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Tower Tech Systems
Tower Tech Systems is a heavy weldment fabricator with plants in Manitowoc, Wis., Sioux Falls, S.D. and Abilene, Texas. We fabricate wind towers and monopiles for on- and off-shore wind energy development, and we have a specialty with the larger, heavier next generation wind energy structures.
Top to bottom, we've optimized our organization for mass production with a combination of the
most advanced equipment, high-tech automation and streamlined manufacturing processes. Soon, the efficiency of our service will be optimized with continuous, under-roof flow for blast, paint and assembly at each of our facilities.
The annual production of our Manitowoc plant will support 600-750 MW installed. With our new, state-of-the-art and streamlined plants in Sioux Falls, S.D. and Abilene, Texas, our combined annual production will support up to 1,500 MW. Each of the facilities provides easy access to multiple cost-effective shipping options.
We're prepared for the future of wind, too. As a Broadwind Energy company, Tower Tech is part of a comprehensive and efficient response to the supply-chain needs of renewable and other energy industries across North America. It also means we have the financial resources
to expand, upgrade and respond to your needs, whatever they might be.
Tower Tech Holdings, Inc, now a full subsidary of Broadwind Energy, is headquartered in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Tower Tech Holdings, Inc. is dedicated to the exclusive mass-production of large wind tower support structures, wind turbine assemblies and monopiles for the multi-million-dollar wind power industry. Located on a 46-acre peninsula, Tower Tech leases or has options to lease more than 700,000 square feet of heavy manufacturing under roof. Tower Tech Holdings believes that it has one of the largest capacities of any wind tower manufacturer in North America, and its ability to integrate the entire manufacturing process at its Wisconsin facility as well as source materials and ship finish product by rail sets the Company apart from other manufacturers.
Tower Tech Website: http://www.towertechsystems.com/about.asp
Peter C. Duprey (President and CEO)
Previously, Peter served as president and chief executive officer at Acciona Energy North America, and led Acciona Energy's dramatic growth in wind development and operations; turbine manufacturing; and solar in North America. Prior to joining Acciona, he was general manager of marketing for GE Energy's wind business and he led GE Energy's business development efforts in renewable energy, including the acquisition of Enron Wind. Peter also spent 6 years with GE Capital in various finance, M&A and quality positions. His early career included business development and financial management positions at Eastman Kodak and Price Waterhouse Coopers. Peter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and finance from Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York.
Stephanie Kushner (Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer)
Stephanie brings more than 30 years of accounting and finance experience to managing all financial aspects of Broadwind and our companies. That experience includes a her track record of C-level global business leadership encompassing corporate finance, controllership and treasury across domestic and international divisions, subsidiaries and corporate headquarters. Prior to joining us in August 2009, Stephanie was the chief financial officer for publicly traded global manufacturer Federal Signal Corp. for six years. Before that, she held several global finance leadership positions with FMC Corporation, and she began her career with Amoco Corp. Stephanie holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor's degree in economics from Douglass College at Rutgers University.
Jess Collins (Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer)
Jess is leading Broadwind's operational initiatives, especially continuous improvement across our platform of wind-focused companies. He was previously group president at Broadwind, leading the Company's wind turbine tower and logistics subsidiaries. He joined Broadwind in August 2008 as vice president of heavy manufacturing and transportation services. Prior to this, Jess was president of wind tower manufacturer Trinity Structural Towers, Inc. and previously served as president of Trinity Containers, LLC, the largest propane container manufacturer in North America. He began his career with Wayne, Pennsylvania-based Triumph Group, an aerospace flight control surface manufacturer. Jess holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington. He has been a member of both the American Wind Energy Association and the National Propane Gas Association.
J.D. Rubin (Vice President and General Counsel)
J.D. joined Broadwind in the summer of 2008 as our vice president and general counsel. He coordinates and provides leadership in addressing all the legal aspects at Broadwind. Prior to joining Broadwind, J.D. was at Barack, Ferrazzano, Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP, a Chicago law firm, where he specialized in corporate and securities law. J.D. earned his undergraduate degree in political science and environmental studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his law degree from the Northwestern University School of Law.
David P. Reiland (Chairman of the Board) Mr. Reiland has served as a member of the Company's Board of Directors since April 16, 2008, and has been Chairman of the Board of Directors since May 17, 2010. Mr. Reiland is a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Reiland is Chairman of the Executive Committee and is also a member of the Governance/Nominating Committee. Mr. Reiland was employed by Magnetek, Inc., a public company that develops, manufactures and markets power and motion control systems, from August 1986 until January 2009, where he held numerous high-level positions, including Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Controller and Vice President of Finance, and served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Magnetek from October 2006 until October 2008. Mr. Reiland continues to serve on the board of directors of Magnetek. Mr. Reiland is a Certified Public Accountant who holds an undergraduate degree in financial management from California State University, Long Beach, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Southern California.
