New York, NY [September 3, 2019] – Madison Energy Investments (“MEI”) announced that Brandon Schneider recently joined the company as a Senior Associate focused on operations and finance out of the DC/Northern VA office. Brandon brings a depth of experience in operations, customer management and diligence related to project finance.
The Commercial and Industrial (“C&I”) distributed generation market requires market players to move fast and reliably fund projects in a timely manner. MEI strives to enable our local and regional partners by providing them streamlined access to institutional capital. Brandon will utilize his previous experience working with tax equity investors, debt providers and customers to ensure MEI’s partners are able to focus on their core business.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join the team at MEI. The opportunity to learn from an experienced team and network of partners in a growing market was very intriguing to me ,” stated Schneider. “Additionally, the rate at which the portfolio is growing allows me to contribute to the success of the firm immediately.”
“We are fortunate to hire someone with a unique skill set like Brandon has, and his familiarity with the team and our partners is sure to prove valuable. Brandon’s ability to slot himself in and figure out how to add value in the midst of complicated transactions sets him apart from others said MEI Managing Partner Steve Cunningham. “He hit the ground running on day 1 and its clear he will be a tremendous value add to our team and more importantly our partners.”
Brandon was most recently at WGL Energy where he managed operational responsibilities for tax equity partnerships totaling over $200MM enterprise value. This included creating and updating all forecast, operational and financial reporting requirements per tax equity partnership and creating and managing SOPs for billing and customer relationships for over 300 MW of C&I solar assets. Prior, Brandon worked as a Research Manager for the Private Equity division of GLG where he focused on the Energy and Industrials and Technology industries. He graduated from George Washington University’s MBA program in May of 2019.
About Madison Energy Investments: Madison Energy Investments is a platform that develops, owns and operates distributed generation projects within the commercial and industrial (C&I) and small utility-scale sectors. The founding partners bring a variety of expertise in business development, finance, construction, and operations. The team’s combined industry experience has produced best practices in project development, construction, financing and a comfort level with a variety of technologies, engineering solutions, financing structures, state markets and incentives, utility programs, tariff structures, and asset management. Most importantly, the experience has allowed the team to develop first class relationships with experienced, local partners in dozens of markets throughout the United States.