Darren JamisonPresident & Chief Executive Officer, Capstone Turbine Corporation
Mr. Jamison joined Capstone in December 2006 as President and Chief Executive Officer and has been a director since December 2006. Mr. Jamison joined Capstone from Northern Power Systems, Inc., a company that designs, manufactures and sells wind turbines into the global marketplace, where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Operations. Prior to joining Northern Power Systems, Inc., Mr. Jamison was Vice President and General Manager of Distributed Energy Solutions for Stewart & Stevenson Services, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of specialized engine‑driven power generation equipment to the oil and gas, renewable and energy efficiency markets. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Finance from Seattle University.
Jayme BrooksChief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer
Ms. Brooks was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Capstone Turbine Corporation in 2015 in addition to her role as Chief Accounting Officer. She joined the company in September 2005 and has served in various roles including: Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer (November 2008 to April 2015), Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis (February 2008 to November 2008), and Director of Financial Reporting (September 2005 to February 2008). Prior to joining Capstone, Ms. Brooks was Vice President and Controller of Computer Patent Annuities North America LLC, a company providing solutions for intellectual property management needs, technology renewal services, software tools and portfolio management. Ms. Brooks holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Ms. Brooks is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in California and a member of Financial Executives International.
James CrouseExecutive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Mr. Crouse joined Capstone Turbine Corporation in 2007. He leads Capstone's Sales, Marketing and Product Development efforts globally. Since joining Capstone, Mr. Crouse has helped the company bring several new clean energy and renewable microturbine products to market.
Mr. Crouse is the Chairman of the Board for the World Alliance for Decentralized Energy (WADE). WADE's membership includes more than 200 corporate leaders in the decentralized-energy industry, and national CHP and decentralized energy associations worldwide.
In December 2010, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke named Mr. Crouse to a national advisory committee that will promote U.S. exports of renewable energy and energy efficient technologies. Mr. Crouse is one of 29 members on this Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee that will advise Locke on the development and implementation of programs and policies to help expand the competitiveness of the U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency industries. In March 2011, Mr. Crouse testified in Washington, D.C., before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade about Capstone's success as a global exporter.
Prior to joining Capstone, Mr. Crouse spent more than 20 years developing CHP and renewable energy projects throughout the United States.
Clarice HovsepianVice President Human Resources and Corporate Counsel
In 2013, Ms. Hovsepian assumed the role of Vice President Human Resources and Corporate Counsel. Ms. Hovsepian has served as in-house counsel to Capstone Turbine Corporation since December of 2007. Prior to joining the company, she was Senior Counsel at Sunrider International, a multi-national manufacturer of herbal supplements, cosmetics, and consumer products where she managed its extensive legal department and assisted in overseeing the day to day legal matters of the company. Ms. Hovsepian received her juris doctorate degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California. She is a member of the State Bar of California and serves on its Business Law and Intellectual Property Committees. She is also actively involved with the Association of Corporate Counsel where she serves as a member of its International Legal Affairs Committee as well as its Environmental & Sustainability Committee.
Jeff FosterVice President Customer Service
Mr. Foster joined Capstone in 2013, initially serving as the Director of the Program Management Office (PMO). Mr. Foster has more than 34 years' cross-functional experience and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from The Foster School of Business at the University of Washington in Seattle, is a graduate of the ITT Corporation Leadership Development program at Ashridge University in the United Kingdom, is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)® from the Project Management Institute, and is a U.S. Navy veteran.
Paul ChaseVice President, Manufacturing
Paul Chase previously served as Director of Nuclear Quality Assurance of Ruhrpumpen, Incorporated Industrias E.G., S.A. de C.V., which is a producer of centrifugal pumps for industrial applications.
Tony LorentzVice President of Engineering and Product Development
Mr. Lorentz joined Capstone in 2012. Mr. Lorentz most recently served as the Director of Product Integrity for Capstone. Previous to that, Mr. Lorentz spent 18 years at Parker Hannifin Aerospace leading product development and engineering test laboratory teams. He brings extensive experience in engineering design and testing and structured product development for commercialization and technology advancement of products. Mr. Lorentz holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.