Management and Advisors.
We started this company so we can help deliver clean energy solutions to the mass market while driving local economic growth and environmental sustainability.
Lime Energy Senior Management.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Leading the business and providing a day-to-day overview of all of our operating groups, Adam creates and executes strategies for program implementation, client relationships, business growth and product development. Bringing a wealth of industry experience – including 12 years with AECOM Energy, where he helped develop and manage over $2 billion worth of clean energy programs – he’s led Lime Energy through rapid expansion to reach the forefront of the design and implementation of energy efficiency programs for small businesses. With a BS in Interdisciplinary Engineering and Management, he’s used to working with public officials to develop regulations and legislation, and has participated in a variety of working groups and committees on energy and sustainability policy.
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Bruce joined Lime Energy as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in May 2016. He previously served as Corporate Vice President-Financial Planning of CalAtlantic Homes where he focused on long-term planning and strategic initiatives. Prior to CalAtlantic, Bruce served as Vice President-Corporate Operations of Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation’s largest and most respected homebuilders. Bruce has over 20 additional years experience in all areas of finance. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Miami University, Ohio.
Executive Vice President, Operations
Alex is responsible for business development, client management and innovation for Lime. Over the last five years, he’s led the development of Lime’s portfolio of utility energy efficiency programs which has included innovations to allow our utility clients to scale energy efficiency for hard-to-reach customer segments. With 22 years’ program design and implementation experience, he spent seven years at National Grid in engineering and efficiency program design and working to develop their unregulated business, KeySpan Energy Solutions. He has also co-founded 2 technology firms and brings a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Polytechnic University and an MBA from New York University Stern Business School.
Senior Vice President, Technology
Alex directs Lime’s technology development and program technology teams, as well as assisting with defining the strategic direction and development of Lime’s technology solutions. He’s directly responsible for the architecture, design and development of the DirectInstall™ technology platform and as an experienced technology professional, Alex brings a degree from the renowned Waterford Institute of Technology, and more than 18 years’ experience in developing software applications, implementing complex projects and architecting technical product solutions.
Senior Vice President, Operations
Jonathan serves as the Senior Vice President of Operations for Lime Energy and he’s responsible for managing the day-to-day operations, construction implementation and oversees all utility client relationships. Prior to this role, he was the VP of Lime Energy’s Northeast Commercial & Industrial Division and he brings more than 15 years’ experience in both project development and construction of energy efficiency solutions for commercial, industrial, and governmental customers.
Senior Vice President, Corporate and Product Development
Arjun has been a major contributor to the development of our Utility Programs business and he’s been integral in evolving our award winning performance-based program design for our marquee clients. He also oversaw the product development of our industry-leading technology platform, Direct Install, that enables hundreds of thousands of small businesses to seamlessly participate in energy efficiency. Today, he continues the effort to bring innovation to energy efficiency by leading the development of new technology and services, disruptive business models, and partnerships across Lime Energy. He has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, and is a Certified Energy Manager.
Senior Vice President, Sales
Prior to joining Lime Energy, Steve was the President of EnerPath, an Energy Services and Software Company acquired by Lime Energy in 2015. A recognized leader in the energy efficiency industry for over 20 years, he began his career at Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, worked at ESCOs in the US and Asia, managed a $250 million portfolio of energy-efficiency investments and developed statistical methods for quantifying the economic impacts of large portfolios of energy efficiency investments. He has served as a member of the Technical Committee of the International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol Organization and brings an MBA with a concentration in Energy Finance from the University of Texas at Austin, a Master’s in Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Haverford College.
Board of Directors
Partner at Bison Capital and Executive Chairman of the Board
Joining us in June 2015, Andreas has been a partner at Bison Capital, since 2013. Before that, he was Co-Head of the Private Capital Investing Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co, a platform dedicated to making private equity and debt investments in growth and middle market companies based in North America. He also worked as a Senior Managing Director in the Private Equity Group of GE Asset Management (GEAM), the investment management arm of General Electric Company and received an A.B. from Princeton University and a MPhil from Cambridge University.
Richard P. Kiphart
Head of Corporate Finance and Principal of William Blair
A director at Lime Energy since January 2006, Richard has served as Executive Chairman of the Board from June 2012 to June 2015 and Chairman of our Board of Directors from 2006 to 2011. He’s head of the Corporate Finance Department and a Principal of William Blair & Company, an investment firm. In addition, Mr. Kiphart currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of First Data Corp., and previously served on the Concord EFS Board of Directors and was also Chairman of the Concord Board of Directors.
Gregory T. Barnum
VP of Finance and CFO of Datalink Corporation
Working with us since March 2006. Gregory is the VP of Finance and CFO of Datalink Corporation, an information storage architect. His experience includes similar positions with Computer Network Technology Corporation, Tricord Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of enterprise servers – and Cray Computer Corporation, a development stage company engaged in the design of supercomputers.
Christopher W. Capps
CEO of KVG Partners
Managing director of KGC Capital, a private equity firm.
Managing Director, The Hurvis Group
Serving as the Managing Director of The Hurvis Group – a privately-held investment firm – Tommy oversees the company’s finance functions and strategic planning. He began his career with a national accounting firm where he assisted companies and individuals on an array of issues including mergers and acquisitions, corporate taxation, federal and state compliance, multi-state taxation, individual taxation and estate planning. He joined us in September, 2014 and he’s a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Partner at Bison Capital
Joining Bison Capital in 2009, Peter previously was Managing Director of BlackRock Kelso Capital Management and a Partner of Windward Capital Partners. Prior to co-founding Windward, he was a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Group of CS First Boston. Peter currently serves on the Board of Directors of GTS Holdings, Inc., United Therapies Holding and was previously on the Board of Directors of WestStar TV Limited, The Center for Wound Healing, Inc. and numerous Windward portfolio companies. He received an MBA from The Wharton Graduate School of Business and a BS from the University of Southern California.