Leadership

A team with broad expertise

Our team's expertise spans the fields of development, energy, finance, law, engineering and construction. This range of capabilities, combined with our depth of experience, extensive network of energy-market contacts, strategic relationships and global perspective, translates to high returns, low risks, and successful project delivery.

Peter Gibson
President and Chief Operating Officer

With nearly three decades of experience in international energy, petrochemical, oil and gas markets, Peter is responsible for the overall management and performance of Mas Energy.

Peter has a proven track record in entrepreneurship. In 1994, he founded a successful international company focused on supplying critical equipment and services to the oil, gas, and chemical industries. Under his leadership, the company completed major projects across the world for clients such as BP, DuPont, Dow and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

Peter joined Mas Energy in 2008 to focus on the growing renewable energy market, quickly developing a pipeline of projects. In addition to his management activities, Peter also coordinates investment activities. Peter earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Business Management at the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

 
 
Michael Hall
Principal and Chief Development Officer

Michael has nearly two decades of experience in energy engineering, project development, business development and project structuring. He is responsible for all of Mas Energy's business and project development activities, including technical oversight, project management during construction, contract negotiations with customers and sub-contractors, and capital structuring.

Prior to joining Mas Energy, Michael served as Vice President of Business Development for Veolia Energy North America, an energy services company focused on district energy, cogeneration and utilities outsourcing. Prior to Veolia, he held several management and development roles for Fortune 500 companies including Johnson Controls, General Electric and Southern Company.

Michael earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from The Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University.

 
 
Thomas Arlotto, PE
Senior Vice President & General Manager

Tom comes to MAS with over thirty years' experience in energy markets and high growth organizations.  As GM, Tom is responsible for all North American operations of MAS including: business development, marketing, operations and project support. 

Previously, Tom served in leadership roles with prominent companies in a variety of energy industry segments.  He was a founding member of the management team at Energy Solutions, Southern Company's energy services group.  As Director of Power Markets, he helped launch Siemen's One, an integrated approach to utility account management, across multiple divisions of Siemens.  As Vice President at PowerSecure International, he established the fabrication and packaging capabilities for the fast growing distributed generation player.  In his early career Tom established his technical credentials as a design engineer and construction manager in the nuclear power industry.

Tom holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Georgia Tech and an MBA from Samford University.  He is a Professional Engineer, registered in five states, and serves on the Advisory Board at the Georgia Tech Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering and is a former Board member of the Georgia Tech Alumni Association.

 
 
Jason Byars
Vice President, Business & Project Development

Jason has nearly 20 years of sales, business development and project management experience in
the energy industry.  He is responsible for Mas Energy's business and project development activities in North America, including identifying and developing long-term, integrated energy services contracts for North American clients, technical oversight, negotiations with customers and sub-contractors, and capital structuring.

Prior to joining Mas Energy, Jason served as Business Development Director for Veolia Energy North America, an energy services company focused on district energy, cogeneration and utilities outsourcing.  He joined Veolia after serving as Program Manager for Combined Heat & Power at GE Energy and leading GE's response to the two most active North American hurricane seasons in decades as well as a cross-business response to the 2005 Southeast Asia tsunami.  In addition, Jason served as a Sales Engineer at Exelon Thermal Technologies, then the world's largest provider of district cooling services.  He began his career as a project manager with McKenney's, Inc., an engineering and contracting firm based in Atlanta.

Jason lives in Atlanta, Georgia and holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech, where he was a President's Scholar.

 
 
Edward M. Fye, Jr.
Vice President, Project Delivery and Asset Management

Edward has nearly 15 years of engineering, project development, and project management experience in 
the energy industry. He is responsible for Mas Energy's project delivery and asset management, including execution of new asset construction, asset management of existing facilities, and project development support.

Prior to joining Mas Energy, Edward served as Application Engineer/Project Manager for GE Energy, a global energy products and services company. While at GE Energy, Edward was responsible for the development and execution of more than 1.8 GW of global power projects. Edward provided project management and technical support for high-profile emergency power projects in support of the tsunami in Japan and Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. 

Edward began his career as a mechanical designer with Robert & Company, an engineering design firm based in Atlanta. In addition, Edward served as a mechanical engineer with Sandwell Engineering, an engineering design firm focused on the pulp and paper industry.

Edward lives in Atlanta, Georgia and holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Emory University.

 
 
Robb Finnemore
Vice President, Project Finance & Administration

Robb has more than twenty years' experience in finance across a wide range of disciplines, including public accounting, investment banking and infrastructure finance.  Robb is responsible for project finance, administration and reporting. 

Robb started his career in public accounting, having qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte & Touche in Johannesburg, South Africa.  After leaving Deloitte, Robb spent nine years working in the investment banking division of Rand Merchant Bank, where he advised on M&A and equity capital market transactions exceeding $10 billion in value.  In 2009, Robb joined KPMG's global infrastructure and project finance group where he was involved in advising both public and private sector clients on a number of landmark transactions in sub-Saharan Africa.  He was also a member of the KPMG team tasked with growing the firm's presence in the renewable energy sector.

Robb relocated to the United States in 2012 and was most recently director of finance for a leading healthcare services company.

Robb is based in Jacksonville, Florida, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree as well as a Higher Diploma in Accounting from Rhodes University, and recently completed a certificate course in Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies at Stanford University.

 
 
Danielle Milman
Vice President, Business Development & External Affairs

Danielle Milman has nearly 20 years of business development and external affairs experience in the energy industry. She has spent the last decade focused on helping customers increase their use of clean energy while becoming more energy efficient and sustainable.

In her current position, Milman leads Mas Energy's business development and external affairs initiatives.  She is responsible for identifying project development and acquisition opportunities for Mas Energy's customers and external affairs activities including permitting, licensing, regulatory compliance, public outreach, government relations, and communications. Prior to joining Mas Energy, Milman led the Southeast sales and marketing efforts for EnerNOC, a global leader in demand response solutions.  She also held leadership roles in external affairs, supporting project development and origination for Mirant, Calpine and NTE Energy.

Additionally, Milman held management positions at Southern Energy, Inc., Southern Company Gas and Ernst & Young, where she led marketing efforts for EY's Climate Change and Sustainability Services in the Southeast.  

Milman holds a Bachelor of Science in sociology and social science from Florida State University and a Master of City Planning, specializing in environmental planning, from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

 
 
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