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RockPort Capital Names Two New Partners

RockPort Capital has promoted Kevin Kopczynski to partner and Diane Yung to partner and chief financial officer. Kevin Kopczynski joined RockPort in the Menlo Park office in 2008. Yung joined RockPort’s Boston office in 2007 as VP, Finance.

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RockPort Capital, a multi-stage venture capital firm that invests in the areas of alternative and traditional energy, mobility, and sustainability, today announced the promotion of Kevin Kopczynski to Partner and Diane Yung to Partner & Chief Financial Officer.

Kevin Kopczynski joined RockPort in the Menlo Park office in 2008. He currently serves on the board of RockPort’s portfolio company Enki Technologies and is a board observer on portfolio companies Northern Power, Solar Universe, and Streetline. Prior to joining RockPort he held a variety of operating and senior technical positions in the medical device industry and was a Consultant in the Technology and Innovation practice at Arthur D. Little. He holds a BSE cum laude in mechanical engineering from Princeton University, an MS in engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA with honors from UC Berkeley. Kevin also serves on the advisory boards of the Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative and the UC Berkeley Cleantech to Market program.

Diane Yung joined RockPort’s Boston office in 2007 as VP, Finance. Diane has managed corporate and operational accounting for a number of companies in the energy field during the last 20 years. Prior to joining RockPort Diane was Regional VP, Finance & Administration for Edison Mission Marketing & Trading, the trading arm of Southern California Edison. She also held positions in public accounting at KPMG LLC with both domestic and international experience. She is a licensed CPA and earned a BS in Accounting and Finance from Boston University.

About RockPort Capital

RockPort Capital is a multi-stage venture capital firm that invests in the areas of alternative and traditional energy, mobility, and sustainability. For more than a decade RockPort has partnered with entrepreneurs to foster growth and create value in a broad range of industrial and consumer facing companies whose technologies and products provide innovative solutions to significant worldwide markets. RockPort has a collaborative approach to investing, deep domain expertise, and insights into all aspects of energy and cleantech. With offices in Boston and Menlo Park, RockPort is globally recognized as being among the largest and most established energy-focused venture capital firms.