Management Team

Mark Duda | Principal

Mark manages the company’s relationships with its energy finance partners and is a leading voice in state and federal energy issues. In addition to leading DEP’s business strategy during explosive growth, Mark’s experience spans strategy development at a solar installation company, independent consulting focused on housing and mortgage market issues, and research analysis at Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. Mark is also active in the State of Hawaii’s plans to harness renewable energy as President of the Hawaii PV Coalition, leading the organization’s legislative agenda and regulatory activities. In these volunteer roles, he works to expand the supply of renewable energy in Hawaii.

Mark was named "20 for the Next 20" by Hawaii Business, Cleantech Entrepreneur of the Year for 2009 by the Hawaii Venture Capital Association, a Pacific Business News “40 under 40,” and shared the 2010 Governor of Hawaii’s Individual Innovation Award with DEP co-founder Todd Georgopapadakos.

Todd Georgopapadakos | principal

Todd manages DEP’s business development activities. He has more than twenty years of experience in Hawaii’s construction and technology industries, working as project manager in large-scale public works projects for the State of Hawaii, the City and County of Honolulu, and various branches of the US Military. Todd leads DEP’s strategic growth planning, which has propelled the company from zero to $30 million in revenue in just 18 months. Todd is also the founder of Chromaco, Inc., a digital image management and demand-based printing service that pioneered a proprietary scanning and color management system. Todd shared the 2010 Governor of Hawaii’s Individual Innovation Award with DEP co-founder Mark Duda.

Rod Braunthal | Principal

Rod Braunthal is a partner at DEP, and brings over 10 years of management experience and 20 years in the construction design industry. Rod directs the design and development of custom energy systems for our commercial clients, as well as overseeing the entire documentation and permitting process required for installation. Previously, Rod was the Design Manager for Suntech Hawaii, coordinating and managing construction documentation with consulting engineers. Rod has also served in various executive level capacities in both the high-tech and construction design sectors. He also holds a number of photovoltaic design certifications and is active in a number of industry organizations.