Manager of Maryland Commercial PACE
Gerard joined PFS in May, 2016 as the Manager of Maryland Commercial PACE programs. Gerard supports PFS’ efforts in implementing up all aspects of the MD-PACE Program and individual Maryland County contracts including design documents, County opt-in and legislation, website, marketing, and program tracking and reporting platforms. Prior to joining PFS, Gerard served as an Operations and Regulatory Analyst at Nextility, a Washington, DC based solar development and energy brokerage firm. Gerard was also selected as a Fellow at the Clean Energy Leadership Institute, is a 501(c)(3) leadership development organization based in Washington, D.C. that recruits and develops young professionals with strong working knowledge of energy markets and policy. While in graduate school, Gerard worked in the UK’s House of Lords conducting research and education on electricity market reform policy. Gerard received his B.A in Political Science and History from Wake Forest University and holds a M.A. in International Political Economy from King’s College London.