Meet the PowerBridgeNY Team

Tim Hoffman

Tim Hoffman is the Managing Director CVX

Tim is currently Managing Director, NYS Cleantech Venture Exchange at Columbia Technology Ventures, where he is designing and implementing a program to match C-level business talent with cleantech startups in the State of New York.

For over 20 years Tim has provided strategic and M&A advisory, capital raising, and financial modeling services for large corporations, family-run firms, renewable energy developers, middle market companies and early stage enterprises. Most recently Tim has served as Managing Director with Karbone Capital Markets (formerly Watts Capital, LLC), a FINRA and SIPC member broker-dealer. He also serves as NYC Metro Director of the Cleantech Open Northeast, Board member of the NECECi and Advisory Board Member of the Global Sourcing Council.

Previously, Tim was an Entrepreneur in Residence for NYSERDA, served as Co-Chairman of the Cleantech Open Board and was a Managing Director with Scott-Macon, Ltd. and Natixis Bleichroeder, Inc. Tim is a graduate of Indiana University, where he earned two B.A. degrees and spent one year studying at Universit├Ąt Hamburg. He later earned an M.A.E. with a concentration in Finance from the University of Michigan. Tim is fluent in German and proficient in Japanese and holds Series 7, 79 and 63 securities licenses.

The PowerBridge NY Team

Jim Aloise

Jim Aloise
Executive Director

Maria Grillo

Julia Byrd
Associate Director

Maria Grillo

Maria Grillo
Project Associate

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