Our Team

John F. Curtis III - Founder and Chief Executive Officer - Philadelphia office - has over 20 years of experience in sales management and marketing in the medical and IT markets. He spent over 8 years with United States Surgical Corporation (NYSE: USSC), a manufacturer of surgical staplers, suture and laparoscopic instruments in a variety of sales and sales management positions. During his tenure, he helped drive the company’s share price of $22 to over $130 in less than two years, placing USSC as the number one and two leading percentage gainers on the NYSE two years in a row.  During his stay with USSC, he never missed a management objective.  In 1995, he joined STERIS (NYSE: STE) as the European Area Sales manager responsible for distributor sales in over twenty countries.  During his term with STERIS he was recognized as the number one sales Director in the International group increasing the company’s new product sales in excess of 1200%  Mr. Curtis was the founder and CEO of two Internet Ventures.  Recently, Mr. Curtis was the Eastern US Development manager for UPC Solar a Chicago based solar development company, leaving the company in April, 2007 to form Green Energy Capital Partners, LLC.  

Mr. Curtis has lived and worked for eight years abroad, including Warsaw Poland, Budapest Hungary, Rome Italy and traveled extensively in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.  Mr. Curtis graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 1984 with a B.A. degree in Economics. 

Todd P. Dockum – CFO/COO  - has extensive financial and entrepreneurial experience with a global perspective. Specifically, he has solid global financial and operations management experience across multiple business segments and diverse international markets. He is a founding Director of NoBull Innovation, a consultancy group to assist and promote the commercialization of intellectual property developed in SW Ohio.  In addition, he founded the Miami Heritage Technology Park (MHTP) in Oxford Ohio, a 75 acre development dedicated to sustainability and collaborating with Miami University to promote technology research, IP commercialization, and the advancement of alternative energy technology. He has over 20 years of experience working in complex cultural environments. His experience also includes global strategic and financial management within manufacturing and sales & marketing to identify innovation opportunities, develop business plans, improve performance, negotiate partnering, attract financing, and improve customer satisfaction. Prior to founding MHTP, he spent 13 years with Ford Motor Company in various financial positions in the US, the UK, Russia and Italy. His last position with Ford was as Finance Director of Ford Italia S.p.A., and before that he was the Finance Director of Ford Russia LLC. While in Italy, he was responsible for all finance and accounting activities of the Italian entity with revenue over $2 Billion. He left Ford in 2002 and co-founded Team2Market, an association of entrepreneurs to provide business development consulting to companies expanding operations in Europe and Italy. Before returning to the US in 2005, he was CFO of Teleunit S.P.A., a telecoms company in central Italy, assisting them as the first Italian company to list on the London Stock Exchange. Upon returning to the US, he was CEO of a Fiber Optics and Wireless Communications Company responsible for the construction of a 260 mile metropolitan Ethernet fiber optic network. --Todd earned his MBA (Finance) from Miami University. 

Anne Curtis - Executive Director - Philadelphia office - has over 20 years of experience in finance, operations, and executive leadership in the energy, manufacturing, financial services, high tech, CPG, advertising and telecom industries as well as the Federal Sector.   She spent over 8 years with PwC (legacy Coopers & Lybrand) in both audit and consulting, and worked on many M&A transactions, as well as being part of the management team that created the Outsourcing Practice that is now part of IBM.  The next 8 years of her career was spent living in Europe working primarily with CPG Clients on market entry, advertising effectiveness and brand equity, the most recent 5 of the years she was the COO of Europe for a WPP Group operating company, Millward Brown, the preceding 3 years she was the CEE Director for Macro, the subcontractor to Millward Brown.  She returned to the USA in 2004 and joined Unisys as an executive in Global Strategy.  She then joined Accenture as a Partner and Senior Executive in the Office of Risk managing the Commercial functions (finance, contract management and negotiations, resource management and client  relationship for governance and reporting), on large complex multi-type-of work clients.  Most recently, she was a Vice President at Xerox where she worked on deal negotiation, M&A, and Alliances for the Finance & Accounting Practice. 

