Senior Development Director
Justin joined Tradewind Energy in 2013 and manages the company’s existing solar portfolio projects and helps identify new projects for development. His responsibilities include land origination and control, identifying and evaluating strategic sites for possible development, initiating and facilitating generation interconnection activities, managing subcontractor relationships during project development, overseeing technical design of projects through the transmission and interconnection application processes, and exploring market opportunities for acquisition and divestiture/sale opportunities.
Justin is an experienced professional in project management as developer, designer, and contractor, having worked in multiple sectors including energy efficiency, custom residential construction, low-income housing, and historic preservation.He is drawn to the cross-disciplined and entrepreneurial nature of the renewable energy sector incorporating the best challenges of technical design, energy efficiency, creative project finance, project management and leadership.
He leverages his passion for design, experience in construction management, and background in finance to deliver successful renewable energy projects.
Justin has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Notre Dame, a Master’s degree in Architecture from the University of Kansas and a MBA from the University of Kansas.