Roger Spring

Founder and CEO

Portland, OR

Roger Spring founded Evergreen Consulting Group in 1997, and with the help of a strong Evergreen team, has built its reputation as an industry leader delivering stellar results for utility and energy efficiency programs. He has more than 32 years of experience in developing, implementing, and managing energy efficiency programs and services for commercial, industrial and residential markets.

In 2016, Roger was honored with the Commitment to Service, Leadership and Excellence Award, presented by Bonneville Power Administration and Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance. The award recognized Roger for his service, leadership, and commitment to excellence in energy efficient lighting. The plaque itself says, “Across the Pacific Northwest, the robust and vibrant collection of trade allies and utility partnerships in place today owe much to the vision, hard work, and guidance brought forward by Roger Spring.”

Prior to founding Evergreen, Roger designed and implemented marketing and sales programs for energy clients of John D. Shearer & Associates. Previously, he served as marketing and sales program manager, sales representative, and a consumer advisor for Portland General Electric. He began his career in 1976 as a community education director for the Salem-Keizer School District.

He is actively involved in many professional and trade associations including Association of Energy Services Professionals, Association of Professional Energy Managers, Illuminating Engineering Society, Northwest Energy Efficiency Council, Northwest Energy Efficiency Task Force, and the Northwest Public Power Association.

An expert in forming and facilitating trade ally networks, Roger is a sought-after speaker by utilities, governmental agencies, professional and trade associations, and business organizations. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from University of Oregon.

A native of North Bend, Oregon, he’s been married to Debbie, his co-founder, for more than 40 years. Celebrating family is an important value to Roger, and one that he has incorporated into the culture at Evergreen. When he isn’t leading the company, he enjoys running, biking, hiking and outdoor sports— and of course, spending cherished time with family and friends.