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Wayne W. Waite, Field Manager, Energy and Climate Operations, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Mr. Waite's immediate responsibilities include providing policy and technical assistance supporting the delivery of national energy programs and initiatives funded by the Recovery Act, and the development of new policies and initiatives addressing regulatory and financial barriers to advancing HUD's energy efficiency priorities. His wide ranging duties include representing the Department at national forums and external events on federal energy policies and programs, drafting HUD's biennial Report of Congress describing HUD's energy strategy, plans and accomplishments, and serving as HUD's field operational liaison with the Department of Energy on the implementation of the Weatherization Assistance Program and HUD's partnership with DOE. In the Pacific-Hawaii region, Mr. Waite has undertaken numerous place-based initiatives directed at increasing investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies within affordable housing markets. This work has facilitated energy partnerships and alliances aiding housing sponsors and owners in leveraging added capital resources, reducing energy consumption and operational costs, and increasing housing affordability. Mr. Waite brings to the position over 30 years of public sector experience in strategic planning, public finance and housing, transportation and residential energy policy, where he has held various senior level management and policy positions.
David Carey, Harcourt Brown & Carey, Inc.
David lead the effort to complete a study for California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) titled "Energy Efficiency Financing in California: Needs and Gaps". The purpose of the study was to determine if the existing forms and availability of financing in California are adequate to allow the state to achieve its 2015, 2020 and 2030 energy efficiency goals, and identify barriers that restrict capital from flowing to energy investments. Dave's expertise includes the development of the primary and secondary market for financing residential energy efficiency (unsecured, first and second lien products) and the creation of unique financing for multifamily properties. Prior to consulting, Mr. Carey developed and managed the single-family and multifamily energy financing programs at Fannie Mae and developed and managed the Energy Services business for Johnson Controls in the Northeast.
Sean Marsh, Vice President of Marketing, Sun West Mortgage Company
Sean currently serves as Vice President of Marketing for Sun West Mortgage Company and oversees the company's PowerSaver lending program initiatives and internet marketing efforts. Prior to working at Sun West Sean was CEO and founder of the nation's largest consumer direct reverse mortgage lender, One Reverse Mortgage (a division of Quicken Loans). As a seasoned veteran in both the mortgage industry and online marketing, Mr. Marsh held executive level marketing positions at several companies including Bank of New York, Everbank, and Priceline.com. Mr. Marsh graduated from Boston College with a B.A. in economics.
Eric Howarth, Vice President, Contractor Services, EGIA
As Vice President of Contractor Services, Eric is responsible for developing and executing EGIA's overall contractor services strategy. Additionally, Eric manages contractor benefits programs that are designed to help EGIA's 2,500+ contractor members grow their energy efficient and renewable energy businesses. Current contractor benefit programs include consumer financing, sales tools and training, business optimization programs as well as marketing and business development services. Eric has extensive sales, marketing and strategic partnering experience. Prior to joining EGIA, Eric held senior management positions in sales, marketing, and product development for a national big box retail chain.
Moderator: Ed Thomas
Ed serves on the Boards of Utility Energy Forum, Home Performance Resource Center and is on Recharge Colorado's Executive Committee. Ed managed a geothermal HVAC company in Colorado and worked for Utility Exchange, Market Development Group, Main Street Networks, Volt VIEWtech and Edison Electric Institute.