our team

Founded in 2010, We use our proven strategy, partnerships, and 45 years of combined industry expertise to combine clean utilities with financial capital for more efficient power. We’re based in Portland, Oregon with a business development office in North Palm Springs, California.

PETER P BLOOD
Founder and Managing Partner

Peter sees connections and opportunities most people overlook. Whether at a jazz concert or structuring a deal, he understands how people and ideas work together to create something amazing. As the founder and managing partner of Cycle Power Partners, he has originated and managed $1.8 billion in assets over his thirty years in the electric power industry and presides as Vice President on the Board of Directors of the Northwest Power Pool. Peter has honed his instincts for investment and energy management throughout his career with a wide variety of companies:

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch Commodities (BAML)

  • Koch Industries

  • Apex Clean Energy

  • Calpine

  • Dynegy

  • AvanGrid Renewables (Iberdrola)

  • TransAlta

  • Columbia Energy Partners

  • Bonneville Power Administration

  • Verizon

  • Accenture

Peter received his Masters in Business Administration in Finance from the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston and his Bachelors in Business Administration in Finance from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.


DAVID FROST
Managing Director and Advisor

David is a key advising member to Cycle Power Partners and a grant writing genius (and a master prankster).  He has over 20 years of experience in:

  • Corporate development

  • Strategy and planning

  • Mergers and acquisitions

  • Raising capital

  • Environmental technologies

  • Asset development and operations

  • Financial analysis

  • Project management specializing in clean energy.

His previous experience includes work with:

  • Halloran Energy Group

  • AvanGrid Renewables (Iberdrola)

  • Enron

David received his Masters in Business Administration from Harvard University, a Masters in Engineering from Stanford, and Undergraduate degree from Columbia University. 


TIMOTHY TOY
Vice President and General Counsel / Legal Advisor

Timothy is a key advising member to Cycle Power Partners as Vice President - Legal Counsel.  He has over 20 years of experience in energy and related law, and he is an expert in real estate investment trusts (REITs).  Tim currently is sole principal in the TMToy Law firm; his previous experience includes:

  • Bracewell

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Timothy received his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania law school, M.A Government fro Harvard University and B.A from Vassar College.


MEGHAN BLOOD
Director of Development and Communication

Meghan has spent six years in the creative communications space, learning about human behavior and how to evoke positive change through writing and design for several Fortune 500 companies. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies with a focus in Argumentation and Advocacy from the University of Portland.