Jon Darnell is a Managing Director at Pickwick Capital Partners and AltEnergy, LLC. He brings over 30 years of experience in the U.S. alternative energy sector, spanning the public policy and commercial arenas. Prior to joining AltEnergy, Mr. Darnell founded and served as President of Patolan Partners, an alternative energy and investments boutique. Previously, Mr. Darnell worked for seven years at Morgan Stanley & Co., where he was a Vice President in the Firm’s ultra-high net worth group. He served for 18 years in senior management and as a board member with the largest multi-issue public interest advocacy group in the United States, The Public Interest Network, and worked in social entrepreneurship. Mr. Darnell also served as founding chairman of Citizens for Safe Energy and maintains his civic involvement serving as a Trustee of Green Century Funds.
Mr. Darnell graduated magna cum laude with an AB in philosophy from Princeton University and earned his MBA in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.