Charles E. Grecco
Mr. Grecco is responsible for underwriting, finance structuring, project management and execution of Cate Street’s development projects. He is well versed in the project finance arena, and has over 20 years in the field of financial business development, risk analysis, financial structuring and overall project management. In conjunction with his responsibilities as Managing Director, Mr. Grecco is the Project Manager of Cate Street’s Burgess BioPower facility in Berlin, NH.
Mr. Harvin is responsible for all of Cate Street's project finance, market and technical analysis, and financial modeling. He has more than 12 years' experience in financial markets, most recently as a senior director at Fitch Ratings, where he led rating analysis and research for energy and industrial project transactions. Prior to joining Fitch, Mr. Harvin was senior project manager for CornerStone Energy Advisors, during which time he developed market forecasts and performed due diligence for the valuation, acquisition, and financing of merchant power facilities. Mr. Harvin holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in mechanical engineering from Bucknell University and an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Matthew C. Eastwick
Mr. Eastwick is responsible for the capital requirements of Cate Street Capital's affiliated companies. He has 18 years of experience in the industry, and prior to joining Cate Street, worked for several Wall Street banks including Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and Merrill Lynch. Eastwick has particular expertise in structuring and executing complex credit and derivative transactions, having worked with a wide range of corporations to provide innovative financing and risk management solutions. He has originated and executed over $20 billion in both public and private financings over the course of his career.
Mr. Payne is responsible for sourcing project deal flow and has over 25 years' experience in mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Cate Street, he was a principal of Kensington Industries and Investments, which structured energy companies through buyouts and recapitalization. During his tenure, the firm originated both debt and equity commitments of over $1.6 Billion. In addition, during his career he has held the position of CEO for Harvest BioFuels, Head of M&A for Wasserstein Perella & Co.'s global petroleum and chemical industry practice, Senior Banker at Citicorp Securities, and Business Development Manager for B.P. Oil Company. Mr. Payne holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from the University of Utah.
Mr. Hallé is responsible for market development and sales across Cate Street Capital’s companies. With 20 years of sales and sales management experience, he has also been pivotal in the negotiation and execution of development projects. Mr Hallé has also had extensive experience in international trade and finance working in Switzerland for Baytur Trading SA, then Markins SA in oil and steel trading between the Middle East and Europe. He has been instrumental in establishing logistics and infrastructure for the export of Thermogen's torrefied wood pellets destined for the EU market.
Dammon M. Frecker
Mr. Frecker is responsible for technical feasibility analyses, comprehensive permitting, and development execution of Cate Street’s projects. He has more than 25 years’ experience in managing and executing feasibility studies, comprehensive licensing and permitting, and project development support for large and complex projects including fossil fuel and renewable energy generating facilities, emerging renewable fuels technologies, solid waste management facilities, and chemical production and processing facilities.
Judson J. Cleveland
Mr. Cleveland plays a pivotal role at Cate Street Capital as Equity Markets Director. He is responsible for institutional investor and private equity relationship management as well as new project assessments. Mr. Cleveland has more than 12 years of experience in finance, specializing in business development and product placement.
Mr. Dennes has over 20 years of experience in the energy and financial services industries in the US, Europe and Asia. Prior to joining Cate Street, he held senior positions at DnB Bank, BNP Paribas, and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi-UFJ. Mr. Dennes has provided financing for transactions representing $16BN and commitments to corporate credit facilities representing $14BN.
Alexandra K. Ritchie
Govt. & Community Relations
Ms. Ritchie is responsible for overseeing Cate Street's Government and Community Relations and has been instrumental in cultivating relationships between CSC and local and state officials. Her responsibilities include originating and executing various federal and state assistance programs and managing Cate Street involvement with political figures from local officials to U.S. Congressional delegations. Prior to joining Cate Street, Ms. Ritchie spent more than 10 years in the New Hampshire real estate market, focusing on development, marketing and project management. She is a graduate of Champlain College, Saint Lambert Quebec Canada.
Robert J. Desrosiers
Mr. Desrosiers oversees all finance and compliance aspects of Cate Street's business activity, providing direct oversight and management of compliance programs. Mr. Desrosiers manages key company relationships with essential counterparties as well as providing necessary support to the complex contractual aspects often present in Cate Street transactions. Prior to joining Cate Street, Mr. Desrosiers served as General Manager of Morgan Capital Company and held Account Executive positions with a number of financial firms specializing in asset-backed securities.