Joseph Pellegrino, Jr., Managing Director
Mr. Pellegrino is the founding member of mPower. He is responsible for
creating and maintaining investor relationships, arranging financing and
creating joint-ventures for mPower at the corporate level. Additionally, he is
sophisticated in the financial considerations relative to power purchase
agreements, land leases, and partnerships necessary to ensure success for
individual power projects.
Mr. Pellegrino has spent the last two decades working with Fortune 500 companies in their strategic marketing and communications. He is the CEO of Atwater Enterprises, LLC a national Creative Production and Marketing firm with global recognition. More recently, Mr. Pellegrino has been a managing partner in commercial real estate development ventures focused on sustainability and the restoration of historic mills in the U.S. Northeast. For this work, he has received numerous awards and recognition from City, State and Federal Governments. He has a wide-range of experience in sustainable development, providing finance solutions and deployment of real estate and renewable energy developments. Mr. Pellegrino holds a B.S. in Business and Communication from Westfield University, and a M.A. from Rhode Island College.
Peter Battisti, Director of Operations
Mr. Battisti works closely with our strategic partners to ensure the successful implementation of mPower solar development projects. He is instrumental in analyzing the regulatory, financial and incentive environments to understand the viability of solar on a regional basis. He shares responsibilities for market evaluation, project management and asset management for mPower.
Mr. Battisti has 10 years of experience managing development projects in real estate and renewable energy. He has been a partner, advisor and provided services on hundreds of development projects in the U.S and Caribbean. Additionally, he has served as a Regional Account Manager for an engineering software firm in the transportation industry. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst.
Janet A. Akerley, Creative Director of Marketing and Advertising
Ms. Akerley's role as Creative Director of mPower allows her the
responsiblity for translating advertising and marketing objectives into
creative strategies and visual plans. She is also charged with determining the
successfull representation of the company's visual identity and transcend its
image into a globally recognized company. Her passion, integrity and energy
makes her a valuable addition to the mPower team.
Ms. Akerley has over 20 years in Advertising, Marketing and Design. Her focus has encompassed strategic creative planning for large businesses, environmental design and graphic design. Ms. Akerley's diverse background is a valued component to mPower's creative and marketing needs.