Zynergy Capital - Capital Without Complexity
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Introducing Zynergy Capital


Our team brings decades of experience in renewable energy project development, investment banking and project finance, technology platform development, and business strategy. We have deep expertise in assessing solar, wind, storage and other renewable energy projects.

We value integrity, transparency, innovation, and a commitment to saving the world.

Our Team


Wayne Van Dyck

Wayne Van Dyck

Chief Executive Officer

Wayne was a Wall Street investment banker (DLJ) and venture capitalist before founding Windfarms Ltd., the first utility scale wind energy developer. Windfarms, backed by Chevron, grew to 60 professionals and assembled over 2,000 MWs of wind projects. Wayne then built companies in international telecommunications, business software and Internet services.

Derek Gauger

Derek Gauger

President of Technology and CSO

Derek has 30 years of success creating and commercializing innovative products and turning complex businesses into automated and efficient software-enhanced solutions. He was a CEO of two early stage technology companies and GM of an OEM automotive supplier. His career spans ten industries with more than $4 billion of profitable product launches and he holds 27 patents.

Chris Coldwell

Chris Coldwell

Chief Technology Officer

Chris has proven experience in system architecture and software engineering. He is a trusted advisor to numerous Canadian government agencies and has been a successful vendor to hundreds of clients including Time Warner and Boeing. He leads Zynergy Capital's platform development team and holds an MSc in Computer Science from Liverpool University.

Andy Lutz

Andy Lutz

VP of Project Operations

Andy has worked on 800+ renewable energy projects worldwide, financing $2+ billion of projects in the last decade. Prior to that, he was in the public sector and the military. Andy holds an MBA from the University of Denver, and received the US Marine Corps Meritorious Unit Citation three times, the National Defense Medal, and the Select Marine Reserve Medal.

Kenton Guilbert

Kenton Guilbert

VP of Financial Analysis

Kenton has more than 15 years' experience in financial modeling and project development. Prior to joining Zynergy Capital, he held positions with Deloitte Consulting and Navigant Consulting focusing on mergers & acquisitions and financial investigations. Kenton earned an MBA in Finance (with highest distinction) from Carnegie Mellon University.

Marisa McArthur

Marisa McArthur

Chief of Staff

Marisa has more than 15 years of management experience in operations, logistics and communications. She served as the Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for the President and CEO of the American Red Cross before joining The American Petroleum Institute as the Manager of Training Programs. For nine years she assisted the First Lady of California, Maria Shriver, on the Governor's Conference on Women and Families.

Advisory Board


Reyad Fezzani

Reyad Fezzani

Advisory Board Member

Reyad is Chairman and CEO of Regenerate Power, a developer of utility scale solar projects and Chairman of Energy Finance Company. He was CEO of BP Solar, Tata-BP Solar and President of BP Renewables, with 3,000 employees and $4 billion in renewable assets.

Amy Corinne Smith

Amy Corinne Smith

Advisory Board Member

Amy is a highly experienced clean energy investment banker with 20 years of international finance experience and over $10 billion of financings. She was Managing Director and head of Global CleanTech investment banking at Jefferies, LLC. She held similar positions at Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers.

Hervé Touati

Hervé Touati

Advisory Board Member

Hervé Touati is Managing Director at Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and heads up the Business Renewables Center (BRC). Hervé held several senior positions at E.ON, Germany's leading utility. He was global MD of the solar and biomass businesses at E.ON Climate & Renewables.

Dan Reicher

Dan Reicher

Advisory Board Member

Dan Reicher is the Executive Director, Stanford Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance at Stanford University and Professor of Practice at the Stanford Law School. He is the Chairman of the Board of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute, and on the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board.

Board of Directors


Wayne Van Dyck

Chairman

Wayne is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Zynergy Capital, and an entrepreneur with a track record starting renewable energy and technology companies.

Peter Fiekowsky

Director

Peter is the President of Automated Visual Inspections, Founder of the Healthy Climate Alliance, and a 100-year plan Leader at the Citizens' Climate Lobby.

Reyad Fezzani

Director

Reyad is Chairman and CEO of Regenerate Power and Chairman of Energy Finance Company. He is also an Advisory Board Member.

Gerd Goette

Director

Gerd is Managing Partner of Siemens Venture Capital, which has invested in clean tech startups including BuildingIQ, ChargePoint, ISE, QBotix, Sunverge, and Tendril.

Eric Perreca

Director

Eric is Managing Partner of Onset Capital Partners and was previously Managing Director and President of Hunt Alternative Investments.