Our Team

The Energy Alliance Team of Experts

"Ready to help you manage your energy decisions."


Ron Spechler, Founder & CEO

Ron Spechler has been servicing customers in the energy space for more than 25 years. He has been directly responsible for negotiating hundreds of contracts with suppliers for electricity and natural gas. In the process, he has saved customers both time and money.

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As a pioneer in the deregulated energy markets, Ron has a deep knowledge in areas such as price volatility, “green” energy sourcing and regulatory issues. His diverse experience allows him to advise customers on procurement strategies and pricing plans.

Ron graduated from the State University of New York at Binghamton (currently Binghamton University) in 1983 with a degree in Management. An avid mountain biker, Ron lives with his family in Closter, New Jersey.


Michael Basist, Energy Consultant

Before moving into the electricity and natural gas markets, Michael Basist was employed as a steel broker for many years with the Japanese conglomerate, Marubeni America Corporation.  A die hard Miami Dolphins fan, Michael lives in New Jersey with his wife and two college-aged daughters.

Laya Kass, Energy Consultant

Working across New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Laya Kass has years of experience in the energy markets. Laya’s customers include hotels, schools, real estate management companies, warehouses  and retail stores. Laya has also helped customers analyze the pros and cons of natural gas conversion systems.

Ariel Remen, Energy Consultant

Specializing in electricity procurement and energy audits, Ariel Remen's focus is to save your company money. Ariel entered the energy market several years ago following a successful career as a computer network engineer. When he's not working, Ariel likes to bike the trails of Bergen County, NJ where he lives with his wife and two children.

Rachel Weisz, Energy Consultant

Working in New York and New Jersey, Rachel Weisz has handled long-term energy contracts for skating rinks, gym chains, school campuses and hotels. Mrs. Weisz lives in New Jersey with her husband and children.