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industry veterans

Specializing in wind energy, precast, geotechnical engineering and general contracting

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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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Doug krause, pe

Founder, President

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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

Jeff Colwill

VP Operations

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vanessa hopkins

Marketing Director

 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.

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vanessa hopkins

Marketing Director

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Evelyn 
Hunsberger

Engineering Lead

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. 

Evelyn 
Hunsberger

Engineering Lead

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JON NORLING

Business Advisory Board

Jon is a renewable energy executive and attorney who represents developers, lenders and investors in the development, acquisition and financing of wind, solar, biomass and biofuel projects. He has a JD from Lewis and Clark Law School, BA from Middlebury College.

JON NORLING

Business Advisory Board

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DAVID
MCFEETERS-KRONE

IP and Funding

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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DAVID
MCFEETERS-KRONE

IP and Funding

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DAVE ARCHAMBAULT

Business Development

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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DAVE ARCHAMBAULT

Business Development

Partners

Post-Tensioning

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Business Affiliates

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