Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 1, 2018
Ameresco, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Juris-
diction of Incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
111 Speen Street, Suite 410, Framingham, MA
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)
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Item 5.02.
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On October 1, 2018, the Board of Directors of Ameresco, Inc. (the “Company”), elected Mark Chiplock, 48, as Vice President, Interim Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer effective immediately. In these roles, Mr. Chiplock will serve as the Company’s principal financial officer and principal accounting officer. This follows the October 1, 2018 departure of John R. Granara, III as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer, effective immediately. The Company has commenced a search for a Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Chiplock joined the Company as Corporate Controller in June 2014 and has served as Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller since April 2016. Prior to Ameresco, he served as Vice President, Finance of GlassHouse Technologies, a data center infrastructure consulting firm, from June 2012 to May 2014.
Mr. Chiplock's current salary will remain in effect same and he will continue to be eligible to participate in Ameresco’s Short-Term Incentive Bonus Plan and for awards under Ameresco’s 2010 Stock Incentive Plan. He has no family relationships with any of the executive officers or directors of the Company. There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Chiplock and any other person pursuant to which he was elected as an officer of the Company.
The Company noted that Mr. Granara’s departure is not related to any issues or disagreements on the Company’s financial statement disclosures or accounting policies or practices.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: October 3, 2018
/s/ David J. Corrsin
David J. Corrsin
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary