Eco Terra was established to raise capital for direct investment in projects that support environmentally sustainable development while providing financial return for investors.
Over the last several decades, man-made progress has greatly altered the face of our planet. Many natural habitats have been seriously damaged and, some, completely destroyed. Threats pronouncing ecosystems as dead demand an urgent action be taken to influence and affect environmental protection.
Eco Terra seeks to mitigate these risks by providing a financially beneficial, complementary approach to economic development. We offer comprehensive and diverse investment opportunities for high net worth individuals to participate in projects that enhance the value and environmental utility of lands all throughout the southeastern United States. Additionally, Eco Terra seeks to expand its investment opportunities to reflect a contemporary approach to environmental protection. Current and future projects include mitigation banking, solar farming, and sustainable development, among other alternative energy solutions.
Here at Eco Terra, we put to rest the myth that separates economic prosperity and environmental sustainability. Many people believe you cannot combine financial gain with helping the environment, but we beg to differ. Our goal is to merge the two concepts as we live by the motto: Be Green, Make Green.
Please see our disclaimer page concerning some of the important risks associated with a potential investment in Eco Terra Fund.
Focusing on environmentally conscious and financially sound business models across the Southeast
Michael Beinenson is the owner and President of Tax Incentives Experts, Inc., a Georgia corporation that specializes in business tax credits, tax credit brokerage and tax credit consulting. Drawing upon his experience with Tax Incentives Experts, Inc., Mr. Beinenson founded and serves as President of Eco Terra Management, LLC, a Georgia limited liability company. While managing and consistently expanding its diverse investment portfolio, Mr. Beinenson looks for opportunities to combine environmental protection with a sense of business purpose and financial benefit. Prior to his current positions, he spent 5 years in the payroll industry as Director of Operations and Tax for Choice Payroll, Inc. and as Marketing Manager for Payday, Inc. Before these positions, Mr. Beinenson served as Assistant Vice President with SunTrust Bank.
Michael graduated high school in Albuquerque, New Mexico and went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Management from Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania. Finding his way to Atlanta, GA, Mr. Beinenson has become very active in environmental sustainability and alternative energy solutions in the Atlanta area. He served as President of the Electric Vehicle Club of the South for the past two years and is an avid electric mobility advocate. Mr. Beinenson extends his philanthropic reach to the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, where he actively volunteers. In his spare time, you can find him cheering at an Atlanta United game or spending time outdoors with his two kids and wife of sixteen years, Natalia.
Promoting social and economic growth in the Atlanta community
Ted Griffith, an expert in raising capital for a diverse portfolio of investments, is a Principal at Eco Terra Management, LLC. Mr. Griffith directs his attention towards projects that support environmentally sustainable development while providing financial return for investments. He believes that financial gain and environmental sustainability go hand in hand. Ted focuses on financial modeling, operations analysis, due diligence and business development at Eco Terra. He has previously worked for Old Ivy Capital Partners, Gallery Capital Management, McMaster Carr, and SimpleC.
Ted was raised in Atlanta, GA and received a B.S. in Economics from Vanderbilt University and a M.S. in Finance from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.
Mr. Griffith’s philanthropic arm extends across the Atlanta community to include representation on multiple nonprofit boards. He currently serves as board treasurer for the Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education, co-chair of Help For Children Atlanta, board member of Help for Children Global, and board member for the Owen Graduate School of Business Alumni Board. Ted is excited to be a part of work that uplifts the social structure of the Atlanta community. In his free time, Ted spends his time playing squash and relaxing aside his fiancee Rachel.