John Penton, Managing Director
John is responsible for oversight of construction operations for NEI Energy. With over 25 years of experience in the construction and roofing industry, and 10 years of experience in the commercial solar industry, John has the expertise to focus on project and construction management for any size job, and the ability to manage lengthy, complicated projects from conception to completion. John received his Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of Scranton and holds an OSHA 30 certificate.
Rich Milanese, Managing Director
Rich is responsible for all business development activities for NEI Energy, driving all strategic marketing and sales endeavors. Before developing NEI Energy, Rich served in various executive leadership positions for tier 1 companies within the project development, distribution, and EPC side of the solar industry. During that time, he provided expert consultation to building owners, developers, solar integrators and EPC contractors for the integration of PV solar to their facilities as well as financial sourcing capabilities. Rich holds a Class A General Contractors License and Roofing Contractors License. Rich is a graduate of the University of Miami with a BBA in Business Management and Finance.
Corey Penton, Director Field Operations
Corey is responsible for all field operations and manages a staff of 40+ skilled technicians in both mechanical and electrical PV installation. Corey’s 20 years of commercial roofing & general construction experience ensures timely PV installation, execution, OSHA safety & quality. Over the past eight years he has installed all tier 1 solar manufacturer products on both roof and ground mount PV installations. Corey attended Gulf Coast University and studied Engineering & Architecture. He is a licensed roofing contractor and is OSHA 30 Safety Certified.