Board of Directors
Peter L. Corsell
Peter L. Corsell is Chairman and founder of GridPoint, an established leader in the cleantech industry. MIT’s Technology Review has recognized Mr. Corsell as one of the world’s top innovators under age 35 and the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader in 2010.
Mr. Corsell founded GridPoint in 2003 to fuel the adoption of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. He served as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer from 2003 until 2010. Today, GridPoint delivers a wide range of smart grid, energy management and renewable energy solutions to enterprises, governments and electric utilities that reduce energy costs, increase operating efficiencies and improve environmental performance. The World Economic Forum honored GridPoint as a Technology Pioneer in 2008, and the company has been featured in several books including “Hot, Flat and Crowded” by Thomas L. Friedman.
Mr. Corsell was Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Energy (2008-2009) and was a founding member of the Electrification Coalition, a nonpartisan organization committed to the widespread adoption of electric vehicles. Mr. Corsell is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Young Presidents’ Organization. He serves on the boards of ClearPath, an immigration software company, inStream, a software platform for independent financial advisors, and the Wolfsonian Museum in Miami Beach, Florida.
Early in his career Mr. Corsell served with the U.S. State Department in Havana, Cuba and as a political analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency. He holds a BSFS degree from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
John B. Spirtos
Chief Executive Officer, GridPoint
Trevor Foster is Chief Operating Officer of FM Facility Maintenance, a facilities management company focusing on improving performance for distributed facilities portfolios.
Mr. Foster is also CEO of FPC Associates, a consulting firm providing services to enhance the business performance of facilities, service providers to the market, and investment firms building a portfolio of companies in the industry.
Prior to FM, Mr. Foster was Executive Managing Director responsible for CBRE’s Global Facilities Management Services. He has more than 30 years of experience in property, facility management and building automation, for all types of facilities including commercial property, high tech manufacturing and industrial plants. Mr. Foster joined Trammell Crow Company (which was acquired by CBRE in 2006), as Global Director, Building Management, in 2004.
Prior to CBRE, Mr. Foster served as Vice President of Corporate Development & Executive Vice President of Facilities Services for EMCOR Group Inc. He established EMCOR’s facilities service operations and led profitable growth in excess of $1 billion in North American Facilities Services activities. He developed EMCOR’s strategic plans, marketing and operating programs to leverage the mechanical and electrical core competencies of EMCOR into comprehensive facilities services in order to take advantage of the outsourcing opportunities associated with the de-regulation of the Utilities and Telecommunication industries.
Mr. Foster previously worked at Johnson Controls for 20 years in senior management and various operational and engineering positions in Australia, Far East, Middle East, United Kingdom and the United States. His operational assignments included Managing Director of the Middle East, assigned to restructure the operations as a result of the Gulf War in 1990, as well as Managing Director for the United Kingdom, assigned to expanding the operation into facilities management from 1993 to 1997.
Mr. Foster holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Queensland (Australia) with First Class Honors in electrical engineering and computer science.
Todd M. Raba
Todd M. Raba has more than 30 years of experience in leading large, highly competitive organizations to success. Most recently, Mr. Raba held the position of Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Johns Manville Company (A Berkshire Hathaway Company), a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality building products.
Mr. Raba also served as President of the MidAmerican Energy Company (A Berkshire Hathaway Company), Iowa’s largest electric and gas utility, with revenues in excess of $2 billion and over 3,800 employees. Prior to the MidAmerican Energy Company, Mr. Raba served as Regional Vice President of Rollins Environmental Services, Inc. acquired by Laidlaw, Inc. in 1997.
Mr. Raba earned a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of Vermont.
Steven List is the Managing Director of Asset Management at Mount Kellett, a multi-strategy investment firm where he works with the firm’s growth portfolio. Prior to Mount Kellett, Mr. List was a Managing Director at CRG Partners, LLC, a nationally recognized team specializing in providing in-depth business and financial advisory services. During his tenure, Mr. List was responsible for restructuring transactions and interim management.
Prior to CRG Partners, LLC, Mr. List was the Chief Financial Officer for Mattress Giant Corporation, a national retailing company and mattress store chain with 360 locations, which was acquired by Mattress Firm in 2012.
Mr. List holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Oklahoma. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA). He is actively involved in the Turnaround Management Association (TMA). In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors of Graymark Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: GRMH).
Alejandro San Miguel
Alejandro San Miguel is a member of TOMS Capital LLC.
Guy Weltsch is a member of TOMS Capital LLC.