Our hearts are with all of the victims and families who have been impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. In the wake of this
storm, we stand with our fellow neighbors with
Meet Our Team
Charlie has 12 years’ experience in the Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program, and has spent 7 years as an Energy Auditor and 7 years as a Monitor/Trainer in the energy field. Charlie holds Contractor/Master Electrical licensure, Low-, Medium-, and High-Voltage Mine Electrical licensure and HVAC licenses, as well as Level 1 Thermography and Master Mechanic certifications. Charlie is BPI-certified as a Quality Control Inspector, Energy Auditor, and Building Analyst, and is BPI-certified in Infiltration and Duct Leakage. Charlie has used his expertise in the building science industry to train energy professionals across the country.
Troy has 11 years’ experience in the Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program, and has spent 6 years as an Energy Auditor. Troy is a BPI-certified Quality Control Inspector, Energy Auditor, and Building Analyst, and is BPI-certified in Infiltration and Duct Leakage, as well as holds Level 1 Thermography certification. Troy is certified by the Environmental Protection Agency as a lead-based paint renovator and is trained in construction safety under Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards. Troy brings with him 10 years of experience in the private-market building construction industry.
Deanna McCord–Training Initiatives Coordinator
Deanna has more than 20 years’ experience in the compliance field serving clients in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining REE, Deanna headed up the Compliance Department of Kentucky Housing Corporation, coordinating the oversight of more than $100 million annually of federal grants. Over the course of her career, Deanna has developed and delivered training programs on a variety of topics, including regulatory compliance, federal grants management, environmental health, and business administration.
John Cora – Assistant Director, Design and Construction
John was instrumental in the establishment of the REE training center in 2010. With nearly 45 years’ experience in construction and building science, John continues to serve the training center in a technical consulting role and provides guidance on the training needs of building science professionals and the KY Weatherization Assistance Program network. John is a Level III Certified Kentucky Building Inspector, a member of the Code Administrators Association of Kentucky, and a Kentucky-certified Dwelling Needs Evaluator.