ECOR® | The Shape of Green to Come ™
ECOR® is an innovative environmental core technology offering an extensive new generation of highly versatile, strong, lightweight, three-dimensional engineered molded fiber (3dEMF) panel products manufactured from an almost unlimited variety of readily-available, low-cost and underutilized raw material sources.
James Torti, Ph.D
James Torti, Ph.D originally served as the interim Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company beginning in April 2010 and currently serves as President/Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining NET, Dr. Torti was as independent management consultant and worked within cross- industry companies in apparel/footwear, technology, medical equipment, manufacturing, architecture and consumer products. Dr. Torti is an accomplished senior executive with a broad career span that has included 10 years in the professional services industry, 12 years as a cross-industry business consultant and 15 years as an entrepreneur and company founder. His progressive track record of creating and building valuable brand equity through enriching business development, strategic alliances, brand marketing, operations, communications and finance ideally suit him to the emerging clean technology industry. As a senior executive, Dr. Torti brings his strategic experience creating and building compelling initiatives used to successfully launch and sell brands in start-up ventures to Fortune 500 companies. The distinctive combination of design sensibility, creativity, operational management, unparalleled attention to detail and global viewpoint are key skills sets he brings to the company. His collaborative leadership style is characterized by vision casting, proficient awareness of the competitive environment and keen business acumen all based upon a non-compromising integrity. Dr. Torti received his Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Northridge, his Masters and his Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego (Now Alliant University). He resides in North County with his wife and three children.
CEO – GreenCore Capital, LLC
Jay has been active in the financial industry for over 20 years and has successfully participated, directed or placed over two hundred million dollars of capital in start-up and early stage companies. He is CEO of GreenCore Capital which identifies, finances, and supports renewable energy and green technology companies. He has served as Chairman, President and CEO of Nexcore Capital, Inc. and its financial service affiliates since co-founding the company in 1996. Mr. Potter serves as Founder and Chairman of Sterling Energy Resources, Inc., a public oil and gas company (Symbol: SGER) involved in the acquisition, exploration and development of oil and natural gas from its numerous leases. He serves as a director of EAU Technologies, Envision Solar International, Envirepel Energy and WoodFuels, among others.
Director of Manufacturing Design and Construction Operations
For over 30 years, Tim has served as Construction Manager for a range of high-end projects spanning all aspects of project pre-construction coordination; project permitting; project site coordination and administration; and project start-up and commissioning. He is Co-Founder of and Principal in charge of all construction operations for Newell FastTrack Inc.; and manages all key aspects of construction of a $14 million addition to the County of Solano Co-Generation plant in Fairfield, CA for Chevron Energy Solutions. Tim was Co-Founder and Vice President of manufacturing and process development for Gridcore Systems International. He coordinated all planning, design engineering, and permitting for installation and startup of 27,000 sq. ft. Gridcore® recycled fiber panel production and post-production facilities.
Senior Financial Advisor
Greg has over 25 years of executive accounting and financial services experience. He is the Founder and Owner of Gregory D Barton CPA and Associates, Inc., which is a professional, full service accounting practice with two offices in California; Palm Springs and Palmdale. The firm specializes in business consulting, developing business growth strategies, raising capital, as well as providing multi-state tax work. Clients range from individuals to non-profit organizations, and to international clients with revenues in excess of $70 million per year. Greg served as CFO and IPO specialist, with extensive success in raising capital, for an environmental technology manufacturing company in Long Beach. He owned and built another accounting firm, Barton and Associates from 1985 through 1992.
Senior Sales Representative
David Lasher leads Noble Environmental Technologies Corporation as Director of National Sales. David is focused on business development for high profile retail, commercial and wholesale clients, while working to establish distinct national distribution channels. David is instrumental in working with key Clients to develop alternate applications for ECOR® and in introducing this cutting-edge new material product to non-traditional markets.
David has more than 20 years of sales, management and marketing experience in the contract furnishings industry, and his clients that have included Disney, Hilton, Universal Studios and scores of major retailers, architects, and commercial developers. He has worked on projects all over the world of various scope and size and has coordinated detailed projects with dozens of vendors and simultaneous production runs. David has expertise in the areas of materials, finishes, fabrication, and he possesses a broad knowledge base of sustainable materials and environmental issues as they relate to furniture and amenities.
David is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the US Green Building Council, AIGA (the Professional Association for Design), and the American Society of Landscape Architects.