Our Team
Meet Primergy

At Primergy, we are consciously building a diverse team of experts that highlights the very best the industry has to offer. Rooted in teamwork, respect, and a genuine passion for what we do, we’ve created a culture where bureaucracy doesn’t exist, and collaboration is our way of life.

Ty Daul

Chief Executive Officer

Ty brings three decades of experience in the power generation industry and a stellar reputation for thoughtful development expertise, leading the entire company. He served as President of Recurrent Energy Group, prior to Primergy, and Vice President of the Americas for Canadian Solar’s project development business. Ty’s integral involvement with more than 8 GW of operating renewable projects and 870 MW of operating gas-fired projects has generated investments of more than $11 billion.

Adam Larner

Chief Operating Officer

Adam runs construction and project operations, tapping into more than 20 years of experience designing, building, and investing in solar. He employs a unique and detailed understanding of the confluence of finance, construction, and operations required for high volume, low friction solar transactions. Adam has held similar positions at various construction and finance companies, with responsibility for $2.17+ billion of capital investment across approximately 960 solar projects.

Tim Larrison

Chief Financial Officer

Tim heads up corporate and project finance, FP&A, accounting, tax, treasury, and insurance.  He has 30 years of corporate and project finance experience in the energy, water, and technology sectors with the past 20 years in a CFO role at various companies.  Tim’s had direct involvement with two public offerings ntl: (NASDAQ:  NTLI) and Enron’s water company, Azurix (NYSE: AZX). He also served as founding CFO of Clear (NASDAQ: YOU) and CFO of Green Charge Networks during its sale to ENGIE (XPAR: ENGI).  He holds an MBA from London Business School, an MRP from Cornell University, and a BA from St. Lawrence University.

Emily Cohen

Chief Development Officer

Emily oversees origination, development, marketing, and policy.  She has 20+ years of renewable project development experience comprising of both wind and solar projects, as well as a creative variety of off-take contracts.  Prior to Primergy, Emily oversaw renewables commercial activities for ENGIE North America, while leading her team to a nationally recognized #1 position in utility-scale corporate PPA contracting.

Ben McReynolds

General Counsel

Ben manages all aspects of the company’s legal affairs, including corporate governance, contract negotiation, compliance, and interaction on legal affairs with counterparties, governmental authorities, regulators, and external counsel.  He has more than 18 years of experience in the renewable energy industry, serving as Associate General Counsel at Recurrent and VP and Counsel at DESRI, prior to Primergy.

Anthony Sibilia

Senior Vice President, M&A

Anthony heads up all mergers & acquisition activities, where he utilizes his market knowledge, instinct, energy and proven track record of more than 10 years, within the energy sector. Prior to Primergy, Anthony led the renewable project acquisition group at NextEra Energy Resources, responsible for nearly 10 GW of development project acquisitions.

Staci Schwartz

VP Human Resources

Staci’s title explains what she literally does for Primergy, but her passion lies in “how” by creating strong cultures where employees can thrive, bring their authentic selves to work and have some fun along the way. She has more than 20 years of human resources experience, with much of that career spent in the clean energy sector, from Iberdrola to Avangrid Renewables. Most recently, Staci worked as an executive with a cybersecurity software company.

Aaroh Kharaya

Director, Energy Storage Engineering

Aaroh leads energy storage and project engineering and technology.  He has more than a decade of technical and commercial experience in the energy storage, solar, and construction sectors. Prior to Primergy, Aaroh introduced and developed technical advisory services and served as the subject matter expert for energy storage at Clean Energy Associates, while supporting projects totaling more than 2 GWh.

Aaron Ford

Project Manager, Development

Aaron develops solar & battery storage projects.  He brings years of experience working with industry leaders in utilities and developing renewable energy across North America. He has acquired more than 1.8 GW of wind and solar currently in operation or under construction and recently managed a 1.5 GW solar pipeline with projects spanning across multiple RTOs and ISOs. Prior to Primergy, Aaron managed greenfield development for Bechtel Corporation in SERC and MISO. Earlier in his career, he worked with Southern Company and NextEra.

