Our Leadership

Meet the people behind Spark who are passionate about transforming the way customers consume and conserve the power they use.

Meet the Leaders of Spark Power

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Jason Sparaga

Jason is Spark Power’s Co-Founder & Co-CEO with over 20 years of experience in private company M&A, corporate finance, and merchant banking, with a history of closing more than 100 transactions. A driven entrepreneur and business leader, Jason sets the tone for pragmatic growth and is focused on building Spark into North America’s leading Trusted Partner in Power™.

Andrew Clark

With over two decades of experience in the industrial manufacturing, merchant banking, and advanced energy sectors, Andrew’s focus is on Spark’s long term strategy, alignment with near term sustainability operations (including Diversity & Inclusion, Environmental Stewardship, and Community Involvement), and on the development and delivery of behind-the-meter offerings to large power users.

Eric Waxman

Eric is Spark Power’s Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer with over 20 years of extensive experience with M&A, investment banking, and private equity deal structures. A strong leader, Eric focuses on driving an ownership and safety-first culture within the Company and leading acquisition transactions and their integration to accelerate Spark Power’s North American-wide expansion.

Dan Ardila

Dan is Spark Power’s Chief Financial Officer with over 30 years of financial leadership experience in the industrial, commercial, and consumer packaged goods industry. Dan oversees all financial aspects of Spark Power; working closely and providing strategic recommendations to Spark Power’s senior leadership team and the Company’s Board of Directors.

Richard Jackson

Richard is Spark Power’s President and Chief Operating Officer with over 20 years of sales and operations experience in industrial companies across North America. Richard leads all operations within Spark including designing the organization for long term scalable growth, executing Spark’s go-to-market strategy, and driving function and operating performance across the organization.

Ron Dizy

Ron is Spark Power’s Chief Commercial Officer with over 25 years of experience in the technology and advanced energy sectors. Leading sales, product management & marketing, business development, and corporate strategy, his focus is on bringing new customer-centric solutions to the industrial, commercial, and utility markets to establish Spark Power as the Trusted Partner in Power™.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Roland Van Olst

Roland is Spark Power’s Executive Vice President, Eastern Canada, and responsible for overseeing all Spark Power operations in Ontario and east to the Maritimes.

Cody Zaitsoff

Cody is Spark Power’s Executive Vice President, Western Canada, and responsible for overseeing all Spark Power operations from Manitoba west to British Columbia, and Canada’s North.

Mark Lyons

Mark is Spark Power’s Executive Vice President, U.S.A., and responsible for overseeing all Spark Power operations in the United States.

Sean Drygas

Sean is Spark Power’s Executive Vice President, Sustainability Solutions, and responsible for driving the adoption of clean energy and sustainability offerings across North America.

Paul Pynn

Paul is Spark Power’s Executive Vice President, Renewables, and responsible for overseeing our wind, solar, battery energy storage systems (BESS), EV charging infrastructure and on-site solar solutions across North America.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Larry D. Taylor

Mr. Taylor is the President of Taylor Made Solutions based in Toronto and is a CEO Group Leader for CEO Global Network also based in Toronto. Mr. Taylor is an experienced CEO with a strong track record of leadership in growing financial services and professional services firms.

Daniel Peloquin

Daniel Peloquin is a seasoned executive who has been involved in the manufacturing and exporting of products and services serving the electrical Transmission and Distribution (T&D) industry and End Users on international markets for over 35 years. Peloquin’s background includes extensive executive leadership in general management, human capital, engineering, sales, marketing and operations.

Joe Quarin

Joe Is a successful public company Chief Executive Officer (TSX and NYSE), corporate executive and director. He was the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd., a North American non-hazardous solid waste management company from January 2012 until the reverse-merger with Waste Connections Inc. in 2016.

Lucio Di Clemente

Lucio Di Clemente, CPA/CA, MBA, ICD.D, is an experienced executive, corporate director, and business advisor who brings a wealth of operational excellence and experience with financial transactions. Lucio has been instrumental in closing deals with an aggregate value of over $3B over the course of his career, working with several iconic Canadian companies across a broad spectrum of industries.

Let’s work together

Let us earn the right to be your Trusted Partner in Power™. We’ve done it for over 6,500 industrial, commercial, and utility customers across North America and we can do it for you.