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Bob Carleton

Senior Vice President, Power & Renewables

Springfield, MO

Bob Carleton is a Senior Vice President and Senior Account Executive on the Power & Renewables team at CAC Natural Resources. Bob joined the team in 2021, after working as a senior broker at Beecher Carlson and Stephens Insurance Energy Group, utilizing his extensive risk management experience to advise large utility and renewable energy clients regarding insurance placement, claims, and loss control.

Bob spent the early part of his career in the U.S. Navy nuclear program including time as a nuclear prototype instructor and submarine nuclear power system operator and mechanic. After that, Bob held positions as a power plant operator and mechanic at City Utilities of Springfield, Missouri (CU), and was later promoted to Risk Manager. In 2015, Bob joined NRG Energy, Inc., a Fortune 200 Independent Power Producer, as Manager, Risk Insurance, concentrating on NRG’s renewable energy assets across the U.S. He managed several large claims and financings for an extremely intense asset development and acquisition program during his time with NRG.

Bob holds an Associate of Risk Management and Associate of Enterprise Risk Management designations from AICPCU.