Alberto Veloz

Senior Director, Portfolio Management

Alberto focuses on acquiring assets across the US. He’s approaching a decade of experience in the development, acquisition, and financing of C&I and community solar projects in the US, representing more than $150 million of financing across 80 C&I projects. Prior to Primergy, Alberto led the acquisition and structuring of four community solar portfolios, totaling 40 MWs for Nautilus Solar Energy, as Business Development Director.

Allen Roth

Project Director, EPC

Allen manages engineering, procurement and construction contracts for large utility scale projects, acting as the owner’s representative. He brings 14 years of project management experience in the renewable energy sector, and has managed the construction of more than 2 GW of solar projects throughout the country, ranging from distributed generation to large-scale utility projects exceeding 430MW. Prior to Primergy, Allen managed the project management, procurement, and engineering departments for Konisto Companies as Director of Project Management.

Andrew Gough

Director, Origination

Andrew directs the origination functions for Primergy's growing solar and storage portfolio throughout the U.S. With more than a decade of commercial energy experience, spanning midstream natural gas to behind-the-meter solar, he brings a well-rounded understanding and commitment to customers’ energy goals when negotiating power purchase agreements. Prior to Primergy, Andrew held several roles at American Electric Power, most recently managing the renewable origination efforts for its deregulated wholesale outfit.

Ashlynne Hobcroft

Development Associate

Ashlynne supports the development team on the later stages of our projects. Prior to Primergy, she began her career in renewables as an intern at Strata Clean Energy, while also wrapping up her final year at UNC Chapel Hill.  Ashlynne brings a unique mix of academic focus in environmental science and statistics.   

Ava Green

Senior Counsel

Ava works alongside the General Counsel and legal team.  She brings more than a decade of experience in the renewable energy industry, including assisting in matters related to federal policy, regulation, development, and commercialization of solar and energy storage projects. Prior to Primergy, Ava served as lead attorney advisor for generator interconnections at the Bonneville Power Administration, within the Department of Energy.  She is licensed to practice law in Washington.

Beth Shipley

Director of Environmental Permitting

Beth leads all permitting efforts for Primergy. While sounding simple enough, this means she conducts environmental technical study evaluation and permit and mitigation measure reviews, to confirm compliance with permit conditions, and to ensure project constructability. However, Beth brings a wealth of experience to that complex task. Prior to Primergy, her energy work included a regulatory analyst position at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Energy Division, managing CEQA review of energy infrastructure projects. She also worked as a legal specialist with law firms in Pennsylvania and California, focusing on environmental contamination and remediation cases across the US.

Blair Brown

Origination Associate

Blair supports & coordinates the marketing of all Primergy solar and solar + storage projects. She utilizes her prior clean energy and marketing experience to develop and manage responses to energy off-take proposals, procurement requests, and maintaining ongoing relationships with Primergy’s portfolio of power buyers. Prior to Primergy, she supported and led a wide range of activities in marketing and administration for ENGIE North America.

Bre Moyle

Manager, Environmental Services

Bre manages environmental mitigation measures during development and construction, into operations and maintenance, to ensure compliance with myriad rules, regulations and Primergy’s strong conservation values. She collaborates with local, state, and federal agencies to ensure compliance on permit requirements and regulations while taking the lead on project related, natural resource and wildlife issues, and policy implementation. Bre brings more than a dozen years of experience prior to Primergy, ensuring environmental compliance during construction for large complex projects, including solar, linear transmission, and pipeline.

Brette Pedrick

Manager, M&A

Brette supports our M&A team on acquisitions, divestitures, and strategic partnerships. She brings nearly 20 years of energy industry experience to her role, the majority of that time in renewables. Prior to Primergy she managed a team within the Investment Office at Avangrid Renewables, responsible for modeling the value and risks of early-stage wind and solar development projects, pricing potential off-takes, and modeling and reporting on the value and health of the operating portfolio and pipeline. While there, she led the modeling efforts that brought 1.3 GWs of renewable energy projects online.

