Our Team

Peter Manning

President
Peter founded Active Equity with the core goal of building a higher quality tax credit asset manager in a largely complacent market undergoing rapid and profound changes following the passage…
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Diane Gu

Chief of Staff
Diane brings over 13 years of experience across energy investment banking, infrastructure investing and private equity fund management. Prior to joining Active, Diane was APAC Head of Investor Relations at…
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Nicole Gabona

Managing Director, Structured Finance
Nicole has over 20 years of experience driving business development efforts and building investor relations teams in the financial services industry. Nicole was previously the Head of Investor Relations at Aperture Investors, a…
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Zach Hysmith

Vice President, Acquisitions
Prior to joining Active, Zach was a Sr. Manager at PureSky Energy, a Colorado-based developer and IPP, where he led the execution of project financings totaling $643mm. He started his…
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James Taylor

Vice President, Chief Engineer
James has 13 years of technical engineering experience and, in addition to photovoltaic systems, has worked on such platforms as robotic measurement systems, gas generators, and Naval weapons systems. James…
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Claire Stillman

Senior Associate, Structured Finance
Claire brings a background in investment banking and project finance to Active Equity Group as a Structured Finance Senior Associate. Prior to joining Active Equity, Claire worked in Project Finance…
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William Hetzel

Analyst
William has a background in applied analytics and finance having worked on the Competitive Intelligence team at Wellington Management before joining Active Equity. He received his Bachelors in Business Administration…
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