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Chief Financial Officer
Before Sparkfund, Morgan helped launch Tax Equity Advisors, an investment advisory firm that implemented the first solar tax equity facility with a non-bank public company investor. Over the last two years he has structured, deployed, and managed nearly $400M in tax equity investments. Previously, he was the head of strategy and operations for the DOE Loan Programs, and has a deep background in investment banking, private equity, venture capital, and senior finance and business development roles in private companies. When not at the office, Morgan enjoys hiking, cooking, playing soccer, and spending time with his wife and daughters.
Chief Financial Officer
Reuben Munger is currently Founder and Managing Partner of Vision Ridge Partners, LLC, a clean energy oriented investment firm. Previously he was Managing Director with The Baupost Group, LLC, a leading investment firm with over $25 billion in assets. He has also been a consultant to Texas Pacific Group and an investment banker with James D. Wolfensoln, Inc. Reuben is Chairman of Securing America's Future Energy, a trustee of the Rocky Mountain Institute, a founding member of the Executive Committee of the Electrification Coalition, and a member of the League of Conservation Voters board of directors in addition to serving on the boards of a number of private companies. Reuben graduated magna cum laude from Washington and Lee University with a B.A. in Politics and Economics and a B.S. in Business Administration.
DR is responsible for deal sourcing, deal structuring and negotiation, and portfolio management, including corporate governance, financial analysis and strategy, people development and acquisition, and corporate strategy at Vision Ridge. Prior to Vision Ridge Partners, DR worked with Altman Vilandrie & Company, a strategy-consulting firm focused on tech, telecom, and energy. DR Holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Brown University.
Ms. Luger has more than a decade of successful experience as an investor in energy technology companies. As a Vice President of Digital Power Capital and Wexford Capital, Ms. Luger worked on dozens of venture capital and growth equity transactions and has expertise in all key areas necessary for successful technology investing, ranging from deal sourcing, analyzing, due diligence and transaction structuring to portfolio oversight and exits. In addition, Ms. Luger gained operating experience by serving as Vice President of Finance at two portfolio companies. She holds a BA in Psychology from Columbia University (Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa).
Brandon Hurlbut is a co-founder and partner of Boundary Stone Partners. He previously served as Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff to Secretary Steven Chu at the U.S. DOE, where he managed the Department's principal initiatives and oversaw day-to-day operations of a federal agency with a $29 billion budget and a 115,000-person workforce. Brandon provided leadership and counsel to the White House and Cabinet Secretaries during high-profile challenges including the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan, the Gulf oil spill, and Hurricane Sandy. He served on the board for DOE's $38 billion investment fund in clean energy, which is the largest of its kind in the world. He began working in the Obama Administration by serving in the White House as the Deputy Director of Cabinet Affairs, serving as the President's liaison to the Departments of Agriculture, Transportation, Interior, Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency. He previously served in senior positions on Barack Obama's first presidential campaign and practiced law at Baker & Daniels.
Pier is an experienced entrepreneur and changemaker. At ICF International, he co-founded a new ICF service offering focused on energy efficiency finance strategy. Pier also has experience in financial analysis, working on a major evaluation of loan financing modalities employed by the World Bank under its Climate Investment Fund program. In 2010, he founded Race to Replace, a statewide clean energy focused voter registration campaign in Vermont in partnership with League of Conservation Voters.
Sparkfund's Advisory Board includes:
- Dan Reicher, Executive Director at Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy
- Kate Brandt, Sustainability Lead at Google
- Ray Rothrock, Partner Emeritus at Venrock
- Jeff Navin, Partner at Boundary Stone and former DOE Chief of Staff
- Richard Graves, Chief Impact Officer & Co-Founder at CleanChoice Energy
- Ron Smith, President at Curtis H. Stout
- David Litt, Former Senior Speechwriter to President Barack Obama