CHRISTOPHER DUFOUR, Board Secretary, is the CEO at Esplanade Energy, a sustainable energy consulting firm. He was previously co-founder and Principal at GT Environmental Finance, a boutique renewable energy brokerage and advisory firm, which serves institutional clients such as utilities, power marketers, investment banks and power project developers. Over the course of his career, Mr. Dufour has built successful over-the-counter brokerage desks in the US and the UK. He currently sits on the advisory board and finance committee of AMCREF Community Capital, a New Orleans-based New Markets Tax Credit fund, and is an active member of NO/LA Angel Network.  He holds a BA in History from Southeastern Louisiana University, and a MA in International Relations from the University of Kent at Canterbury (UK). His professional certifications include both Series 3 and Series 30 licenses, and he is registered with the National Futures Association. Chris has been a board member since October 2015.

christopher.dufour [at] crescentcityschools [dot] org