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Staff

Cisco DeVries – CEO

While serving as Chief of Staff to Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates, Cisco DeVries innovated the concept of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE), which was named one of the top 20 “world-changing” ideas by Scientific American magazine in 2009. When DeVries…

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Gannesh Bharadhwaj – President

Gannesh Bharadhwaj brings over 20 years experience in financial services and management consulting with in-depth expertise in building consumer loan portfolios. Bharadhwaj’s career includes leading many divisions within HSBC, with senior roles managing consumer loan, auto loan, and credit card…

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Jack Bernard – Executive Director

Jack Bernard brings nearly 25 years of capital market and investment management experience to Renew Financial. He spent nearly 10 years with Merrill Lynch Capital Markets in New York City where he directed the origination and trading of agency and…

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Mimi Frusha – Chief Operating Officer

Mimi Frusha co-founded Renew Financial and helped transform the PACE solution into a reality across the nation. Frusha is responsible for the implementation and execution of Renew Financial’s PACE, finance and technology contracts and programs. Prior to Renew Financial, she…

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Joanna Karger – Chief Financial Officer

With nearly 20 years of investment management experience in both private and public sectors, Joanna Karger develops and executes Renew Financial’s financial strategy and manages internal financial controls. Prior to joining Renew Financial, Karger was the Head of Fixed Income…

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Cliff Staton – Executive Vice President

Prior to joining Renew Financial, Cliff Staton spent 20 years as founding partner with the political strategy and media relations consulting firm of Staton & Hughes, where he crafted winning campaigns and messages for hundreds of candidates, corporations, non-profit organizations,…

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Scott Strait – Chief Technology Officer

Scott Strait brings to Renew Financial more than 20 years of experience leading technology organizations, the last 12 years of which were with Charles Schwab & Co. At Schwab, Strait was Chief Technology Officer (CTO); divisional Chief Information Officer (CIO)…

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