Brian Yerger is the President and Chief Executive Officer of AERCA Advisors. Mr. Yerger co-founded AERCA and has over 18 years of experience in providing strategic financial advice. Previously he held the position of Senior Vice President of equity research at Jesup & Lamont Securities focused exclusively on the alternative energy industry. He was responsible for providing institutional research on a variety of companies in the solar, wind, geothermal and other subsectors of alternative energy. Complimenting his renewable energy experience, Brian has provided strategic advice to traditional energy technology companies, which facilitates a broad understanding of the entire energy industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Delaware and is a Chartered Financial AnalystŪ charterholder. Mr. Yerger is a member of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners Physical Science Investment Advisory Committee. He is frequently quoted in major financial media outlets and alternative energy focused publications and has participated in conferences as a presenting expert for the CFA Society of Philadelphia, Council of Development Finance Agencies, CompositesWorld and the Solar Innovations & Investment USA conference.