SVCC MANAGEMENT TEAM
Thomas W. Scozzafava, President and CEO - Mr. Scozzafava has over 16 years experience in venture capital and buyout investing and has extensive capital markets experience. Mr. Scozzafava co-founded GS AgriFuels Corporation, a renewable fuels company that acquired approximately $40 million of renewable energy assets from mid-2006 through 2007. Mr. Scozzafava was a Director of Prudential's Merchant Banking Group where he helped find, evaluate, negotiate, and structure leveraged buyouts and investments of companies in industries that included telecommunications, media, business services, and manufacturing industries. Mr. Scozzafava also held a senior management position at Prudential's employee limited partnerships where he completed numerous venture capital and LBO investments. Prior to joining Prudential, Mr. Scozzafava was member of Lehman Brothers' Merchant Banking Group, where he analyzed leveraged buyout and growth equity investments across various industries. Mr. Scozzafava began his career with GE Capital Corporation, where he completed the company's Financial Management Program.
In March 2006, New York State Governor George E. Pataki appointed Mr. Scozzafava to the Board of Trustees to the New York State Power Authority ("NYPA"). Mr. Scozzafava also sits on the Governance and Audit Committees of NYPA, whose mission is to provide clean, economical and reliable energy while promoting energy efficiency and innovation. NYPA had assets and revenues of over $7 billion and $2.9 billion, respectively, in 2007. Mr. Scozzafava received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude with concentrations in economics and mathematics with Honors distinction from Hamilton College in 1992.