New Board Member Named

We are proud to introduce Charles Conlen as our new Board Member. Mr. Conlen is the Vice President of Economic and Business Development, and Marketing for DTE Energy.


Mr. Conlen’s first job was with Chevron managing the power engineering and generation operations of multiple maritime vessels while travelling the world, ultimately earning the highest industry distinction of Chief Engineer. Returning to school, Chuck received his MBA from the University of Michigan and later joined Citigroup’s Corporate Investment Bank where he became a Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions advising energy companies and financial institutions.


Seeking to leverage his power engineering and finance background, Mr. Conlen joined DTE's Strategy and M&A team in 2005 and has since led DTE Electric's Renewable Energy business and the Power & Industrial's Commercial Strategy team.


We welcome Mr. Conlen to our Board of Directors and look forward to all that his experience and expertise will bring to the BDC and Monroe County!