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Albert A. Notini

Chief Executive Officer, Apptis, Inc.

Bert Notini is the Chief Executive Officer of Apptis, Inc., a systems integrator serving U.S. Federal Government customers.  He formerly served as the President, Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Sonus Networks, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed telephony equipment and services company. He was responsible for all operations at Sonus. 

After a clerkship with the Massachusetts SJC, Bert began his career at Hale and Dorr, now WilmerHale, where he became a Senior Partner. His practice focused on corporate reorganizations and commercial law.  He then joined Wang Laboratories, Inc, a worldwide information technology and services company, as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and General Counsel. At Wang he helped lead a corporate turn-around which built the Company to $3.5 billion in revenue and ultimately resulted in a successful sale to a Dutch buyer

He then joined Manufacturers Services, Ltd. (MSL), a large-scale global electronics supply chain company, as the Chief Financial Officer. At MSL he again led a financial and operational turnaround resulting in a successful sale of the company.

Bert also serves on the Board of Directors of Deltek Systems, Inc., an ERP software company.  Bert received his BA and JD from Boston College and his M.A. from Boston University. 

Martin J. Pasqualini
Managing Director, Commonwealth Capital Advisors, LLC.

Mr. Pasqualini is a Managing Director and Founding Member of Commonwealth Capital Advisors, LLC.  Commonwealth Capital Advisors is a Boston based investment banking, advisory services and principal investment firm that specializes in the energy and leasing sectors.  He has over 16 years of experience executing a wide variety of project and structured financings, including extensive experience representing sponsors, equity investors, lenders and construction contractors in connection with the development, financing, operation, acquisition and disposition of domestic and international power projects.

Mr. Pasqualini has negotiated and drafted debt and equity financing documents and the entire range of project documentation (power purchase agreements, operations and maintenance agreements, wind easement agreements, construction contracts and manufacturer's warranty agreements) associated with the development and financing of wind-powered electricity generating projects. He has worked on energy projects throughout the continental United States and has also worked on energy projects in Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Scotland and the Dominican Republic.

In addition, Mr. Pasqualini has been a member of the board of directors of PowerOptions since his initial election in 2000. PowerOptions is the largest power buying group in Massachusetts, with more than 400 members and annual purchases totaling $250 million in electricity and $10 million in natural gas.

Prior to joining CCA, Mr. Pasqualini was a Managing Director in the Tax Products Group at BTM Capital Corporation and was formerly a partner in the Project and Structured Finance Group of Bingham Dana LLP (now Bingham McCutchen LLP), an international law firm based in Boston.

Mr. Pasqualini earned his Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, from Boston College and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Boston College Law School and has served as member of the Board of Overseers at Boston College Law School since 2005.