Carlo DiFranco currently serves as a Grants Management Specialist at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). Prior to joining ARPA-E in October 2019, he served as a Grants Management Specialist for DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) in Golden, CO. Over his 10 year tenure with EERE, he supported several Program offices, including the Solar Energy Technologies Office, the Advanced Manufacturing Office, the Fuel Cells Technologies Office, and the Building Technologies Office. Mr. DiFranco brings with him diverse and extensive specialized experience providing expert consultation on all aspects of financial assistance award management.
Mr. 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 Certification from DOE’s Financial Assistance Career Development Program.