Legacy Christian Academy is excited to welcome Christopher Griffin as our next Professional Schools Program symposium speaker. Mr. Griffin has 25 years of experience in renewable energy, finance, M&A, restructuring, and portfolio management. Prior to Co-Founding Hover Energy, he spent the last eleven years in renewable energy, most recently as CEO of Regenedyne LLC, the Intellectual Property (“IP”) predecessor to Hover Energy.
In the early part of his career, Mr. Griffin served the energy industry as Vice President of Investment Banking (M&A/Restructuring) at Morgan Stanley and Vice President of Institutional Municipal Securities for Smith Barney. He also served as Director of Finance at IBEAM Broadcasting and Vice President & Head of Derivatives at Chapdelaine & Co. As Founder & CEO of 4G Private Equity, he launched Natural Citrus Products Corp. in 2007, the first Cellulosic Ethanol plant in the United States. He also launched Perfectly Green, Inc. in 2010, a ‘Waste-toEnergy’ Distributed Power Generation company,. Additionally, he led the restructuring of Regenedyne LLC in 2011, whose assets and intellectual property in magnetic wind power were eventually acquired by Hover in 2015.
Mr. Griffin has been invited to speak at the United Nations (2010 Distributed Power Seminar); the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA WindPower 2014) for his leadership in the renewable energy industry; and most recently at VERGE Asian-Pacific Clean Energy Summit where he was a finalist for VERGE Accelerate 2018.
Mr. Griffin studied Aerospace Engineering and holds a BA & an MBA from The University of Virginia, Darden School of Business. For two decades he held the Series 7, 63 & 66 licenses; has been a Licensed Pastor at Gateway Church in Frisco since 2014; Certified LEED GA in 2017 and is currently a candidate for LEED AP (ND). He lives in Plano and is married to his amazing wife Sumer. He is blessed to be step-father to Autum, who is a junior at Legacy Christian Academy.
Students in the Professional Schools Program School of Business and the School of Engineering will get to hear from Mr. Griffin on October 22nd.
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