Brian is the founder and President/CEO of Calvert Energy LLC. He is an experienced energy industry executive with a diverse background developed throughout his 28 year career. Most recently, Brian led the development and acquisition of solar photovoltaic projects for Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC including a portfolio of 23 MW of projects and assisting to raise over $50 million in project financing. Prior to Nautilus, Brian was a Managing Director of Lars Energy, LLC where he managed the development and financing of waste heat to energy and solar PV projects. In 2005, Mr. Quinlan co-founded Argos Utilities Corporation, a transmission & distribution construction and maintenance company, and raised $50 million to finance acquisitions and the organic growth of the company. He has held senior management positions in finance and corporate development at The Shaw Group, PG&E National Energy Group and BBI Power, Inc. where he managed and financed strategic acquisitions and developed gas fired, coal and hydroelectric power plants. Brian also has experience in power plant operations and mechanical engineering design as a Mechanical Engineer at Bechtel Power Corporation and as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy nuclear power submarine program. He received his MBA in Finance from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy.