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Team RUTE
Industry veterans

in clean energy, precast manufacturing, geotechnical engineering, general contracting and economics

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Doug krause, pe

Founder, President

25 years of experience in wind farm development, precast manufacturing, and cable construction, upon which RUTE was founded in 2015. BSE University of Michigan, Mechanical Engineering

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Founder, President

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Douglas Krause, PE

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Jeff Colwill

VP Operations

Jeff has founded and led several construction firms.

He leads the RUTE formwork, precasting, and material quality control.

BSE Iowa State University, 

Mechanical Engineering

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VP Manufacturing

Jeff Colwill

Evelyn leads the structural engineering effort at RUTE. She performs the finite element modeling, structural analysis and design reporting prior to manufacturing.

Physics graduate,

Lewis & Clark College. 

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Engineering Lead

Evelyn Hunsberger

Louis manages the company financial affairs. He worked for a London M&A firm, ran the RUTE rebar crew in 2018 on Unit 1 construction, is Product Mgr for RUTE Solar.

Masters in Physics, Oxford 

Chief Financial Officer

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Louis Wood

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 As a founding investor, leads the effort to connect the RUTE advantages among the wind project community BOPs, OEMs, IPPs, & landowners.

She's been working in marketing for 10 yrs and is

the founder/creative director

of Life is Short Films.

Vanessa Hopkins

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Head of Media

VH

Stephen brings the passion of the team to the renewable energy marketplace and delivers quotations and value propositions to wind and solar developers and builders. Sales director expertise. BA U Oregon.

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Head of Sales

Stephen Cross

David is a commercialization executive with a 22-year career. His clientele have included Sharp Technology Ventures, P&G, Deloitte, U.S. DoD, and NASA.  David has a physics degree from the University of Michigan

and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.

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IP & Funding

David McFeeters-Krone

dmk

Dave has a career focus on education, economic development, renewable energy, and government reform, and is former Chairman for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. 

Master’s in Management University of Mary.

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Business Development

Dave Archambault

Dave A

SCADA & RPLM System

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Jake built the RUTE Product Lifecycle Mgt Suite(RPLM) that governs the production, quality, specifications, and vendor qualifications of all components. He leads the SCADA software for RST, among many other IT charges.

Jacob Backer

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Our Mission

Produce and deliver the most efficient, sustainable structural foundation systems for

the wind and solar industries;

through hard work, and impeccable safety practices,

we are vital in the effort to lower the cost of

clean electricity 

and reduce CO2 emissions

to our planet's atmosphere.

PARTNERS

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BUSINESS AFFILIATES

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