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Greg Stuart, Co-Founder, CEO, Director
Mr. Stuart has over 25 years experience in the brokerage and investment banking industries. He began his career as a broker with Prudential Bache Securities and later went on to found his own broker-dealer G.R. Stuart & Company which grew to 15 offices and 220 brokers nationwide. In 1995, he sold G.R. Stuart & Company to a publicly traded Nasdaq listed company. Since that time, he has focused his efforts on consulting both public and private companies in a wide range of industries. Specifically, he has engaged in a number of successful environmental related start-ups, trading on listed exchanges, including landfill reclamation and soil remediation projects. Mr. Stuart is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts ‘85.

Gary Stuart, Esq., Co-Founder, General Counsel, Director
Mr. Stuart has focused his legal practice on corporate and securities law, including SEC and FINRA compliance, the formation and structuring of business entities, mergers and acquisitions, public and private equity financing and general corporate and business advice. Prior to working with Power Tree Corp, he was General Counsel of China Direct Industries, where his role included overseeing the company’s ascent from a non listed public company to one trading on AMEX and then NASDAQ. Mr. Stuart received his B.A. from Tufts University ‘92; J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law ‘96, where he was a member of Law Review and graduated Cum Laude; and an LL.M. in Securities Regulation from Georgetown Law Center ‘01. He is member of the State Bar of Florida and California.

Richard Halstead, Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Halstead is Chairman and President of Empire Magnetics, Inc., located in Rohnert Park, California. He founded Empire Magnetics in 1987, a company focused on designing motors for extreme environments such as for spacecraft, deep sea, and a wide range of industrial automation projects. He also founded www.wind-sail.com based vertical axis windmills from a project in collaboration with Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and the Russian State Rocket Center, employing more than 100 PhD’s at its peak. Former positions include: Linear Motor Product Development Manager at Parker Hannifin’s Compumotor Division; Computer programmer and Test equipment engineer at IBM and Technical Operations Officer for the CIA. He served in the USAF 1965-1968 (Viet Nam Vet.) as an Airborne Radio Communications Specialist. He holds several patents related to the motor and wind industries and has published numerous technical articles. He received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology from California State University Fresno, Summa Cum Laude, ‘74.

Ramon Lugo, Advisory Board
Mr. Lugo serves as the Director of UCF’s Florida Space Institute. Prior to this appointment, he served as Director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s John H. Glenn Research Center from 2010 to 2013. There he was responsible for planning, organizing and directing the activities required in accomplishing the missions assigned to the Center. Prior to this appointment, he served as Glenn’s Deputy Director from 2007 to 2010. Prior to his positions at Glenn, he served as the Deputy Program Manager of the Launch Services Program at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and was principally responsible for managing, directing and evaluating the progress of all ongoing launch operations and activities including Expendable Launch Vehicles engineering and analysis, payload integration, launch site support and launch campaigns. Mr. Lugo began his NASA career at Kennedy in 1975 as a cooperative education student. Since becoming a member of the Senior Executive Service in 2001, he served as the executive director of the Cape Canaveral Spaceport Management Office. Other leadership positions include Director and Deputy Director of Expendable Launch Vehicle Services Program, Manager of Facilities and Support Equipment Division in the Space Station Project Office, and Chief of the Business Office of the Joint Performance Management Office. Mr. Lugo has received numerous honors, including two NASA Exceptional Achievement Medals for contributions to the Galileo Mission and the Space Station Redesign, and three NASA Outstanding Leadership Medals for his instrumental role in the Expendable Launch Vehicle Program Transition.

Glen Dahlbacka, Advisory Board
Mr. Dahlbacka received his Bachelor of Physics from the University of Illinois and Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the University of Minnesota for experiments in Gamma Ray Astronomy. In 1972 he joined Lawrence Livermore National Lab as a Staff Scientist for the Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) program and co-designed the first neutron producing laser fusion target at LLNL. In '76 he joined Physics International where he managed research on intense pulsed x-ray source development and x-ray lasers. From '82-’90 he was proprietor of a consulting firm that developed high mach number gas injection hardware for laboratory x-ray laser research. In '90 at Maxwell Laboratories, as VP of Business Development, he promoted synchrotron light sources and their applications to industrial processes. When the Advanced Light Source came online at Berkeley Lab, he joined as the manager of Industrial Program Development in the Technology Transfer Department to bring industry to the ALS, and from ‘99-’08 he managed joint LBNL-industry programs in the former Soviet Union funded by the DOE. He is currently working on final steps to commercialize vertical axis wind turbines developed under one of the Russian programs. He is a past member of the Livermore Planning Commission, the Livermore City Council and a founding member of the Board of Directors of Chabot Space & Science Center.

Philip Cannon, Development Engineer
Mr. Cannon founded Cartesian Systems, Inc. in 1989, a software, hardware, and management consulting firm focused on developing complex electronic systems for use in Industrial automation systems. He was formally Vice President of the systems business and engineering units of Parker Hannifin’s Compumotor Division, where he directed software, electrical and mechanical engineers responsible for motor drives and controls for industrial automation. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics from the Illinois Institute of Technology ‘71.

William Bachrach, Advisory Board
Mr. Bachrach is a business leader with 24 years of global experience in high technology environments including P&L responsibility, organic growth strategies and development of senior management teams. Mr. Bachrach currently holds the position of Senior Vice President, Sensors for MTS Systems Corporation. He was Senior Project Leader for General Electric Corporation’s Research & Development Center, with a special focus on turbine blades for a variety of applications. Mr. Bachrach holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University ’80, a Ph.D. and Masters of Science Degree in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Northwestern University ‘85, and a Masters of Business Administration from the Sloan School of Management at MIT ’88.

Evgeny Solomin, Development Engineer
Dr. Solomin is a Full Professor at South Ural State University and Director of the Alternative Energy International Innovation Center in the Russian Federation. Development projects include a family of small 0.1-30 kW experimental vertical axis turbines including hybrid power plants which was developed in the last 15 years in collaboration with Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and the Russian State Rocket Center. Former positions include: Director of Uralmet Scientific Research Institute; Director of SRC-Vertical, Ltd., a leading developer of electric motors and wind turbines in Russia. He received his Master of Science degree from Budapest Technical University in 1990. Dr. Solomin is a member of several scientific journals and dissertation councils. He has published over 140 manuscripts and articles and holds 21 issued patents.

Sergey Gandzha, Development Engineer
Dr. Gandzha holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Academy of Sciences and is a Professor at South Ural State University, Chelyabinsk, Russia. Dr. Gandzha has spent more than 20 years in the study and design for different types of electric machines such as brushless motors, induction motors and synchronous machines. He controls magnetic modeling projects on the University super computer.

Fred Brokaw, Development Engineer
Mr. Brokaw has over 47 years of experience in electrical engineering design. His expertise includes power, lighting, project management, electrical calculations, field engineering, project cost estimating and construction services. Prior projects include engineering and consulting services for city governments, military terminals, commercial and residential real estate complexes.

Michael Salomon, Consultant
Mr. Salomon is founder of Clean Horizon Consulting. He obtained his engineering degree at Mines Paris Tech in France and his Ph.D. at Stanford in the USA. He witnessed the booming of cleantech venture capital and entrepreneurship while an academic in the Silicon Valley, and then went on to become a management consultant at McKinsey in Paris. Mr. Salomon believes that a high penetration of renewable energy can only be possible if a strong energy storage sector is formed. He thus founded Clean Horizon to provide technological, regulatory and business expertise to stakeholders of this emerging industry.

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