Steve Vavrik is Chief Executive Officer and managing partner with Broad Reach Power. Steve has spent two decades of his career developing and managing power and energy products.
Prior to his time at Broad Reach Power, Steve worked developing, trading, and managing energy investments with some of the leading companies in the industry including GE, Enron, First Wind, SunPower, and Apex Clean Energy. At these companies, Steve was directly involved in over $4 billion worth of investments in operating wind and solar power projects.
Steve earned a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, an MPP from Princeton University, and a J.D. from Yale Law School.
Sally Shaw is Executive Vice President of Legal and General Counsel with Broad Reach Power. In her role, Sally advises the company on commercial transactions, regulatory compliance, corporate governance and human resources. She brings 25 years of experience having served in legal roles for both public and private companies.
Prior to her role at Broad Reach Power, Sally served as Vice President and General Counsel at Jefferson Gulf Coast Energy Partners. Sally previously was Managing Counsel with Calpine Corporation. She received her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center and her B.A. from The University of Texas, at Austin.
Deanne is Director, Legal Operations for Broad Reach Power with over 20 years of legal and energy experience. Prior to joining Broad Reach Power, Deanne was with Jefferson Gulf Coast Energy Partners as Manager, Legal Operations. Prior to Jefferson, Deanne held various positions with Calpine Corporation for over 16 years in support of its power development projects.
Deanne received her MBA from University of Phoenix’s On Ground Program and her BA in Business Management from St. Mary’s College of California.
Nairi is a Document Control Specialist at Broad Reach Power with five years of experience in document control management. Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in December 2019, Nairi was a Quality and Document control specialist at Boccard USA manufacturing for three years, focusing on internal and external document transmittals, generating reports, and assuring compliance of manufactured parts with applicable codes and specifications. Nairi received a Bachelor of Literature in French from Azad University, Iran.
Shelley is Managing Counsel with Broad Reach Power, focused on supporting and advising engineering, procurement, construction, and origination activities. In her role, she brings with her 16 years of legal experience having worked within both public and private companies providing practical guidance on development efforts.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power, Shelley served as a key member in multiple megaproject teams tasked with delivering multi-billion-dollar developments in both the downstream and upstream energy sectors at Motiva, Anadarko, Sasol, and KBR.
Shelley’s entrepreneurial experience is rooted in a personal business venture—Eureka Heights Brewing Company located in Houston, TX. Her business involvement includes support in financing, construction/installation, operational, governance, and distribution efforts.
Shelley received her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center and her B.A. from Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX.
Mark Klein is Chief Operating Officer and managing partner with Broad Reach Power. Mark has 35 years’ experience in the renewable and conventional electric markets, natural gas markets, North American oil markets, and international coal markets.
Prior to his time at Broad Reach Power, Mark was the co-owner of a solar development company and the owner of an energy consulting company. As a consultant for over 10 years, he provided analytic solutions and support to utilities, investors, merchant generators, and developers domestically and internationally. He also spent twenty years as a vice president of electricity and natural gas trading with two major US west coast utilities.
Mark has both B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Idaho and Washington State University respectively and he is a registered Professional Engineer (Texas).
James is Senior Vice President of Development at Broad Reach Power and has 10 years of experience in power and energy.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in July 2019, James was a Senior Specialist at Vestas for three years focusing on new businesses and M&A.
Previously, James was the Manager of FP&A at Apex Clean Energy. James Received an M.S. in Global Energy Management from the University of Colorado’s Denver Business School.
Justin is Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Broad Reach Power with 12 years of experience in power and energy.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in April 2020, Justin was a founding partner at Glasswing Capital Management for three years focusing on making tax equity investments in the small utility and community solar space. Prior to Glasswing, he was Vice President of Acquisitions at Renewable Energy Trust Capital and Director of Acquisitions and Development at CleanPath Ventures.
He received an MBA from UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business, and a B.A. in Economics from Colby College.
Justin is Director of Storage Development at Broad Reach Power. Justin brings a background with seven years of experience in the power and energy industry.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power, Justin was with Enel Green Power and led their efforts for solar and energy storage business development in the western U.S. In this role, he focused on strategy and execution for greenfield, co-development, and acquisitions of utility scale projects. His experience includes energy market analysis, land acquisition, financial modeling, off-take negotiation, and management of interconnection, permitting, and engineering support. Prior to joining Enel, Justin worked at investment manager T. Rowe Price in their Corporate Actions group.
