Pi Eco - Leading the crusade for a cleaner planet!
As WARRIORS FOR THE PLANET Pi Eco recycles the planets waste products into valuable renewable resources for the greater benefit of mankind. Pi Eco has the solution for a cleaner planet
Co Founder / CEO
Mr. Suskind was the Founder, Chairman, and Managing Partner of ITF Global Partners (ITF) and ITF Global Partners, Investment Arm. A successful professional artist in his own right, Mr. Suskind combined his abstract vision with his business acumen to conceive, build, and fund his own companies for over 20yrs before focusing on establishing ITF Global Partners which has provided operational assistance and strategic capital to early stage and middle market companies in industries ranging from biotechnology to hospitality with investments up to $300 million. Mr. Suskind is educated in Biology, Psychology, Chemistry, and Physiological Psychology.
Co Founder / COO
Mr. Barnette has spent many years working across the spectrum in the energy field and has many established relationships as a result of that experience spanning the globe which provide Pi Eco access to many thought and political leaders as well as many strategic partnerships around the world.
Prior to co-founding Pi Eco, he was the Co-founder/Managing Partner of Turnkey Electric LLC , a diversified power-oriented company founded in 2004 which grew into a diverse multi-million dollar a year power generation sales and consulting business. During his tenure with Turnkey companies, Mr. Barnette was involved in the sales and construction consultation of over 250MW of power generation worldwide.
Mr. Stephen Kalyta
Managing Director / CEO of Pi Eco Canada
Stephen Kalyta has extensive operations and supply chain expertise, with a career that spans 28 years, beginning as an officer in the Canadian Forces. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Business degree from the Royal Military College, with a grade of distinction as well as a Masters of Science (merit standing) from Salford UK University. Stephen Kalyta brings more than 28 years of industry experience in operations and supply chain management to Pi Eco Canada.
Kenneth B. Dickey
Mr. Dickey was previously president of Deutsche Bank Mortgage Capital, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bank, in March of 2005. Before heading up the group, Ken was Managing Director, responsible for overseeing loan production and execution. Prior to joining DBMC, Ken was Director of Principal Finance and Credit Arbitrage at UBS-Warburg, and COO and Senior Managing Director of WMF Capital Corp., where he oversaw all commercial real estate origination and securitization activities.Before joining WMF CC, Ken was a Managing Director in the Commercial Real Estate Finance Group at First Union National Bank, overseeing the origination and subsequent distribution of approximately $2 billion in multi-family mortgage-backed securities.Prior to FUNB, he was a Vice President in the Real Estate Finance Group at Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette, and an analyst at CS First Boston. Ken graduated from Lewis & Clark College and earned his Masters Degree from Columbia University.
Mr. David Draper
Mr. Draper is an experienced Entrepreneur and Financial Executive whose extensive background includes international business and global banking; developing clean renewable energy opportunities; commercial and residential real estate development; and hotel and commercial retail operations. David Draper was the founder and CEO of DS WORLD SENTRY, an international firm that provided specialized equipment and services, primarily to the Oil and Gas Industry in Kurdistan, Iraq. Utilizing a network of close worldwide contacts and suppliers developed over the last two decades, Draper managed projects throughout Europe, the Middle East, South America, and Africa. Products include communications devices, explosive detection equipment, mobile medical clinics, ambulances, and security x-ray scanners to name a few. Mr. Draper also developed landfill reclamation programs and municipal solid waste to clean energy solutions thru out the Middle East and Israel.
Mr. Michael Della Fortuna
Managing Director / COO of Pi Eco Canada
Michael is the Chief Executive Officer of Nexeya Canada and has held VP and Director level roles in engineering, operations and sales & marketing for General Electric, SPAR Aerospace, Husky Injection Molding and Mircom Group of Companies. A licensed Professional Engineer and Accredited Risk Manager Michael received his degree (honors) from the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and served in the Royal Canadian Air Force as an Aerospace Engineering Officer.
Ms. Alli Sutter
Director / Head of Pi Fashion and Textiles Group
Ms. Alli Suter was the Founder, Chairman, and Creative Designer of Moody Leather, Inc. A successful enrapture in her own right by revolutionizing the guitar industry by creating a new demographic of customers in launching a global luxury line of guitar straps for over 15 years until taking a leap into a different direction as a corporate Holistic Health Practitioner for the following 15 years. She now combines her love of business and nature into helping save our planet. Ms. Suter is educated in Fine Arts, Biology, Kinesiology, Earth Science and Holistic Nutrition.
In the U.S., Ms. McElligott served under President George Bush on his personal staff in the White House in 1990, and was later appointed his Public and Congressional Affairs Officer at the Farm Credit Administration where she served until the end of his administration. Prior to this she worked on the legislative staffs of Senators Mark Hatfield and Dan Evans. Mrs. McElligot is currently serving as the head of joint Sudanese US relations and was instrumental in helping to get the long running sanctions lifted.
Nicholas T. Canosa
Mr. Canosa specializes in starting businesses from idea inception to a fully operational organization. He is well known for starting niche companies and building them to a critical mass within a specific geographic area and then exiting with either an IPO or sale to a consolidating acquirer. Mr. Canosa is proficient in expanding through acquisition or additionally adding locations leading to a profitable enterprise.
Mr. Moreno has over 25 years in the financial services and fund management industry. Mr. Moreno was a Principal at Black Diamond Capital Management, LLC (“BDCM”), an approximately $8.5 billion alternative asset management firm specializing in amongst other things, the acquisition, stabilization, growth and sale of distressed companies in the U.S. and Europe. Mr. Moreno still retains certain responsibilities at BDCM in addition to his position at GRE. Prior to joining BDCM, Mr. Moreno was a Principal at Atlantic Pacific Capital, a placement agent specializing in raising institutional assets for alternative investment managers. Mr. Moreno began raising alternative investment capital in 1996 for ING Asset Management.
Mr. Moreno began his career at Chemical Bank, in the Loan Syndications, Structured Finance and Private Placements Group, and co-headed emerging markets loan syndications desks for both ING and BankBoston.
Mr. Hall has over 25 years oil & gas industry experience. He has a solid background of leadership, knowledge and judgment in operations, resource evaluation, asset negotiation, trading and financing.