Danielle Buckins

Director, Account Management, Energy

"Being realistic is the most common path to mediocrity." - Will Smith

"First Law of Cartoon Physics: Gravity doesn't work until you look down." - Unknown

As Director of Account Management, Energy, Danielle develops and strengthens relationships with internal and external stakeholders, drives client satisfaction and operational efficiency, delivers an exceptional client experience, and inspires a world-class Account Management Team. She has 10+ years in the utility industry working as an engineer in transmission siting and permitting, program management for behavioral energy efficiency, and served as a major account executive. She is a Civil Engineering graduate from UNC Charlotte and a Certified Energy Manager.

LinkedIn: LinkedIn.com/in/daniellebuckins


Fun Facts

Mac or PC: “Both.”

Favorite artist: “The Internet (band), Kelly Clarkson, Monica.”

Favorite thing as a child: “Spending time with my grandmother and her supporting all my crazy interests … everything from learning law and art to aspiring to be a country singer. Through those experiences, I learned what I’m actually good at…being technical and building relationships (definitely not law, art or singing).”

Special Hobbies/Interests: “I like to knit and crochet occasionally.”

Location: “Charlotte, NC.”

Extra Credit

  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) 
  • Engineer In Training (EIT; prequalification for Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) designation)