Albert Morten provides structured finance and strategic guidance to National Solar. In this capacity, Mr. Morten is responsible for originating and executing strategic transactions to optimize the value of the company’s asset portfolio. Mr. Morten has developed and financed projects in a number of industry sectors over the course of his 30-year career. Mr. Morten’s finance experience includes a broad spectrum of industries and deal types, ranging from venture capital investments to middle market buy-outs to commercial, industrial and residential project finance. Mr. Morten’s expertise lies in providing financing solutions to companies with limited access to capital, including private, non-rated, growing, or demonstration phase companies with high levels of intrinsic value relative to hard assets or cash flow. Mr. Morten received his Bachelors of Science degree in Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Tucker is businessman and social entrepreneur active in the geospatial industry and the US national security community, and as Principal of Yale House Ventures, manages a portfolio of technology startups and social ventures. He was the founding chief strategic officer of In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s venture capital fund, charged with developing In-Q-Tel's overall strategy for tackling the priority information technologies problems of the agency. Tucker worked with the original CIA team, which later became known as the In-Q-Tel Interface Center, to define and set up the original organization (first known as In-Q-It). Before joining In-Q-Tel, Tucker served as special adviser to the executive vice provost of Columbia University. While at Columbia, Tucker co-founded the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes (now at Arizona State University) and the Columbia Public Policy Consortium, and co-taught courses at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. Tucker stepped down as senior vice president for the Americas and national programs at ERDAS in November 2008; about the same time his name was being floated in back channel conversations for a position at CIA. He joined ERDAS by way of its acquisition of IONIC Enterprise, where Tucker had served as president and CEO since leaving In-Q-Tel.
Mike Garraway is President and CEO of Garraway Enterprises Limited based in Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas. He has 20 years of experience managing a satellite technology business and growing it through mergers and acquisitions into the largest in the country serving the entire Bahamas archipelago with satellite Internet and TV under the very well regarded Satellite Bahamas brand. Michael also has considerable experience in the solar thermal hot water market as well as small-scale photovoltaic and building-wide uninterruptible power systems. Mike obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida.