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Thomas (Trey) Wilder

Private Equity Vice President @ GEF Capital Partners | MIT Sloan MBA

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

GEF Capital Partners

GEF Capital Partners

About

As a Vice President at GEF Capital Partners, I leverage my MBA and mechanical engineering background to lead and support investments in renewable energy and sustainability sectors. I have over four years of experience in sourcing, evaluating, executing, and monitoring deals in oil and gas, geothermal, solar, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and sustainable investing. My core competencies include financial modeling, due diligence, market research, valuation, and fundraising. I have independently created and presented investment memorandums, term sheets, and pitch materials for potential and existing portfolio companies. I have also pro-actively developed relationships with founders, CEOs, and investment bankers to identify new opportunities and trends. I am passionate about driving positive environmental and social impact through my work.

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Experience

  • Investment Professional

    GEF Capital Partners

    September 2020 - Present • 3 yrs 8 mos

  • Consultant

    Clean Energy Venture Group

    June 2020 - September 2020 • 4 mos

    Part-time... read more

  • Consultant

    OpConnect

    June 2020 - September 2020 • 4 mos

    Part-time... read more

  • MBA Intern

    PowerGen Renewable Energy

    June 2019 - August 2019 • 3 mos

  • Business Development Manager

    Eden GeoTech

    September 2018 - May 2019 • 9 mos

    •Explored, identified, and qualified a pivot opportunity from retrofitting oil and gas wells to electronic stimulation of wells.•Created and liaised meetings for multiple startups to meet with angel investors and VCs to attain funding. •Examined and evaluated the customers, competition, market trends, and revenue for the global geothermal industry and presented to potential institutional investors. •Constructed financial forecasts with projected EBITDA to justify company’s current valuation. •Launched and managed a six-month capital campaign. Raised $30k through various mediums in exchange for equity.... read more

Education

  • MIT Sloan School of Management

    Master of Business Administration

    2018 - 2020

  • Tuskegee University

    Bachelor's

    2008 - 2012