Carolinas Clean Energy Business Association

The Carolinas' Voice for the Clean Energy Industry
Portrait Of Chris Carmody

Chris Carmody

Chris is the Executive Director for Carolinas Clean Energy Business Alliance, a position he has held for the past seven years. In this role, Chris manages the CCEBA advocacy and legal teams and all of the policy and regulatory work in North and South Carolina. Chris previously worked for the Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy and at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and approaches the clean energy industry with a business lens. Chris has an undergraduate degree from Oberlin College and a Masters in Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University. In his spare time, Chris and his wife attempt to keep up with their curious and energetic daughter.

Portrait Of John Burns

John Burns

 John joined CCEBA in 2020 as the General Counsel. In this role, he is responsible for coordinating the legal and regulatory work of the organization before courts and utilities commissions in both North and South Carolina. Before joining CCEBA, John had a twenty-year career as a commercial litigation attorney in Raleigh. In 2014, he was elected to the Wake County Board of Commissioners and served until 2018, focusing on sustainability, energy efficiency, and public transit. John is from High Point, North Carolina and received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Davidson College and his law degree from Wake Forest University. He can frequently be found driving his son to youth hockey.