CESA Members’ Webinar: Finance 101

Thursday, September 27, 2012 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

If you’re a little fuzzy on terms like “interest rate buy-down” and “loan loss reserve,” this is the webinar for you! This webinar presents basic financing options in simple terms, with plenty of time for questions and discussion. Guest speakers Rob Sanders and Lise Dondy presented.

Rob Sanders of Robert Sanders Associates is a consultant and serves as a Senior Advisor for Finance with Clean Energy Group. He is the former managing director of energy finance for The Reinvestment Fund, and former manager for the Sustainable Development Fund and the Pennsylvania Green Energy Loan Fund, among others.

Lise Dondy was President of the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund (CCEF) from 2004 through September, 2010, where she restructured the Fund to deploy over $200 million in assets. Previously, Lise was Managing Director, Investments, for Connecticut Innovations a quasi-public state authority that invests preferred equity in emerging technology companies in the state while leveraging private capital to create economic activity and an investment return for the taxpayers.  Currently, Lise consults nationally on renewable energy finance, policy and program design  as well as assists early stage companies in business planning and financing.