ABOUT US

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Renewable Energy Evolution LLC is a renewable energy solutions advisor that is focused on accelerating the rapid transition taking place in the energy sector that results in a more decentralized and cleaner approach to power generation. REE’s trusted advisory experience includes a wide range of solutions aimed at serving our client needs, including schools, municipalities, industrials, project developers, utilities, and financiers. Our company develops, finances, and manages renewable energy projects with a specific focus on tangible results.

Our experience includes management and development of utility-scale renewable systems up to 50MW to distributed solar and battery energy systems at 100kw. Renewable Energy Evolution LLC. focused on energy consulting and renewable energy project development and was founded with the aim of being a leading adviser and a trustworthy partner in the renewable energy market sector, while directly improving people’s lives and making a world of difference.

Meet the Team

Brian has a total of 20 years of experience in originating and managing renewable energy projects for private and public clients. His vision is forged in a philosophical belief that fosters team creativity and delivery of positive results. He established an energy efficiency/on-site generation ‘cross-pollination model’ with financial stakeholders from across the globe. Brian’s expertise is based on an understanding of commodity pricing and how to achieve desired financial objectives. To date, he has been a key stakeholder in over 2GW of renewable energy projects, a majority of which have been in solar energy generation projects. His current primary focus is the development of solar and battery storage projects in the Midwest. Prior to REE, Brian held leadership and director positions for national solar Environmental, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) and solar Development companies. The majority of Brian’s career development was at Arcadis, where he reached the position of Associate Vice President, Solar Program Manager for North America. Brian has a Bachelor of Science in Soil Engineering from Louisiana State University. Brian is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He currently resides in Milwaukee, with a wife, three kids, and a French Bulldog.

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Brian Maillet, Owner and CEO

David Turner, President of the Board

With over 20 years of executive, operations, and engineering experience managing small to mid-size teams and businesses in the technology and services space. David has served in multiple capacities and executive leadership positions including the Board of Directors for technology and service companies both in the US and abroad. David founded several companies and is also the primary inventor for several patents with a continued focus on IOT, product excellence, and product compliance towards multiple regulated industries such as Clinical, Health, and Federal. Over the years, his primary focus has been executive leadership, entrepreneurship, product innovation, packaging, pricing, and overall market direction in the enterprise software and enterprise services space. David has a Bachelors in Economics and a Masters in Information Systems from Louisiana State University and has attended programs at the Anderson School of Business, UCLA, as well as the Aji Network LEIP program. While in Silicon Valley, David held leadership roles at Liberate Technologies, DemandTec, and MobiTV. Formerly David was the CEO and Founder of Parallel6, a PRA Health Sciences Company, and the inventor of Clinical6 and mClinical platform serving both Pharma and Health verticals. He currently teaches at San Diego State University and sits on several boards.

Anson began his career in the solar energy industry in 2007 and since then has participated in the construction of more than 3 GWp of project capacity across six countries and territories. He brings his experiences in the utility scale, commercial/ industrial, residential and O&M sectors to REE. Anson moved to Chicago in 2018 to lead a PV performance monitoring manufacturer and more recently he served as a residential solar installer and IL solar energy industry lobbyist. Anson applies his skill, experience and enthusiasm as REE’s Director of Operations where he evaluates business procedures to optimize policy, procedural efficiency, conducts project origination and project management. In addition to his passion for solar energy Anson is an avid cyclist where he serves on the board of a bicycle adventure advocacy nonprofit and is active in the Chicago home brewing community.

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Anson Moran, Vice President of Operations

Greg Swanson, Vice President of Solar Development

Greg has over 6 years’ experience in Corporate Business to Business and Business to Consumer Sales and Development. At Renewable Energy Evolution (REE) Greg is responsible for solar development, sales as well as implementation across REE’s portfolio of solar projects. He has a passion for helping companies and public organizations learn about solar and how to best implement it for their needs. Prior to REE, Greg worked in corporate sales roles for Staples Business to Business Sales, The Princeton Review and Paycor. Before working in sales, he worked at The White House for President Barack Obama from 2009-2015 in various operations roles. Greg has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy from Michigan State University and is currently at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business working towards his MBA. He currently lives in Chicago with his wife and his Golden Retriever.