Roger is a Venture Partner of Arborview Capital and provides the firm with a broad network of industry contacts, unique access to proprietary deal flow and extensive clean energy industry and regulatory policy expertise. He is actively involved in Arborview Capital’s investment process and serves on the boards of portfolio investments Paragon Airheater Technologies and Energy Automation Systems. Roger is the founder and CEO of www.greenstrategies.com Green Strategies, Inc., a corporate consulting firm that assists clients with domestic and international public policy matters, marketing, and business development strategies in the areas of energy, environment and sustainability. Representative clients for his consulting practice include Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Kohlberg, Kravis Roberts & Co. and Texas Pacific Group (on the TXU Corp. buyout), Goldman Sachs Group Inc., American Electric Power Co., Inc. and General Electric Company. Prior to Green Strategies, Mr. Ballentine served as the Chairman of the White House Climate Change Task Force and Deputy Assistant to the President for Environmental Initiatives under President Bill Clinton. Previously, he was a partner with the Washington law and lobbying firm, Patton Boggs, LLP. Mr. Ballentine has extensive public and private board experience and is a founding Board Member of the American Council on Renewable Energy and also serves on the boards of directors of the Biomass Energy Resource Center and the International Fund for China’s Environment. Mr. Ballentine is a Lecturer on Law at Harvard University and a Senior Fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. He has a JD, cum laude, from Harvard University and a BA in Economics, magna cum laude from the University of Connecticut.