Ellen Northrup is the Supervisor for the Commodity Management Department, providing assistance with our clients' purchase of electricity and natural gas supply. She performs an in-depth analysis of pricing strategies and guides staff members on additional analysis in preparation for all purchase and budgeting requirements.
She facilitates the purchase of electricity and natural gas supply on behalf of our clients. She performs an in-depth analysis of pricing strategies and guides staff members in preparation for all purchase and budgeting requirements. Ellen’s experience with accounting and data analytics makes her well-equipped to calculate utility bills as well as supply contract performance reviews resulting in cost-effective solutions for our clients. She maintains an extensive database of New York utility tariff rates, tax adjustments, and other cost components.
Ellen has strong relationships with utilities and ESCOs which is beneficial in resolving errors and disputes on behalf of clients. She also secured more than $3.3 million in Gross Receipt Tax (GRT) Refunds for our clients. Ellen received a certification from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) as a Certified Energy Procurement Professional (CEP). As a CEP, Ellen expanded her knowledge and experience related to the purchase, sale, and marketing of electricity and natural gas. This knowledgebase and more than a decade of experience in the industry make Ellen an essential member of the team.
Ellen worked in the financial services industry for Morgan Stanley, KPMG Peat Marwick, and others before joining Luthin Associates. She studied accounting at Hunter College.