President and co-founder, Bullfrog Power Inc.
Tom Heintzman brings a distinguished record of service to environmental causes, along with proven executive leadership experience, to his role as president of Bullfrog Power Inc.
Prior to co-founding Bullfrog Power with Greg Kiessling in 2004, Tom spent more than 13 years in the private and NGO sectors, most recently with Zenon Environmental, where he led their global M&A initiatives as director of corporate development.
Earlier in his career, as Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company, Tom provided consulting services to many of the world’s largest corporations in the energy, manufacturing, financial services, and telecommunications sectors. From 1996 to 1998, Tom was instrumental in establishing the Sierra Legal Defence Fund’s Ontario office, where he led several precedent-setting litigation, public advocacy, and lobbying campaigns associated with the environmental consequences of the oil refining, mining, forestry, fishing, and automobile industries.
Tom began his career practicing law with Goodmans, a leading Canadian law firm. Tom has volunteered with a number of children’s health and environmental organizations. For more than a decade, he was an active member of the Camp Oochigeas community, a children’s cancer camp in Ontario. He served on the board of the Sierra Legal Defence Fund from 1999 through 2004, and provided pro-bono consulting services to the Nature Conservancy of Canada during his tenure at McKinsey.
In 2008, Tom was pleased to accept the “Leader of the Year” award from the Ontario Energy Association on behalf of Bullfrog’s residential and commercial customers.