John Bertuzzi

Partner
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

Partner
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.

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Jack Bertuzzi

Principal
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.

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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.

Latin America Division

 
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Gresa Murati

Regional Development Manager, Costa Rica
B.A. Political Science, City College of New York

Gresa Murati is majoring in Political Science and minoring in Public Policy at the City College of New York. She is a member of the United Nations Association in her college and actively promotes the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. She has received the Weston Public Service Scholarship and is currently working on building the skills to start her own startup and make a social impact. 


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Elizabeth Font

Regional Development Manager, Mexico and Panama
M.P.A., Columbia University

Elizabeth is in the final year of the Master of Public Administration in development practice at Columbia University. With a bachelor in Chemistry and a Master's in Environmental Science she is now focusing on the energy sector. Elizabeth is currently developing her own enterprise related to energy efficiency in buildings.