Glenn Edmonds is a native of North Carolina. With his strong entrepreneurial drive and background in automotive aftermarket/motorsports industry he launch his own business in 1991. Over the next 12+ years he successively expanded his operations into a number of business segments including retail and wholesale operations, new product development and manufacturing with international distribution throughout the U.S and into Europe and Asia.
Along with his interest in the automotive industry he also gained a strong interest in alternative energy and power systems which lead him to the Advanced Vehicle Research Center. In 2005 he joined the management team and served as a Program Manager to oversee automotive research programs funded by federal grants through DOE, DOD and DRAPA. The main focus of his work was within emerging technologies in alternative fuels, EV/PHEV systems and battery technologies/systems. These projects allowed great exposure working with many Universities, new start-ups and key groups such as, Lotus Engineering, General Motors, Ford, Eaton and many others. Additionally he was responsible for establishing new technology partnerships with the AVRC as well as assisting in developing commercialization strategies for new emerging technologies.
Over the next few years Glenn enjoyed his success with AVRC and his exposure to other areas within the energy industry. While the main focus with his work was within the automotive sector, his work did branch over to included stationery power systems used in solar and wind industry, power control systems and new options with commercial/industrial lighting products.
With working with the development and commercialization of new lighting products using LED and Induction technologies he gained a deeper interest in facility efficiency. Learning more of the impressive ability to reduce energy consumption in commercial and industry applications aswell as recognizing the growing interest of companies to improve and lower their energy consumption he left AVRC to develop a company that could offer a suite of services and solutions in the area of energy efficiency, alternative energy, and transportation. From his vision, GreenTech Solutions Group was formed. The company has achieved many milestones since its conception and is rapidly expanding its internal resources and capabilities to provide its clients with the latest options and solutions.
Due that the path to energy efficiency can take years for a company to achieve. He is strong believer of building lasting relationships and trust with clients, not just a onetime customer. He stands behind his company and team, assuring detailed attention is applied to all work provided to create a more efficient work environment for its clients.