Press Release

Underwood Promoted to Chief Operating Officer

Alex Paciga, Communication Specialist


Salisbury, MD, February 4, 2019 – Salisbury, MD based energy consulting firm APPI Energy is pleased to announce the promotion of Jennifer Underwood to Chief Operating Officer (COO). Underwood has been with the company for eight years.

As Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Underwood will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company, overseeing the process of the APPI Energy team. Walter Moore, President and CEO of APPI Energy, had this to say about the promotion.

“Jen is a vital part of our company and was responsible for our financial growth and budgetary decisions during her tenure as CFO” said Moore. “She is an important part of our success and our future. As COO, Jen will continue her personal involvement in the operation of the company, ensuring our team remains strong and helping the firm run smoothly as we continue to grow.”

Ms. Underwood had this to say about the promotion.

“I am pleased to serve as APPI Energy’s Chief Operating Officer in the years to come,” said Underwood. “We have a very strong team at APPI Energy, and I look forward to helping manage that team in my capacity as COO. It’s been a great experience seeing APPI Energy grow in my eight years with the company, and I appreciate the opportunity to help us grow even further.”

Ms. Underwood completed her Bachelor of Science in Business and Master of Science in Accounting at Wagner College in Staten Island, NY. She started her professional career with a public accounting firm in New Jersey. Underwood then transitioned into the Controller position for the Union Square Hospitality Group in Manhattan. From there, she returned to her hometown of Salisbury, MD to be part of the financial team at Cato Gas & Oil. She joined APPI Energy in 2011 as the Controller before being promoted in 2015 to the Chief Financial Officer.

About APPI Energy

APPI Energy provides data-driven procurement and integrated energy solutions to commercial and industrial customers in deregulated energy markets across the U.S. APPI Energy provides each customer a customized consulting experience including proprietary analytics of energy data, creation of energy supply solutions, coordination of energy management strategies, and superior customer service. The firm has earned the endorsement of 158 trade associations and chambers of commerce to reduce and manage electricity and natural gas costs for members on an ongoing basis.