Justin received a B.A. from Bucknell University with a double major in Biology and Economics.
Greg is a Director, Project Development at Broad Reach Power with 29 years of experience in the power industry including solar, wind, and thermal generation. Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in July 2019, Greg was a Vice President, Market Development at Cogentrix Energy LLC focusing on improving market rules for an existing fleet of gas-fired peakers power plants in California. Previously, Greg worked for a variety of renewable developers in California performing project development, permitting, transmission interconnection, and government & regulatory affairs. Greg was a charter member of the Board of Governors for the California Independent System Operator. Greg attended Texas State University where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration.
Guillaume is a Director of Development at Broad Reach Power with 10 years of experience in engineering and EPC project management.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in September 2019, Guillaume was an EPC project manager at Akuo Energy, a major international IPP, focusing on solar and BESS projects execution. Previously, Guillaume was a project and engineering manager at Doris, Inc.
He attended the Paris School of Mines where he received a Master of Engineering Degree in Geoscience Engineering and Analytics.
Bea is a Senior Project Development Manager at Broad Reach Power with 10 years of experience in the power industry with focus on control systems, sites commissioning and project management.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in August 2020, Bea has worked for Calpine as a Systems Engineer. Previously, Bea was a Senior Engineer for EDP Renewables, where she played a critical role in expanding the company’s portfolio by leading the integration of new sites into control centers located in both Spain and USA.
Bea attended the University of Oviedo in Spain where she received a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering.
Brian is a Project Developer with more than 15 years in the supply chain management sector for energy and construction.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in May of 2020, Brian was Director of Supply Chain Management for Excelerate Energy LP where he was focused on managing operational and capital procurement & logistics from an international supplier base and supporting a growing LNGRV fleet. Previously, Brian supported M&R operations for the industrial supply sector and was a Construction Superintendent for one of the nation’s largest homebuilders.
Brian is a Texas native, graduating from the University of Houston, with a Business Focused Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies.
Daniel Zolnikov is a developer at Broad Reach Power with eight years of experience in energy policy and government.Prior to joining Broad Reach in October 2020, Daniel worked as a business consultant and served as a Montana State Representative for eight years. During that tenure, he served as the chairman of the House Energy Committee.
Daniel earned an MBA and two undergraduate degrees with majors in business and a minor in political science from the University of Montana.
Ashley is Manager of Land Services at Broad Reach Power with more than 15 years of experience acquiring and managing land assets in the energy industry.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in October 2020, Ashley worked for an oil & gas operator as a landman conducting due diligence, acquisition, and land management activities for drilling projects. Ashley was previously Vice President of Land for an energy investment firm specializing in the acquisition and management of oil & gas minerals and royalties.
Ashley attended Texas State University at San Marcos where she received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Management.
Vivek is a Director of Development at Broad Reach Power for the Midwest and Northeast. Vivek brings a background with 10 years of experience in the renewable energy industry.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power, Vivek was Director of Development at 7X Energy and led greenfield solar and storage projects and business development in the western U.S, ERCOT, and PJM. His experience includes energy and transmission market analysis, real estate siting and acquisition, off-take origination, and project development. Prior to joining 7X Energy, Vivek worked at SunPower for over six years in the utilities and power plants group supporting origination, project development, M&A, and EPC business development activity in North & South America.
Vivek received a B.S.E. from the University of Pennsylvania in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
Jake Morris is Manager of Development for Texas & Southwest at Broad Reach Power with 16 years of energy industry experience.Before officially joining the Broad Reach team in April 2021, Jake was a contractor managing land acquisition and assisting with early development for Broad Reach Power beginning in 2019. Jake previously worked in the oil & gas industry as a crew chief with Pete Dailey and Associates managing teams for lease acquisition, title and due diligence projects for E&P clients in Texas and New Mexico.
Jake graduated with a B.A. from the University of Texas.
Doug Moorehead is Chief Technology Officer and managing partner with Broad Reach Power. Doug brings a background with over 10 years’ worth of experience in renewable power, technology, and utility-scale energy storage.
In addition to his role at Broad Reach Power, Doug serves as President and Chief Technology Officer at FlexGen, an energy technology, and infrastructure company. Prior to that, he served as Director of Business Development for A123 Systems, a lithium-ion energy storage solutions company, where he focused on aviation, electric vehicles, and utility-scale energy storage product lines. He also served as a Naval Special Warfare Officer (SEAL) for nearly 10 years. For his actions in Iraq, Doug was awarded the Bronze Star with Valor.
