Faculty and Staff

  • George Callas
    George CallasEnergy Efficiency Instructor

    George Callas has passionately developed processes and controls for high valued-added systems for 30 years. Beginning with financial operations, he then moved on to investment management and now to building energy systems and green jobs development.

    His specialties include process control mechanisms, building science and sustainability.

  • Mike Hopper
    Mike HopperBPI and Solar Energy Instructor

    Mike Hopper has a degree from Chaffey College and has provided BPI and solar energy training to hundreds of individuals ranging from engineers and architects to entry-level installers and displaced workers.

  • Sean White
    Sean WhiteSolar Energy Instructor

    Sean White is an IREC/ISPQ Certified Independent Master Trainer, as well as a licensed solar and electrical contractor. He is certified by the NABCEP as a PV Installer and in Technical Sales.

    His specialties include explaining complex theories in ways that are understandable and exciting.

  • Will Helfricht
    Will HelfrichtDirector of Business Development

    William Helfricht has been with Ecotech Training since 2011 and has worked on all facets of the company's growth model.

    He graduated from the New York-based Hofstra University with a B.A. in marketing and psychology.

  • Martin Jutres
    Martin JutresCorporate Account Manager

    Martin Jutres manages education programs in the central region of the United States.

    He graduated from Hampshire College with a B.A. in environmental economics and entrepreneurial studies.

  • Mike Garraffa
    Mike GarraffaCorporate Account Manager

    Mike Garraffa is responsible for developing Ecotech Training's partnerships in the west coast region. His partnerships include corporations, municipalities, and collegiate institutions.

    Prior to joining Ecotech Training, he worked in marketing and promotions at Sony BMG.

  • Max Levitzke
    Max LevitzkeProduct Manager

    Max Levitzke leads Ecotech Training's program management and product development. He studied Environmental Science and Business at the University of Missouri and graduated in 2013, with a move from the midwest to the east coast shortly after.

    Max has had a passion for renewable energy since he was teenager and has done various work and research related to climate change, electric vehicles and leading the shift from fossil fuels to cleaner resources.

  • Comly Wilson
    Comly Wilson Marketing Director

    Comly Wilson is responsible for Ecotech Training’s online marketing initiatives, website, blog and press relations.

    He graduated from the American University with a B.A. in Energy and Environmental Politics.

  • Hemant Patel
    Hemant PatelCorporate Account Manager

    Hemant manages corporate partnerships for Ecotech Training. He is responsible for both developing and delivering strategic methods training suited to client's specific needs across the country.

    Hemant hails from London and holds a B.A. degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from City University.