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Nicholas Scuderi


Nicholas Scuderi, President for ESG Clean Energy, LLC, has over 25 years of experience marketing products and services for various companies, and has served as a senior-level executive with several multi-national corporations Prior to founding ESG, Mr. Scuderi founded and managed Industrial Tool Solutions Inc., an HVAC tool manufacturing company, where he was responsible for global sales and distribution of its products. He also worked in various management and sales positions at American ThermaFlo, Inc. and Refco Corporation. Mr. Scuderi holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Massachusetts.

Charles Forner

Director of Technology Development, Lead Engineer

Charles Forner, Director of Technology Development for ESG Clean Energy, LLC., has over 25 years of experience in mechanical engineering, business management, and marketing. Prior to joining that company, Mr. Forner founded Atlantic Refrigerant Resources Inc., a company that reclaimed and purified refrigerants. He also worked with such companies as Hughes Aircraft Company, Engineering and Sales Associates, Inc., and American ThermaFlo, Inc. Mr. Forner is an inventor on several issued patents and patents pending. Mr. Forner holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Youngstown State University, and is a member of the Lubricants and Powertrain Committee of the Society of Automotive Engineers.

Lutz K. Deyerling

(MBA, Finance, Banking, Marketing)

Lutz serves as the Director of ESG Clean Energy’s European & Corporate Finance activities. He has over 25 years of experience in investment-banking and consulting in the automotive and energy industry. Focusing on IPO’s, venture capital funding and M&A, Lutz worked several years for Deutsche Bank, Bank Berlin, BHF Bank, Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young before starting his own consulting firm. He did lead and co-lead in more than 20 IPO’s and successfully closed several M&A transactions as well as fundraisings for technology start-ups. Prior to starting his own firm, he headed the corporate finance team of Ernst & Young’s European automotive & technology division.

Lutz holds an MBA in Finance, Banking and Marketing from the University of Mannheim. He also graduated from the German Army’s technical college and is a NATO Reserve Officer.

Olen A. Bielski, III

Olen serves as Director of Business Development of ESG Clean Energy and also functions as a construction project supervisor. He has extensive experience in local, state and federal government relations, sales, marketing and business development. He has worked for a number of high tech, financial, and defense contractors, including, Westfield State University, Sonalysts, Inc., Center for Advanced Fiber Optic Applications, Techman International Corporation, and Pioneer Management Systems, Inc.  Olen was an Aide to US Congressman Richard Neal and holds degrees in both Criminal Justice and Political Science from Westfield State University.

Gary W. Lantta

Gary serves as relationship manager for accredited individuals and financial intermediaries in support of ESG’s efforts in building product and firm recognition, and long–term relationships. Prior to joining ESG, Mr. Lantta was co-founder of Wealth Partners Capital (NY), a merchant banking and asset management firm. Additionally, Mr. Lantta served as Managing Director of Business Development at Burnham Asset Management Corporation (NY) where he was responsible for marketing their mutual funds and alternative investment products, and attracting new business ventures. Previously, he was managing Director at David W. Tice & Associates Inc. (Dallas, TX) and was responsible for the distribution of the firm’s mutual funds and private partnerships with a focus on natural resources and energy. During his time with Tice, Mr. Lantta grew the firm from $300m AUM to $2bn AUM. Mr. Lantta has a deep commitment to environmental issues that dates to his college summers, when he was a Midwest fund raiser, for Citizens for a Better Environment. Education-University of Wisconsin at Madison.

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