is an author and keynote speaker generally on topics around entrepreneurship as well as motherhood. Her book, What Harvard Taught Me But My Kids Made Me Learn, will be released late 2018. At age 27, she was CEO of a $5M Silicon Valley technology company. She has launched several high-tech (and non) companies. One exit which afforded Bea 6 years off on a resort bridge-less island where she dedicated her time to raising her three (then) small children. Bea recognizes the important role energy plays in any business and household. So, she decided to learn more about how it is sourced, priced, and delivered. She explores energy matters and shares her learning through Energy Consumers of the Carolinas. Bea serves as a founder, mentor, investor, and board member to several companies. She has also served as the Executive Director of the entrepreneurial non-profit The Creative Coast and was the Chair of the ForbesBooks Entrepreneurship Practice Group. Bea is a Liberty Fellow and part of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She holds an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Emory University.