Mr. Costello is the President of Acela Energy Group. Rich is a registered professional engineer and he holds a M.S. in Engineering Management from Western New England College and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University. Rich also conducts a variety of Energy Certification Courses for AEE. Rich was the National President of the Association for the Year 2000, and received the 2003 Energy Professional of the Year Award from the organization. In 2006, Richard was inducted into the Energy Managers Hall of Fame.