Doug received his S.B. in chemistry with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy. He also received an S.M. in Materials Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his MBA from Harvard. He is a member of the Class of Henry Crown Fellows within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.
My is a Senior EPC Program Manager at Broad Reach with over nine years of experience in engineering and project management.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in August 2020, My led the efforts to establish and develop a subsidiary solar company for Veristic Technologies. Previously, My was a Senior Structural Engineer at Veristic Technologies.
My attended the University of Texas at Austin where she received her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.
Gabe is the Manager of Construction Services at Broad Reach Power with over 10 years of experience in Commercial General Contracting.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in March 2020, Gabe served as the Senior Project Manager and Lead Estimator for Diamond Commercial Construction where he oversaw the development of over 100M in commercial and retail projects. Previously, Gabe was a Logistics Coordinator with Noble Energy.
Gabe attended Texas Tech University where he received a degree in Economics.
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Gabriel is a Manager of Asset Management with five years of experience in Power and Renewables.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in August of 2020, Gabriel was a Financial Analyst at Pattern Energy, a renewables IPP, focusing on operational fleet financial performance as well as ERCOT-asset-specific analytics and reporting. Previously, Gabriel was a Performance Analyst at EDPR, another renewables IPP, with a focus on downtime analysis and performance deviation detection.
Gabriel graduated from Yale University where he received a dual major BSc Degree in Geology & Geophysics and Environmental Studies as well as completed the Energy Studies Certificate Program.
Cody Morgan is Director, Critical Asset Operations with over fifteen years of experience in renewable energy. Cody’s experience comprises expertise in Information Technology, Remote Operations, Analytics, Construction, and Operations and Maintenance services.
Before joining Broad Reach Power, Cody was the IT Development Manager for EDP Renewables. Most recently, Cody was responsible for infrastructure strategy and enhancements, third-party data acquisition, and internal application development. Cody has previously held the roles of Performance Analysis Associate and Remote Operations Control Center Specialist.
Prior to working with EDP Renewables, Cody worked in field services for Broadwind Energy, System 3 Inc., and Hilliard Energy.
Carlis is with the asset management team. Prior to joining Broad Reach Power, Carlis worked in the Oil and Gas industry for 15 years. Carlis was an offshore technician, then came into management, coordinating offshore personal schedules and training offshore technicians. Carlis was also one of the Captains for the Emergency safety team for 4 years. He is a US Marine, and is on the Advisory Board for Combined Arms to assist veterans in ensuring they are connected to the right resources. He is a cancer survivor and is on the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society of East Texas to help attack cancer at every angle.
Peter Coladarci is an Associate, Asset Management for Broad Reach.
New to the energy industry, Peter’s previous experiences include 4 years in the United States Marine Corps as an anti-tank missileman and 3 years as a volunteer firefighter in Hamilton, NY.
Peter graduated from Colgate University in 2018 where he received a degree in economics.
Josh Prueher is Chief Financial Officer and managing partner with Broad Reach Power. Josh has 15 years’ experience in the energy storage and financial industries.
In addition to his role at Broad Reach Power, Josh is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of FlexGen, an energy technology, and infrastructure company, where he develops, owns and operates innovative energy storage and microgrid solutions for industrial and utility customers worldwide. Prior to that, he served as Vice President in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. He also served for eight years as a U.S. Naval Intelligence Officer.
Josh is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and the University of Oxford, where he was a FitzGerald Scholar.
Jennifer is a Controller at Broad Reach Power with over 12 years of experience in Accounting. Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in February 2020, Jennifer was an Assistant Controller at Sensible Figures focusing on financial reporting, internal controls & system inefficiencies.
Previously, Jennifer was a Bookkeeper/HR Manager at World Famous. She attended the University of Washington where she received a degree in Finance.
Nitin is Senior Vice President of Finance and M&A at Broad Reach Power with eight years of experience in power and energy.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in March 2020, Nitin was a VP at GE Energy Financial Services for eight years primarily focused on equity investments in midstream and thermal assets. Previously, Nitin was an Analyst at JPMorgan Asset Management.
Nitin received an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S.E. in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan. He is a CFA charter holder.
