Jeffrey Perlman, President and Founder
Jeffrey Perlman is the President and Founder of Bright Power. He spends his days solving the most challenging energy problems facing building owners today. An experienced energy auditor, energy analyst and solar-energy-system designer, Jeff is as happy in a boiler room or on a rooftop as he is in a corporate boardroom. Read More

Certifications: CEM, CEA, BPI Multifamily Building Analyst, LEED AP

Steven Aponte, Vice President, Operations & Finance
Steven works to streamline and optimize the intra- and inter-team workflow of the various divisions at Bright Power. He has an M.B.A., in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the NYU School of Business, and a B.A. in Economics, Harvard University. Read More

Andrew McNamara, Vice President, Western Region
Andrew McNamara joined Bright Power in 2006 and became a Vice President in 2008 and a member of the Board of Directors in 2013. Andrew McNamara is currently Vice President, Western Region. Previously, Andrew led the firm’s sustainbility and solar practices from 2008-2013 and the Engineering Division from 2013-2015. Read More

Certifications: CEM, CEA, LEED AP BD+C (Building Design + Construction)

Gregory Sherman, Vice President, Western Region
Greg spearheads Bright Power’s first satellite office in Oakland, California. In this venture, the day-to-day finds Greg building partnerships with owners, managers, developers, architects, local government agencies and other key stakeholders. Greg is expanding our national presence and helping Bright Power make an even greater impact in the buildings of our West Coast clients. Read More

Certifications: CEM, Existing Buildings Commissioning Professional, BPI Multifamily Building Analyst, LEED EB O+M

Sam Weisenberg, Vice President, Engineering
Sam is a troubleshooter with experience in demolition, electrics, electronics repair, audio, bicycle mechanics, furniture making, carpentry, small companies and building systems. Read More

Jon Keck, Vice President, Software Engineering
Jon is responsible for the software development team at Bright Power, with particular emphasis on the support and enhancement of its flagship software product EnergyScoreCards™. He works closely with the EnergyScoreCards account management team to translate client feedback into tools which help clients understand how to improve both their energy efficiency and their bottom line. Read More

Dan Levin, Vice President, Energy Markets
Dan Levin has a long record of providing energy procurement consulting services to large energy users across the US. Beginning in 1997 with the deregulation of Con Edison, Dan assisted clients in navigating the early phases to deregulation and the many changes that took place over the subsequent years as the markets matured and became more volatile. Dan’s energy consulting career includes seven years with Ernst and Young LP and seven years with his own firm, which was acquired by Bright Power in April 2014. Read More

Jon Braman, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Jon Braman provides technical oversight, team coordination and assistance with incentives to transform energy analysis into energy savings. He develops straightforward ways to communicate complex patterns of building energy use via our energy benchmarking software, EnergyScoreCards™. Jon has published research on green buildings, and is currently an instructor on Green Building Practices at NYU. Read More

Certifications: BPI Multifamily Building Analyst, LEED AP

James Hannah, Vice President, Client Energy Services
James advises local, regional and national multifamily property owners, managers and lenders on how to best deploy energy efficiency, solar energy, cogeneration and green building features across their portfolios and in their development projects. James has helped his clients implement energy projects under a number of different structures including power purchase agreements, debt financing and outright purchases. Read more.

Skye Gruen, Vice President, Engineering, New Construction & On-site Generation
Skye is the leader of our New Construction & On-site Generation teams. She has deep experience with all aspects of green and energy efficient new construction and rehab projects, having overseen or personally served as a consultant on 50+ new construction projects, and 180+ energy retrofits. Read more.

David Sachs, Director of Audits, Design & Implementation
Dave runs the Audit & Feasibility team at Bright Power, overseeing over 100 existing building energy audits, retro-commissioning and specialty energy- and water-related feasibility studies annually. Read more.

Certifications: PE, CEM, LEED AP

Colleen Woodson, Director of Energy Analysis
Colleen analyzes energy and building data to provide insight about how well buildings perform and enable clients to take action to improve buildings. Leveraging our energy benchmarking software, EnergyScoreCards, Colleen helps clients actively manage energy in buildings, identify opportunities and measure results. Read more.

Certifications: BPI Multifamily Building Analyst

Wesley Cronk, Director of Operations
Wesley leads Bright Power’s organizational improvement and efficiency efforts, focusing heavily on developing internal systems and processes that facilitate cross-team collaboration and ensure high-quality service delivery. Read more.

Our Investors

WindSail Capital Group
WindSail Capital Group is a Boston, MA based investment firm that provides growth capital to early stage commercial businesses advancing energy innovation and resource efficiency. WindSail’s unique approach offers companies flexible and creative financing solutions that meet their specific financing needs while facilitating growth and minimizing dilution. WindSail invests $2.0 to $8.0 million in each transaction.