Bri Winkler

Origination Associate

Bri supports Primergy’s origination efforts, helping to build trusting relationships with current and future clean energy customers. She utilizes her prior climate action planning, project management, policy, and communications experience to help solve each customer's specialized energy procurement needs. Prior to Primergy, Bri worked for Tesla on electric vehicle charging policies, and managed energy and climate programs for the City of Santa Barbara.

Cameron J. Kaiser

Commercial Strategy Associate

Cam is responsible for maintaining financial models to support energy off-take proposals, acquisitions, and strategic initiatives within the renewable development team. He gained experience in the valuation of distributed generation solar and battery projects, as well as credit risk, with  AEP OnSite Partners, prior to Primergy.

Chrissa Kozaki

Project Finance Senior Manager

Chrissa leads project finance transactions, drawing on her experience in supporting more than $2.7BN in tax equity, debt financing and land monetization for utility-scale solar and battery projects. Prior to Primergy, Chrissa led the modeling for tax equity and debt transactions for AES for their pipeline of clean energy assets.

Chris Grant

Senior Project Manager, Development

Chris manages mid to late-stage development activities for Solar and BESS projects in the Southeast and neighboring Independent Systems Operators. Prior to Primergy he led development efforts for Vitis Energy’s renewable pipeline in the Eastern US.  Chris brings more than 16 years of experience in the utility and independent power producing industries. His certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) has allowed him to manage all aspects of Utility Scale projects from design to construction.

 

Chris Morris

Director, Development

Chris manages a wide variety of tasks while developing our solar projects, especially focusing on enhancing relationships and engagement with landowners and local communities. Prior to Primergy, Chris spent seven years working as part of the development and construction teams that completed more than 1.3 GW of clean energy projects at EDP Renewables North America. That work also involved numerous other early to late-stage wind, solar, and storage projects.

Christina M. Cazares

Senior Director, Development

Christina manages our US greenfield development portfolio. She has 13 years of experience working in the renewable energy industry, focusing on solar, wind and energy storage development. Prior to Primergy, Christina lead origination and development efforts for utility-scale battery storage projects in numerous markets, contributing to the successful construction of 160 MW solar and standalone energy storage projects for RWE Renewables (formerly E.ON Climate & Renewables). She also managed the storage development efforts of a 2.5 GW solar plus storage pipeline.

Christine Felz

Project Manager, Development

Christine manages the evaluation of numerous greenfield efforts within Primergy’s nation-wide development portfolio pipeline. Prior to Primergy, she led the Services team for Solas Energy Consulting, working on land use, permitting and environmental compliance projects for solar, wind and energy storage clients across the US. Christine’s project development career spans well into its second decade now, with additional experience in environmental services, land management and public affairs.

Claire Sullivan

GIS Analyst

Claire is responsible for maintaining the accuracy of our geospatial data, GIS software development, and providing map products for our team. Prior to Primergy, she worked with the Massachusetts State Geologist helping map of the depth of bedrock throughout the state.  Claire’s passion for the outdoors led her to our shared clean energy mission.

Collette Aldrich

Project Development Associate

Collette is a project development associate of mid to late-stage projects in the western US region. Prior to Primergy, she interned as an Origination and Development intern for Candela Renewables, a utility solar company, while completing her BS in Environmental Studies at UC Berkeley.  

Daniel O’Brien

Project Engineering Manager

Daniel manages all project engineering deliverables for utility scale solar and battery storage projects. With more than a decade of experience in equipment design, power generation, and renewable construction, he brings a unique skillset and proven track record of applying innovative solutions within the fast-paced environment of project execution.

Dareem David

Vice President, Finance

Dareem leads the project finance team, responsible for structuring and sourcing a variety of project-level capital for Primergy’s portfolio of projects. He has more than 7 years of experience in the renewable energy sector, including tax equity, project finance, and M&A.  Prior to Primergy, Dareem led tax equity and debt transactions for utility-scale solar and storage projects, with sPower.