Joel is a Manager of Finance at Broad Reach Power with six years of experience in the power industry.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in January 2020, Joel was a Senior Financial Analyst at NextEra Energy for three years focusing on the due diligence of renewable greenfield development activities, M&A opportunities, and evaluating the economic impact of project finance structures on solar and battery energy storage projects.
Previously, Joel was a Financial Analyst at Invenergy. Joel attended the University of Arkansas where he received a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He is a CFA charter holder.
Michael Henson is a Director of Finance at Broad Reach Power with eight years of experience in energy industry.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in August 2020, Michael was a Vice President at NGP Energy Capital Management where he focused on analysis, execution, and monitoring of oil & gas investments. Previously, he was an Associate at Lime Rock Partners and an investment banking Analyst at Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.
Michael received a BBA and MPA in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Kara is the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at Broad Reach Power and has over ten years of accounting and finance experience across public and private industries.Prior to joining Broad Reach in June 2021, she served as the controller of GlidePath Power Solutions, where she built the accounting and financial reporting functions while assisting in treasury management and financial transactions. Previously, Kara worked in financial reporting at Citadel after starting her career at EY, specializing in accounting advisory in the transactional space.
She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Notre Dame. She is a licensed CPA in the state of Illinois
Narsimha is Executive Vice President at Broad Reach Power with over 25 years of power industry experience, including leadership roles in trading, risk management, and structured products at firms including Pacific Summit, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, and Enron. He joined Broad Reach Power in March 2020.
Paul Choi is Executive Vice President at Broad Reach Power with management responsibilities of the origination and sales group. He has over 20 years of power and energy industry experience and has worked with a variety of clients to help structure risk management solutions.
He joined Broad Reach Power from Swiss Re, where he was VP in their Environmental Commodity Markets Group. Prior to Swiss Re, Paul held a range of marketing and origination positions at Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Constellation Energy, and Enron.
Paul attended the University of Michigan, where he received a B.B.A. in Finance at the Ross School of Business.
Yizhou is a Manager of Origination and Trading with six years of experience in Power and Renewables.
Prior to joining BRP in July of 2020, Yizhou was a Business Development Associate at Apex Clean Energy, a renewables developer, focusing on executing structured offtakes including fix-volume swap, revenue swap, wind insurance, etc. Before Apex, he was a Senior Analyst at Nodal Exchange, responsible for designing risk management and monitoring tools.
Yizhou received his bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Virginia and MBA with a concentration in finance from Kellogg School of Management. He is a CFA charter holder.
Bo is Director of Trading and Analytics at Broad Reach Power with over 15 years of power system optimization and analysis experience, including Mixed Integer Linear Programming (MILP) based Security Constrained Unit Commitment (SCUC), Security Constrained Economic Dispatch (SCED) and Micro Grid Management System. He joined Broad Reach from Siemens in June 2020.
Michael is an Associate Trader at Broad Reach Power with three years of experience in the power markets.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in May 2020, Michael was project developer at Olivewood Energy focusing on financial modeling and market research. Previously, Michael was a Power Market Analyst at Genscape. Michael graduated from Colgate University with a degree in Astrogeophysics in 2016.
Julie is a Trading and Origination Associate at Broad Reach Power with over 9 years of experience in the energy industry.
Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in June 2020, Julie was a Project Finance Advisor at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation focusing on raising debt for their Mozambique LNG Project. She has also held prior roles at Anadarko as a Senior Financial Analyst in Credit, Marketing/Trading and Investor Relations.
Julie attended Rice University where she received her B.A in Economics and a minor in Business.
Casey is an Associate Trader at Broad Reach Power with three years of experience in power markets. Prior to joining Broad Reach Power in February 2021, Casey was a Product Manager at Wood Mackenzie, where he oversaw the development of short-term power market analytics across all deregulated markets in the United States. Previously, Casey was the Regional Director of the NYISO and ISONE desk at Genscape, where he oversaw a team of analysts forecasting power market prices in Northeast power markets.
Casey graduated from Hamilton College with a degree in Mathematics in 2017.
Ryan is an Associate Trader at Broad Reach Power bringing five years of experience in the energy industry. He has traded short and long-term power products ranging from virtual to congestion revenue rights. He has experience forecasting power in ERCOT and CAISO and consulted for solar, wind, and storage developers throughout Texas.
Ryan received his bachelor’s degree in Geology and Economics from Colgate University.