Dr. Randell L. Mills
Chairman of the Board, President and CEO Director

Luis Rebollar
VP of Business Development

Prachi Athnikar Patil
Business Development Manager

Emilio Icaza Chavez

David Bennett

Jim Hearty


Dr. Mills, Founder and principal stockholder of Brilliant Light Power, Inc., has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer and President since 1991.

Dr. Mills has authored nine books, participated in over 50 presentations at professional meetings, and authored and co-authored over 100 papers regarding the field of energy technology that have been published in peer-reviewed journals of international repute. Dr. Mills has received patents or filed patent applications in the following areas:

  1. Millsian computational chemical design technology based on a revolutionary approach to solving atomic and molecular structures;
  2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging;
  3. Mossbauer cancer therapy (Nature, Hyperfine Interactions);
  4. Luminide class of drug delivery molecules;
  5. Genomic Sequencing Method, and
  6. Artificial Intelligence. A thorough description of the Company’s technology and Dr. Mills’ underlying atomic theory is published in a book entitled The Grand Unified Theory of Classical Physics.

Dr. Mills was awarded a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chemistry, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Franklin & Marshall College in 1982, and a Doctor of Medicine Degree from Harvard Medical School in 1986. Following a year of graduate work in electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Mills began his research in the field of energy technology.


VP of Business Development joined the Company in 2021.
Mr. Rebollar has 34 years of experience in senior managing roles at DuPont and Chemours, including President of spin-off The Chemours Company Mexico; VP of Titanium Technologies, President of DuPont, Mexico; and VP of Chemours’ Chemical Solutions.
Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA) in Mexico, BS Chemical Engineering; Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico (ITAM), MBA.


Mrs. Prachi Athnikar Patil has an MBA in Marketing from Pune University.

She has been a Business Development Manager with 9+ years of experience in solution selling and new business development. A focus area for Prachi has been building and maintaining relationships with key contacts at potential clients, consulting companies, and partners in order to get access to new opportunities. Over the course of her career, Prachi has also built expertise in prospecting potential new clients and turning them into increased avenues of business.

She is known for her ability to develop relationships with senior decision-makers (incl. CEOs, CFOs, CMOs, or VPs) with potential clients. Prachi was successful in enhancing organizational reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


Mr. Icaza Chavez was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2018.

Mr. Icaza Chavez is a co-founder and current Chairman of the Board of Siesint, the market leader in mid-size business accounting software in Mexico and in Colombia. Telmex bought an initial stake in Siesint in 2000; since then the relationship has evolved and Grupo Financiero Inbursa now owns a majority stake in Siesint.

From 1989 to 1996, Mr. Icaza Chavez worked at GBM, one of the top brokerage houses in Mexico, where he was Co-Executive Director, in charge of Corporate Finance, Research and Investor Relations.

In addition to his continued role at Aspel, Mr. Icaza Chavez co-founded Fusion de Ideas in 2008, a Private Equity investment vehicle with current investments in Energy, Software, Real Estate Development, Food, and other industries.

Mr. Icaza Chavez is the main shareholder of Enextra Energía, a Mexican corporation which has signed a licensing agreement with Brilliant Light Power, Inc. to serve energy customers in certain industries within the Mexican Territory.

Mr. Icaza Chavez was awarded a bachelor’s degree in business administration at Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) in Mexico City.


Mr. Bennett was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2018.

Consultant – Strategic management consulting for growth businesses in aerospace, transportation and alternative energy field. Focused on startups through mid-sized firms.

Mr. Bennett was CEO of Proterra electric bus startup and led the firm from prototype design through national validation and successful commercial launch. Raised funds from key investors, including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, GM Ventures, and Mitsui & Co. Global Investment.

Mr. Bennett worked with Eaton for ten years in a series of operating and corporate roles. His most recent roles were VP Business Development Industrial Sector and President Eaton’s Vehicle Group in Asia Pacific. The Vehicle Group AP business, headquartered in Shanghai, has operations in five countries providing full design, product development, production, sales and service solutions for a wide range of automotive and commercial vehicle customers.

Previously, Mr. Bennett held a variety of general management positions in Europe and North America for the Truck business. He was also a general manager in Eaton Aerospace.

Prior to joining Eaton in 2001, Mr. Bennett worked with Honeywell (formerly AlliedSignal) and General Electric in a variety of general management, operational, program management and technical roles for high technology aerospace and industrial businesses.

Mr. Bennett holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and materials from Duke University and a master’s degree in business administration from Drexel University.


Graduate of Williams College and The Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School.

Jim began as a bond trader at First National Bank of Boston, where he eventually ran the Bond Department, (the largest underwriter of Tax Exempt Debt in New England with a significant business in US Government and Agency Securities and Money Market securities). In the early 1990’s, Jim was the Assistant Secretary of Administration and Finance for Governor Bill Weld and responsible for all Bond Financings for the Commonwealth and Agencies and Authorities where the Governor served on the Board.

Over the course of his career he also served as: Board Member of the Public Securities Association and a Board Member and Chairman of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, Board Member of the Mass HFA, The Mass Industrial Finance Agency, The Massachusetts Land Bank and the Pension Reserve Investment Management Board (The State Pension System) among others. Remained on the Board of the Pension System and co-through the terms of Governors Weld, Cellucci, Swift and Romney.

Working at Lehman Brothers as a banker in the Tax Exempt Division, Jim was responsible for Business in New England and grew the franchise substantially, lead managed significant issues in all New England State. Became the Head of Public Finance in 1998, and Co-Head of the Tax Exempt Division including all trading and underwriting in 2000, and grew the Business substantially.

In 2002, he was the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Pension Reserve, and served for two years as ED and CIO of the $70 Billion Pension Fund. Then in 2005, Jim was a Partner of Relational Investors, one of the original “Activist” Institutional Investors, and grew the business from $1.5 Billion to $5 Billion Dollars in AUM. Significant Engagements included Home Depot, Sovereign Bancorp, Hewlett-Packard and Sprint. In 2008, he became a Partner of Clough Capital Partners and was responsible for fundraising in the Institutional Market, where he grew the AUM in our long/short fund from $500 Million to $2.0 Billion.

Jim is married to Doris Blodgett since 1975, 3 sons, Resident of Boston.