Devin Hanel

Commercial Strategy Associate

Devin oversees strategic commercial initiatives and manages project financial models for both offtake and acquisitions. Prior to Primergy, he managed project-level accounting in support of development and M&A at Galehead Development, also working on its WECC greenfield development team. In that role, Devin managed early-stage assets through permitting and interconnection, while also driving their market selection process.

Erika Nevarez

Director, Operations

Erika coordinates and directs all technical development efforts among Primergy's Operations, Development and M&A organizations. She draws from her decade of previous solar industry experience where she has served as the technical lead for multiple projects in various stages of the project lifecycle, ranging from site scoping to execution and COD. Prior to Primergy, Erika worked for Leeward Renewable Energy (formerly First Solar) leading technical aspects of solar project design and execution.

Evan Hughard

Project Manager, Development

Evan manages later-stage development activities for near construction ready projects in the MISO and ERCOT markets. Prior to Primergy, he worked at Strata Clean energy, managing multiple greenfield development efforts in MISO, PJM, TVA, and ERCOT. Earlier in his career, Evan provided consulting services to cleantech startups concentrating on biomass, energy efficiency deployment, agrivoltaics, and green hydrogen.

Florentino Soria

Senior Manager, Project Finance

Florentino focuses on originating, conducting due-diligence, and acquiring small and utility-scale solar projects.  He has nearly 10 years of experience in the development and financing of renewable energy projects, working on close to $3 billion of transactions, encompassing over 1GW.  Prior to Primergy, he held a range of responsibilities in development, financing, and strategic initiatives for the Renewable Properties firm.

Frank Arcanin

Project Director

Frank manages engineering, procurement, and construction contracts for large utility scale projects. He brings nearly 40 years of experience in the Industrial / utility sector of the electrical industry, including 14 years in the renewable energy sector. Frank contributed to more than 3 GW of utility scale project development, construction management, operations & maintenance, regulatory compliance, and project safety. Prior to Primergy, he oversaw development, EPCM, and O&M, as VP of Operations at DynaSolar Services.

Gabriela Rucker

Project Development Associate

Gabriela works with the Greenfield Development team, assisting in all aspects of early-stage development, to construction. She initially joined Primergy as a 'class of 23' intern while attending Emory University, working on her BS in Environmental Science. She moved to full-time employment, once she had her diploma in hand, and in her words, “the opportunity to learn from some of the best clean energy developers in the industry."

Garrett Parker

Project Manager, Development

Garrett manages various development items for a number of projects across the US. Prior to Primergy, he spent two years at EDP Renewables North America, where he worked on utility scale solar, storage, and wind development projects. Garrett’s work helped lead to more than 300MW of constructed projects, as well as progressing multiple greenfield and early-stage development projects.

Graham Downey

Director, Strategy & Analytics

Graham leads the commercial strategy and analytics team, working with customers and developers to maximize the structure of energy off-take agreements and optimize the value of each project. Prior to Primergy, Graham managed a team responsible for energy off-take financial modeling, developing pricing strategies, and providing quantitative contract negotiation support for ENGIE North America.

Ishaq Pakawala

Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

Ishaq leads the planning, execution, and oversight of Primergy’s corporate financial management, also providing strategic financial input to the leadership team to help meet the company's business and financial objectives. He brings more than 16 years’ experience in Power Generation and Energy Services with vast expertise in aligning strategic planning and financial performance goals. Prior to joining Primergy Ishaq held a variety of leading roles within ENGIE including Dir Corporate FP&A, and CFO for Engie Services Inc, Canada.

Jackson Freeman

Associate, Strategy & Policy

Jack assists with the coordination of policy and regulatory affairs across Primergy’s network of resources and strategic development initiatives. Prior to Primergy, he worked in market intelligence and strategy at Vestas North Americas, supporting the manufacture and delivery of wind turbines. Jack also led RFP, policy, and regulatory tracking and worked across a variety of departments, including sales, legal and construction.

James Landon

Director, Technology & Business Intelligence

James leads our technology team. With nearly 15 years of experience working with various technology platforms, he’s the driving force in aligning technology with our company's objectives. James leverages his expertise to enhance collaboration, productivity, and ultimately, to help drive growth. Prior to Primergy, James ran his own CRM software consulting company.

