January 2018 | Queensbury NY—Cost Control Associates announced that Allison Levin has been named vice president. Ms. Levin has been analysis team director since 2013. In 2015 she achieved industry certification as a carbon reduction manager, a designation granted by the Association of Energy Engineers, a professional society of more than 17,000 members in 90 countries.
“Allison was named vice president in recognition of the additional responsibilities she has assumed over the past two years,” said Keith Laake, president, Cost Control Associates. “She not only manages our in-house analysis team and office personnel but also oversees all client projects. Allison has expanded her role in the implementation of new client projects and represents the company within our industry as well as within the community. Her presentations at industry conferences are well-attended, and Allison’s expertise and guidance are integral to Cost Control’s success in responding to requests for proposals and creating sales presentations.”
Ms. Levin joined Cost Control Associates in 1998 as an energy analyst. She received her MST from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and her BA in mathematics from Boston University. Prior to joining Cost Control Associates, she worked at Citizens Energy in Boston where she provided clients with energy efficiency services.
Ms. Levin performs volunteer work for the Boy Scouts of America and was treasurer at Temple Beth El in Glens Falls. She has also tutored for the Literacy Volunteers of Warren, Washington and Saratoga Counties. She is a member of the 2016 Class of Leadership Adirondack, sponsored by the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Levin grew up in Hudson Falls NY and is currently a resident of Queensbury NY where she resides with her husband and two sons.
About Cost Control Associates
Cost Control Associates is a national leader in helping businesses reduce and better manage their utility costs for energy, waste removal and telecom. Founded by Keith Laake in 1991, the company offers a variety of innovative services including cost recovery and reduction, energy and telecom procurement, invoice processing and payment, and energy budgeting and forecasting. Cost Control Associate operates independently and provides unbiased consultation and advice that has saved millions of dollars for its client businesses, organizations, school districts and government entities.
Keith Laake founded Cost Control Associates, Inc. in 1991 and has been responsible for strategic planning, marketing and sales, and overall management of the firm. He currently focuses on business development. Keith received his BBA from the University of Wisconsin and is a certified public accountant. Learn more.