John Penton, CEO
John is responsible for all aspects of construction operations for NEI. With over 40 years of experience in the construction and roofing industry and 12 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 participates in various continuing education programs.   

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 plus years of commercial roofing & general construction experience ensures timely PV installation, execution, OSHA safety & quality. Over the past twelve 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.

Arliss Keyser, Senior Project Manager

Arliss is responsible for onsite management. He has a combined 15 years of experience in commercial roofing and solar. Arliss is CPR certified and has OSHA 30 certificate. He also holds licenses to operate boom lifts, scissor lifts, rough terrain, and industrial forklifts.

Jason Porta, Site Supervisor. Jason brings over 25 years of commercial construction experience to the NEI team. Jason is a native of South Fl and has held a certified roofing contractor's license since 2007. With knowledge in most aspects of roofing and project management, Jason is a valuable asset as an on-site supervisor. Jason is accustomed to overseeing large installation crews and field-based personnel management.