Our Team

Michael Allen

Michael is a green energy leader and CEO of All Energy Solar. Michael began his career and passion for renewable energy as a sophmore in college. After graduating from UW Wisconsin Madison with a degree in Economics and Business Management he studied european solar and wind markets before becoming a solar consultant designing solar systems Read More

Brian Allen

Brian graduated from UW-River Falls with a BS in Marketing Communications. After college he spent 3 years in California working with various solar energy companies. While in CA he participated in solar programs all across the country, in States like CA, AZ, CO, OR, NY, NJ, PA, and CT, all the while keeping a close Read More

Ryan Buege

Ryan began working in the solar industry in 2008. He entered the field with one thought in mind – that it is time for our country to become energy independent and it is our individual responsibility to replace the current forms of energy we use with cleaner, cheaper power. Ryan is a Corporate Environmental Management Read More

Michael Thalhimer

Michael joins the All Energy Solar team after 11 years working for a Fortune 100 company, primarily in business-to-business sales, marketing and client team management. He is a graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he earned a BA in International Studies with a focus on Environmental Studies. Michael was first exposed to and intrigued Read More

Kerry Wetterlind

Kerry is a motivated accounting professional with over 20 years of experience from a variety of industries who possesses a diligence for processes and procedures that will help the efficiency of All Energy Solar. She has owned her own accounting and business solutions firm, where she assisted companies by providing not only basic accounting needs, Read More

Sarah Sweet

Sarah joins the All Energy Solar team with almost 15 years of experience in supply chain and inventory management. She has a degree in Business Marketing as well as certificates in production management, warehouse management and occupational safety & health.  She is very excited to learn more and work in the renewable energy industry! In her free Read More

Sarah Zazzaro

Sarah graduated with a B.S. and M.S. in Environmental Science from Merrimack College and the University of Maine.  After graduation, Sarah worked in conservation until switching gears to focus all her energy on renewable energy.  After training and working at the Minneapolis branch, Sarah became the Manager of the All Energy Solar Massachusetts Branch.  Her Read More

Maria Allen

Maria is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin River Falls where she succeeded academically and athletically.  She graduated in 2009 with a BS in Sociology and Criminal Justice.  Maria also ran four years of collegiate track and field and cross country while she attended the university.  She also interned at a non-profit organization (Saint Croix Valley Read More

Kristen Anderson

Kristen joins the All Energy Solar team after graduating from the University of St. Thomas with a degree in General Business Management and a legal studies minor. She began her career as a Tennis Coordinator for two years and is excited to move into the Solar Industry. She is looking forward to helping the All Read More

Erin O’Brien

Erin comes to All Energy Solar with a background in customer service and project coordination. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a degree in Education and utilizes her passion for learning and educating on a daily basis. She is passionate about renewable energy and reducing the world’s reliance on fossil fuels. When not Read More

Marilea Griggs

Marilea has a background in Environmental Science and Geography from Willamette University. She is passionate about expanding solar in across the Midwest because of it’s potential to curb carbon emissions, empower residents to be stewards of the earth, and strengthen the local economy. She can’t wait to help you go solar! Before joining the All Energy Read More

Megan Spear

Megan joins the All Energy Solar team after graduating from Gustavus Adolphus College with a degree in Environmental Studies. In her first position out of college, she worked as a Campaign Organizer for Environment Minnesota, where she advocated for more solar energy in Minnesota. She then spent a year with Amica Insurance, improving her administrative Read More

Belle Gerhard

Belle brings over 8 years of construction experience to the All Energy Solar team. After graduating from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Marketing, Belle went on to work for well-known Twin Cities based construction companies, such as Kraus-Anderson Construction Company.  She has worked on commercial, educational, public sector and private sector projects Read More

Carlo Maloni

Carlo graduated Summa Cum Laude from Westfield State University with a B.S. in Business Management and a minor in Economics. Having been someone who always cared for the world and sustainability, Carlo began his career with All Energy Solar shortly after graduating. In his free time, Carlo enjoys hiking, working out, and spending time with Read More

