President & CEO
For over 25 years Mr. Dotson has pioneered accretive value strategies for Commercial & Industrial energy consumers. His keen understanding of the volatility and price risk facing electricity rate payers has delivered millions in savings for his clients, while helping to ensure the resiliency of the energy grid in the west. His innovative interruptible power insurance offering was a leading factor in the growth of the critical Demand Response power market, reducing the nations reliance on expensive Fossil-Fuel Peaker Plants. Prior to founding Youpower, Mr. Dotson served as President of Distributed Power Corporation advancing small packaged distributed cogeneration solutions for Commercial & Industrial power consumers nationally. From 2007-2018, Mr. Dotson served as CEO of Premier Energy Strategies managing energy price risk for more than 100 Commercial & Industrial customer accounts in de-regulated electricity markets, he currently serves as chairman. Mr. Dotson studied Economics at Pepperdine University and CSULB where he was recruited and hired by The ServiceMaster Management Services Company to help lead their growing HealthCare management services portfolio in the western United States.