Ms. Curtis graduated from Widener University in 1986 with a  B.S. dual degree in Accounting and Economics.  She received her Certified Public Accountant accreditation in both the State of Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia, and is a Six Sigma Lean Black Belt.

Gary Miller - VP Southwest Green Development - Santa Fe, NM Office - has arranged over $100 million in financing for the acquisition, construction and development of residential and commercial real estate as a senior loan officer and as former president of his own brokerage in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is a financial service sales and marketing professional with over fourteen years experience and is consistently recognized for his performance, leadership and creativity. Throughout his career he served as a business consultant and manager for several businesses including a national water services company for which he invented a proprietary inventory control system-the first of its kind in the industry. He is a skilled business development and relationship manager with extensive resources to assist businesses with achieving their objectives. He regularly participates in community planning and sustainability meetings and served as a negotiating liaison between community members, government leaders and developers to achieve development plan consensus leading to municipal approval of a large residential and mixed-use commercial subdivision. He currently works with private capital groups for domestic and international real estate acquisition and development and actively represents individuals seeking investment capital for business development based on proprietary intellectual property. 
  
Rudolph M. Tomarelli, Jr. - Green Energy Business Development - Philadelphia Office - Known by his middle name, Michael, was raised in the small farming village of Kimberton, PA in Chester County.  He attended Phoenixville High School where he was a letterman in tennis and wrestling.  He enrolled at Pennsylvania State University where he received B. S. degrees in both Mineral Economics and in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering.  His other certificates earned include: Blowout Prevention School, University of Southern Louisiana, Petroleum Fire Fighting, University of Reno, and Environmental Auditor, University of Southern California Long Beach.  Michael worked in the oil industry for ten years gaining experience in reservoir studies, drilling engineering, oil field construction, and refining.  Companies he worked for include Amoco Oil, Tenneco Oil and Texaco Refining and Marketing.  He received a real estate brokers license in California in 1986 and has experience as an appraiser, as a mortgage broker, and in marketing and sales. Michael and his wife, Karma, returned from California to Pennsylvania to help his octogenarian father care for his ailing mother.   He received a PA brokers license in 2003 and worked as an industrial specialist until joining Green Energy Capital Partners.
 

Joshua Ramirez, MSM-PM  -  Green Energy Business Development  -  Pacific Northwest  - Mr. Ramirez grew up on a 21,000 acre ranch in southwestern Montana, where he spent his early years raising cattle and putting up hay.  In his late teens, he began to assume some of the management responsibilities of the family cattle business.  It was here where he first developed an interest in management and business development.
 
When Mr. Ramirez was 21 he joined the United States Army, where he graduated with honors from the U.S. Army Infantry School, U.S. Army Airborne School, and was eventually stationed in Ft. Lewis, Washington.  While stationed in Ft. Lewis, he met his wife Jessica, and they were married two years later.  Joshua and Jessica currently live in Washington State with their four children.
 
Mr. Ramirez gained valuable leadership and effective communication experience as a lead drill instructor at a boot camp for juvenile offenders.  He also utilized business strategies including marketing, team building skills, and SWOT analysis to successfully boost revenues as a manager for a Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer, taking his location to be one of the top in the northwest.  Mr. Ramirez has several years experience in Project Controls/Project Management.  As a Project Controls Specialist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (a DOE national laboratory), he worked construction and national security projects with total cumulative project budgets of $150 million, managing project scheduling, cost reporting, earned value reporting and risk analysis.
 
Since moving to Washington, he has spent the last five years researching renewable energy in the northwest.  He has experience in project management, cost estimating and control, time and workflow management, strategic planning, conflict resolution, team leadership and motivation, change management, leadership development, and marketing.
 
Mr. Ramirez graduated Magna cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree in Management, cum Laude with a B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance, and most recently graduated with a Masters in Science in Management in Project Management from Colorado Technical University.  He also holds professional certificates in Business Management, Change Management and Project Management.