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Chief Executive Officer and President.  Bradley C. Jefferies is the founder, principal shareholder, chief executive officer and president of Energy Ventures, LLC.  He is responsible for managing the strategic direction and daily affairs of the company.  Prior to founding the company, Mr. Jefferies practiced real estate finance and development law, and later founded and managed a functionally integrated real estate firm.  During his 20 years in the real estate industry he acquired extensive knowledge of and experience with the real estate development and finance process.  He holds a B.A. in American History and Economics from Harvard College, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.   He is a member of the Bars of the District of Columbia and Maryland (inactive), and is a Captain (O-6, Ret.) U.S. Navy Reserve.


Vice President, Construction Management Michael Downer is the Vice President of Construction Management of Energy Ventures EPC, LLC.  He is a results-oriented, hands-on energy infrastructure construction professional with over 20 years of experience developing gas, solar and wind renewable energy projects with an aggregate power capacity in excess of 650 MW and an aggregate value in excess of $350 million. He has extensive experience, either as the lead project manager or on-site supervisor, with the estimation, procurement and construction management processes required to develop energy infrastructure projects. His many skills include coordinating union and non-union trades, developing partnerships, building positive rapport with architects, engineers, local officials, vendors, subcontractors and clients while maintaining costs, job cost estimating, claims, contract negotiations, change orders, RFIs, risk analysis/management, document preparation, building code and regulations compliance, site management and project commissioning. Mr. Downer holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto, a certificate in Project Management from Humber College, Ontario, a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Technology, Jamaica, and a certificate in Management Supervision from the Institute of Management and Production.