Jaya Kovelamudi

Project Engineering Manager

Jaya manages a wide variety of engineering aspects for Primergy's utility scale solar and battery energy storage projects. She uses her expertise in electrical design, power plant integration, operations, and vendor management to support our projects from conception through operations. Prior to Primergy, Jaya worked at EDP Renewables and Burns and McDonnell.

Jean Korch

Director of Legal Operations

Jean works alongside General Counsel to help manage all aspects of the company’s legal affairs. She has more than 10 years of experience in the renewable energy industry, assisting in myriad legal aspects covering more than 2GW of solar and solar+storage projects. Prior to Primergy, Jean handled all manner of legal issues at 8minute Solar Energy.

Jeffrey Craft

Sr. Manager, Performance Engineering

Jeff loves data and severe weather and gets to address both of his passions as a performance engineer for Primergy. He brings more than a decade on industry experience, primarily focused on data analytics and asset optimization of wind and solar assets. Prior to Primergy, Jeff worked at Clearway Energy, NextEra Energy and DNV. He has a background in Atmospheric Science. 

Jemuel Selorio

Senior Development Engineer

Jemuel supports the early stage development team and M&A efforts. He brings a decade of experience in the solar industry, working as a project designer, specifically supporting distributed generation and utility-scale efforts throughout a project's lifecycle. Prior to Primergy, Jemuel worked at SunPower and TotalEnergies.

Jennifer Perez

Administrative Assistant

Jennifer helps manage Primergy’s offices and supports Sara in all aspects of ‘keeping the ship afloat.' She brings multiple years of experience buttressing teams, executives, and small business owners in a variety of industries. Prior to Primergy, Jennifer worked as a contractor for a small business owner aiding with payroll, recruiting, and state filings, and spent a number of years working in the legal sector, providing administrative support, maintaining office space, and procuring supplies.

Jimmy Hulett

Senior Counsel

Jimmy helps manage all aspects of the company’s legal affairs, working alongside the General Counsel and legal team. He brings more than a decade of experience in the renewable energy industry, assisting in matters related to policy, regulation, development and commercialization of solar, wind, hydrogen, and energy storage projects and transmission assets. Prior to Primergy, Jimmy assisted renewable energy development and origination matters at Avangrid Renewables.

Jonathan Cairns

Project Director, EPC

Jonathan is responsible for Owner’s representation while managing engineering, procurement, and construction His experience includes 14 years in the energy industry, with the last four focused on a solar portfolio exceeding 650MW. Prior to Primergy, Jonathan helped lead scoping, RFP process, contract negotiations, engineering, procurement, construction, and closeout on multiple projects for Leeward Renewable Energy (formerly First Solar).

Joseph Perrine

Project Development Manager

Joseph supports the development team on late-stage projects in the southwest US region.  He brings nearly 4 years of renewable energy experience, working on residential, commercial, and utility scale projects. Prior to Primergy, Joseph led and supported development efforts for Brightnight’s development team, assisting with more than 5GW worth of southwest US projects.

Josh Niemi

Senior Manager, Transmission & Interconnection

Josh supports Interconnection and Transmission activities for Primergy such as modeling and analysis for generator interconnections. Prior to Primergy, he gained more than a decade of transmission planning experience performing Regional Planning, Stability Studies, and Strategic Studies for ITC Holdings. Other areas of interest include python automation, NERC Standards TPL-007 and CIP-014, electromagnetic transients, and short circuit analysis.

Justin Foucault

Director of Procurement and Contract Management

Justin leads various procurement activities, and the structuring and contract administration of EPC agreements. His more than a decade of experience with contracts and procurement in power generation and civil infrastructure provide the perfect blend for maximizing value for Primergy's major equipment purchases. Prior to Primergy, Justin spent more than five years with First Solar, leading the transaction of EPC agreements, battery supply agreements, and O&M agreements, involving utility-scale solar and storage projects across North America.