Chris Mejia

Chris Mejia was born and raised in Iowa.  He and his wife have two children that keep them busy at sporting events.  Chris started his own company over 10 years ago consulting with construction companies in sales and technology.  He is a certified Home Inspector, Masters degree in Christian Administration and just recently became  NABCEP (National American Board Read More

Jeff Wiberg

Jeff has a rich and diverse background in design, customer service, production and installation. His ability to listen and desire to get his hands dirty, has helped him to successfully collaborate with everyone from business owners to installers. With a degree in graphic design and a great appreciation for architecture, Jeff spent 18 years in Read More

Colin Brackeen

Colin graduated with a BA in Sociology/Anthropology from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. After chasing his dreams of playing professional baseball for 5 years out of college, he realized his passion and dedication for clean and renewable energy while working for an efficient lighting company. When Colin is not espousing the benefits of solar Read More

Justin Arneson

Justin graduated from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls with a B.S. in Environmental Science. He has always been interested in Renewable Energy and looks forward to making the switch to solar easy for customers. He gained experience in the construction and energy effiency industries before joining the All Energy Solar team. He has Read More

Nick Nelson

Nick graduated with a B.S. in Construction Engineering from North Dakota State University. He is experienced in multi-million dollar projects in the civil and commercial industries focusing on government, municipal, retail, multifamily and hospitality. He is proficient in all aspects of projects from development and procurement to construction and closeout. He has always had a Read More

David Donofrio

David brings over 10 years of sales and marketing experience to the All Energy Solar team.  After graduating from Liberty University with a B.S. in Sports Management, David went to work in the sports marketing industry as an experiential marketing consultant. His past success at creating solutions to clients’ needs made joining All Energy Solar Read More

Brandon Charboneau

Brandon has always had a passion for the renewable energy industry.  As a child, the idea that a wind turbine or the power of the sun could be used to generate electricity spurred enthusiasm in renewable energy, and has been a focus of his studies. Brandon attended North Dakota State in Fargo, ND where he Read More

Sarah Whebbe

Sarah grew up hiking, camping and fishing throughout the Upper Midwest and gained a strong appreciation for the natural world. As a student at the University of Minnesota, she studied communications and sustainability, and completed a number of internships in renewable energy. Her research focused on the behavioral economics driving the adoption of sustainable living Read More

Anthony Hall

Anthony was born in Des Moines, Iowa and grew up in the surrounding suburbs. After High School, he moved to the Twin Cities to attend the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, where he is currently in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture program with a minor in French, and is expected to graduate Spring of Read More

Ryan Prosser

Ryan’s passion for environmental science started at the age of 10,when he learned about the devolution of the rain forest. Ever since, he has made a commitment to be green through his vegetarian diet, further education and minimalistic lifestyle. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in Finance and Civil & Environmental Engineering and a Masters in Clean Read More

John Amundson

John was born and raised on the prairies and forests of central Minnesota.  He graduated from Concordia College after completing the Environmental Studies program and studying spanish and design.  He first became seriously compelled to join the solar industry after learning about how solar is making the world a better, more equitable place while doing Read More

Jake Mussehl

Jake joins the All Energy Solar team having previously worked in the Healthcare & Food Service Industries. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire with a Bachelors Degree  in History & Political Science, he has dedicated his time to volunteerism and renewable energy. In his free time Jake enjoys hiking the outdoors and Read More

Alex Thelen

Alex has always had a love and respect for the outdoors and our environment. At a young age, camping with his family taught him to “leave no trace”.  He wanted to learn more about sustainable practices so he pursued a degree in Geography and Environmental Sustainability at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. When he isn’t Read More

