biopic_steve-acevedoSteven Acevedo

President & CEO
Regatta Solutions, Inc.

As founder, President and CEO of Regatta Solutions, Mr. Steven Acevedo is responsible for creating and driving the long-term vision for the company. Mr. Acevedo has more than 30 years of experience in energy and high technology entrepreneurial management, sales and marketing, energy solutions and infrastructure support consulting. Mr. Acevedo blends his extensive background in technology solution sales, business, and strategic planning to guide Regatta Solutions. He has held sales, management and executive positions with Texas Instruments, International Business Machines Corporation, Bridgestone Software, Cornerstone Systems, Inc. and MSI Systems Integrators.

Mr. Acevedo runs operations for Regatta Solutions, Inc. a premier energy solutions integration company providing client’s environmentally friendly solutions related to distributed power generation. Specializations include cogeneration, solar and energy storage for microgrid applications. Industry specialization in oil & gas, food processing, hospitality and renewable power and data center optimization solutions. Regatta earned #29th fastest growing Energy Company on INC 500 2014 List. Mr. Acevedo also operates Regatta Development Inc. a licensed general contracting firm focused on development of Cogeneration and Datacenter Infrastructure Projects.

He has bachelor’s science degree in public policy and public administration from the University of Southern California. Mr. Acevedo has also attended a number of executive management programs, including the Executive Program for Growing Companies, Stanford Graduate School of Business and UCLA Anderson School of Management. He is an active member of the California Clean Distributed Generation Coalition. Additionally, Mr. Acevedo serves on the Corporate Advisory Board at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering and the Athenian Leadership Council at the USC Price School of Public Policy.

Mark Gilbreth

Chief Technology Officer
Regatta Solutions, Inc.

As Chief Technology Officer for Regatta Solutions Mark Gilbreth is responsible for technical vision and leading all aspects of technology development aligning these with the strategic direction and growth objectives of the company.

Mr. Gilbreth also leads the strategy for technology platforms, partnerships and external relationships as well as building and managing the application technology team. He will focus on understanding and ensuring organizational adherence to technical standards. Mr. Gilbreth also evaluates new services and technology offerings that support existing customer requirements and leverages our strategic partnership with Capstone Turbine.

Mr. Gilbreth joined Regatta Solutions with 21 years of experience in engineering leadership and systems solutions experience in the power generation business. Prior to joining Regatta, Mark started his career at Hamilton Sundstrand Power Systems developing control systems and user support software for Auxiliary Power Units on aircraft. Mr. Gilbreth’s technical and leadership capabilities were quickly recognized and he was promoted to lead engineer for several next generation engine development programs.

Mr. Gilbreth joined Capstone Turbine Corporation in 1995 with an entrepreneurial spirit looking to develop microturbine technology for the distributed generation market place. Mark holds over 19 US Patents in electronics architecture, controls systems, and application solutions for Capstone Turbine Corporation. During his tenure at Capstone, Mr. Gilbreth drove critical technical and operational improvements serving as Manager of Systems and Controls, Director of Customer Service, Vice President of Operations, and Chief Technology Officer.

pic-Cassie-SimpsonCassandra Simpson

Vice President of Business Affairs
Regatta Solutions, Inc.

As Vice President of Business Affairs for Regatta Solutions, Cassandra Simpson is responsible for accounts payable, payroll, human resources, and creation of organizational and program budgets. She serves as a member of the Management Team by providing leadership to ensure effectiveness of the organization’s financial and marketing functions.

Cassandra Simpson joined Regatta Solutions in 2010 with more than 5 years of experience in back office operations. As an administrator she has worked for a variety of growth companies, assisting them with business processes, contracts administration, and customer service interfacing.

She has an Associate Degree from Saddleback College and has attended a variety of business management and financial certification programs.