Chris Leveck

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

  • 20 years commercial-industrial lighting sales and project management experience
  • Sold and directed installation of successful energy efficiency projects for Fortune 500 clients including Coca-Cola, Toyota USA, Pepsico, McDonald’s, U.S. Bank, Tyson Foods.
  • Cofounded building energy solutions firm Environ Partners (now ProStar) with funding from Dallas Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones and grew company valuation 24x.
  • Founded and grew commercial-industrial lighting startup 1,000% over three years, ranking No. 236 on Inc. Magazine’s 2017 list of America’s fastest growing private companies.
  • Played NCAA Division I and semi-pro soccer
  • Wright State University, BSB, Marketing Communications

Jeff Prutsman

President and Chief Operating Officer

  • 30 years solar energy industry contracting experience
  • Utility-scale solar PV technical and CAPEX due diligence for International Finance Corporation subsidiary of The World Bank
  • Solar technical and business advisor for startup of large-scale solar PV developer Kenyon Energy (acquired by Calibrant Energy)
  • Key leadership role in Florida Solar Distributors, America’s largest solar heating contractor during the 1980s
  • Co-inventor, U.S. Patent 9,829,216 for solar energy collector technology
  • State-certified solar contractor
  • University of Florida, BSBA, Finance

Justin Forand – PE, CEM, LEED

Vice President, Engineering

  • 25 years automation controls, building energy management and energy efficiency contracting experience
  • Directed teams responsible for executing $250 million of commercial, government and institutional energy service contracts
  • 16 years with Siemens, rising to regional engineering manager
  • 8 years with Energy Systems Group (acquired by CenterPoint Energy) as regional manager, development/engineering
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Certified Energy Manager
  • Southern Polytechnic State University, BS, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Justin Collazo

Chief Strategy Officer

  • 20 years Wall Street experience
  • Top revenue producer at Mizuho Securities USA, Oppenheimer and CIBC, advising hedge funds
  • Placed over $200 billion of private and public financings, with a focus on energy and electric utility verticals.
  • Extensive financial industry and federal government contacts
  • Played NCAA Division I soccer
  • Miami University (Ohio), BS, Finance

Kris Farver

Director of Operations

  • 12 years commercial-industrial lighting and energy equipment sales and project management experience
  • Sold and executed roughly $48 million of commercial energy efficiency projects for national accounts including Proctor & Gamble and Georgia Pacific.
  • Directed national rollout of proprietary LED lighting assembly for Costco Wholesale’s 700 North American locations.
  • 3 years as regional sales manager for Orion Energy Systems
  • Lake Forest College, BA, Economics

Brian Cardinal

Operations Manager

  • 25 years of operations management and quality assurance experience
  • Managed 150 quality assurance professionals implementing defect containment for five Tier 1 automotive assembly plants and 25 Tier 2 automotive parts suppliers for Spekvantage.
  • Managed 50 team members and $30 million in inventory with a 99.96% accuracy rate in an ISO9002 quality system environment for a Honda Tier 1 automotive supplier. (Kern & Kern, Marysville Ohio)
  • Directed 247% expansion of powdered coatings production over 14 months for customers, including Harley Davidson, Remlinger, and Whirlpool, as plant manager for Harmon Technical Coatings.
  • Created the first EDI-integrated inspection software for automotive manufacturing plants.

ADVISORS

Jessica Lorentz – PE, CEM

Energy Engineering

  • 20 years building energy engineering experience
  • 4 years with Eaton Corporation as an energy team leader
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Certified Energy Manager
  • LEED AP, U.S. Green Building Council
  • University of Colorado at Boulder, MS, Civil Engineering (Building Systems Program)

Mike Park

Project Finance

  • 17 years renewable energy and real estate finance experience
  • Director, Renewable Energy at Twain Financial Partners
  • As a Senior Investment Officer for the U.S. Department of Energy, evaluated, structured and negotiated over $9 billion in federal funding for renewable and clean energy projects.
  • George Washington University, MBA, International Business/Finance
  • Johns Hopkins University, BA, International Relations

Chuck O’Dell

Marketing

  • 42 years marketing experience at America’s 28th largest private company
  • Vice President, Sales & Marketing at QuikTrip Corporation (retired)
  • Former board member, Folds of Honor nonprofit

Timothy Donohue

Commercial Real Estate Specialist

  • 15+ years of client service, sales and marketing experience at CBRE
  • 2+ Million SF of Agency Representation for wide range of clients including IBM, Alaska Permanent Fund, and Gateside Corporation
  • 2+ Million SF of Tenant Representation for Lime, New Flyer, Open City, and Nexant, Inc. and many others
  • Clients across diverse sectors including Financial, Health Care, Technology, and Industrial
  • Westchester County Business Journal “40 under 40” Award

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