Nick Hammond, of Monclova, has been promoted to director, distributed generation for GEM Energy, a Rudolph Libbe Group company.

In this expanded role, Hammond will lead the combined heat and power (CHP) business for GEM Energy, in addition to maintaining his current responsibilities in project finance, contracts and risk management. He will also continue to support the contract and risk management functions for GEM Inc.

Hammond joined the Rudolph Libbe Group in 2015. He is an attorney licensed to practice law in Ohio and a member of the Ohio State Bar Association. He holds a Juris Doctorate and MBA from the University of Toledo, and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Dayton.