Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Ronan joined Atlantic Power in August 2012. He is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, with primary responsibility for all finance-related functions, as well as playing a central role in the development and execution of Atlantic Power's operational and strategic initiatives.
Mr. Ronan is a financial professional with more than 20 years of management and capital raising experience. Most recently, Mr. Ronan served as Managing Director-Finance and Assistant Treasurer at Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., a publicly traded master limited partnership engaged in the transportation, storage, terminalling and marketing of crude oil, refined products and liquefied petroleum gas and other natural gas related products. Prior to that, Mr. Ronan served as President and Chief Executive Officer of SemGroup, L.P. where he oversaw the operations of the privately held partnership engaged in the transportation, storage, terminalling and marketing of crude oil, LPG and natural gas. From 2006-2008, Mr. Ronan served as Managing Director at Merrill Lynch Capital where he co-founded the start-up Energy Finance practice, in which he was responsible for origination activities in the midstream and E & P sectors. Mr. Ronan also spent 14 years at Bank of America, and predecessors Fleet Boston and BankBoston, culminating in his role as Managing Director where he focused on financing industry leading E & P, midstream and refining and marketing companies.
Mr. Ronan graduated with a B.S. from Bates College and later received an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. He also served in the U.S. Navy, active and reserve, from 1981 to 2007, retiring after 26 years with the rank of Captain.