Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Ulfers served as Chief Executive Officer of Clearwater, Inc., a national water products company, from November 1994 until April 2011, where he successfully managed the growth and development of the company and its products, including the development of its internet sales campaign and strategic business plan. Mr. Ulfers has over 21 years of experience in managing and developing various start-up businesses, including his experience in retail water product sales, internet and call center response centers, commercial real estate development and corporate finance, together with his recent focus on energy management, both as part of the management team and an investor of such business. Mr. Ulfers received his education within the Louisiana private educational system.
Mr. Ulfers’ over 21 years of experience in managing and developing start-up businesses, combined with his knowledge of the energy management industry, proven track record in growing and managing successful start-up ventures and his capital markets experience provides the Board with significant management insight, valuable experience in business development and capital formation and will assist the Company in growing its customer base and management team through its current business phase.
Mr. Sawyer is a retired attorney. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Sawyer worked at Louisiana Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority (ADRA) from July 2004 to June 2009, where he was an executive director providing management oversight for development of the agency and had sole responsibility for the development of rules and regulations ADRA’s policies. Prior to that, Mr. Sawyer held various policy development, implementation and compliance positions with the government offices of the Louisiana Department of Health And Hospitals. Mr. Sawyer received a Bachelor of Arts in Theology/Philosophy from the Centenary College of Louisiana and a Juris Doctor from the Louisiana State University School of Law.
Mr. Sawyers’ legal expertise, over 15 years experience in running several stand alone professional agencies and extensive experience with modernizing processes and procedures within high growth environments, provides the Board with valuable experience in business development and assists the Company in managing through its current business phase.