Our Team of Solar Experts
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Chief Executive Officer
John has more than 25 years of experience in business with his custom promotional product company, Porter World Trade. He is an entrepreneur as well as an environmental activist. As CEO, John handles financing for the company and embodies the mission and vision of the company as he leads the Clean Footprint team.
Chief of Business Development
Kurt is a professional Urban Planner with over 25 years of consulting experience. He has an extensive background in both public and private sector initiatives, which makes him a valuable resource to solar developers across the country. As Chief of Business Development, Kurt works with Clean Footprint’s developer partners to develop and finance solar projects.
Chief Operating Officer
As the founder and operator of JEMM Holdings Group LLC and as COO and CFO at First Movers, John has a proven track record of successful business practices. He holds an MBA from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College, where he developed a strong finance and accounting background. As Clean Footprint’s Chief Operating Officer, John monitors company operations has also undertaken the role of Chief Finance Officer.
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
A sales and marketing strategist, Wes Morrison spent 15 years in a variety of sales and product marketing leadership roles within the healthcare industry. He also has a bachelor’s degree in political science and business management from Florida State University. As Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Wes leads Clean Footprint’s marketing team to excellence while developing solar projects in our target markets.
Chief Learning Officer
Eliza attended New York University in Paris, France and studied in the Global Liberal Studies program before moving to Florida where she studied undergraduate business and entrepreneurship at the University of Central Florida. As Chief Learning Officer, she is responsible for writing and editing blogs, e-books, videos and white papers as well as developing other learning content created for Clean Footprint’s clients and developer partners.
Director of Administration
Jeff graduated from Florida Institute of Technology with bachelor’s degrees in chemistry, and mathematics. He also holds an MBA from the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business at Florida Tech. He has past experience in marketing and business strategy consulting, project management and real estate development. As Director of Administration, Jeff is responsible for leveraging technology to promote efficiency and streamline operations internally between business functions as well as externally in communicating our value propositions to our clients. He is also responsible for managing the company’s IT systems and inventory.
Prospect Account Analyst
Nick is currently enrolled at Eastern Florida State College where he is studying business. His responsibilities as Prospect Account Analyst include parcel data set analysis, site selection and preliminary design of rooftop solar photovoltaic systems.
Prospect Account Analyst
Avery is currently a senior in high school and will be studying finance at the University of South Florida starting Fall 2015. As Prospect Account Analyst, she is responsible for preparing solar reports, finding client contact information and importing prospective accounts.
BOARD OF ADVISORS
As part of Clean Footprint’s commitment to excellence, Clean Footprint also works with a variety of advisors to ensure the company operates in the most socially, environmentally, and financially sustainable manner possible. Clean Footprint’s board of advisors includes:
Community Planning Advisor
Chris is an emerging leader in the sustainability movement with experience in project development and implementation of clean energy projects throughout the State of Florida. He founded Intellectual Decisions on Environmental Awareness Solutions (IDEAS) in addition to many other community programs. Chris consults with Clean Footprint on energy efficiency projects throughout the United States.
Florida State Policy Advisor
Susan is a strategic planner, policy and communications expert in Florida and is also the Florida Director of the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE). She consults with Clean Footprint on business practice and policy issues, reviewing and ensuring Florida state policy on solar energy is properly followed.
Federal & International Policy Advisor
Stephen is the Northwest Pennsylvania Green Economy Task Force Co-Chair, a Consultant for Pennsylvania’s Sea Grant Program and an Adjunct Professor for Washington College of Law. As an attorney, Stephen has concentrated his efforts on environmental law and policy, and worked for the Center for International Environmental Law for more than a dozen years. He consults with Clean Footprint on federal policy, particularly where it pertains to renewable energy.
Local Government Advisor
Bennett Boucher served as the City Manager for the City of Cape Canaveral for seventeen years following his service as the City Finance Director and Public Works Director. Bennett consults with Clean Footprint in several areas of expertise including: finance, budget allocation, operations, project management, contract administration, and environmental permitting.
Stan has held various c level positions with demonstrated success in senior management and senior legal roles, in both the public and private sectors, and across industries that have included transportation and logistics, manufacturing, and retail distribution. He provides Clean Footprint with legal advice and reviews contracts
Human Resources Advisor
Kathleen is President of Clarity Works Consulting and specializes in helping organizations hire the ideal job candidates the first time around, lock in client loyalty, and improve management and leadership skills. She consults with Clean Footprint on human resource issues and helps maintain a healthy work environment.
David has more than 20 years of experience in the design and research of web-based and mobile technologies. He is Director of the Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab (METIL) at UCF’s Institute for Simulation and Training. David consults with Clean Footprint to optimize technology use in the workplace.