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Will Johnson

Will Johnson is President and sole owner of Visage Energy Corp., a clean energy technology-consulting firm, which was formed in 1990 after 15 years in the banking industry. During his banking career, Will was a corporate lending officer responsible for lending hundreds of millions of dollars to electric and gas utilities and major oil and gas producers. His client list included Niagara Mohawk, the three California utilities, ARCO, Union Oil, and the Kern River Cogeneration project. He received his MBA from the Wharton Graduate School.

As a Vice-President at Banque Paribas, he had overall account responsibility for several oil companies, utilities, and entertainment companies.  As a Vice-President at Fargo Energy Corp., he formulated the initial Form-10, and rearranged debts with creditors while Fargo Energy was emerging from reorganization.  As an Assistant Vice-President at Bank of California, he determined through credit analysis the feasibility of approving loan requests for onshore and offshore drilling companies, gasoline marketer/small refinery, utilities, and major petroleum companies.  As an Account Officer at Citibank Corporate Lending, he was responsible for the overall client accounts of 12 electric utilities and responsible for credit analyses and administrative management for loans totaling over $350,000,000.


In addition to other major clients, Will assisted Williams Energy in evaluating liquidity and risk mitigation issues from non-traditional financing sources and in exploring and evaluating technology opportunities with the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). 


Will has also received several awards for the role that he has played as a minority-owned business in the energy industry. In 1998, Will was designated DOE Outstanding Business Person in recognition of his leadership to expanding market opportunities in the natural gas industry through the creation of the Funds Transfer Agent Agreement. (DOE recognition). In 2010, along with several other important industry participants, Will was honored as a Champion of Diversity by the Utility Marketplace Access Partnership (UMAP) under the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), and in conjunction with the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC). (UMAP recognition.)


At the Wharton Graduate School, Will majored in Business Finance with an emphasis on Speculative Markets, Financial Analysis, and Corporate Finance. At Temple University, he majored in Accounting with associated interest in Finance and Marketing Strategy. 

Daryl-Lynn Roberts


As Vice President of Business Development at Visage Energy, Daryl-Lynn Johnson Roberts is responsible for developing and cultivating new business opportunities as well as relationships with major multi-national companies. Most notably, she started a clean technology consulting group, as a subdivision within Visage Energy, which is focused on assisting technology developers in accelerating the commercialization of Carbon Management and Renewable Energy technologies. In an effort to offer clients not only business expertise, but also technical assistance, she assisted in cultivating a strategic engagement with SRI International.


Prior to working at Visage Energy, Daryl-Lynn was an Assistant to the President of Moore Clayton & Company (MCC) a London-based private equity services firm where she was involved in preparation of business plans and private placements. While working at MCC, she conducted research on emerging technologies in the energy sector and due diligence on the market potential of key industry sectors. 

Daryl-Lynn received her Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School in 2004. She also received her Master of Science in Industrial Engineering in 2002 from Stanford University where her primary emphasis was Entrepreneurship. During that time she also participated in the Mayfield Fellows Program, a highly competitive program limited to twelve top Stanford engineering students per year geared to expose participants to high tech entrepreneurship as well as the venture capital industry. In 2000, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.


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