Edward Barno has a broad business background working in various industries, including the cogeneration and alternative power industry. He founded Salt City Energy, LLC, the managing partner of a coal-fired cogeneration facility. Mr. Barno also founded Senior Select, LLC, a company dedicated to assisting senior citizens in leading an independent life style in their own homes. Mr. Barno has invested in a number of small and start-up companies, while often serving as an advisor and consultant. He has and does serve on a number of Boards of Directors. A former C.P.A., he spent eight years in public accounting. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from Clarkson University and a M.B.A. from Syracuse University and has resided in Central New York for 28 years.