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History

Our mission is to deliver superior products and services at a competitive price point

ECS was founded to serve the growing needs of businesses seeking cost effective demand side management. Our client base includes Fortune 500 companies in the retail, real estate management, healthcare and financial sectors, as well as municipal and governmental authorities, real estate developers and contractors.

Leadership Team

The ECS Team has a depth of experience in the energy conservation industry and solutions space.

Luther Garcia

Chief Executive Officer

Luther Garcia has served as the President & CEO of ECS Global/Energy Conservation & Supply, Inc. (ECS) since he led its acquisition by Finnergy Global in the Summer of 2013. From 2010-2013 Mr. Garcia served as the CEO and co-founder of Finnergy USA. From 2005-2010 Mr. Garcia was a partner in Globant (GLOB:NYSE) where he helped deliver over $50 million in sales.

From 2003-2005 Mr. Garcia was the Global Head of Technical Architecture for Lastminute.com which delivered over $2 billion in annual sales of travel related products in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, & Italy. From 1999-2003 Mr. Garcia was a founding partner of Sophos Partners.

From 1996-1998 Mr. Garcia was Vice President of Engineering & Co-Founder of Grey Peak Technologies (GPT) a network integration technology company which was sold to US Web for $100 million dollars in 1998. From 1993-1996 Mr. Garcia provided technical security & network consulting to AT&T, Sprint, & Credit Suisse First Boston.

From 1988-1993 Mr. Garcia was a Cryptologist/PALADIN for the Naval Security Group at the National Security Agency (NSA) where he participated in a number of combat missions during Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm.

Anthony Huggett

Chief Operation Officer

Anthony is an experienced professional with both Blue Chip and start-up experience primarily in technology and Professional Services operating throughout Europe and the US. Wide ranging experience setting up and managing teams, both business and technical. He is the Co-owner and Chief Operating Officer of ECS. In 2009 he founded Finnergy UK, a Specialist LED lighting Solutions provider. Prior to this Anthony held the position of European Sales Director for Globant, a technology service provider, helping them grow to being one of the largest outsourcing providers in Latin America and the only IT services company from Argentina to list on the NYSE. Between 2003-2006, he held the position of Head of Technology for lastmiunute.com/4business. Anthony’s early career started at Ernst and Young, followed by various Management Consulting roles at IBM. Anthony holds a degree from Edinburgh University in Chemistry and an MBA from Warwick business school.

Len Pisano

Chief Development Officer

Leonard Pisano has served as Chief Development Officer of ECS Global since May of 2016.
Prior to joining the ECS team Len was founder and CEO of 8760 Inc. in 2008. In 2001, Len founded Maximum Performance Group, which provided turnkey energy management solutions, which merged into Lime Energy in 2005.

Len began his career at New York University in Facilities and Construction where he was involved in CHP operations, facility engineering, and facilities management. He also managed major mechanical and electrical projects, chiller plant upgrades, facility-wide BMS control system upgrades, elevator modernization programs, and comprehensive energy management projects.

Len holds an MBA in Finance and Management from the Leonard Stern School of Business, New York University, a Bachelor of Engineering — Marine/Mechanical Engineering, N.Y. Maritime College, and a Diploma in Construction Management, New York University Real Estate Institute. Len has a U.S. Coast Guard — Third Assistant Engineer license, a NY City Refrigeration Engineers License and a NY City Stationary Engineers License. He was honorably discharged from the United States Naval Reserve holding the rank of Lieutenant, J.G. in 1990.

Ricky Dweck

Vice President

Ricky Dweck has worked for ECS since 2009 where he is currently the Vice President. Ricky works to streamline and optimize the intra- and inter-team workflow at ECS. He also focuses on service delivery, customer satisfaction and financial reviews to ensure that the entire company’s operations are working toward common goals. On a daily basis Ricky is responsible for overseeing lighting surveys, specifications and project delivery. To date Mr. Dweck has overseen 200 million square feet of projects in commercial properties including office buildings, universities, warehouses, hotels, hospital, parking garages, retail spaces and residential properties. Ricky is passionate about business and entrepreneurism. Prior to his work in the Energy Conservation field, he owned and operated his own “green” business refilling and remanufacturing ink and toner cartridges, as well as worked in foreign and domestic product sourcing and manufacturing.

James Scarpone

Executive Vice President

James J. Scarpone currently serves as Executive Vice President and Board Member of ECS Global /Energy Conservation & Supply, Inc., since its acquisition by Finnergy Global in the summer of 2013. Mr Scarpone was co - founder of Finnergy USA. Mr. Scarpone is a 1983 graduate of The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Microbiology.

In 1984, he founded Scarpone Financial Group, a provider of insurance and investment services. He continues today as a partner and advisor.

Jeremy Pilkington

Managing Director UK

Jerome Pilkington has served as a director of ECS Global since 2013 and is responsible for the UK operations of the business. Jerome has over 30 years experience of Board level management in SMEs across a broad range of sectors including property, import and export, manufacturing and distribution.

Jerome has extensive account management experience, managing UK sales accounts such as Homebase, Toys R Us, Harrods, Hamleys and Walt Disney and overseeing international relationships in USA, Germany, France, Italy, Scandinavia, Russia and South Africa.

Before joining ECS, he was Managing Director of Flexifoil International, a kite and kite surfing equipment manufacturer. The company was market leader in the UK and he was instrumental in turning the company round from loss to profit, by decreasing stocks and overheads, expanding distribution and increasing profit margins.

Raymond Crespo

Co-Founder and Principal

Mr. Crespo founded ECS in 1995 with his father Robert with the goal of improving the bottom line for US companies through energy conservation measures. Over the years Mr. Crespo served as Project Manager, Vice President and CEO. He designed and implemented upgrades for millions of sq. ft. of retail, commercial and industrial properties. Mr. Crespo is a native New Yorker who went to Regis High School and graduated from Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology.

Advisory Board

Ard Heynike

Ard Heynike has been an investor in, and advisor to, ECS since 2013.

Ard has over 25 years of experience providing strategic decision support to senior executives and investors in small, medium and large organizations globally.

Ard founded boutique strategy firms in South Africa and the UK but has also worked for Deutsche Bank CIB, Bain & Company, LEK Consulting and the Mitchell Madison Group. Ard has a Masters in Management Science from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a Fellow of the Wharton School of Business.

Lorenzo Smith

Lorenzo has established and helped develop a number of start up businesses. 2012-current Founder and operator Barossa and Beyond Fine Wine Co.

2013-current Founding investor of Finnergy Global 2006-2010 Rural Blueprint Ltd Investor and director of a property development company.

1997-2003 Founder and managing director of 8811 Ltd TV and film duplication and editing facilities

1990-98 Co-owner Boydell and Smith Fine Wine Merchants, Sydney Australia Lorenzo was educated at Ampleforth College and has an MBA from Henley Management College.

Greg Parker

Greg Parker has over 20 years of technology experience, has founded 4 companies, has numerous first-to-market inventions, has filed 5 patents, and is holder of the patent for peer-to-peer networks. He has earned PhD degrees in Astrophysics, Computer Science and Mathematics. Highlights include:

From 2006-Present: CEO, Founder, Inventor, Raketu Communications Inc. Secure, encrypted, communications.

From 2003-2006: CTO, Board of Directors, Warp Technology Holdings Inc., Application & Network Acceleration.

From 2001-2003: CEO, Founder, SpiderSoftware Inc., Internet Content Acceleration Technology - World’s first dynamic content caching technology.