Anthony is a widely recognized expert in clean transportation decarbonization and sustainable renewable energy. He remains devoted to the advancement of progressive, disruptive, and innovative technologies. His call to action is, “When our children look back on the world their parents left them … Will they say thank you?”
He is deeply thought-provoking, inspiring, and entertaining as an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) pundit known for leading dynamic presentations, training sessions, keynote addresses, workshops, and discussion panels. He understands that building green is the right thing to do, and the smart thing to do. Green infrastructure attracts more customers, benefits internal team members, offsets our carbon footprint, yields even greater cost savings through reduced energy consumption, and places less of a burden on natural resources.
Anthony Phillip De Vito Jr. was born in Rochester, New York, on November 22, 1966, to Anthony De Vito Sr. & Grayce Rosa De Vito. Early on he showed an aptitude for electronics and was a nerd who thrived in school music programs. In his 20’s he worked for the US Army as a journeyman electrician, electronic technician, and shop foreman (E5-Sargent) working with the last vestiges of the ARPANET (network that was the basis for the Internet … Advanced Research Projects Agency). He is a decorated Gulf War Veteran who was based out of Fulda Germany.
Anthony has a Bachelor of Science, College Park, MD, University of Maryland, 1994, Business Administration and Masters Business Administration equiv. Heidelberg, Germany, Bowie State University, 1996, (Master thesis: Econometric forecasting of Deutsche Mark currency trends utilizing Artificial Intelligence / Neural Networks), soft computing, fuzzy logic, rough sets, evolutionary computation, probabilistic evidential reasoning, trend predictive networks, multi-valued logic.
Anthony is bilingual speaking German fluently; and is learning Mandarin & Spanish. He is currently taking classes to get his private pilot’s license. He has three daughters and lives in Los Angeles, California.
After the army and grad school, Anthony worked for the Nevada Power Company (NV Energy) as a Financial Analyst in their treasury department. In 2001 he moved to San Diego to get more involved in the nascent solar industry. He has contributed to 34,000+ solar panels having been installed; and been one of the founding developers of the solar electric programs for both the Home Depot and Costco. Since 2015 he has been driving and working within the emerging zero-emission vehicle industry.
Anthony maintains leading edge awareness of market trends and opportunities in various markets such as developing fleets, hotels/hospitality, retail, offices, medical facilities, parking garages, multi-unit dwellings, and municipalities. Responsible for augmenting energy markets across in-house engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services, he works with new and existing clients nationwide to provide turn-key infrastructure solutions for their electric vehicle charging and hydrogen fueling stations.
Anthony has worked with fortune 100 C-level executives, government leaders, non-profit community activists, and small business owners from a wide range of business sectors looking to achieve their goals in climate change, reaching air quality standards, and long-term economic development. He has shared his experience and insights both educating and inspiring others to better understand the benefits of clean transportation, decarbonization, sustainability, and renewable energy.