Katie Hoffmaster

Director, Origination & Marketing

Katie directs all marketing and origination, amplifying Primergy’s vast portfolio offerings to our customers and industry partners. She puts her 10 years of industry experience in utility-scale renewable energy project origination and commercial development to work on behalf of all energy clients, bringing them customized opportunities and bringing their unique needs to the attention of Primergy’s talented team. Prior to Primergy Katie worked for NextEra Energy Resources leading/coordinating development, origination, and regulatory activities. She also oversees Primergy's external communications across multiple platforms, while assisting with public relations and editorial coverage.

Kelley Biskey

Senior Manager, Asset Management

Kelley runs our day-to-day oversight of assigned operating assets, including financial and operational performance, as well as contract management and interfacing with all stakeholders. She has 15+ years’ experience in operations of clean energy projects. Prior to Primergy, Kelley worked for Clearway Energy Group, following a lengthy stint with Iberdrola Renewables (now Avangrid).

K. Harley Meier

Senior Director, Western Development

Harley oversees a number of development projects and has a lengthy energy career, starting with her underwater archeology work in oil & gas, to the past nearly 20 years developing utility-scale renewable energy throughout the Western US. She specializes in completing complicated, large-scale wind and solar projects in complex regulatory environments, most recently with Avangrid Renewables, prior to Primergy.

Kiley Powell

Development Administrator

Kiley supports the Development team in myriad ways to ensure efficiency and effectiveness. She coordinates with leadership to identify and assist with workflow & quality improvements, database & document maintenance, and oversees the management of real estate contracts and payments. New to the solar industry, Kiley combines her deep passion for sustainability with strong interpersonal and organizational skills gained as HR Director for a 50+ employee non-profit organization, prior to Primergy.

Konan Hui

Associate, Project Finance

Konan supports project finance transactions for Primergy’s energy storage and utility-scale solar projects. Prior to Primergy, he spent several years in the U.K. with Deloitte Corporate Finance’s Energy & Infrastructure team, working on regulated utilities, mergers and acquisitions, and raising development capital for early-stage renewable energy platforms.

Kristen Hahn

Project Manager, Development

Kristen leads development of Primergy’s entire USA greenfield portfolio. Her 13 years of development experience working in the renewable energy industry include wind, solar, and energy storage. Prior to Primergy, she contributed to the development of 16GW of operating wind, solar and energy storage projects across North America, with MAP Energy.

Kristen Osterholt

Marketing Manager

Kristen manages public relations, branding, events, and other external-facing activities at Primergy. Previously, she contributed to the development of more than 2 GW of Western US projects at First Solar, and provided public affairs support for their portfolio of projects in development and construction.

Linn Zukor

Senior Environmental Manager, Development

Linn helps manage all environmental permitting efforts for Primergy, from initial due diligence to planning, pre-construction, construction, operations and finally, through closeout for the entire solar and energy storage portfolio. She has more 20 years of experience in environmental consulting across the U.S. for both public and private sector development projects. Prior to Primergy, Linn focused specifically within renewable energy, including environmental due diligence/constraints analyses, and permitting for energy storage and solar projects.

Mahlia Jackson

Analyst, Project Finance

Mahlia supports project finance, tax equity and debt transactions. She began her clean energy career as a Primergy intern during her final year of studies at Howard University where she focused on financial modeling and financial analysis. Mahila represents both a window and a mirror to Primergy’s passionate culture and mission-driven focus, working creatively and inclusively toward a clean energy future.

Maria Rodriguez

Sr. Manager, Transmission & Interconnection

Maria manages all phases of Interconnection and Transmission activities for Primergy’s greenfield projects.  Prior to Primergy, she managed the United States' portfolio for renewable interconnections at X-Elio.  Maria's work with renewables started at the U.S. Dept. of Navy Renewable Energy Program Office (REPO), where she led the design of renewable generation at military bases across the United States.  She also brings more than 14 years of vast utility experience while putting her Professional Engineering License to great use, working at Con Edison, Peco Energy, Exelon Corporation and Nuclear, and Duke Energy.  

