Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Jack Doueck has more than two decades of experience in investment management, risk management, public speaking, and marketing. Along with Mr. Rudy, he is a principal of Advanced Energy Capital (AEC), an energy finance company, and its affiliates. Prior to AEC, he founded and helped build a Registered Investment Advisory firm into a $1.3 billion company whose world-wide clients included financial institutions, pensions, foundations, private banks, and high net-worth families. Jack Doueck previously founded, built, and sold a computer software company and an energy marketing company. Mr. Doueck also founded an investment advisory business, a trade finance business, a factoring company, a direct lending business, and an energy services company. Along with Mr. Rudy, he also founded “Energy Marketing Conferences, LLC,” a company that organizes conferences for the competitive energy industry. Mr. Doueck is a much-sought-after public speaker, a published author, and a featured presenter at investment conferences around the world. He serves on the Board of Directors of a number of companies. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of several charitable organizations. In his spare time, Jack coaches high school basketball, writes books, does motivational speaking, and gives lectures at City University of New York. He graduated Summa Cum Laude and Valedictorian from Yeshiva University in 1985 and attended the Bernard Revel Graduate School.
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Richard Rudy’s legal, financial, and corporate management experience uniquely positions him for all aspects of credit analysis and management. He spent several years at EF Hutton and Drexel, Burham & Lambert, advising high net worth clients with regard to alternatives to traditional equity and credit investments, including energy and real estate-related investments. In addition, his years as a practicing attorney provide the foundation for evaluating the myriad of legal issues that arise in most private investment and credit structures. Mr. Rudy spent several years in a variety of corporate financial/managerial capacities and was jointly responsible, along with Jack Doueck (see below), for founding and running a $1.3 billion investment advisor whose primary focus was credit and asset based lending. Over the last six years he has spearheaded several energy-related transactions and has, together with Mr. Doueck, through Advanced Energy Capital and other vehicles, financed over $400mm in energy-related sales transactions. He has co-managed many investment funds and vehicles and has been featured at several alternative investment conferences around the world. He has served on the Board of Directors of several privately held companies and charitable institutions. Rick holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Summa Cum Laude) in Accounting and Investments from Brooklyn College and a Juris Doctor Degree from New York University Vanderbilt School of Law.
Steve FeldmanMr. Steven Feldman has been in the financial services industry since 1994 with the last 20 years working as both a direct lender and advisor on US and foreign corporate asset-based loans and standalone real estate transactions. Prior to joining H Equities, Steven was VP at Greystone Business Credit and Greystone Commercial Services as well a VP at FGI Finance. For the past six years, Steven has also been working with Messrs. Rudy and Doueck at Advanced Energy Capital originating and structuring working capital facilities for corporate clients. Steven holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Government from Skidmore College and was also captain of his NCAA Lacrosse team. Steven currently lives on Long Island with his wife and two children.
Jackson LimMr. Jackson Lim serves as the Chief Financial officer of Grid Power Direct and AEC affiliates. He is responsible for the overall accounting and financial reporting functions as well as operations for Grid Power Direct. Beyond the energy industry Mr. Lim has held controllership positions in finance, architecture, retail and restaurant businesses and started his accounting career in Moshkovsky CPA. Known for attention to detail, organizational skills and strives to implement procedures to increase efficiency of the team. Mr. Lim holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the City University of New York, a Master of Business Administration with a focus on finance from Marist College and is a State of New York CPA candidate with 4 of 4 parts of the test completed.