Charles Miller

 Manager, Distributed Generation Asset Development

WGL Energy Systems

 Chuck Miller is responsible for origination and development of Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy, Combined Heat and Power and Fuel Cell projects nationwide at WGL Energy Systems. Leveraging both construction and development partners as well as self-developing strategic projects, Chuck is responsible for the development of the non-solar distributed generation fleet within the WGL Energy portfolio.

Chuck Joined WGL Energy in March 2015 bringing with him over 25 years of energy industry experience.

Prior to joining WGL Energy, Chuck served as General Manager for the startup UGI Performance Solutions business unit of UGI Incorporated out of Philadelphia PA from 2010 to 2015. Chuck served a dual role as General Manager of Thermmax Scientific and General Manager of UGI Performance Solutions. Leveraging expert resources from the UGI HVAC Enterprises organization as well as key engineering and project management resources from within and outside the UGI organization, Chuck grew the distributed generation solutions business for UGI to an annual 30M business complemented by the existing Thermmax performance environments refrigeration business.

In addition to UGI, Chuck spent 8 years with a leading Performance Contracting developer, Johnson Controls, in the role of Solution Development Director and Business Development Director for the Industrial and Federal Markets. In this capacity, Chuck was responsible for the origination, design, development and commercial integration of solutions related to process and energy performance within the industrial, life sciences, automotive, hi tech, Federal and commercial real estate sectors. He and his team also developed a focus to address renewable energy projects predominantly in the area of industrial energy supply and demand, and production of substitute natural gas and ethanol through financed development projects.

Chuck also spent time with Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) as their global director of Marketing and Business Process for the ABB Asset Management division bringing his expertise on performance contracting to work on a global scale. He spent two years with Invensys PLC as Director of their Chemicals Business, and spent a period of time in a technology start-up as Director of Global marketing where he built a strong reputation for cultivating customer satisfaction and international brand awareness. His experience was cultivated by over 10 years with GSE Systems in the areas of engineering, product development, project management and marketing and sales.

Chuck holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from The Catholic University of America and an MBA from LaSalle University.

Matthew Greene

New York, NY, USA
CEO & Founder, Edible Science, LLC

Matt Greene has spent his entire career in the marketing, advertising and AdTech industry. His fascination with technology began in 1987 while working with his client Steve Jobs in developing the launch strategies for NeXT Computers. Starting in 1998, Matt pioneered online advertising and supporting technologies for the digital ad agency he founded, Blue Ribbon Digital, where his team drove innovation across all aspects of digital media - from Search to Mobile and Video, his agency measurably generated over $2BB in revenues for their Fortune 100 clients. In this capacity, Matt has spoken at leading conferences such as AdTech, iMedia Summits and the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA. Starting in 2015, Matt re-focused his energies on the burgeoning cannabis industry knowing that the need for innovation in technologies to support the industry would be mandatory. With his his new company, Edible Sciences, he and his team on concentrating their energies in solving the #1 problem facing the edibles sector: Dosing Accuracy. He will be speaking at Binghampton University's TIER Talks in SEPT '17 on technology innovations occurring in the cannabis ancillary space.
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Brett Finkelstein

Boca Raton, FL
Managing Director, Phyto Partners LP

Brett is an experienced executive, venture capital and private equity investor and advisor. He has partnered with, worked with and developed key relationships with numerous premier private equity, investment banks, and venture capital companies. As one of the founders of Phyto Partners LP, Brett’s fundamental ambition for the company’s stakeholders is to creatively apply his unique resources of extensive operating skills, certainty to close, access to capital, extensive network of resources and relentless pursuit of excellence to facilitate a more super-charged evolution for enterprises we fund, launch, and maintain activist roles in. For the powerhouse companies we invest in, advise, and or buy we will be providing more investment value and a comfort level for our financial capital partners, as well as our portfolio companies that join us. Phyto Partners LP was profiled in Forbes as one of the leaders in the cannabis industry. Phyto has invested in half of what CB insights profiled as the trailblazers of 2017. 
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