Carlo A. Dovan DiFranco
Carlo A. Dovan DiFranco currently serves as a Grants Management Specialist and Contracting Officer at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). In this role, he performs cradle-to-grave administration of grants and cooperative agreements and has diverse and extensive specialized experience providing expert consultation on all aspects of financial assistance award management.
Prior to joining ARPA-E in October 2019, Mr. Dovan DiFranco served 8 years as a Grants Management Specialist for the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) in Golden, CO. Over his tenure at EERE, he supported several Program offices, including the Buildings Technologies Office, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office, Advanced Manufacturing Office, and Solar Energy Technologies Office.
Mr. Dovan DiFranco earned his Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies, with a focus in Business Administration, from Frostburg State University. He has completed his Level III Financial Assistance Certification.