Mike Shen

Mike, a native Minnesotan, started his interest in environmentalism in High School, where he attended the School of Environmental Studies. He studied abroad in England and Thailand, and graduated from St. Cloud State University with a degree in Environmental Science. Before joining All Energy Solar, Mike was already helping homeowners convert their home to being more Read More

Kristina Foley

Kristina remembers vividly her first experience with renewable energy. She was on an elementary school field trip that took her to a home that had installed a PV solar system. Even at an early age, Kristina was fascinated by electricity generated from the sun!  After years in the home mortgage industry,  and with her family Read More

Colin O’Neil

Colin grew up in Minneapolis, MN. Because of his love for the area, he decided to attend the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and plans to graduate in the fall of 2017 with a double major in Sustainability and Applied Business. His passion for the outdoors sparked his interest in solar and renewable energy. In Read More

Jaron Shodeen

Jaron grew up in Oakdale, Minnesota. He is an avid outdoorsman who appreciates the natural world. He attended Century College in White Bear Lake, Minnesota and is currently attending the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, where he is pursuing a degree in Sustainable Management  with an Energy Emphasis.  Jaron is driven to help develop a sustainable Read More

Peter Dosher

Peter joins the All Energy Solar Team after working as a roofing contractor for over 15 years. He became interested in Solar Energy production and has started working toward obtaining his Energy Technical Specialist Associates degree at Century College. In his free time, Peter is an avid hiking enthusiast, especially at Rocky Mountain National Park. Read More

Belinda Xiong

Belinda joins the All Energy Solar team while currently working on her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus.  She has such a strong interest toward sustainability that she is minoring in it as school. She believes that architecture can be a great tool in achieving sustainability. With a curious Read More

Matt Greeninger

Matt was born and raised in Coon Rapids, MN.  He graduated from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities with a Bachelor of Design in Architecture degree in December of 2012.  Matt is very interested in sustainable design and energy  conservation. He plans on continuing schooling to pursue a Master’s degree in Architecture. In his free time, Read More

Dennis MacAvaney

Dennis grew up outside of Milwaukee, and moved to the Twin Cities for school.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Design in Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. He was drawn to the solar industry because of its social and ecological implications. He brings 3D modeling experience and a passion for innovation Read More

Bill Wigstrom

Bill enthusiastically brings over 15 years of combined electrical construction and solar energy experience to the All Energy Solar team. Bill began his education at Dunwoody School of Technology, graduating with an Associates degree in Electrical Construction. After graduation, he worked as an apprentice electrician for 5 years honing and developing his skills in the Read More

Ben Allen

Benjamin graduated from the University of Wisconsin- River Falls,  with a BS – Liberal Arts, and minor in Music Performance. He brings a combined ten years of warehouse management, inventory control and shipping and receiving experience to the All Energy Solar team. Benjamin is also an active professional musician in the Twin Cities area, as Read More

David Getschel

David brings 20 years of experience to the All Energy Solar team. After 2 years at the University of Minnesota Duluth, where he studied electrical engineering, David began working for a small electrical contractor as an apprentice. After his 5 year apprenticeship with an accredited labor organization, he earned his Journeyman licenses from both Wisconsin Read More

Brian Altringer

Brian has been in the electrical industry for over 16 years. He has done various types of electrical work from residential to commercial. In his free time, Brian enjoys hanging out with his family, coaching his kids sports teams and taking them to sporting events. He also enjoys heading north when he can to relax Read More

James Bouchard

James has lived in Chicopee, Massachusetts his entire life. He joins the All Energy Solar team after spending 4 years in the Navy and two years in the solar industry enjoying everyday! In his free time, James has fun with family and friends and just enjoying life.

Mike Rundle

Mike was born and raised in Mounds View, Minnesota. He comes from a utilities and construction background and believes Solar is our energy future. In his free time, Mike enjoys playing hockey (he’s played his whole life!) and has coached the past 15 out of 17 years.

