The Harvest Power Team
Carlo J. Lanza – Founder of Friendly Construction Co, Inc. and at present Safety Officer for Harvest Power, has over forty years of residential and commercial construction and project management experience. Carlo takes great pride in the stellar safety record the company has achieved during the forty plus years it has existed. In his current role, Carlo oversees the safety process for Harvest Power, often visiting sites to ensure safety protocols are being followed, while continuing looking for ways to improved safety processes. Carlo served in the US Navy, gaining extensive experience as a Navy Sea Bee working on massive construction projects that have contributed to his safety success and the standards which he has implemented during his career.
Carlo P. Lanza – Principal Member of Friendly Construction Co. Inc. as well as founder and current Managing Member of Harvest Power LLC, has over 20 years of business management, construction development, energy efficiency and solar industry experience. Carlo presently oversees day to day operations of Harvest Power LLC, with all functions reporting up to him. Carlo is a former Chairman of LISEIA (Long Island Solar Energy Industry Association) as well as a past President of NYSEIA (New York Solar Energy Industries Association), and he works closely with local policy makers to promote the industry. Carlo is a NABCEP Certified Installer and an expert in Photovoltaic Design and Construction. He has a passion for advancing the industry and a goal to see real change in the way we produce and use energy through renewables in NYS and beyond.
Engineers, System Design and Installation:
Brian Ludwig – Director, Design & Engineering, brings to Harvest Power LLC experience that encompasses over sixteen years of diverse communication product development as an electrical engineer as well as over seven years of large residential construction management experience and four and half years of PV solar electrical and structural integration and design. Brian has been responsible for managing and developing the electrical and building plans at Harvest Power for two and half years for a variety of residential, commercial and ground array solar PV projects. Brian’s resourcefulness, continuing education and inter department collaboration allow him to identify corporate requirements while implementing engineering efficiencies and automations for Harvest Power LLC.
Tom Casey – Director, Solar Projects, brings over 4 years of experience managing solar projects within the New York and New Jersey markets. Tom is directly responsible for coordinating Harvest Power LLC team resources and scoping projects in an efficient and timely manner. Tom oversees the management of Harvest Power’s strategic financing partners, handling large quantities of projects, from engineering to install and ensuring that each project meets and exceeds the strict quality controls set by the partner.
Phil Capuano – General Foreman, key responsibility is to manage the field crews and ensure all installations are completed in a timely, professional and efficient manner while maintaining the highest levels of client satisfaction. Phil ensures that all quality control and safety standards are achieved during the installation process. Since joining Harvest Power LLC, Phil has overseen the installation of over 400 solar installations in New York State.
Operations and Business Administration:
Tim Ivins - VP, Administration & Business Relations, brings over thirty years of commercial and industrial energy management sales, marketing and business development experience to Harvest Power LLC. Tim oversees on all administrative activities for Harvest Power LLC, which includes quality control, after sale client support, utility submissions and building permitting. Tim’s team serves as the customer check point during key milestones in the installation process ensuring complete customer satisfaction is achieved during project. In addition to being with Harvest Power LLC since 2008, Tim is also an active member of ASES, NYSEIA, LISEIA and ReLI.
Brian Berry – Quality Control Officer, currently oversees quality control for Harvest Power LLC and focuses his efforts on ensuring all projects are built with the highest quality and standards. Brian’s team manage projects that exceed all the minimum code standards including but not limited to NEC, NYS Building Code and AHJ requirements. Brian is a master electrician, holding numerous licenses with over twenty years’ experience within the electrical field. During his time with Harvest Power LLC, Brian has implemented numerous QC measures to ensure the highest quality end product and service.
Thomas Weibelt – Operations Manager, brings over 10 years of energy efficiency and solar operations experience to Harvest Power. He oversees allocation of installation resources for the various solar projects Harvest Power engages in. He also manages the site evaluation process, properly allocating resources where appropriate.
Sales and Marketing:
Frank Mirasola – Sales Director, brings over sixteen years of successful sales and marketing experience to Harvest Power LLC, thirteen of those years within the banking industry with a specific emphasis on real estate finance. Frank leads the Harvest Power LLC residential and commercial sales team, specifically focused on coaching, training, supporting and motivating the team to achieve both individual and company goals. His diligent and professional manner helps give clients peace of mind that all their expectations will be met.
Phil Flora – Director, Marketing & Business Development, brings over 20 years of sales, marketing and business development experience to Harvest Power LLC. Phil has worked for both large and small organizations servicing professional service firms within the legal industry. He has a proven history of achievement, meeting corporate goals and client satisfaction benchmarks. His primary responsibility is, that the Harvest Power story and mission of delivering energy independence at an affordable price to residential and commercial clients, relayed to the market place in an accurate and appropriate fashion.
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