Natalia has been bookkeeping for 20 years. She successfully handled all banking activities for a tax relief company in Agoura Hills, CA, before making her transition to Elements of Earth and Energy, Inc.
Jeff has been developing and constructing affordable housing for farmers and seniors full time for a general contractor, since 2016. These projects are funded in part via USDA Farm Labor Housing Loans. These mid-rise apartments and single family residential subdivisions are certified as Zero Net Energy by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Water Sense, Energy Star and Indoor airPLUS by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and LEED Platinum by U.S. Green Building Council. He works directly with the Developer in procuring Utility contracts and providing information to stakeholders and with Engineers, Architects, Utilities and Cities’ Building and Planning Departments from plan development to project completion of operations. He spends his days planning, monitoring, and supervising all facets of the construction process for five simultaneous projects; maintaining liaison with the design team and developer regarding the project progress and changes; managing external engineers, and sub-contractors; working closely with internal design, administration, finance, and supply chain groups to insure that projects are brought in on-schedule and on-budget and insuring 100% customer satisfaction.
Jeff was also a mentor for the SCE Homer Energy Upgrade Program for 5 years, on behalf of Southern California Edison and Southern California Gas Program. He mentored participating contractors and energy professional in advanced home performance and energy audits. Jeff is fluent in solar technology and is a Certified Solar PV Installation Professional with NABCEP (North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners). Jeff is also certified with SunPower University in Solar Design and Installation. Since 2010, Jeff has been trouble shooting residential photovoltaic and energy management systems, starting with SunPower systems. Jeff continues to volunteer his time for Grid Alternatives, a non-profit solar company, installing solar systems on low income family homes in Los Angeles and Ventura County. Since 2013, Jeff has been involved with designing and building residential and commercial Hydroponic and Aquaponic systems, used to grow fruits, vegetables, herbs and fish, both indoors and outdoors.
Jeff graduated UCLA in 1993 in Business Economics.