David Sagara – Managing Director
Mendota Group representing SDG&E’s Summer Reliability Market Access Program
For the last twenty years, David has provided strategy, business process, and program implementation consulting services to clients in the electric and gas energy industry with a focus on energy efficiency, demand response, and electrification. His recent work has included EE program design, implementation, and associated regulatory filing. At SDG&E, he has managed EE programs for residential and non-residential programs for over ten years. Currently, he is part of the team that designed SDG&E’s Market Access Program and is currently overseeing the implementation of SDG&E’s SRMAP. Prior to joining the Mendota Group, David served in various consulting roles for Olivine, APX, IBM Business Consulting Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the Boston Consulting Group. Before his consulting career, Mr. Sagara worked for seven years in the engineering/construction industry for Bechtel where he designed several utility systems for large industrial facilities and held positions in engineering, project management, and business development. David holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a registered Professional Engineer.