Michael graduated from George Washington University in 2006 with a B.A. in International Affairs with a concentration in International Economics. After a year and 3 months working for Chimera Capital as an equity trader, Frenette transitioned to work for US Bank, where he spent 4 years working in CDO Operations for the Wealth Management division. As a Senior Analyst at US Bank, Frenette spent his weeknights and weekends working as the controller for No Fossil Fuel, and was instrumental in preparing the costs and coordinating 1603 Cash Grant application. Frenette leveraged his experience in operations, compliance and financial reporting from the banking sector and left in May 2012 to become the CFO of No Fossil Fuel.
Frenette has successfully closed over $20 MM in term financing and project finance under his tenure at No Fossil Fuel. In addition to his role as CFO, he functions as a project manager, and lead the acquisition, design, permitting, and sale of the 650 kW PV project in Wilbraham, MA. Frenette is responsible for the asset management of No Fossil Fuel’s 6 MW wind farm. Mike remains active in the community, and is the chair of the KBA Kingston Waterfront Festival Committee.