Our Principals Are:
Jeremy P. Feakins
Chief Executive Officer - Jeremy has over 30 years experience in highly successful entrepreneurial ventures. A British born (naturalized US Citizen), Jeremy has led start up and early stage companies from concept through Public Listing in both the US and Europe. From 1990 – 2006, Jeremy was the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Medical Technology & Innovations, Inc. (MTI). Under his leadership, MTI developed and built a microprocessor based vision-screening device designed to detect early signs of vision disorders in young children. In 1996, he managed the US public listing for MTI and subsequently structured the sale of the rights to the vision-screening device to a major international eyewear company. From 1998 – 2006, Jeremy was the Founder and Managing Member of Growth Capital Resources, LLC. Jeremy is the Chairman and CEO of Queen Street Development Partners, a commercial property development company. He is the founder of the JPF Venture Fund 1, LP, an early stage investment fund focused on Clean/Renewable Energy. Since 2009, Jeremy has served as the Executive Chairman of the Board for Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation. Under Jeremy’s leadership, the Company has secured contracts and agreements to design, build, own, and operate several large-scale utility-grade renewable energy projects in the Caribbean, Pacific Rim, and Africa. He directed the Company’s efforts to attract over $20 million in private equity, negotiate more than $100 million in senior debt project financing, and obtain a listing on a European Stock Exchange. Jeremy graduated from the UK Defence College of Logistics and Personnel Administration and is a seven-year Veteran of the British Royal Navy.
Edward M. Baer
Partner and Chief Financial Officer - Ed is an investor, Partner, and Chief Financial Officer for JPF Venture Fund 1, LP, and an investor/shareholder of Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE), a renewable energy company that has received an investment from JPF Venture Fund 1, LP. Ed is the Founder and Principal of the Investment Banking firm Marston Group. Ed has more than 30 years of financial management experience, including profit and loss responsibility, strategic and business planning, sourcing of financing, venture capital, and merger and acquisition analysis, marketing, negotiating, deal structuring, and closing.
Ed is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with numerous postgraduate courses. He completed the Executive Development Program from the Graduate School of Business, Indiana University. Ed has earned a number of certifications, including Certified Business Counselor, Business Enhancement Consultant, and a Senior Business Analyst. He has also developed and conducted numerous seminars about angel financing, auditing, budgeting, cash management and general management, and all phases of the M&A process. Affiliations include the Pennsylvania Business Brokers Association, which is affiliated with M&A Source (world’s largest International Organization of M&A Intermediaries representing the Middle Market), Venture Investment Forum, Capitol Region Chamber of Commerce.
Gerald S. Koenig, Esquire.
Partner and General Counsel - Gerald is a U.S. lawyer with over 25 years of international legal and business experience. He has specialized knowledge and experience of government affairs particularly with U.S. federal contracting, domestic and international government relations, financing, and information technology. Gerald was a member of President Ronald Reagan's White House Staff. He is a graduate of the West Point Military Academy and served as a helicopter pilot with the U.S. Army.