About Us

Zennergy LLC’s mission is to produce water sense technology in the USA. With over 50 combined years of engineering and manufacturing experience, Zennergy LLC is leading the charge on consumption reduction and water savings technology for the commercial markets.

The FMD is custom designed to lower your billable consumption and save water. The team at Zennergy LLC continue to improve the technology and create better ways to reduce your overall water consumption while not impacting your business.


Meet the Team

Steve Tarte, Chairman

Bringing 35 years of executive experience in retail, manufacturing and professional services industries, Steve Tarte has served as a Senior Vice President for a publicly traded international supplier of real-time hydrologic data monitoring equipment and engineering services to more than 40 countries globally. The last 11 years have been primarily focused on Cribb Philbeck Weaver Group, a professional engineering firm he co-founded. He is also a co-founder and the CEO of Zennergy LLC. Steve has been married for 29 years to his high school sweetheart and has 5 children. He is a supporter of several charities serving children and disadvantaged people around the world.

John Venzon, Chief Executive Officer

John brings a unique blend of leadership skills honed in Fortune 50 companies and sharpened in numerous entrepreneurial experiences.  After graduating as an engineer from Carnegie Mellon University, John ascended to the executive ranks at IBM before building and selling and Internet Company.  He then led innovation and customer service improvements at Bank of America before joining a financial services company.  His companies developed real estate, exported capital equipment, and provided strategic consulting services for a variety of industries.  John has been married for 32 years to his college sweetheart and they have 2 children.

Jeff Tarte, Executive Vice-President

Senator Jeff Tarte represents the 41st District in the North Carolina Senate. A resident of Cornelius, Senator Tarte was elected to three terms as Mayor of Cornelius before being elected to the Senate in 2012. A former partner at Ernst and Young, Senator Tarte has started several small businesses. He was a co-founder and currently serves as Chairman Emeritus of Applied Revenue Analytics, an international healthcare IT consulting firm. He and his wife, Dr. Nancy Tarte, attend Davidson United Methodist Church and have three grown children.

Mike Brock, Controller

Mike brings over 40 years of financial and corporate governance to Zennergy as the Controller. His experience is in both Fortune 500 and venture funded start-ups. This experience covers both manufacturing and engineering services companies, mainly in the technology sector.  Mike and his wife both serve on the audio, video, and lighting (AVL) team at United Methodist Church.