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In 2011, Mr. Lushetsky was selected as the Executive Director of the Army’s Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF) which was chartered by the Secretary of the Army to lead the execution of the Army’s large scale renewable energy goals. In this position, Mr. Lushetsky has responsibility for screening and development of candidate projects and preparation of competitive procurement and other actions to leverage up to $7 billion in private financing.
Mr. Lushetsky was previously the Director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Energy Technology Program, where he had responsibility for DOE's program to develop and commercialize advanced solar technologies. Mr. Lushetsky also held the position of Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency where he was responsible for programs for the deployment of advanced vehicle technologies and energy efficiency technology commercialization.
Previous to his government service, Mr. Lushetsky was with Corning, Inc. where he held a number of senior positions with responsibility for business operations, strategy and development. He also initiated and managed venture capital investments to expand the company's access to new technologies.
Mr. Lushetsky holds an MBA in International Business from George Washington University and an M.S. and B.S. with High Honors in Engineering Science from the University of Florida.