NOTE: This event is now sold out.


More than ever, innovative financing solutions are needed for green energy and sustainability projects. On January 23, Leaders in Energy/Potential Energy DC will co-host their annual green financing program. This two-part program will feature industry professionals discussing the ins-and-outs of project debt financing, green banks, as well as specific case studies highlight best practices.

Welcome & Opening Remarks: Molly Medlin, Associate Director, PEDC

Intro to AED: Marian Marquez, Director, Business Investment Group, AED

Panel 1: Updates on Regional Green Banks Efforts

Moderator: Janine Finnell, Executive Director, Leaders in Energy

Tom Deyo, CEO, Montgomery County Green Bank

Alex Kragie, Director, American Green Bank Consortium

Jay Wilson, Program Manager, DC Green Bank

Panel 2: Case Studies: Project Financing for Growing Small & Medium-sized Companies

Moderator: Dave McCarthy, Executive Director, PEDC

Timothy Effio, Market Director, Fluence & Commissioner, Environment and Energy Conservation Commission, Arlington County

Maria Goravanchi, Director, US International Development Finance Corporation (formerly Overseas Private Investment Corporation)

Jack K. Sterne, Esq., Principal, Lumenant LLC

You can also see a summary of our past 2019 Green Finance Forum titled “Innovative Clean Energy Project Financing Forum.”


Thursday, January 23rd, 5:30 – 8:30 pm at the Arlington Economic Development Office, 1100 N Glebe Rd #1500, Arlington, VA 22201