Peter Ubaldi, CEO, President, and Director
Mr. Ubaldi has over 40 years' experience in corporate finance and commercial lending and has worked for CPA firms, banks, specialty lenders and investment banks. Mr. Ubaldi has been employed by the Company since 2004 and has used his vast financial experience to guide GEC through its development in the environmental remediation business. Mr. Ubaldi is a Director of Water Purification for a United Nations Private Partner; Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Organization (IREO), and has a Bachelor's degree in accounting from Villanova University.
Joseph Battiato, Board Chairman, and Managing Director
Mr. Battiato has over 34 years' experience in the financial industry and the capital markets. Mr. Battiato has provided assistance to both public and private companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions and asset securitizations. Mr. Battiato was President of Aegis Consumer Funding Group, where he oversaw all aspects of business operations with an emphasis on consumer and auto finance. During his Wall Street tenure he held a number of high level positions at some of the top banking organizations including Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. Mr. Battiato also serves in an official capacity as a special advisor to the UN Global Center for Health Education and the Environment.
Dr. Corrado currently serves as Chief Scientific Officer and Chief Regulatory Officer of INC Research LLC. He also served as Scientific Advisor of Topaz Pharmaceuticals, LLC. He co-founded Advanced Biologics LLC in 1995 and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer. He spent eight years at Merck and eight years at Johnson & Johnson. Dr. Corrado served as Vice President of Clinical Research/Direct Access Diagnostics and Vice President of Drug Regulatory ... Affairs of R.W. Johnson Pharmaceutical Research Institute (Johnson & Johnson); Director and Acting Chief of Anti-Infection Research and Director of Clinical Research, Medical Affairs Domestic, Merck, Sharpe & Dohme Research Laboratories Division and Head of anti-invectives for Ortho Pharmaceuticals.
Mr. Turk directs energy management programs in an effort to reduce utility consumption and costs through careful analysis of usage, utility procurement opportunities, and market trends. Mr. Turk has accumulated over 27 years' experience in energy management including analysis, design and installation of cogeneration and desiccant dehumidification systems, development of databases for performance and maintenance evaluation, and participation in utility and technical conferences. Prior to joining Johnson Controls, Mr. Turk was President and a principal owner of PWI Energy. PWI Energy served global clients with a comprehensive energy management program that integrates energy supply management, energy efficiency services, and energy information and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions management. The company developed an industry-leading information technology platform which organizes all the information needed to create a comprehensive, global management system for energy and greenhouse gases. PWI was purchased by Johnson Controls in 2007.
Dr. Mentreddy is a professor at Alabama A&M University's Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences and has worked for the University since 2003. He holds a Ph.D. Agricultural Sciences, University of Tasmania, Australia and an M.S., Agronomy, Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University, India. His previous experience includes Research Associate, Department of Plant & Environmental Soil Sciences, Fort Valley State University, Georgia, 1993 to 2003. Dr. Mentreddy specializes in the areas of Production Agronomy, Medicinal and Exotic Vegetables and Sustainable Organic Production Systems. His wide scope of responsibilities is due to split appointment allocated to instruction and research activities. Responsibilities include among others to teach Sustainable Crop Production, Lawn and Turf grass Management, and Phytophysiology. Areas of research emphasis include development of sustainable organic production systems for novel and exotic vegetable crops in Alabama, and evaluation of winter, fall and summer cover crops for their biomass, C-sequestration, soil fertility enrichment, weed and disease control, and yield enhancement of subsequent cash crops.
Professor Falcone's teaching interests include Fluid Mechanics, Engineering Mechanics, both Statics and Dynamics, Civil Engineering Measurements and Hydraulics & Hydrology (graduate & undergraduate). He has a total of 23 years of experience in the engineering design and consulting industry and 29 years of adjunct teaching experience at Villanova. He is also a retired Captain in the Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) of the U.S. Naval Reserve. He has commanded a SEABEE battalion, a SEABEE Regiment and all Reserve CEC officers for the Atlantic Division of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command. All 3 of these careers have run concurrently. In 1996, through the College of Engineering, Mr. Falcone founded the Institute for Environmental Engineering Research at Villanova which, recently, has grown into the "Villanova Center for the Environment". He is the Moderator for the student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), is the College of Engineering Team Leader for the Villanova Quality Improvement (VQI) program and is a registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania.