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William J. Catacosinos - wjcatacosinos@laurelhillcapital.com
Managing Partner
Bill Catacosinos is Managing Partner at Laurel Hill. He was Chairman and CEO at TNP Enterprises, Inc. from April 2000 until its sale to PNM Resources, Inc. in June 2005.Prior to the formation of Laurel Hill, Bill served as Chairman and CEO of Long Island Lighting Company (LILCO) from 1984 to 1998. In 1984, this utility was essentially bankrupt over the refusal of the State of New York and the County of Suffolk to participate in a local evacuation plan required for the licensing of its nuclear power plant. This refusal delayed and prevented the plant from receiving a federal license to operate at full power. Bill guided the company through the contentious political waters which ultimately led to the plant receiving a full operating license and the sale of the plant and the company's transmission and distribution business, in two transactions, to an agency created by the State of New York. As part of the second transaction, the company's gas and generation business was merged with KeySpan Energy. During Bill's tenure, LILCO's management team was completely rebuilt and a new culture of efficiency and customer service was inculcated throughout the organization. Prior to joining LILCO, Bill was a founder and served 13 years as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Applied Digital Data Systems, Inc., Hauppauge, New York, a manufacturer of computer terminals and small business computers. He was also a founder, Chairman and Treasurer of Corometrics Medical Systems, Inc., Wallingford, Connecticut, a company that pioneered fetal heart monitoring. From 1957 to 1969, he was Assistant Director at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, and from 1953 to 1956 served as an officer in the United States Navy.Bill earned a Bachelor of Science degree, a Masters degree in Business Administration and a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University.
 

James W. Catacosinos - jcatacosinos@laurelhillcapital.com

Partner

Jamie Catacosinos, a partner at Laurel Hill, has been responsible for creating and maintaining a program to market Laurel Hill and to attract new clients and businesses. He created a support business entity, IdeaAlley, LLC, to help network Laurel Hill and to bring in new clients and investment opportunities from outside the utility sector. In networking Laurel Hill, additional responsibilities included the creation of websites and logos, as well as developing and running a marketing program and seminar to select the most promising venture concepts in a competitive venue as a vehicle to attract businesses for investment purposes. Prior to joining Laurel Hill, Jamie worked in the film and video production industry from 1983 through 1999. During this time he worked in many fields of the business. A majority of the work performed was as Lighting Director for film and television. He also worked in the areas of Public Relations and Marketing in developing campaigns for feature films, corporate videos and projects. While working in a Producer's capacity, Jamie's responsibilities included designing artwork, editing trailers (short vignettes of longer films, a.k.a. coming attractions) and creating written material that was used to promote sales of several projects.Jamie graduated from Long Island University at C.W. Post College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. He also attended the New York University Graduate School of Fine Arts.

 
William W. Catacosinos - wwcatacosinos@laurelhillcapital.com
Partner
Bill Catacosinos is a partner at Laurel Hill. He provides financial and investor relations consulting services.Bill was responsible for the formation of an Investor Relations department at the former Long Island Lighting Company. Reporting to the Treasurer, he managed relationships with financial analysts, institutional holders and shareholders. He designed and oversaw all services to these audiences. Bill managed the employee stock plan, dividend reinvestment plan and stock transfer agent. He prepared and participated in analyst and institutional conferences, disseminating all financial information to the financial community. Prior to that, Bill spent eight years at D.F. King & Co., Inc. His responsibilities at D.F. King were strategic planning and advising Fortune 500 clients on issues, including corporate control proposals, hostile proxy fights, anti-takeover provisions, executive compensation and stock incentive plans. Bill received a BS in business management at CW Post College at Long Island University.

Kathleen A. Marion - kmarion@laurelhillcapital.com
Exec Administrator/Corp Secy

Kathleen A. Marion is Executive Administrator at Laurel Hill and was Corporate Secretary at TNP Enterprises, Inc. Her experience includes planning, organizing and overseeing diverse corporate areas dealing with board governance, legal, financial, records management and technical areas.

Prior to joining LHCP and TNP, she worked at Long Island Lighting Company as Vice President and Corporate Secretary. She directed all board and corporate governance activities, as well as Ethics Office, Records Management, Internal Audit, and Corporate Quality Assurance activities. Kathy also led the culture change initiatives.

Kathy earned a Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY Old Westbury in Old Westbury, NY. She completed the Leadership Program at the Center for Creative Leadership Development and has had additional training at Dale Carnegie. Kathy is a member of the American Society of Corporate Secretaries.
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