Forecasters

Joe Woznicki

Joe’s interest in meteorology was fostered from a very young age in a love for severe thunderstorms. He followed his passion into college, where he became a lead forecaster for the Indiana Department of Transportation while earning his BS/MS degrees in Atmospheric Science from Purdue University. Joe’s first taste of weather applications to the energy and agriculture sectors came during an internship with Chesapeake Energy’s weather team in Chicago.  He has also served on the American Meteorological Society's Energy Committee.  His applies his knowledge/experience in both the energy and ag sectors to his daily forecasts.

 

Joe Woznicki is well-versed in how weather can affect both the energy and agricultural commodity markets.

William Henneberg

"I continually work to improve my forecasting techniques and strive to produce the most accurate forecasts for clients."

William began his professional career in environmental policy, working for the US Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. After three years on Capitol Hill, William obtained a Master’s degree in Applied Meteorology from Plymouth State University with a focus on atmospheric teleconnections and energy forecasting. While in graduate school, he became the top-ranked forecaster at Plymouth State in the WxChallenge intercollegiate forecasting competition and qualified for the season ending tournament.

William Henneberg works with the power and energy industries, focusing on sub-seasonal and month ahead forecasting.

Nick Vita

"There are many different factors that go into making great weather forecasts. It is my goal every day to create the most accurate forecasts and provide you with high caliber support."

As an undergraduate at Penn State, Nick won 4 trophies in the 2009-2010 season due to his excellent performance in WxChallenge. Through his college career, Nick held four internships that strengthened his forecasting and communication skills, including one at the National Weather Service New York, New York Weather Forecasting Office. Now at CWG for almost 7 years, Nick consults for both the energy and agricultural sectors, specializing in North America and Eastern Asia.

Nick Vita specializes in energy and agricultural weather for North America and Eastern Asia. 

Brian Bardone

"I take pride in my weather forecast each day and make what I feel is the best forecast available. I will work to do that for you at each and every possible opportunity."

Brian Bardone holds over eighteen years of energy weather forecasting experience. During this time, he worked for energy consulting companies, providing short, medium, and long range forecasts. He has also sat on energy company trading floors, supplying weather forecasts for trading and load purposes.  Brian has also developed wind generation forecast models and provides wind generation forecasts for numerous ISO's around the country. 

Brian Bardone's experience as a meteorologist in the energy sector spans back to 1999.