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Peter Mellen

Peter Mellen is an entrepreneur with 20 years of experience working in online business and commercial real estate. His current projects include Mellen Investment Properties, a real estate investing firm that manages and develops residential and commercial properties, and Netcito, a network of peer advisory groups for entrepreneurs. He also served recently as Co-Founder and CEO of Edison|Wright, where he launched one of the first PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) programs in the world to finance clean energy projects in buildings through voluntary property tax assessments.

Previously, he served as Director Premium Education Services at AOL, where he managed a portfolio of online education services provided to K-12 students. Prior to AOL, he played a key role in generating a fivefold increase in revenue over three years as Vice President of Business Development for Safari Books Online. Immediately after earning his MBA in 1998, Mr. Mellen co-founded Headlight, an online learning company that raised more than $15 million of venture capital from investors that included Draper Fisher Jurvetson and the Silicon Valley Band of Angels.

Mr. Mellen currently serves as a Board Member for the Tides Network and Chairman of the Washington DC Local Advisory Board for BUILD, a program that provides entrepreneurship education for youths in under-resourced communities. Mr. Mellen earned a Bachelor's degree and an MBA (Honors) from Georgetown University. He is also a LEED Accredited Professional.

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