 

Marcus Brown

GIS Manager

Marcus applies his technical expertise to help the development team determine how best to locate all components of solar and energy storage projects. Building on his prior experience in the renewable energy sector, as well as government, wet utilities, and fiber optics, he helps the team visualize, analyze, and collect data to make smart business decisions. Marcus is passionate about helping achieve business goals with the thoughtful application of technology and enjoys collaborating with professionals across disciplines.

Mehdi Siddique

Director of Transmission & Interconnection

Mehdi is responsible for Primergy's Interconnection activities, with over 11 years of experience in Transmission & Interconnection, System Operations, and Protection & Control. Prior to joining Primergy, Mehdi worked at NextEra Energy, where he was the regional interconnection lead for renewable generation (Solar, Wind, and Energy Storage) in WECC and Canada. He managed interconnection process to support new growth opportunities, performed due diligence for renewable assets M&A, and brought projects to Commercial Operation. Mehdi holds a Professional Engineering license.

Morgen Burkhart

Director, Procurement

Morgan leads various vendor evaluations and procurement activities and administers contracts for multiple categories of hardware purchasing.  She brings nearly a decade of experience in the energy storage space. Prior to Primergy, Morgan spent four years at Stem, leading their supply chain efforts from RFP to delivery and ensuring warranty compliance, while involved in more than 2 GW of total purchasing. 

Nam Le

Senior Transmission & Interconnection Manager

Nam oversees Interconnection and Transmission activities for Primergy including new projects, planning, execution, and operations. Prior to Primergy, he spent 14 years gaining a wide variety of experience in the utility industry, as Project Engineer, Project Manager and Technical Advisor, working in diverse fields, including high voltage construction, operations, maintenance, transmission business, interconnection, and power marketing. Before all that, Nam worked as a Project Engineer building military infrastructures for the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Nate Sweet

Sr. Manager, M&A

Nate supports project partnerships and acquisitions. He utilizes his extensive experience with more than $900M of debt and tax equity financings and supporting multiple utility-scale PPA transactions with both corporate off-takers and trading desks across various US power markets. Prior to Primergy, he was a member of both the project finance and origination teams for AES Clean Energy.

Robert Majeske

Sr. Manager, Operations & Maintenance

Robert manages the day-to-day operations of the Primergy fleet of assets, and oversight of operations and maintenance activities.  Prior to Primergy he held a similar position with Origis Energy in their US Southeast Region.  Robert brings more than 20 years of experience working in electrical maintenance systems, developing, and implementing myriad training programs and keeping people and systems running safe and sound.

Sara Deslierres

Office Manager

Sara holds the ship together. She has more than 12 years of experience supporting high-level professionals in a variety of demanding industries requiring confidentiality and precise diligence. Prior to Primergy, Sara worked as the Executive Assistant to the owner/operator of Ammari Investments, managing both residential and commercial properties, researching potential business opportunities and investments, creating and executing contracts, and assisting with all aspects of business venture research and acquisition.

Steven Estoclet

Commercial Strategy Associate

Steven helps assess project valuations for both power offtake agreements and new acquisition opportunities for the Commercial Strategy team. Prior to Primergy, he held a similar role for ibV Energy Partners. Steven has worked with both distributed generation and utility scale solar and battery projects across the US for more than half a decade now.

Suchil Samant

Associate General Counsel

Suchil helps manage all aspects of the company’s legal affairs, working alongside the General Counsel and the Senior Legal Manager . He brings more than 10 years of experience in the renewable energy industry, assisting in the development and financing of more than 3GW of solar, solar plus storage, and stand-alone storage projects. Prior to Primergy, Suchil assisted renewable energy industry clients in M&A, project finance and development matters at Orrick.

Thomas Regenhard

Vice President, Project Execution

Thomas is responsible for the project delivery of all small- and large-scale solar and storage projects. He has 20 years of experience in large project development and construction, including more than 13 years in the renewable energy sector. Prior to Primergy, Thomas managed all permitting and sitting for First Solar Inc., where he was responsible for a large portfolio of projects across the US, ranging from 25 MW to 300 MW.

