Edition:
United Kingdom

8Point3 Energy Partners LP (CAFD.OQ)

CAFD.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

14.73USD
14 Dec 2017
Change (% chg)

-- (--)
Prev Close
$14.73
Open
--
Day's High
--
Day's Low
--
Volume
--
Avg. Vol
30,627
52-wk High
$15.78
52-wk Low
$11.51

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Boynton

49 2015 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of 8point3 General Partner LLC

Bryan Schumaker

40 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Interim Chief Accounting Officer of 8point3 Holding Company, LLC

Max Gardner

35 2016 Vice President - Operations of 8point3 Holding Company, LLC

Jason Dymbort

39 2015 General Counsel of 8point3 General Partner LLC

Alexander Bradley

35 2016 Director

Natalie Jackson

44 2017 Director of 8point3 General Partner, LLC

Mark Widmar

51 2016 Director of 8point3 General Partner LLC

Thomas O'Connor

61 2015 Independent Director of 8point3 General Partner LLC

Norman Szydlowski

64 Independent Director of 8point3 General Partner LLC

Michael Yackira

65 Independent Director of 8point3 General Partner LLC

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Boynton

Mr. Charles D. Boynton is a Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of 8point3 General Partner LLC is General Partner of the Company. Mr. Boynton also serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SunPower since March 2012. In March 2012, Mr. Boynton also served as SunPower’s Acting Financial Officer. From June 2010 to March 2012, he served as SunPower’s Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development, where he drove strategic investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, field finance and finance, planning and analysis. Before joining SunPower in June 2010, Mr. Boynton was the Chief Financial Officer for ServiceSource, LLC from April 2008 to June 2010. From March 2004 to April 2008 he served as the Chief Financial Officer at Intelliden. Earlier in his career, Mr. Boynton held key financial positions at Commerce One, Inc., Kraft Foods, Inc. and Grant Thornton, LLP. He is a member of the board of trustees of the San Jose Technology Museum of Innovation. Mr. Boynton was a certified public accountant, State of Illinois, and a Member FEI, Silicon Valley Chapter. Mr. Boynton earned his master’s degree in business administration at Northwestern University and his Bachelor of Science degree in business from Indiana University.

Bryan Schumaker

Mr. Bryan Schumaker has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Interim Chief Accounting Officer of 8point3 Holding Company, LLC, the General Partner of the Company, effective February 3, 2017. Mr. Schumaker joined First Solar in April 2008 as Assistant Corporate Controller, was appointed Vice President, Corporate Controller in December 2011, and was appointed Chief Accounting Officer in July 2015. Prior to joining First Solar Mr. Schumaker held a number of positions with Swift Transportation Company from January 2003 to April 2008, including Vice President, Corporate Controller. Mr. Schumaker was also an auditor at KPMG LLP from December 2000 to January 2003. Mr. Schumaker holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from the University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management and is a Certified Public Accountant in Arizona.

Max Gardner

Mr. Max Gardner has been appointed as Vice President - Operations of 8point3 Holding Company, LLC, the General Partner of the Company, effective July 5, 2016. Mr. Gardner joined First Solar in 2010 as a Manager in the Project Finance group and was appointed Vice President, Project Finance (North America) in 2016. Prior to joining First Solar, Mr. Gardner was a strategy consultant at a boutique cleantech management consultancy from 2008 to 2010, and he began his career with General Electric in a management rotation program and as an analyst in the renewable energy finance group in 2003. In addition, Mr. Gardner also serves on the board of directors of Powerhive Inc. and Clean Energy Collective. Mr. Gardner holds a Master’s of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.

Jason Dymbort

Mr. Jason E. Dymbort is a General Counsel of 8point3 General Partner LLC is General Partner of the Company. Mr. Dymbort also serves as Deputy General Counsel – Americas of First Solar and has served in a variety of legal positions at First Solar since joining the company in March 2008, including serving as Assistant General Counsel – Project Finance & System Sales and overseeing legal work related to First Solar’s activities in a variety of international markets. Prior to joining First Solar, Mr. Dymbort was a corporate attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. Mr. Dymbort holds a juris doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University.

Alexander Bradley

Mr. Alexander R. Bradley is Director of 8point3 General Partner LLC, the General Partner of the Company. Mr. Bradley also serves as the Chief Financial Officer of First Solar since July 2016. From June 2015 to June 2016, Mr. Bradley served as a vice president of operations of our general partner. From December 2012 to June 2016, Mr. Bradley served as a Vice President, Global Project Finance and, in May 2015, Mr. Bradley was named Treasurer of First Solar. In these roles, Mr. Bradley was responsible for First Solar’s global debt, equity and tax equity financings, project structuring and project sales, as well as for global treasury. Mr. Bradley has led or supported the structuring, sale and financing of over $10 billion and approximately 2.7 GW of First Solar’s worldwide development assets, including several of the largest photovoltaic power plant projects in North America. Mr. Bradley’s professional experience includes more than 10 years in investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, project finance and business development in the United States and internationally. Prior to joining First Solar, Mr. Bradley worked at HSBC in investment banking and leveraged finance, in London and New York, covering the energy and utilities sector. He received his Master of Arts from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Natalie Jackson

Ms. Natalie F. Jackson is Director of 8point3 General Partner, LLC, the General Partner of the Company, effective July 5, 2016. Ms. Jackson also serves as a Managing Director for Project Finance at SunPower in Richmond, California where Ms. Jackson is responsible for SunPower’s Global Utility project & structured debt and equity financings, including tax equity financing in the United States. Ms. Jackson’s professional experience includes more than 19 years in both project finance and business development in the United States and internationally in the independent power industry. Prior to joining SunPower, Ms. Jackson was Vice President of Project & Structured Finance at BrightSource Energy where she led the $2.2 billion project financing of the Ivanpah solar projects. Before that, Ms. Jackson served as Vice President of Project Finance for Invenergy, financing both wind and natural gas fired plants in the United States and Canada. Ms. Jackson also served as Project Director at AES Corporation, where she focused on business development and project finance in Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico. She holds a B.B.A. from James Madison University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Mark Widmar

Mr. Mark R. Widmar is Director of 8point3 General Partner LLC, the General Partner of the Company. Mr. Widmar also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of First Solar since July 2016. From March 2015 to June 2016, Mr. Widmar served as the Chief Financial Officer of our general partner. Mr. Widmar also served as First Solar’s Chief Financial Officer from April 2011 through June 2016 and Chief Accounting Officer from February 2012 through June 2015. Prior to joining First Solar, Mr. Widmar served as Chief Financial Officer of GrafTech International Ltd., a leading global manufacturer of advanced carbon and graphite materials, from May 2006 through March 2011, as well as President, Engineered Solutions from January 2011 through March 2011. Prior to joining GrafTech, Mr. Widmar served as Corporate Controller of NCR Inc. from 2005 to 2006, and was a Business Unit Chief Financial Officer for NCR from November 2002 to his appointment as Controller. He also served as a Division Controller at Dell, Inc. from August 2000 to November 2002 prior to joining NCR. Mr. Widmar also held various financial and managerial positions with Lucent Technologies Inc., Allied Signal, Inc., and Bristol Myers/Squibb, Inc. Mr. Widmar was a certified public accountant, State of Indiana and holds a B.S. in Business Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from Indiana University.

Thomas O'Connor

Mr. Thomas C. O'Connor is an Independent Director of 8point3 General Partner LLC is General Partner of the Company. Since May 2011, Mr. O’Connor has served as a member of the board of directors of the general partner of Tesoro Logistics LP. Mr. O’Connor also serves on the board of directors of Keyera Corporation. From November 2007 through December 2012, Mr. O’Connor served as chairman of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer of DCP Midstream, LLC, one of the largest natural gas gatherers, processors, and marketers in the United States, and continued to serve as chairman of the board until March 2013. From November 2007 through September 2012, he also served as President of DCP Midstream, LLC. In September 2008, he became chairman of the board of DCP Midstream GP, LLC, the general partner of DCP Midstream Partners, LP, a publicly held master limited partnership, which position he held until December 2013. Prior to joining DCP Midstream, LLC, Mr. O’Connor had over 21 years of experience in the energy industry with Duke Energy, Corp., a gas and electricity services provider. From 1987 to 2007, Mr. O’Connor held a variety of roles with Duke Energy in the company’s natural gas pipeline, electric and commercial business units. After serving in a number of leadership positions with Duke Energy, he was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Duke Energy Gas Transmission in 2002 and he was named Group Vice President of corporate strategy at Duke Energy in 2005. In 2006 he became Group Executive and Chief Operating Officer of U.S. Franchised Electric and Gas and later in 2006 was named Group Executive and President of Commercial Businesses at Duke Energy. He previously served on the board of directors of QEP Resources, Inc. from January 2014 to January 2015. Mr. O’Connor earned his master’s degree in environmental studies and his Bachelor of Science degree in biology at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, and he completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.

Norman Szydlowski

Mr. Norman J. Szydlowski is an Independent Director of 8point3 General Partner LLC is General Partner of the Company. Mr. Szydlowski has served as a member of the board of directors of the general partner of JP Energy Partners LP. From July 2014 through September 2014, Mr. Szydlowski managed his personal investments as a private investor. Since November 2014, Mr. Szydlowski has served on the board of directors of Transocean Partners, LLC. He has also served on the board of directors of Novus Energy, LLC since July 2014 and the board of directors of Rebellion Photonics, Inc. since September 2014. Mr. Szydlowski served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors of Rose Rock Midstream GP, LLC from December 2011 to April 2014. He served as a director and as President and Chief Executive Officer of SemGroup Corporation from November 2009 to April 2014, remaining as an advisor until June 2014, and as a director of NGL Energy Partners from November 2011 to April 2014. From January 2006 until January 2009, Mr. Szydlowski served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Colonial Pipeline Company, an interstate common carrier of petroleum products. From 2004 to 2005, he served as a senior consultant to the Iraqi Ministry of Oil in Baghdad on behalf of the U.S. Department of Defense, where he led an advisory team in the rehabilitation, infrastructure security and development of future strategy of the Iraqi oil sector. From 2002 until 2004, he served as Vice President of Refining for Chevron Corporation. Mr. Szydlowski joined Chevron in 1981 and served in various capacities of increasing responsibility in sales, planning, supply chain management, refining and plant operations, transportation and construction engineering. Mr. Szydlowski received his Master’s degree in Business Administration in 1976 from Indiana University in Bloomington and his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1974 from the Kettering University in Flint, Michigan.

Michael Yackira

Mr. Michael W. Yackira is an Independent Director of 8point3 General Partner LLC is General Partner of the Company. Mr. Yackira managed his personal investments as a private investor. Mr. Yackira served as Chief Executive Officer of NV Energy, Inc. from August 2007 to June 2014, and as a member of NV Energy’s board of directors from February 2007 to June 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Yackira served in a variety of positions with NV Energy, including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and President. He formerly served as Chief Financial Officer of FPL Group, Inc. (now known as NextEra) from 1995 to 1998, and as president of FPL Energy LLC from 1998 to 2000. Mr. Yackira is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Yackira earned his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Lehman College, City University of New York.