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Neal R. Verfuerth


Founder/CEO/Member, Board of Directors

•  One of the nation's top 500 inventors

•  Founded Orion Energy Systems (OESX)

•  1996-2012 CEO/Board member Orion

•  Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year

•  Nat'l Society of Professional Engineers New Product Award

•  Plant Engineering Product of the Year

•  US Green Building Council Wisconsin Alliance Transformation Award of Excellence



Neal's accomplishments have been recognized by the White House, State of Wisconsin, global organizations and many other highly respected institutions for his innovation and leadership in both energy efficiency and business.

Lee Sleiter


Chairman, Board of Directors

•  Past President / CEO Pemco Inc., a manufacturing

and design company serving the capital equipment needs for paper packaging markets worldwide.

•  Board Member, Pemco Inc.

•  Member, Koerber Paperlink Management Council,

Hamburg, Germany

•  International business management consultant.



Dave Vander Ploeg, CPA


Member, Board of Directors

•  Independent Director Swift Transportation (SWFT)

•  Board Member Bellin Health Psychiatric Center

•  Served as CFO for School Specialties (SCOO)

•  Served as EVP & CFO for Schneider National

•  Served as COO for Dutchland Plastics Corp


Education: Dave received his BS in accounting and MBA from University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh


Dr. Ken Katz


Member, Board of Directors

•  Founder/CEO Dermatology Associates of Wisconsin

    and Forefront Dermatology with 400+ employees

    at locations serving the midwest and expanding



Education: Dr. Katz graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School and completed his residency at Hershey Medical Center - Penn State


Nilaksh Kothari, PE


Member, Board of Directors

•  General Manager, Manitowoc Public Utilities (MPU).

MPU supplies water, electricity and dark fiber

broadband services.

•  Extensive utility sector experience.

•  Director and Past President - American Water

Works Association


Education: Nilaksh received his MS in Engineering from South Dakota State University and his BS in Civil Engineering from M.S. University in Baroda, India


Peter Helander


Member, Board of Directors

•  Founder/CEO Heartland Business Systems,

Avastone Technology, LLC and Heartland Label

Systems, LLC.

•  Board Member, Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

•  Active in many community organizations


Education: Peter received his MS from University of Arizona and his BS from University of Wisconsin - Madison


Katherine L. Hust


Member, Board of Directors

•  Vice President of Community Affairs, US Cellular.

•  Board Member, Chicagoland Chamber of

Commerce; Better Business Bureau of Chicago

& Northern Illinois; Waukesha County Business Alliance; Zoological Society of Milwaukee.

•  Board of Trustees, Boys and Girls Club of Greater



Education: Katherine received her BS in business administration from Mount Mary College - Milwaukee, and certificate in management from Marquette University.


Joseph Suttner, CPA


Advisory Board Member

•  Founder, Managing Partner Suttner Accounting, Inc.

•  Board Member, Wisconsin Association of



Education: Joe received his BS in Accounting from Marquette University




energy bank has established an advisory board to assist in various strategic initiatives



Chuck Van Horn


Advisory Board Member

•  Owner, Van Horn Auto Group

Stuart Ralsky, Ph.D.


Advisory Board Member

•  Principal, SLR Consulting

•  Member, American Psychological Association

•  Member, Society for Industrial Organizational



Education: Stuart received his Ph.D. in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Michigan State University and both his B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Labor and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois.

James Voigt


Advisory Board Member

•  Past President/Founder, American Innovations

•  Former CEO, Innosoft


Voigt holds several patents for his inventions, including those used by Muth Mirror Systems and Kohler Co.



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