OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM
Donald Kwon is the Co-Founder and CEO of F&D Partners which is located in the heart of the Big Apple.
This has been his attitude ever since his senior year of high school when his mother told him to live life to its fullest.
Donald has worked in the energy sector ever since he graduated with a Master’s degree in Management at Columbia University in May of 2005.
His passion is helping customers with their energy concerns, needs, and wants.
This is why F&D Partners has a 98% retention rate.
Donald loves making new professional acquaintances so reach out if you want to talk sports, food, a large ice cream, music, business or of course, energy.
You can reach him 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at
Fatmir Gjinaj is the President and Co-Founder of F&D Partners, the most amazing company in the world.
He is mainly in charge of the real estate clients: property management companies, property owners, REIT, Developers, Hedge Funds, Hotel Operators etc. His attention to detail and pricing strategies have saved clients millions of dollars on energy costs.Before co-founding F&D Partners, Fatmir was for 4 years the CEO and co-founder of a multinational company distributing soft drinks in Europe and Dubai.Fatmir holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Queen Mary, University of London.Favorite quote: “A winner is just a loser who tried one more time”. If you would like to talk about Entrepreneurship or Soccer, play a game of Chess, Pool or Ping Pong and especially how he can help your business save tremendous amount of money on energy then
Fatmir can be reached at (917) 754-3588
Eva Liksenaj is the Chief Financial Officer of F&D Partners.
She is responsible for ensuring effective compliance, accounting and treasury policies are in place while capturing and analyzing financial data to lead F&D Partners to evaluate the current and future state of the company.
Eva holds a Master’s in Finance and Investment from Queen Mary, University of London and is working towards her CPA.
Eva works as a financial consultant to several companies in NY and she spends her free time with her family on holidays and exploring nature on the weekends.
If you want to get in touch with Eva to discuss finance or accounting, or her new hobby of party planning, she can be reached
Dr. Tom McGovernis the Chief Engineer of F&D Partners and has over 25 years experience as a licensed energy professional engineer and over 15 years experience as a sustainable LEED AP.
He has extensive experience in helping commercial, industrial and residential facilities reduce their carbon emissions by performing thorough
decarbonization studies to remove all fossil fuel burning equipment from the building, install split units and retro-commissioned all major operating equipment over four seasons. Dr. McGovern has performed deep energy retrofit studied to help some of least efficient buildings in the country to identify measures producing over 65% carbon savings by evaluating every piece of equipment for maximum savings then categorically identifying, ranking, prioritizing and designing improvements for all operating systems to present deep energy decarbonization strategies.
Some of his recent projects include decorbanization of a 125,000 square foot office space constructed in 1896, an over 1 million square foot New York City hotel by performing an extensive investment grade assessment, focusing on the building management system, domestic hot water, cogeneration, guest room controls, vertical shaft sealing, thermography, ventilation, LEDs and lighting controls, assesing five different school buildings and administrative offices by performing deep energy retrofit study to drive lifecycle savings over $1.9 million and performing decarbonization study of 550,000 square foot hotel and multifamily in midtown Manhattan that included sophisticated building management system, advanced chillers, ventilation controls and lighting controls to drive savings of $246,000 per year. Dr. McGovern graduated from the University of Hartford with an engineering degree and from St.John’s Law School with a Doctorate in Law. Contact Dr. McGovern anytime to discuss sports, NYC building history, food or to discuss the intricacies of building operating systems at
Sindarela Rrezhdais the Office Manager of F&D Partners.
She oversees coordinating our goals and projects.Sindarela monitors and proceeds with the training and work of administrative staff, preparing presentations, analysis, budgets & reports for our clients.She also maintains the office and ensures a safe and secure environment for our staff.She is graduating in International Business at one of NYC’s finest business schools, Baruch College.
Sindarela has interned at Universal Music Group where she participated in many events like artists performing and getting familiar with copyrights.Her interests include outdoor activities such as horseback riding, hiking, and exploring the culinary world.If you want to discuss your energy savings, creative dinners, or if she has found her glass slipper,
Sindarela can be reached at (929) 923 2502 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Vishal Mahadeo is an Energy Engineer at F&D Partners.
Vishal has experience in the field and on the desk as he has helped with numerous audits and specializes in retro-commissioning existing buildings.
He has conducted energy studies at multi-family properties, commercial buildings, industrial warehouses and health-care facilities.
Credentials include CEM, CBCP, BOC-1 & BOC-2, as well as
former work experience as an Energy Officer with the City of New York.
If you would like to meet Vishal, he enjoys exercise, sipping fine tequila or eating Acai Bowls (sometimes all at the same time).
You can reach him 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at
Joseph Mentais the Software and Reporting Specialist of F&D Partners.
He overseas our Energy Software and reporting programs.
He monitors data posted by the EIA, writes, and generates reports, and enters data into our software programs for our clients.
Joseph is currently studying at Liberty University Online and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science.
Joseph has experience in different hospitality fields such as Restaurant Business and also has a year experience as an Electrical Assistant.
After work you will find Joseph at garage sales, working on computers, smoking cigars, and enjoying the outdoors.
You may reach Joseph at
Jasmina Gaxheriis an Account Executive for F&D Partners.
Her main responsibility is to manage client accounts by understanding their energy needs, analyzing their data, finding the right strategies to reduce their energy costs and resolve their issues with utilities and suppliers.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Epoka University, and is continuing her master’s
for Information Engineering and Computer Science at Rhine-Waal University.
Jasmina has experience in different sectors such as retail, real estate and energy.
After work you will find her reading novels, playing video games or simply taking a walk.
You may reach Jasmina at
Erisa Shalais an Account Executive for F&D Partners.
Her responsibility is working closely with our clients to build strategies and achieve the client’s goals. She works with other sales representatives and assists in developing sales strategies and establishing quotas. Erisa negotiates agreements and keeps records of sales and data, so she manages the entire sales cycle from finding a potential client to securing a deal.Erisa holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Informatics from Tirana University. She has experience in configuring and customizing software programs, maintaining, and supporting websites and systems.She spends her free time traveling, learning new technologies and cooking.She is an adaptable, knowledgeable multi-tasker with strong computer and communication skills.
If you want to discuss sales strategies, Erisa can be reached at