Joseph serves as an Energy Analyst for Black Bear Energy, performing portfolio evaluation and economic analysis of renewable energy investments. Prior to joining Black Bear, Joseph was a Business Analyst for ReNu Energy Solutions, an EPC firm, where he analyzed the financial and technical feasibility of solar PV systems and energy efficiency upgrades for clients across multiple sectors. He also supported business development roles for ReNu, engaging new NGO clients and managing projects through the design, permitting and installation phases. During his graduate studies, Joseph acted as a graduate-consultant, partnering with firms ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups to quantify the returns of energy sustainability initiatives. Joseph’s drive to advance sustainable energy practices stems from a love of the natural environment and much time spent outdoors. Joseph earned his Masters of Environmental Management from Duke University and his B.S. in Chemistry from Erskine College.