Meet our Team

Meet our Team

Meet our Team

Katherine Johnson, President

Katherine is President of Johnson Consulting Group. For nearly 30 years, Katherine has worked closely with investor-owned, rural electric cooperatives, and municipal energy utilities. She has helped utilities design, implement, and evaluate successful programs that target all sectors of the energy efficiency market. She has also worked closely with program administrators in designing and evaluating innovative energy efficiency programs such as on-the-bill financing programs promoting whole-house energy efficiency improvements.

Katherine has been active in program evaluation and market analysis. She has completed more than 200 process and impact evaluations throughout her career as well as developed business cases for geothermal heat pumps, commercial and residential lighting, and solar PV systems, among others.

She has written the Home Performance with Energy Star® compendium which profiles all current HPwES programs. Katherine published the Geo Heat Pumps: Leading Energy Utility Marketing Programs, Fifth Edition which was first released in 2007 and updated in 2009 and 2010. She also authored the Geothermal Heat Pump Chapter, Technical Handbook for the National Renewable Energy Laboratorywhich was published in January 2008. 

Katherine is also active within the energy services industry including Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP) and is a well-regarded presenter on a variety of topics including effective program design, evaluation, and implementation for Demand Side Management (DSM) programs, identifying industry “best practices” in design and evaluation, and making the “business case” for energy efficiency programs.  Katherine has received the much-deserved B. H. Prasad Award for Outstanding Contributor of the Year.

Katherine received her Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Southern Queensland, July 2010.  Her dissertation is titled: Changes in the strategic focus and internal operating culture of investor-owned US electric utilities due to deregulation.” She earned a Masters in Business Administration from Rollins College with concentrations in Marketing and Finance, and an undergraduate degree in Business-Journalism from Indiana University.

Lionel Lansbury, Senior Associate

Lionel Lansbury has been an Evaluator at JCG since 2021. He is now Senior Associate. Dr. Johnson has been guiding his progression into the EM&V industry. Lionel’s experience and education has provided him with skills in: literature review, research methodology, quantitative/qualitative survey design, data management and analysis, interpersonal communication, and concision of research findings and statistics. He has conducted billing analyses, process and market evaluations, best practice research and jurisdictional scans, and energy efficiency market actor interviews. Additionally, he is involved in both write-up and QA/QC of data analyses and formal reports. He has an Arts and Sciences diploma from Humber College, and a Bachelor’s of Applied Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Human Services from Guelph University.

Corine (Renie) Mahon, Project Manager

Corine “Renie” Mahon will be retiring at the end of July. For the past 15 years, she has been a vital member of our firm— providing unwavering administrative support coupled with common sense. Corine has worked with Katherine for nearly 20 years, so this farewell is bittersweet.

But it’s time for her to enjoy all the Pacific Northwest offers. I owe much of my success to her steadfast concern for our clients, projects, and team members.

Good luck with your new adventures!