Joel Poppert

Joel Poppert

Joel Poppert

Senior Vice President

Joel serves as the Senior Vice President of Lever Energy Capital, overseeing the company's general strategy as well as deal origination and execution.

Joel is a nationally respected clean energy professional with over ten years of experience in the industry successfully developing projects across the United States. Over his career, he has successfully worked in many capacities within the clean energy industry including business development, finance, industry development, economic analysis and policy development. He has a unique combination of technical understanding of building systems, project development and finance. Joel is considered one of the top leaders in the emerging C-PACE industry, closing over 50% of the C-PACE projects in Colorado and currently expanding his expertise across the United States. He was also involved with writing the C-PACE legislation in Colorado and advancing market adoption in the Denver Metro area. Prior to joining Lever Energy Capital, he was a Managing Partner with PACE Equity, where he successfully closed the first new construction C-PACE project in Colorado.

Joel holds a Master of Science in Global Energy Management from the University of Colorado-Denver Business School. Joel also holds dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Geology and Geophysics respectively from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Institute of Technology. 

Joel is the father of one puppy-daughter (Mesa), a fiancée, an avid skier, and white-water kayaker.

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