We are a multi‐disciplinary, cross‐functional team with a history of working together successfully to deliver high‐value renewable energy projects.


Stephen Voorhees

CEO and President, Chairman of the Board

Mr. Voorhees has over 16 years of renewable energy experience. Mr. Voorhees, founder of Ridgeline Energy, developed 390 MW of wind energy and sold the company to Veolia in 2008. Mr. Voorhees remained CEO and Veolia’s Director of Renewable Energy for North America for several years after the sale. Mr. Voorhees also started two other companies and is an active board member of Amazon Conservation Association (ACA).


Bernie Hansen

COO and CFO, Board Member

Mr. Hansen has 33 years of diverse business experience, including 16 years of experience with three national banking organizations. Mr. Hansen managed two Citicorp regional offices in Seattle and Atlanta, and has extensive project financing and structuring experience in the commercial real estate sector.


Shuman Moore

Director of Transactions

Mr. Moore has 37 years of power industry experience. Mr. Moore is former CEO of publicly traded Ram Power (TSX:RPG) and previously held C-level and senior management positions at Foster Wheeler, Environmental Elements, Constellation Energy, Advanced Thermal Systems and Oski Energy. His experience includes worldwide startup and operations of over 8,500 MW of generation capacity across all technologies and fuels, renewable and conventional energy. Mr. Moore is involved in initial DOE fluidized bed boiler projects for in-furnace sulfur removal on high and low sulfur coals.


Darrel VanCoevering

VP Transmission and Interconnection Planning

Mr. VanCoevering had a 33-year career at Bonneville Power Administration, including the last 11 years as Director of System Operations managing all generation and transmission. Mr. VanCoevering is also former Chairman of the Board of the Northwest Power Pool.


Bill Parkhurst

Advisor, Board Member

Mr. Parkhurst’s 30-year career in the US capital markets has encompassed several areas and roles in the municipal securities market, the fixed income e-trading sector and in renewable energy merchant banking. Mr. Parkhurst has served in both management and production positions for Piper Jaffray, Phoenix Partners Group, UBS and US Bancorp Investments.


Charlie Brewer

Power Marketing

Mr. Brewer has over 45 years’ experience working in the energy industry, including power plant construction, renewable energy, energy conservation and power distribution design. Mr. Brewer is a certified energy manager and focuses on project origination and development in the federal market.


Jim Voorhees

VP Development and Land Acquisition

Mr. Voorhees has 15 years of renewable energy project management experience conducting site-prospecting efforts for wind and solar energy projects. Mr. Voorhees coordinates and manages land acquisition and landowner relations, as well as direct resource assessment, permitting and public outreach efforts. Mr. Voorhees was a founding member of Ridgeline Energy.


Jon Glazer

Financial Analysis + Strategy

Mr. Glazer is a senior financial professional who specializes in providing financial modeling and analysis services to energy and real estate companies.  Mr. Glazer has more than 27 years of international and domestic experience in corporate acquisitions, debt and equity solicitations, business development activities and capital investment evaluations.


Joe Benga

Director of EPC

Mr. Benga has over 35 years of managing design, engineering, construction, estimating, procurement, analysis, customer service, sales, maintenance and training.  For the past 12 years, Mr. Benga focused on renewable energy, directing and installing over 300 MW of solar installations, including rooftop, carports and ground mount systems.


Vincent Hansen

VP Origination

Mr. Hansen has nine years of renewable-energy experience and specializes in project site assessment and development for wind, solar and biomass energy. Mr. Hansen previously held positions at Ridgeline­­­­­ Energy and Veolia Environment.


Dani Torcolacci

VP Project Management

Ms. Torcolacci has nine years of experience in renewable energy and specializes in environmental reviews and permitting for wind and solar energy projects. Ms. Torcolacci previously held positions at Ridgeline Energy and Hurricane Wind.


John Vanden Bosche

VP Energy Resources

Mr. Bosche has 25 years of experience in renewable energy industry and is an expert in collecting and analyzing energy resource data to calculate project performances. Mr. Bosche was previously a consultant for Ridgeline Energy. Mr. Bosche performs due diligence for utilities, banks and investors.