Steve Winn, Operating Partner
Steve Winn currently serves as the President and CEO of Winn & Associates, a consulting and advisory firm in the energy and power sectors. Previously, Mr. Winn served as the President and CEO of Nuclear Innovation North America (“NINA”), a joint venture between NRG Energy and Toshiba to develop the 2,700 MW South Texas Project nuclear facility. Prior to assuming this role, Mr. Winn served as Regional President of the Texas Region for NRG where he had management responsibility for over 10,000 MW of generation assets, 2,000 employees and a 6,000 MW development program. Mr. Winn also served as Head of Strategy and Mergers and Acquisition for NRG Energy where he was responsible for over $10 billion of acquisitions and divestitures, including the acquisition of the Texas Genco and the development of NRG’s venture capital strategy. Prior to joining NRG, Mr. Winn was an investment banker in the Utility and Power Groups at Lehman Brothers and Salomon Brothers where he participated in $60 billion of power and energy related mergers and over $25 billion of energy and power related financings. Earlier in his career, Mr. Winn was a financial manager for GE Nuclear Energy and participated in GE’s Financial Management program. Mr. Winn holds a B.A. in economics from the University of California Berkeley and an MBA from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell.