VerdeWatts® is passionately committed to improving the quality of life for people around the world.
We are working to implement sustainable energy & clean water solutions that positively impact people’s health & economic conditions. We’ve developed a proven MicroGrid/ MobileMicroGrid™️ Technology platform, that delivers clean reliable power and purified water anywhere on the planet—anywhere a truck can drive.
OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Steven P. Wilburn
CEO, VerdeWatts, LLC.
Mr. Wilburn is a senior, internationally recognized energy executive with over thirty-five years of experience in the development and implementation of breakthrough alternative energy production technologies, innovative industry changing and highly successful alternative energy projects and breakthrough wastewater treatment technologies. Mr. Wilburn was the former VP of Business Development of the Allied Signal Corporation. At this stage in his career he has successfully developed dozens of energy and water projects worldwide totaling over $2 billion USD.
Mr. Wilburn combines in-depth industry expertise with broad executive level business management experience combined with creative entrepreneurial capabilities. He has had extensive and successful dealings with international governments, municipal entities, domestic government agencies, and regulatory bodies. Mr. Wilburn,and his associated businesses, hold patents and IP in the fields of Solar Energy, Energy Storage, Biogas to Fuels and Energy, Wireless Mesh Networking, Process Controls and LED Lighting.
Mr. Wilburn was a Founding Member and 1st Chairman of the International Cogeneration Society. The prestigious International Energy Engineers Society named him Energy Executive of the Year in 1991.
Mr. Wilburn was appointed to the Advisory Board of the Export-Import Bank (ExIm Bank) of the United States and served continuously from Jan 2013 to December 2014, holding a variety of important committee appointments including serving on the prestigious Environmental and Renewable Energy Committee. In 2013, ExIm Bank honored Mr. Wilburn’s environmental innovation in mitigating methane emissions at Brazil’s largest landfill near Rio de Janerio, with its prestigious Renewable Energy Project of Year Award.
Mr. Wilburn was appointed by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to the Trade and Finance Advisory Committee (TFAC). He served on the TFAC and served from January 2017 until December 2018, advising the Secretary and the Staff of the Department of Commerce. During his tenure,he worked on producing several published advisory reports to the Secretary,recommending improvements to US trade policies, especially the areas of trade finance, to make American goods and services more competitive on the worlds markets.
Joseph E. Casabona
CFO VerdeWatts, LLC.
Mr. Joseph E. Casabona has served as The Senior Financial Advisor to Mr. Steven Wilburn since 2005. In 2007, Mr. Casabona was elected to the Board of Directors of PDCE Energy, Inc. PDCE Energy, Inc. is a Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Company with operations in the domestic United States, PDCE is a registered public company (NASDAQ:PDCE). The market cap of PDCE is currently approximately $2.0 billion. During his ten year term as a Director, Mr. Casabona served as Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of PDCE. In this capacity he accumulated vast executive level experience and addressed in depth a broad array of corporate, contractual, capital markets, financing, and regulatory issues.
He has over 30 years experience in the US in the oil and gas industry with extensive background in Strategic Planning, Capital Structure, Capital Markets, Business Development, Acquisitions and Divestments. Mr. Casabona has earned extensive first-hand experience in most aspects of the energy business, including conventional (natural gas exploration, development, marketing, acquisitions and mid-stream operations) energy and renewable energy sources (Wind,Solar, CHP, Hydroelectric and Biomass).
Scott M. Woodburn
Senior Vice President, Global Development
Born and raised in Winter Park, Florida, Scott received a BS in Advertising and Business from University of Florida.
Scott most recently served as Vice President, National and Global Sales at Coca-Cola North America – Foodservice and On-Premise Division. In this role, Scott was responsible for leading overall global sales strategy for key accounts including creation of goals, approach, positioning, brand management, negotiation guidance, and overall communication and engagement strategy. He was a senior executive responsible for leading a cross-functional management team of sales, marketing, operations, and finance to deliver share value, revenue, and profitability. He had P&L responsibilities in annual sales of more than $300 million.
Scott joined The Coca-Cola Company in November 1992 and advanced through several sales roles with increased leadership responsibility and portfolio complexity including, Group Manager National Accounts, Director of National Sales and Vice President, Key Accounts for Coca-Cola North America.
Scott brings a collaborative business framework approach that drives operational and strategic value for VerdeWatts clients and our company.
Raoul L. Wood, P.E., LEED AP, CEM
Chief Technology Officer, VerdeWatts, LLC
Mr. Wood is widely regarded as an industry thought-leader in renewable energy technology innovation, system design and large-scale commercial deployment of renewable energy management systems.
During decades of experience in the energy sector, Raoul has developed over 30 utility scale solar projects, multiple utility scale wind energy projects, and utility scale biogas processing facilities.
As Engineering Manager Renewables at Chevron Energy Systems, Raoul designed, Project Managed and Installed Over 2,200 MW of photo voltaic (PV) systems, and developed other large scale PV and wind energy projects.
W. Jeff Cook
Chief Engineer, VerdeWatts, LLC
Mr. Cook is a nationally recognized engineer. He earned his B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University. He is a registered professional engineer in the State of Ohio. He has worked as a chemical engineer in the area of gas processing and alternative energy for the past 25years. Mr. Cook was a co-inventor of FirmGreen’s patented CO2Wash BioGas Upgrading Technology. He also holds several other patents in the field of alternative energy. Mr. Cook is the Chief Technical Advisor to Mr.Wilburn regarding Biogas Processing and Renewable Energy Production.