Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Kovler has served as Greenidge’s Chief Executive Officer since November 2023 and as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2023. In 2016, Mr. Kovler co-founded a consulting and proxy solicitation firm, HKL & Co., LLC, where he currently serves as a Managing Director, designing and implementing solutions to special corporate situations, consulting on contested board elections, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations and corporate governance. Mr. Kovler has also serves in advisory roles with numerous Web3 companies. Prior to co-founding HKL & Co., LLC, from 2003-2015 he worked at D.F. King & Co., Inc. a proxy solicitation firm, in progressively senior roles, including as Senior Vice President. Mr. Kovler is a 2001 graduate of Trinity College with a B.A. in Economics.
Mr. Irwin has served as Greenidge’s President since Greenidge was acquired by the Controlling Stockholder in February 2014 and began serving solely as President, overseeing day-to-day operations, in March of 2021. He previously also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Greenidge from 2014 until March 2021. Mr. Irwin has more than 20 years of diverse international experience in leading teams and managing projects from idea to execution. In his 18+ years of experience in the energy sector, Mr. Irwin has managed numerous large and small-scale capital projects, including the conversion of Greenidge from a 1930s era coal-fired power plant to a modern, 21st century natural gas-powered plant and, ultimately, a fully compliant power plant-bitcoin mining company. He provides expertise in powerplant compliance, construction management, outage management, fossil fuel operations and maintenance training. Mr. Irwin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management from Keuka College.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Mulvihill serves as Chief Financial Officer at Greenidge. He joined Greenidge in 2021 as Vice President of Engineering and Corporate Development. Prior to joining Greenidge, he was an Associate at Atlas Holdings where he specialized in power, energy, and bitcoin mining. From 2018 to 2020, he held various senior roles at Granite Shore Power, an independent power producer located in New England. He began his career at TC Energy where he worked as a Project Manager in their Canadian Natural Gas Pipelines business. Christian received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University in Canada.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Beaudry has served as Greenidge’s Chief Technology Officer since January 2021. Mr. Beaudry brings over 18 years of consulting and operating experience as a technology professional. Prior to joining Greenidge Generation, Mr. Beaudry was Director of Technology and Operations at Pegasus Capital Advisors, a private equity firm headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut. He held senior management roles and advisory engagements with portfolio companies across a number of industries including manufacturing, transportation, energy and professional services. He also served as Director of Management Consulting at RSM US LLP. Mr. Beaudry is a graduate of Connecticut College.
Chief Strategy Officer
Scott MacKenzie is an experienced leader with extensive mergers and acquisitions, business development and strategic planning experience. Mr. Mackenzie has served as the Vice President, Corporate Development for Millar Western since June 2019. From June 2016 to June 2019, Mr. MacKenzie was the Director, Corporate Development and Strategic Planning at Stuart Olson Inc., one of the largest construction services companies in Canada. Prior to joining Stuart Olson, Mr. MacKenzie held various senior management roles with the ATCO Group, an engineering and logistics company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. MacKenzie earned a Bachelor of Engineering from Lakehead University and a Master of Business Administration with a focus in finance and international business from the University of Alberta.
Mr. Rainey has been with Greenidge since 2017. Mr. Rainey is a licensed CPA with more than 10 years of diverse accounting and finance experience, including at a top 40 accounting firm. For two years, from 2015 through 2017, Mr. Rainey served as Senior Accountant at Bonadio & Co. LLP. As CFO of Greenidge, Mr. Rainey continuously weighs opportunities and risks in both the cryptocurrency and energy markets to make winning decisions for both institutional investors and mining customers. He is frequently quoted by top-tier trade publications for his unique insights into cryptocurrency and energy markets, as well as the areas in which they intersect. Mr. Rainey holds an M.B.A. in Accounting from the State University of New York College at Oswego.