Co-founder and President
Kevin Wright is an energy business leader with 26 years of experience. He has a passion for renewable energy, market transformation, and implementation of innovative energy technologies. He has expertise in evaluation, design and implementation of resilient, sustainable business solutions and management practices. Kevin is able to unify complex technology, economic and regulatory outcomes. As a founding partner of ProtoGen, Inc, he is charged with leading the team vision and strategy. In this role he has developed a notable list of clients and has assembled a highly productive team of experts. Kevin is consistently engaged with industry stakeholder, thought leadership, education, and recruitment efforts.
Andy Mackey, CMVP
Co-founder and Executive Vice President
Andrew Mackey has more than 20 years of experience in the construction industry, holding a master’s degree in architectural engineering. He is a Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP), FAA-licensed drone pilot, Master Instructor for the DOE’s Solar Ready Vets program, and lead curriculum developer and train-the-trainer instructor for the Energy Storage and Microgrid Training and Certification (ESAMTAC) program. Andy has advanced experience in project development modeling, merging cross-disciplinary skillsets and software packages to create advanced feasibility and performance models of projects. He is responsible for all aspects of business operations and leads all technical and financial activities.
Adam Morse, P.E.
Vice President of Engineering
Adam Morse is a licensed Professional Engineer with more than 15 years of experience in renewable and distributed energy. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering as well as a Master of Arts. Adam’s responsibilities include modeling, analysis, project estimating, design, and equipment specification across a wide range of microgrid, renewable energy, and distributed energy projects. Adam’s design perspective is deeply informed by his hands-on work as a field technician. He is also an expert at technical writing and the National Electrical Code (NEC) as it relates to distributed energy resources.
Director of Education
Emily is a dedicated educational professional who brings a wealth of knowledge from her robust background in the electrical industry. Emily holds a M.Ed. in Educational Technology and an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction (expected 2024). Having previously worked as an electrician, estimator, electrical instructor, and instructional designer, she possesses a comprehensive understanding of the practical challenges and complexities of trades-based learning and development initiatives. Emily spearheads ProtoGen’s educational program creation, leading curriculum design and collaborating with energy industry experts to identify emerging trends, technologies, and practices.
Lead Data Scientist
Aaron holds a B.S. in Physics and Mathematics and an M.S. in Data Science. He is experienced in both R&D and production environments, designing models with real-time data for statistical modeling and helping to sculpt business decisions based on connecting data. Aaron is an expert at discovering patterns through exploratory data analysis. In his capacity as Lead Data Scientist, Aaron designs microgrid arrays and PV systems for commercial businesses, and assists in techno-economic modeling of distributed energy resources and technologies.
Matthew Finnegan, Esq.
Regulatory Affairs Analyst
Matthew Finnegan is a Pennsylvania-barred attorney who completed his studies at Penn State Law with a focus on energy and regulatory law. His diverse legal experience includes collaborating with non-profit organizations and contributing to legislative drafts for the PA state legislature. In his role as Regulatory Affairs Analyst, Matt assists clients in navigating complex regulatory procedures. He meticulously analyzes local, state, and federal regulations to ensure that projects are completed efficiently and in compliance with all regulatory standards. Matt actively monitors nationwide regulatory advancements to keep abreast of the dynamic energy sector and provide our clients with valuable insights.