John Bertuzzi

M.B.A, University Of Michigan
B.S, State University of Albany
Before co-founding Ecogy, John served as a Managing Director in the J Aron division at Goldman Sachs for 13 years. At Goldman Sachs, John managed a derivatives trading desk focused on serving clients in petroleum products worldwide, with offices in New York, London and Singapore. Prior to Goldman, John was a senior vice-president in the commodity trading group at Lehman Brothers for seven years.

Ken Becker

M.A in Urban Affairs, University of Delaware
B.A in Urban Affairs, University of Delaware
Prior to co-founding Ecogy, Ken Becker was an officer and director of Citigroup Global Markets Inc. for over 25 years. During his time there, he was a senior member of the project finance and structured finance groups within the Public Finance Department. During this period, he successfully structured and completed nearly $30 billion in capital transactions to fund projects for clients. Ken was twice nominated for an Institutional Deal of the Year Award and received an award from the U.S. Conference of Mayors for innovative financing. Prior to joining Citigroup, Ken served in every level of government, including a Presidential appointment to a position in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, as well as a position in the White House.


Jack Bertuzzi

B.S in Finance, Tulane University
B.S in Psychology and Studio Art, Tulane University
Prior to Ecogy, Jack spent four years as a Financial Analyst at HelioPower, where he structured financing deals for over multiple MW of small commercial and multi-family solar systems spread over hundreds of roofs. Jack also successfully structured financing solutions for non-profit and REIT solar deals and helped close a $25 million fund with Citibank. In 2011 he co-founded, BrightCurrent, a venture funded residential solar customer acquisition company that has helped tens of thousands of consumers switch to solar. He currently sits on the Board of Directors.


Brock D. Gibian

Business Development Manager
B.A. in Mathematics, University of Vermont
B.A. in Economics, University of Vermont
Prior to joining Ecogy, Brock worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Vermont (UVM) with the Energy-Climate Transitions Research Team and with the Department of Economics on racial, gender and economic inequality. Previously, Brock worked as a Fellow at Renewable Energy Vermont, the state trade association, where he helped pass the nation's first integrated renewable portfolio standard and energy transformation program during the 2015 legislative session. He has also worked as a Researcher for the Vermont Public Service Department on the state's Comprehensive Energy Plan for 2050 and as a Research Associate with the Vermont Public Interest Research Group on a net-metering redesign and a carbon pollution tax proposal.


Francesco Ranieri

Regional Development Manager - Caribbean
MBA, Eserp University of Barcelona
Diploma in Clean Energy, New York University
B.A. Business & Economics, University of Bari

Prior to Ecogy, Francesco founded Solarando, enabling seed-stage European startups to explore opportunity in the U.S. clean energy industry. Francesco is also a 2017 graduate of NYU's Advanced Diploma in Clean Energy where he served as a consultant for United Wind as part of his course capstone project. Before Solarando, Francesco built up his experience over 9 years across several industries – technology, consumer services and market research. At Hewlett Packard and Euromonitor International he specialized in business development with a strong track record of increasing revenue and building territorial value. Francesco was responsible for account management, new deals, profitability growth and project management. 

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Peter Hayes

Business Development Analyst
B.A. in Environmental Economics, Middlebury College

Peter comes to Ecogy with a degree in Environmental Economics from Middlebury College. While at Middlebury, Peter worked as a GIS Teaching Assistant and promoted sustainable practices on Middlebury’s campus as a representative for the Student Governent Environmental Affairs Committee. He also spent his senior spring semester working with a group of fellow Environmental Studies majors and Energy Action Network to create a portfolio of marketing materials aimed at promoting energy efficient practices among low income Vermont homeowners. Additionally, Peter furthered his experience in the environmental field as a research intern for the Waterkeeper Alliance, an international non-profit, where his primary project focused on providing the Latin America support team with key research and leverage points against a system of environmentally devastating dams in Peru.