Mr. Fryatt founded ECA SOLAR after serving a leading solar energy developer on the East Coast. Mr. Fryatt has institutional experience in all facets of developing and financing solar energy assets. Under the Massachusetts SREC I program, Mr. Fryatt enjoyed success in co-developing and financing a large portfolio of solar photovoltaic facilities.
Mr. Fryatt recently helped launch a solar energy merchant bank in Greenwich Connecticut catering to the debt financing needs of the commercial solar energy market, including venture loan products designed for SRECs.
Before working in specialty finance, Mr. Fryatt practiced corporate law at Cohen & Gresser, LLP, where he worked on private equity/venture capital transactions, credit agreements and corporate governance matters. Mr. Fryatt is a cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and holds a B.A. from Middlebury College.
Bryan Morrison Vice President of Engineering
Bryan Morrison entered the renewable energy industry back in 2008 when he began working as a Design Engineer at Borrego Solar Systems in Lowell, MA. With over 13 years of industry experience Bryan has enjoyed developing, optimizing and building reliable, high performing Solar and Energy storage assets. Bryan’s diverse experience features the installation of over 850MW of Solar projects of all types and hundreds of MWhs of Energy Storage projects across the United States but predominantly in the Northeast. Bryan has led multiple continuous improvement events and has led the development of several industry leading optimization tools in generating greater value for our customers and generating significantly higher profits for his former company. In addition to Bryan’s vast industry experience, he also holds a NABCEP PV Installer certification and a Bachelors in Operations and Project Management.
Ben BarlowDirector of Finance
Ben Barlow joined ECA Solar after serving in leadership finance and operations positions in healthcare (athenahealth), financial services (Citigroup), and energy (William J. Clinton Foundation, Khanty Mansiysk Oil Corporation). Mr Barlow is a CFA charterholder and holds degrees from Columbia University (MBA/MIA) and Yale University (BA).
Vincent MoschellaDirector of Development
Mr. Moschella joins ECA SOLAR as our Vice President of Development with experience working in the renewable energy field starting in 2014, and an extensive background in construction. He came to us most recently from another MA-based developer, focused on site-acquisition, fundraising, procurement, and construction oversight. Prior to joining ECA in 2017, Mr. Moschella lead development that resulted in over 15 MW of Commercial/Industrial Renewable energy systems over a 2-year period. He holds a degree from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst and holds a Construction Supervisor License with the State of MA. At ECA his main responsibilities center around site acquisition, business development, construction management, and financial modeling.
Venu LollaVice President of Engineering
Venu Lolla joined as PV Design Engineer at ECA Solar after working as an Engineering Analyst for over 3 years. His main responsibilities here at ECA Solar include creating construction sets and as-builts of the rooftop/ ground mount/ carport projects. He also assists with carrying out sophisticated 3D system performance monitoring to ensure the continued financial performance of the renewable energy systems functionality over their useful life.
He holds a Masters degree in Energy Engineering (Solar) from University of Massachusetts, Lowell and also has a bachelors in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from India.
Andrew BunnellIn-house Counsel
Mr. Bunnell comes to ECA Solar with a background in commercial and residential real estate law, land use, zoning, and economic development. His main focus with ECA is managing its leasing and real estate transactions, reviewing title, and coordinating with outside counsel. Mr. Bunnell has degrees from Northeastern University and New England Law, Boston.
Austin FairheadProject Manager
Austin Fairhead handles our Construction Management Department as Project Manager. He manages overseeing the scheduling, contracting, QA/QC, change orders, and overall construction of our projects to ensure they are built on time and to spec. He comes from a construction background, previously working for a general contractor for the last 4 years in Project Management. He holds a B.S. in Architecture from The University at Buffalo.
Michael ReddingDiector of Civil Engineering
Michael Redding joined ECA as our Director of Civil Engineering with over 25 years of experience in civil, environmental, and geotechnical engineering. His key practice areas include renewable energy development, infrastructure development, and engineering permitting and compliance. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in six states (NH, MA, CT, RI, MD and VA) and is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC).
Xiaoxia TangFinance Associate
Xiaoxia Tang joined ECA Solar as our Finance Manager after serving in another renewable energy company based in Massachusetts. Prior to that, Ms. Tang held different roles in corporate finance and investor relations. Earlier in her career, Ms. Tang worked in auditing at KPMG. Ms. Tang held a bachelor’s degree from South China Normal University and got her MBA from Boston University.
Martha DiezemannDevelopment Manager
Martha Diezemann supports the development team for ECA Solar with business development and site procurement in Pennsylvania. Her background in GIS and sales helps her pay attention to details when identifying project sites and maintain new and existing relationships. Prior to this, she assisted with permitting wind energy and managing water resources in Massachusetts. She holds BA’s in Environmental Studies and Economics from the University of Delaware.
Sivasakthiram RamasamyDesign Engineer
Siva joined ECA Solar as a PV Design Engineer after obtaining his M.S. in Energy Engineering at University of Massachusetts Lowell. He got the interest of making a career in solar while he was doing his B.E. in Electrical Engineering at Anna University back in India. Siva’s main responsibilities includes designing the layouts for PV systems, creating SLDs, creating permit sets, creating construction sets.
Gabrielle BernsDevelopment Associate
Gabrielle Berns joined ECA Solar as a Development Associate after working in oil and gas risk management in Houston, Texas. She supports the development team for ECA Solar with business development and site procurement. She holds a B.S. in chemical engineering and a minor in economics from UMass Amherst.
Mayank MallFinance Associate
Mayank Mall joined ECA Solar in 2020 after 5 years of experience serving in finance, operations, and technology positions in healthcare (HydroCision, Inc.), auditing/financial services (CPA-Firm in India), and real-estate. Mayank holds a bachelor’s in commerce & taxation degree from India and an MBA in finance & business analytics from Babson College.
Jane ParenteauDirector of Utility Scale Development
Jane Parenteau joined ECA Solar after working for the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company, which is a joint action agency that serves 25+ municipalities in Massachusetts. She has over 33 years of experience in public power in Massachusetts. She has spent 26 years working for the Reading Municipal Light Department, most recently as the Director of Integrated Resources. Jane recently retired as the General Manager of the Holden Municipal Light Department where she was responsible for the overall operations of the department. She holds an MBA and BA in Mathematics from Western New England University.
Samantha Riley Paralegal
Samantha Riley comes to ECA Solar with a background in residential real estate. She assists legal counsel by being the primary liaison between ECA in-house counsel and outside attorneys and investors. She reviews title work and assists with lease and purchase closings. She holds a B.S. in International Relations from Saint Anselm College.