Moving Energy Forward


A turn-key sustainable energy developer offering engineering, procurement, construction and educational services to businesses throughout New Brunswick, Canada. 



Our Vision is to empower the transition to sustainable energy while creating new market opportunities for New Brunswick.



Our mission, is to develop partnerships with the community leaders, organizations, utilities, and government, that share this same vision for our province.

Our Leadership Team


Mark McAloon

COO & Partner

Mark has an unquestionable desire to create opportunities in New Brunswick; while following his lifelong passion for energy. There is a clear trail of stepping stones from his work at clean energy companies such as Virmark, Ecoheat, Ecohome, and Blu-Print that provided the framework, and staging, for NEXGEN.
Mark is a graduate of both Power and Mechanical Engineering Technology, with professional designations in related fields. His job is to continue building relationships and teams to develop renewable energy projects around the province.

George Georgoudis

Director, Partner & Board Chair

A well-respected community business leader that is known for his community involvement, outstanding leadership skills, and family-owned chain of restaurants, Vito’s restaurant.

George brings a unique set of skills and qualities to the NEXGEN group that help ensure our business continues to grow strong roots in the community.



Jennifer Higgins

Director, Partner & Board Member

Along with being a key member of her family owned group of insurance companies, Higgins Insurance, Jennifer brings the experience of several leadership positions from a wide range of organizations, including the local Chamber of Commerce. Jennifer presents unique opportunities to help NEXGEN create new professional business networks within the community.
Jennifer believes moving to a clean energy community is good for business and good for the next generation; because it will help to create a self-sustaining environment.

Jamie Kindred

CFO & Board Member

Being a computer programmer, a registered Chartered Accountant and a Co-Founder of Turnball and Kindred, Jamie brings a tremendous amount of experience and numerical brain power to the company.

Wanting to brighten the future for his community and his children, Jamie believes smart energy will be a staple in every household.

When Jamie is not crunching numbers, he can be found spending time with his beautiful wife and family in the Kennebecasis Valley.

Zack Spear


Zack is one of the founders of ICS Creative Agency, a multi-award winning marketing company located in Saint John, N.B. With a strong focus on business management and a keen eye for new marketing initiatives and partnerships, Zack is a great asset to fast track NexGens marketing efforts.

When not working, Zack can be found in the KV area with his dog Frank. He is constantly looking into start-ups and opportunities to get involved in fast-tracking their growth. His ideal future for our community would be a vibrant and self-sustaining one.


Mike Capson


Mike is the other owner of ICS Creative Agency and brings several skill sets to NEXGEN. As an award-winning photographer and senior web developer, Mike brings a diverse span of talents to the team.

Mike enjoys running around chasing his two young girls, Lauren and Aubrey. He also loves relaxing on the couch with his best bud, Gus the Pug. When Mike is not at home, you can usually find him roaming around uptown with a camera or locked into a laptop. He believes that solar technology is a key player in a future full of affordable renewable energy.


Paul Palmer

Partner & Board Adviser

Known for his successful industrial electronics, computers, and lighting retail store, Munro’s. Paul brings exception leadership, experience, and perspective to the team. His unique network in the contracting industry, along with his high-quality product expectations, makes him a perfect fit for our growing team of professionals. Paul sees our mission as one that works to help future generations.

When Paul is not working on his business, he can be found spending time with his beautiful wife and family in Saint John, N.B.

You can now view and purchase NEXGEN Smart-Energy products directly from Munro’s located at 61 Marsh Street in Saint John, N.B.

Kendall Higgins


Kendall is the original founder of Higgins Insurance and is a well-respected pillar of entrepreneurial success in the local community. Kendal now tries to spend winters away from N.B. but still enjoys staying connected to his roots in the community.

Kendall believes the future of us all will depend on how we manage our resources. Clean, simple and smart.


James Higgins


James is the President of Higgins Commercial Insurance and brings a wealth of knowledge and vision to the NEXGEN group of companies.

Harrison Teed


Harrison is a successful entrepreneur known for the business he built named Pristine. A unique lifestyle clothing boutique, located in the historic Uptown district of Saint John, New Brunswick.
Pristine was established in 2013, drawing influences from the art, music, and action sports scenes. The store offers clothing and accessories exclusive to not only uptown Saint John but the East Coast as a whole. Harrison also built a successful skateboard brand, the artificial project as well as owns and manages several investment properties.

Greg Hemmings


Hemmings House along with Greg’s award-winning production experience has taken him all over the globe: directing and producing work in Asia, Europe, the Caribbean, the Arctic and all of the Americas. He is a member of the order of Wallace McCain Institute and attended the prestigious National Screen Institute. He recently won three awards at the Banff International Television Festival. Greg Hemmings is the CEO and founder of Hemmings House Pictures.

As a founding member and adviser to the Board of NEXGEN, Greg sees the overwhelming value of people working together in shifting to a clean economy. Greg is an advocate of the B Corp movement and key to advising NEXGEN to be involved with this space. When not working on film or advising boards, Greg can be found spending time with his wife and two daughters.


Dave Veale

Partner & Board Advisor

Dave founded Vision Coaching several years ago in Saint John N.B. Since that time, he has traveled around the world providing professional leadership training to countless organizations looking to better understand this important part of sustainable business.

Having recently added a new member to the Veale family, Dave sees the importance of a clean energy future as being a necessity for our community to embrace.

Dave lives in the Kennebecasis Valley where he enjoys spending time with his family, speaking engagements and personal development.



Andrew Holmes


Andrew brings a strong customer service perspective as well as a unique skill set in connecting with the community. Andrew is a people person and we are excited to have him as a Partner and Advisor.

When Andrew isn’t working up new marketing ideas, he can be found spending time with his wife and daughter, or looking to make the next shot at any local pool hall.

His perspective on the Smart-Energy industry may be cliché, but it’s also true.. “Smart-Energy is the future, and the future is NOW”! By taking customer demands and matching them with environmental benefits, this industry is going to have an extremely positive impact on the way we live, work and play in New Brunswick.



Jeff Sherwood


Jeff comes from four generations of real estate entrepreneurs, Royal Lepage. He has built a truly incredible network of both friends and professional contacts throughout the Saint John and Kennebecasis Valley. It is no surprise that Jeff makes a valuable board advisor.

When not selling properties, Jeff can be found playing outside with his two boys (Owen and Parker), or spending time at his family cottage in Grand Lake.

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