As an entrepreneur, businessman, and engineer, Mr. Rojas has formed several successful businesses, especially in the telecommunications and solar energy industries. As CEO and founder of New Oxford Telecom for 11 years, a VoIP international carrier, and CEO and co-founder of Centurion Solar Energy, a solar installation and PV designing EPC, Mr. Rojas established his corporate reputation through his professionalism, business management abilities, and attention to detail. With over 7 years in the solar industry, and through the selling, designing, and installation of over 3,000 PV solar projects (22MW), in the U.S. and Mexico, Mr. Rojas provides Source Green Solar with a surplus of experience and knowledge.
Having a B.A. in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College and graduate business courses from The University of Bridgeport and Executive Course from Columbia University, and over 19 years of entrepreneurship, management and marketing experience, Mr. Rojas offers extensive in-depth knowledge.
Born in Colombia and moving to NYC at the age of 6, Mr. Rojas is completely fluent in both English in Spanish, as well as having learned basic French. Mr. Rojas has also successfully achieved several business opportunities in Central America, South America, and Mexico, including having built and spearheaded IDT Corporation Mexico (NYSE: IDTC), one of the leading global telecommunication providers.
Mr. Hughes assumed the role of COO in July of 2014, having been with the company since its beginnings. A Trinity College alumnus with strong technical and project management skills as well as extensive experience in data analysis and corporate leadership, he provides SGS with a detail-oriented approach to project management. Stephen has been instrumental in securing strategic partnerships and expanding the range of SGS' services to accommodate the ever growing needs of the renewable energy market and the diverse needs of Source Green's customer base.
Mr. Bakrow is a co-founder of Source Green Solar and a former Partner of Goldman Sachs where he ran energy and other related commodity trading for the firm. He also founded Greenwich Energy Partners, a global energy trading and asset investment firm. After extremely rapid growth, Greenwich Energy Partners was sold to Cinergy (now Duke Power). He also formed Greenwich Power, a private equity company focused on energy investments in new technology, alternative energy, and energy risk management solutions. Lance has a long history of building entrepreneurial initiatives in the energy industry, an in-depth and sophisticated knowledge of corporate finance and energy related businesses.
Mr. Casey is a leading expert in the energy utility industry with over 25 years of experience. As the founder and CEO of SourceOne Mr. Casey was responsible for the overall management, strategy, and technical initiatives of the Company. Mr. Casey successfully raised equity investments, opened and staffed regional offices, targeted and acquired complementing business. Under Mr. Casey's direction SourceOne developed and implemented award winning sustainable energy projects for its customers and secured high profile multi million dollar energy efficiency and infrastructure contracts within both the private and public sectors. SourceOne was acquired in April of 2007 by Veolia Energy. Mr. Casey continued to grow SourceOne over the next several years delivering double-digit growth in both revenue and earnings culminating in significant shareholder value.
Mr. Casey served on the Board of NYU Poly's Enterprise Learning Program and The Massachusetts High Technology's Energy & Environmental Stewardship Council. Mr. Casey currently serves on the Boards of Cantega Technologies an industry leading designer and manufacturer of dielectric polymer products serving the electric utility industry and Greenwich Energy Solutions, a leading energy management company serving the multifamily residential market.
Mr. Schorer is a serial entrepreneur who specializes in the start-up acquisition and development of small and mid-sized companies. He focuses on businesses with unique ideas or technologies that are in need of guidance during their initial growth phases. Cliff has been involved with companies in the high-tech arena, his last position being CEO of GeoVideo Networks, a Lucent Technologies Venture. Prior to that his career included businesses in the real estate, office-supply and health care industries.
Following a successful business career as an entrepreneur in 2001 Cliff joined the Columbia Business School faculty as the Entrepreneur in Residence. In addition to teaching "Launching New Ventures," he serves as faculty advisor to the Eugene M. Lang Investment Fund and in 1999 initiated the Greenhouse Business Incubator Program. In the spring of 2005, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Award for his contribution to the study of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Business School.
During the early 1990′s he spent a considerable amount of time in Russia using his entrepreneurial approach to assist in the privatization process During his extensive professional career, Schorer has lectured in numerous business and academic forums both in the United States and abroad. He has developed financial management software programs for business education through his publishing company Bized.