Charles H. Beynon Mr. Beynon has served as a member of the Company's Board of Directors since October 24, 2007. Mr. Beynon is Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Beynon is also a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Beynon also serves as a director of Integrated Electrical Services, Inc., a public company. Mr. Beynon retired as a partner from Arthur Andersen & Co. in 2002 after a 29-year career with the firm, including 19 years as a partner. He served as a division head in the firm's Houston office where he was principally responsible for the firm's services to middle market clients. In addition, Mr. Beynon is a Certified Public Accountant.
Peter C. Duprey (President and CEO) Mr. Duprey has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and also as a Director since December 1, 2010. Mr. Duprey is a member of the Executive Committee. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Duprey served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Acciona Energy North America Corporation from April 2006 through September 2010, and led Acciona Energy's growth in wind development and operations, turbine manufacturing, and solar development in North America. In 2005 and 2006, Mr. Duprey was a partner at Zouk Ventures Ltd., a venture capital fund based in London, England. Mr. Duprey was the General Manager of Marketing for GE Wind Energy, a division of General Electric Company, from September 2003 through 2005, where he led Marketing and New Product Development. Prior to joining GE Wind, Mr. Duprey led GE Energy's business development efforts in renewable energy, including the acquisition of Enron Wind. Mr. Duprey's early career included business development, quality and financial management positions at GE Capital, Eastman Kodak and Price Waterhouse Coopers. Mr. Duprey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and finance from Clarkson University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Rochester.
William T. Fejes Mr. Fejes has served as a member of the Company's Board of Directors since March 19, 2009. Mr. Fejes is Chairman of the Governance/Nominating Committee and is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee. Mr. Fejes is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of SL Industries, a public company that designs, manufactures and markets power electronics, power motion, power protection, teleprotection and communications equipment and systems that are used in a variety of medical, aerospace, computer, datacom, industrial, telecommunications, transportation and electric power utility applications. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Fejes was the Chief Operating Officer of Seakeeper, Inc., a company that designs, manufactures and markets motion stabilization equipment for boats under 50 meters in length. Prior to joining Seakeeper, Mr. Fejes served for three years as the President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of TB Wood's Incorporated, a public company that designs, manufactures and markets industrial power transmission components. Mr. Fejes also held various executive management roles during an eighteen-year period at Danaher Corporation, a public company that designs, manufactures and markets industrial and consumer products. Mr. Fejes received both his Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Terence P. Fox Mr. Fox has served as a member of the Company's Board of Directors since February 2006. Mr. Fox is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and is also a member of the Governance/ Nominating Committee. Mr. Fox, along with three other individuals, founded Tower Tech Systems, Inc., the company around which Broadwind was built through a series of acquisitions completed in 2007 and 2008. He has been a partner in the law firm of Kummer, Lambert & Fox, LLP, and its predecessor, Dewane, Dewane, Kummer, Lambert & Fox, LLP, located in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, since June 1987, where one of his primary areas of practice is business and commercial law. Mr. Fox graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Marquette University Law School. He has many business and real estate interests and sits on the boards of directors of several non-profit and for-profit organizations in the Manitowoc, Wisconsin area.
Thomas A. Wagner Mr. Wagner has served as a member of the Company's Board of Directors since March 25, 2011. Since January 2011, Mr. Wagner has been the Engineering Head at Nordic Windpower USA, a wind turbine manufacturer to the community and distributed utility wind power segments. From January 2006 through December 2010, Mr. Wagner served as Chief Technology Officer of Gas Turbine Efficiency plc, an early stage company focused on turbine efficiency, where he led the design and validation of technology to enhance the operation of aviation, industrial and power generation turbines around the world. Mr. Wagner has worked in the diversified energy industry for more than 30 years, including positions as Vice President-Technology and Production for Hess Microgen, an affiliate of Amerada Hess Corporation, and various engineering leadership positions at General Electric Company from 1990 through 2005, where he led teams developing, delivering and servicing gas, steam and wind turbines and generators. From 2002 through 2005 Mr. Wagner served as General Manager-Technology Leadership for Wind Energy for GE Wind, where, among other things, he developed the reliability programs and product improvement plans for General Electric's 1.5 MW wind turbine. Mr. Wagner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Cornell University and a Master of Science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in mechanics.
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