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.</p><p>
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.
Chairman and CEO
Mr. Moskowitz was appointed the Chief Technology Officer of GEM in March 2010. Mr. Moskowitz's responsibilities at GEM focuses on energy efficiency product implementation as well as market strategy. Mr. Moskowitz has extensive knowledge and experience in energy efficiency work and sustainable business practices. Prior to joining GEM, Moskowitz founded Jade Revolution in 2008, a renewable energy company, specializing in the commercial application of renewable energy solutions helping off-takers minimize their carbon footprint while maximizing their renewable energy potential. In addition, in 2008, Mr. Moskowitz worked as a consultant in formulating sustainability programs for companies affording them the ability to make their commercial real estate portfolio companies as energy efficient as possible. Mr. Moskowitz received his Juris Doctor from The University of Miami and his Bachelor of Science in Politics and Economics from Brandeis University.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Barrios was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of Green Energy Management Services, Inc. in September 2011. He joins GEMS with 35 years experience as a practicing CPA. Upon graduation in 1976, he worked two years in New Orleans, Louisiana with the public accounting firm of Bourgeois, Bennett, Thokey and Hickey. After that he worked from 1978 through 1992, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with the firm of Hannis T. Bourgeois & Co. where he became a partner with the firm. In 1992 through the present, he has established his own firm in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and built a successful and diverse practice. He has an extensive background in enterprise development companies, and has been involved and instrumental in both the organization and management of such ventures. Mr. Barrios also has expertise as a business advisor and financial manager and valuable experience in capital formation start-up entities. Through his current accounting firm, Mr. Barrios has performed accounting functions for Southside Electric, Inc. and Green Energy Management Services, Inc. and Green Energy Management Services Holdings, Inc. on an outside consulting basis. Mr. Barrios received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Louisiana State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Louisiana.
Chief Financial Officer