Anthony Smith, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Anthony brings over 40 years’ experience in energy efficiency, solar energy, and community economic development in Vermont, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Virginia. He founded Secure Futures in 2004 as CEO and President and leads the company’s innovation development and strategic partnerships. He served as founding first chairman of the Philadelphia Solar Energy Association; founding Executive Director of the Community Energy Development Corporation in Philadelphia; business consultant in creating the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (which later formed the first energy efficiency utility in the country); Commodity Trading Advisor in energy futures; National Program Leader for USDA in Community-Based Entrepreneurial Development; and founding Executive Director of the Staunton Creative Community Fund, Inc.
He serves as a founding board member of the Virginia Renewable Energy Alliance (VA-REA). He served as co-director and associate professor of the Eastern Mennonite University MBA program from 2008 to 2015. He earned his Masters in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD from the Wharton School of Management, University of Pennsylvania.
Chief Operating Officer
Maggie joined the Secure Futures team in 2015 as Administrative Officer. She was promoted to COO in August 2017. She manages day-to-day operations, contract administration and human resources. Maggie brings 25 years of experience in business administration, accounting, and human resources with telecommunications, highway construction, and retail businesses as well as four years of solar industry contract administration. Maggie earned her BA in Business and Organizational Development from Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, VA and her MBA with non-profit specialization from Marylhurst University in Portland, OR.
R. Macon Rich
Chief Financial Officer
Macon provides leadership in the area of financial analysis and management for Secure Futures’ solar projects and for Secure Futures as a corporate entity. He brings considerable experience in family-owned business development, credit analysis for Dominion Bank, financial management as a former Financial Director for a home healthcare agency, and production and logistics experience in the Staunton, VA with Gannett Company and Target. He received his MBA in Finance from Duke University.