Bill Peressini

William E. Peressini

President and Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Bill is responsible for the overall management of HNRG and works closely with the executive team in carrying out those responsibilities. In August 2015, he was elected an HNRG Board Director by the HNRG Board. Prior to becoming CEO, he was the President and Chief Financial Officer of HNRG. In this role, he was responsible for the financial management of the firm, its subsidiaries and investment entities, the accounting and reporting of client investments, information systems, human resources and administration. Bill joined HNRG in 2011 and has been involved in all major strategic growth initiatives. Prior to joining HNRG, he held senior management positions at Stimson Lumber Company, a privately-held integrated forest products company in the U.S. Northwest, and PacifiCorp, a regulated and non-regulated energy and telecommunications company based in Portland, Oregon. He has extensive experience in timberland and manufacturing operations, treasury and corporate finance activities, energy and credit risk. Bill holds a B.S. in Business from the University of Illinois-Champaign and an M.B.A from DePaul University in Chicago.