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Heidi Thorn

Heidi is the president and CEO of Navitus Sustainable Industries, an emerging renewable power developer. Navitus provides innovative solutions for reliable base-load power generation and comprehensive recycling systems for communities, industry, and military installations. Currently, Navitus has nearly $250 million in projects under development, which will generate more than 50 megawatts of clean, renewable power.

Thorn has an extensive background in finance, securities, business development, and executive management. Previously with Morgan Stanley she oversaw investments and securities transactions and strategies, trading, as well as sourcing and advising various public finance, real estate, IPO, manufacturing and energy related transactions and businesses. Heidi holds several securities licenses, including Series 7, 66 and 31 Managed Futures.

Previously, Thorn helped successfully launch a startup financial services company and took it from a single state presence, generating less than $1 million in monthly transactions to, in less than three years, becoming the national industry leader - generating over $400 million in monthly transactions and nationwide presence. Thorn oversaw and developed multiple business channels, established national wholesale banking relations, government & regulatory relations, key strategic alliances, recruiting, training and other business development activities.

Thorn is actively involved with community and civic organizations. She has taught business & finance to elementary and junior high students as well as been a guest entrepreneur/mentor at Stanford University.