Rick Peña, Senior Vice President, Mergers, Acquisitions and Integration
Rick Peña leads Calpine’s merger and acquisition activities as well as the integration of acquired businesses. His accomplishments at Calpine have included negotiating acquisitions and divestitures of power plants that advanced the company’s strategic priorities of building scale in key competitive markets, as well as the acquisition of retail platforms that provide more direct channels to our power customers. Mr. Peña joined Calpine in June 2007 as a Director of Strategic Origination, serving our Southeast, ERCOT and North regions over the years. He was named Vice President of Corporate Development in January 2013. Prior to joining Calpine, Mr. Peña served as Manager of Mergers and Acquisitions for Direct Energy and as a Senior Analyst, Commercial Services, at Duke Energy North America. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Texas A&M University.