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Michael Perillo is the founder of Dynamic Energy. Michael leverages an accounting background along with his corporate and energy experience to assist clients in developing projects that maximize value through efficient ownership, financing, and utilization of federal, state and utility incentives.
Prior to founding Dynamic Energy, Michael provided financial advisory and valuation services to companies throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and participated in various merger and acquisitions, public debt offerings and initial public offerings. Formerly a manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte & Touche, he has served clients ranging from privately held businesses to publicly-traded multinational corporations.
Michael is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Valuation Analyst. He received his M.B.A. from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and B.S. in Accountancy from Villanova University.
Brett Thibodeau is responsible for the operations of Dynamic Energy including business and corporate development, planning, and general business processes. With extensive experience in distributed generation, Brett’s operational, financial and development background provides clients significant, experience-based counsel on project structuring and execution.
Prior to joining Dynamic Energy, Brett worked for SunPower, gaining international project development experience, and in the commercial building industry with the leading U.S. building products manufacturer, CertainTeed. Previously, Brett worked with entrepreneurial companies and began his career with LaSalle Partners (now Jones Lang LaSalle) in commercial real estate finance.
Brett received his M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his B.A. from Dartmouth College.
Daniel manages Dynamic’s new market entry strategy and shared renewables platform. He oversees national accounts and leads Dynamic’s greenfield development and off-taker aggregation efforts in community solar. Prior to Dynamic, Daniel was Chief Strategy Officer of Safari Energy where he implemented the company’s business development process and growth strategy – during his tenure there, contracted backlog was increased by over 1,000%.
Before Safari, Daniel was CFO/COO of Martifer Solar USA, Inc., which integrated roughly 4% of the U.S. commercial solar market between 2009 and 2011 for leading municipal and Fortune clients he has contracted over $600M of solar PV for over 1,200 clients.
Daniel’s MBA comes from the LeBow College of Business at Drexel University, and he has a BS from Bucknell University.
Tony oversees all legal matters for Dynamic, including commercial contracts, corporate issues and general business functions. Tony has managed legal matters for more than 3,500 MW of renewable energy projects. An experienced negotiator, Tony works constructively and creatively to help Dynamic and its customers find win-win solutions to challenging issues.
Prior to joining Dynamic, Tony founded a law firm focused on renewable energy, representing clients in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Germany. He previously worked 10 years in the wind power industry, where he served as in-house counsel to three international wind turbine manufacturers. Tony began his legal career as a commercial litigator and insurance attorney with two nationally recognized law firms.
Tony received his law degree cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School and his B.A. from Indiana University. He is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.
Scott Starr is responsible for solar and CHP business development for Dynamic Energy. Scott’s tenure in solar and distributed generation technologies have earned him an appreciation for multiple perspectives; whether end-users, developers, financiers, long-term system owners, or construction partners, Scott values each client’s unique goals in developing profitable distributed generation projects.
Prior to Dynamic Energy, Scott worked for solar pioneers including First Solar, Solyndra, SolarBuyer, groSolar and General Electric, gaining diverse experience along the PV value chain as a module manufacturer, project developer, EPC/Installer, and module quality expert. Prior to his career in distributed generation and renewables, Scott worked for Medtronic bringing implantable cardiac and neurological devices to market, and continues his work in human potential and leadership training systems.
Scott holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Biomedical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, an M.B.A. from Duke University, and a GE Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
Andreas Schmid is responsible for solar and CHP business development for Dynamic Energy. Andreas has more than 6 years of direct business development experience in the solar industry, and a diverse background that allows for disciplined and creative problem solving.
Prior to joining Dynamic Energy, Andreas worked for RGS Energy (formerly Real Goods and Alteris Renewables) for 6 years, conducting site surveys, designing systems, building financial models, creating proposals, and working with customers to develop cost-effective solar solutions on over 250 successfully completed projects. Earlier in his career, Andreas worked in construction, real estate and real estate finance. He also served in the US Army with the 3rd Ranger Battalion (Ft. Benning, GA) and 2nd Infantry Division (Camp Casey, South Korea).
Andreas has a BA (summa cum laude) in Ecological Design from Prescott College, and began studying solar energy in 1992 as part of that degree.
Chris Kidd is responsible for business development for Dynamic Energy. With over $100 million of solar and construction infrastructure projects developed, Chris provides clients in the Commercial Real Estate, Retail, Manufacturing, and Federal markets with deep expertise. Chris has the proven track record and experience needed to properly source and develop various energy projects using diverse financing structures and technologies.
Prior to Dynamic Energy, Chris held various executive and general management positions, most recently as Vice-President of Business Development for Safari Energy, a commercial solar development and financing company. As a military officer, Chris served over 20 years in both Active and Reserve status with numerous command and leadership positions including Company Commander and Battalion Executive Officer in the U.S Army Rangers.
Chris holds a Master of Science degree in Entrepreneurial Finance from Babson College where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration & Finance from Montclair State University.
John Motta is responsible for business development for Dynamic Energy. He has diverse experience in the solar industry, ranging from development and EPC management on utility scale projects in California, to development of community shared solar and rooftop and carport canopy projects in Massachusetts’ net metering markets. He has expertise in land development and project financing, and leverages his unique background to execute on a wide range of projects and client needs.
Prior to joining Dynamic, John worked at SunEdison in the Commercial and Industrial group, focused on developing distributed solar assets in the New England markets. He also spent several years at AES Solar/Silver Ridge Power and Lightsource Renewables developing and constructing utility scale solar plants in the Southwest US.
John holds an MBA from San Diego State University, Summa Cum Laude, with a focus in Entrepreneurship, and a Bachelor of Science in Business from Virginia Tech.
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