Power Efficiency Corporation (Power Efficiency), a US-based designer, developer and marketer of energy efficiency technologies and products, has appointed Greg Curhan to the board of directors and as a consultant and advisor to the company. Curhan was co-founder of the Merriman Curhan Ford and served as president of investment bank, chairman of the commitment committee and head of firm’s CleanTech banking team. He also worked at investment banks, Merrill Lynch and Montgomery Securities.
“We are extremely pleased to have Greg Curhan join our company as a board member,” stated Steven Strasser, company’s chairman and chief executive officer. “He is very highly respected on Wall Street, especially in the Cleantech investment community, from his years of leading Merriman Curhan Ford’s CleanTech investment banking practice. Furthermore, as an entrepreneur himself he has founded and grown several businesses. Greg enhances our already exceptionally strong set of directors and his sage advice will be a tremendous asset to our company and stockholders.”
“I am honored to join Power Efficiency’s board of directors and look forward to working closely with the company as an advisor,” stated Greg Curhan. “Policy-makers and the investment community are rapidly coming to the realization that energy efficiency must play a central role in solving our energy and climate problems. There are very few companies that address the large potential energy efficiency market with a proven and proprietary technology. Power Efficiency is one of these companies and I believe it has excellent potential.”
Curhan has focused his complete 25 year career on advising entrepreneurs and financing the small, fast-growing companies. He is a serial entrepreneur having co-founded Curhan, Merriman Capital Management and having been a partner and early employee of investment banking firm of Volpe Brown Whelan, and also chief finance officer of WorldRes. Curhan holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College, summa cum laude.