Brendan is a Principal at the Aligned Intermediary (AI) where he works with the CEO to identify potential investments for the institutional investors with which AI works, and supports the development and execution of AI’s business plan. In addition to his work with AI, Brendan is an Advisor to Boundary Stone Partners, which is a financial advisory firm where he works with clients to develop and finance clean energy projects.
Prior to joining AI, Brendan was the Director of Strategic Initiatives at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO), which provides senior debt through the Title XVII innovative energy project loan guarantee program and the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing loan program. In this role, he helped manage LPO’s more than $30 billion loan portfolio and led business development efforts to secure new loan applications for more than $40 billion of remaining loan authority for innovative clean energy projects and advanced vehicle manufacturing projects.
Brendan has nearly 15 years of experience working on clean energy policy and deployment in both the public and private sector, including serving as a Legislative Assistant for U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ). He holds an undergraduate degree from Macalester College and earned his Master of Public Management (MPM) from the University of Maryland, College Park.