Sea Oak Capital Announces Inaugural Impact Fellowship Program
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Sea Oak Capital, LLC
August 11, 2020, 10:00AM ET
VERO BEACH, FL., August 11, 2020 – Sea Oak is pleased to announce the addition of Chinedu Okpala to the team as its first Impact Fellow. Sea Oak’s Impact Fellowship Program invites current MBA students or recent MBA graduates to join the Sea Oak team and gain exposure to impact investing in the renewable energy space specifically in community solar and battery storage projects.
“Supporting the next generation of impact investors who will spark meaningful change in the renewable energy sector is an important part of our corporate mission,” said Dan Poydenis, CEO of Sea Oak Capital. “Participants gain investment experience as well as exposure to the broader benefit community solar projects bring to municipalities and local businesses.”
Sea Oak is a tax-efficient investment fund and asset manager that is aggressively growing its solar and battery storage project portfolios across the United States. Sea Oak self-monetizes the tax credits and depreciation benefits a project generates resulting in a best in class speed of close and ease of transacting. In addition, by self-performing asset management and other key functions of its investments, Sea Oak’s low cost structure allows it to provide superior value to its developer partners in the acquisition of operating and substantially developed solar and battery storage projects.
Chinedu Okpala joins Sea Oak after recently receiving his MBA from Harvard Business School. Prior to attending Harvard Business School, Chinedu worked in the solar PV industry across various functions, with a focus on procurement and supply chain. Chinedu started his career as a business analyst at Deloitte Consulting before graduating with honors from Howard University with a B.A. in Economics.
Chinedu will be working directly with developer partners in the underwriting, diligence and support of Sea Oak’s investments into renewable energy and battery storage assets. To congratulate Chinedu or to discuss any upcoming investment opportunities, please email [email protected]