Chief Operating Officer
Mark serves as the Chief Operating Officer and Director on the Board of Directors at Gravity Renewables, Inc.
Mark co-founded Gravity Renewables Group, LLC in 2010, a small hydro consulting firm that was the predecessor to Gravity Renewables, Inc. He is a trained engineer who also held leading business development roles in the U.S. hydropower industry with a focus on new hydro on existing dams (NHED) and existing hydro plants acquisition and refurbishment.
Mark consults regularly with industry OEMs, project developers, regulators, affiliated regional agencies, design/engineering firms and operators. He has performed economic analyses and structured financial presentations for more than 300 MW of small hydro project portfolios including Gravity Renewables’ own. He serves on various working groups within the National Hydropower Association. Mark also has consulted for private equity funds, public universities, private schools, municipalities and the U.S. Department of Energy on renewable energy development strategy.
Prior to founding Gravity Renewables, Mark was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at NexGen Energy where he worked closely with the management team, wind energy technical experts, energy economists, legislative specialists and financial partners directing project origination and acquisition efforts. Prior to NexGen, Mark served in various business development and engineering roles in the renewable energy and manufacturing sectors. Mark received a Bachelors of Science in Engineering from Michigan State University. He lives with his with wife and son in Boulder, CO.