Toby Tuttle

Director, Development

Toby brings nearly two decades of experience working in the telecommunications and energy industries. He spent the last quarter of that in renewable energy, managing utility-scale wind and solar projects. Prior to Primergy, Toby directed development for a small regional wind energy company in the upper Midwest. He’s also served in myriad roles as an engineer, project manager and developer, for companies like Black & Veatch, Xcel and Duke.

Todd Lacoste

Vice President, Asset Management

As Todd’s title implies, he’s responsible for Primergy's portfolio of operating assets, including financial and operations performance, contract management, and oversight of operations and maintenance (O&M). He’s spent nearly three decades in power generation, including almost half that time in the renewable energy sector. Prior to Primergy, Todd worked in renewable energy for BP Solar, SunPower, and Origis Services.

Travis Gasnier

Environmental Associate

Travis supports all aspects of Primergy's environmental permitting efforts, ranging from the initial due diligence of greenfield sites to COD. He has more than a dozen years of experience in environmental consulting and renewable energy development across the U.S, specializing in wetlands delineations and permitting.  Prior to Primergy, Travis worked for Ecoplexus, Inc., supporting environmental and land use permitting for their utility-scale solar and battery storage project portfolio in the central and western U.S.

Zach Schoenfeld

Project Development Manager

Zach supports utility-scale solar and energy storage project development across the Mountain West and Midwest. He has contributed to the deployment of more than 400MW of clean energy projects in wind, solar and energy storage. Prior to Primergy, Zach helped lead the development of 1 GW of early to mid-stage Midwest pipeline projects for EDP Renewables and Earthrise Energy.  He started his career in the Aerospace and Aviation industries, working with a number of innovative organizations, including Gulfstream Aerospace, GE Aviation, and Rolls-Royce North America, developing a strong foundation in project management.

Aaroh Kharaya
Director,
Energy Storage Engineering
Kristen Hahn
Project Development Manager
Mahlia Jackson
Project Finance Intern
Justin Foucault
Director of Procurement and
Contract Management
Beth Shipley
Director of Environmental Permitting
Graham Downey
Director, Strategy & Analytics
Florentino Soria
Senior Manager, M&A
Brette Pedrick
Senior Analyst,
M&A
Nate Sweet
Manager, M&A
Deepa
Ananthakrishnan
Senior Vice President,
Operations & Engineering
Christina M.
Cazares
Senior Director, Development
Toby Butterfield
Director of Development
Devin Hanel
Commercial Strategy Associate/p>
Christine Felz
Project Manager, Development
Ryan Schalk
Senior Project Manager –
Development
Cameron J. Kaiser
Commercial Strategy Associate
Frank Arcanin
Project Director-EPC
Blair Brown
Origination Associate
Ishaq Pakawala
Senior Director of Financial Planning
and Analysis
Marcus Brown
GIS Manager
Katie Hoffmaster
Director - Origination & Marketing
Alberto Veloz
Senior Director, M&A
Kristen Osterholt
Marketing Manager
Thomas Regenhard
Vice President, Project Execution
Daniel O’Brien
Project Engineering Manager
Chrissa Kozaki
Project Finance Manager
Sara Deslierres
Office Manager
Erika Nevarez
Director, Operations
Blake Akanno
Commercial Analytics & Structuring
Senior Manager
Gabriela Rucker
Development Intern
Mehdi Siddique
Director of Transmission &
Interconnection
Jean Korch
Senior Legal Manager
K. Harley McDonald
Senior Director,
Western Development
Allen Roth
Project Director-EPC
Laura Thomas
Commercial Intern
Todd Lacoste
Vice President, Asset Management
Kiley Powell
Development Administrator
Jonathan Cairns
Project Director-EPC
Lisa Leipzig
Vice President, Development
Nam Le
Senior Transmission &
Interconnection Manager
Evan Hughard
Project Manager, Development
Dareem David
Vice President, Finance
Chris Morris
Senior Manager – Development
Suchil Samant
Associate
General Counsel
Bre Moyle
Manager - Environmental Services
Andrew Gough
Director, Origination
Garrett Parker
Project Manager,
Development
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