Eileen McGinnis is currently the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of CMC Energy Services, one of the country’s largest women-owned energy services company with offices in 8 states with over 350 employees.  She is responsible for furthering CMC’s mission to deliver energy savings to households and businesses through energy efficiency programs that deliver broad economic, environmental, public health and employment benefits.  Prior to her appointment as Chair, McGinnis served as CEO and President of the company for ten years.  During her tenure, CMC tripled in size while maintaining its commitment to providing innovative, cost-effective methods to conserve energy.  

McGinnis has held top policy, regulatory and management positions in state and federal governments over two decades prior to entering the private sector.   These include Chief of Staff to the Administrator of the US EPA where she managed the office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs, Office of Communications and Policy, as well as Economics and Innovation.  She also directed and coordinated the activities of EPA’s 10 regional offices.  As Chief of Policy in New Jersey’s Office of the Governor, she was responsible for the planning and implementation of major government initiatives across state government including land preservation, education reform, and development of one of the country’s first renewable portfolio standards.  She also managed the State’s first Quality of Life Report to outline to the public what State agencies were doing to implement plans for a Sustainable New Jersey.

McGinnis successfully completed a program designed for leaders in public service at Princeton University’s School of International and Public Affairs where she earned a Master in Public Policy and a Certificate in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy.  She is a graduate of Goucher College in Townson, MD.