M. Fred Brown is responsible for client acquisitions and project development in NexGen’s Western and Pacific Regional Markets. Mr. Brown has and extensive history in the renewable energy sector including being a Co-Founder of Gen-X Energy Development, LLC, and is based in Oakland, California. Previously, he served as Regional Director for a wind turbine manufacturer with responsibility for sales in California, Hawaii and the Pacific Basin. Mr. Brown also maintains his responsibilities at Gen-X, where he originates, develops and maintains renewable energy projects in California and Hawaii. Prior to entering the renewable energy sector, Mr. Brown was engaged in buying, selling and leasing large capital equipment in complex international transactions. He began his career as an Investment Banker in corporate finance with Goldman, Sachs & Co. He has a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from Middlebury College as well as Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees from the University of California, Berkeley and he is a member of the California State Bar and a licensed Broker with the California Department of Real Estate.