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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 Energy’s new market entry strategy and shared renewables platform. He oversees national accounts and leads Dynamic Energy’s greenfield development and off-taker aggregation efforts in community solar. Prior to Dynamic Energy, 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.
Andrew Smith oversees the finance, treasury and human resource matters for Dynamic Energy. Andrew brings a strong accounting background from both public and private environments and leverages this experience to ensure accurate financial planning and reporting. In addition, Andrew works closely with the executive management team to develop and execute strategies to grow Dynamic Energy’s long-term value and competitiveness.
Andrew previously served the Company as Vice President of Finance and Controller. Prior to joining Dynamic Energy, he held finance and accounting roles for privately held companies throughout the greater Philadelphia region. Andrew also previously worked as an auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers where he specialized in servicing publicly traded companies in the technology industry.
Andrew earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from Villanova University and is an active Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He is currently pursuing his M.B.A. from Saint Joseph’s University – Eirvan K. Haub School of Business.
Tony oversees all legal matters for Dynamic Energy, 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 Energy and its customers find win-win solutions to challenging issues.
Prior to joining Dynamic Energy, 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.
Greg is responsible for all aspects of project management, from preliminary site design, structural layout and final permit drawing packages to project oversight through completion. His team of experts handle all work in-house in support of Dynamic Energy’s engineering efforts. Greg has more than 10 years experience in technical CAD drafting and project management.
Greg has managed over 50 projects with Dynamic Energy, totaling over 25 megawatts of PV Solar installations. His experience includes roof, ground and parking canopy solar installations. Before joining Dynamic Energy, Greg gained valuable experience in project management, operations and design. His skills enable Dynamic Energy’s team to produce detailed project drawings internally, resulting in successful permitting and project installations.
Greg received his A.S.T. in Architectural Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Technology from Triangle Tech.
Scott Starr is responsible for 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.
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 Energy, 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.
Tim is responsible for solar business development at Dynamic Energy. Tim brings a diverse background in sales leadership and management experience within multiple environmentally-relevant organizations, where he has developed a passion for solar energy adoption and customer engagement. Most recently, Tim spent five years developing solar projects within New York State, where he led the account management and contract execution on over 68 MW of commercial-scale solar opportunities statewide. Beginning with his tenure at Monolith Solar Associates in 2013, Tim developed and closed the largest commercial portfolio Power Purchase Agreement in New York State at time of signing, as well as several of the largest NYS municipal solar contracts executed to date.
Tim holds a BA (summa cum laude) from the University at Albany (SUNY), with a major in Psychology.
Ken Meyers is responsible for solar business development at Dynamic Energy. Ken has spent the last two years working with Fortune 1000 companies developing behind the meter solar PV systems including, roof mount, ground mount and carport, His experience includes project management, business development and contract negotiations. Ken’s approach involves getting to know each customer’s specific needs, developing a working relationship in an effort to design and build a solution that meets all parties needs and objectives. The end goal is to help customers realize savings and value through the implementation of solar energy projects.
Prior to joining Dynamic Energy, Ken worked for SolarCity where he focused on natioanl Fortune 1000 accounts. His projects ranged from 500kW and larger. He developed projects for commercial and industrial across the US and Mexico. Prior to entering the Solar industry, Ken founded two Electronic Semiconductor Distribution companies before selling them and following his passion to get back to solar, which he sold door to door in the greater northeast region in Philadelphia after leaving high school and prior to attending Penn State. Ken lives in the Philadelphia area with his wife and two children. Ken holds a BS in Marketing from The Pennsylvania State University.
Byron Woodman is responsible for business development at Dynamic Energy. Byron’s experience includes on-site generation, power purchase agreements, wind RECs, carbon offsets, and energy efficiency projects. With over 15 years in the industry, Byron works with commercial and institutional customers including corporations, state & local governments and universities to advance the development of solar energy throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic. He has participated sale and development of the largest onsite college and university solar projects in New England and Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining Dynamic, Byron worked with Brightergy, Community Energy, Inc. and Linkage Inc. Byron holds his B.S. with honors from Cornell University.
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