20 years of commercial-industrial lighting sales and project management experience
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 by 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
Sold and directed installation of successful energy efficiency projects for Fortune 500 clients including Coca-Cola, Toyota USA, Pepsico, McDonald’s, U.S. Bank, and Tyson Foods.
TEPA Sustainability Committee member
President and Chief Operating Officer
30 years of solar energy industry contracting experience
Solar technical and business advisor for the 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
Utility-scale solar PV technical and CAPEX due diligence for the International Finance Corporation subsidiary of The World Bank
University of Florida, BSBA, Finance
Vice President, Engineering
25 years of automation controls, building energy management and energy efficiency contracting experience
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
Directed teams responsible for executing $250 million of commercial, government and institutional energy service contracts
Southern Polytechnic State University, BS, Mechanical Engineering Technology
PE, CEM, LEED
Chief Strategy Officer
20 years of Wall Street experience
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
Top revenue producer at Mizuho Securities USA, Oppenheimer and CIBC, advising hedge funds
Chief Information Officer
25+ years of experience building tech companies
Helped establish and shape Change.org, one of the first B corporations
University of California at Berkeley (Cal Berkeley), BA, Interdisciplinary Studies
Jason founded Automotive.com and transformed the automotive search site into a lead generation company with 50 web properties.
Played a key role in funding and shaping the mission for Change.org, one of the first B corps.
Director of Operations
12 years of commercial-industrial lighting and energy equipment sales and project management experience
3 years as regional sales manager for Orion Energy Systems
Lake Forest College, BA, Economics
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.
25 years of operations management and quality assurance experience
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.
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)
Senior Project Manager
17+ years of experience in commercial and utility-scale solar PV project management
Founder and owner of Freedom Power, LLC, Louisiana's first state-licensed solar EPC contractor, ranked #115 in U.S. by Solar Power World (2013), with over 1,200 projects completed across four states.
Licensed electrical contractor in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Ohio, Georgia and North Carolina
For M.A. Mortenson, supervised electrical installation for 10 MW and 180 MW solar farms in South Carolina and warranty/punch list work for seven 350 MW solar farms in Utah. Also developed Standard Work Instructions (SWIs) and critical task training videos; designed innovative dc collection wire harness and managed startup of manufacturing facility to prefabricate harnesses, saving Mortenson over $5 million per year.
MBA, PMP, TECL
Six Sigma Green Belt and PMI Project Management Professional certifications
NABCEP PV Installation Professional certification
Louisiana State University, MBA, Project Management Specialization
Energy Engineering Advisor
20 years building energy engineering experience
Certified Energy Manager
LEED AP, U.S. Green Building Council
4 years with Eaton Corporation as an energy team leader
Registered Professional Engineer
University of Colorado at Boulder, MS, Civil Engineering (Building Systems Program)
PE, CEM, BCxP, LEED AP
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
Commercial Real Estate Specialist
15+ years of client service, sales and marketing experience at CBRE
2+ million square feet 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