Tyler Head

Tyler graduated from Concordia College Moorhead with a B.A. in Environmental Studies & Biology. He has a passion in the Environmental Sciences  and spends his time finding new ways to reduce his carbon footprint. Tyler joins the All Energy Solar team after working for the Metropolitan Mosquito district where he had worked to help improve Read More

Tony Nallick

Tony is a Minnesota native , born and raised in Minneapolis. As a  young man, Tony worked on his Grandfather’s turkey farm. He joins the All Energy Solar team after working as a Tower Technician. Tony is passionate about renewable energy and furthering his career with All Energy Solar. In his free time, you can Read More

Derik Fischer

Derik brings 8 years of experience to the All Energy Solar team. Before graduating from Hennepin Tech with a construction electrician degree, he was an A&E certified mechanic. Having an interest in all things electrical/mechanical, Derik has pursued renewable energy production in both wind turbines and solar fields.  He is excited for the possible solutions Read More

Max Stromme

Max was born & raised in Minnesota, graduating from Cretin-Derham High School. After spending a few years in Louisiana, he returned to his home state to be back with the people and places he loves with new experiences under his belt. In his free time, Max enjoys Minnesota sports, especially the Wild and the Twins. Read More

Tyler Hultgren

Tyler is from Kennedy, Minnesota where he graduated with an Associates as a Solar Energy Technician from St.Cloud Community & Technical College. Tyler has always been passionate about clean, renewable energy and brings that excitement to the All Energy Solar team. In his free time, Tyler enjoys doing outdoor activities whenever the Minnesota weather allows. Read More

Sean Lidberg

Sean joins the All Energy Solar team with a B.A. in Humans, Science and Society from Metropolitan State University as well as Graduate work  in Special Education from the University of St. Thomas. After a decade working in Special Education, he decided to change paths and pursue a long-standing passion for positive environmental change and hands on construction Read More

Jack Nordmeyer

Jack grew up in the small town of Jordan, Minnesota where he graduated and started working right out of High School. He has had a variety of jobs working outdoors from lumber yards to irrigation and landscape. Jack joins the All Energy Solar team with a strong interest in renewable energy. He has always had a Read More

Kyle Kuecker

Kyle is a recent graduate from Anoka-Ramsey Community College. Kyle joins the All Energy Solar team after working for the  Metropolitan Mosquito Control District where he committed every day to improving the health of his community. In his free time, Kyle enjoys visiting craft breweries around the Twin Cities, camping with friends and family and playing Read More

Ben Dickhaus

Ben joins the All Energy Solar team with an electrical and carpentry background. He went to St. Cloud State and St. Cloud Technical & Community College. He is excited to see what the future brings!  In his free time, Ben enjoys a weekend up at the cabin or anywhere out in the wild.

John Kleppe

John joins the All Energy Solar team with a lot experience in a variety of fields, such as management and customer service. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Saint Cloud State University. He has lived on the Northern shores of Minnesota, Duluth & Chicago. He is incredibly interested in solar and new technologies! Read More

Marshall Smith

Marshall was born and raised in Minnesota. He is fascinated about learning how the universe works and trying new things, which led him in to the fields of machines and Renewable Energy. In his free time, Marshall enjoys hockey, being outdoors, hiking, exploring, foosball and frisbee golf.

Israel Perra

Israel grew up in the small town of Waverly, Minnesota, located about an hour west of the Twin Cities. He joins All Energy Solar after moving to the St. Paul in January of 2016. In his free time, Israel enjoys being outside, camping, hunting, and fishing.

Tony Alfano

Tony brings over a year and a half of residential solar experience to the All Energy Solar team. He received his electrical license after completing course work at Chicopee Comp night class.  He currently live in West Springfield, Massachusetts where he spends his free time with his wife and their three boys.

Alfie Alschuler

Alfie grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts. After graduating high school, he could not wait to leave Western Mass. He attended Pitzer College in Claremont, California earning a degree in Environmental Studies and Organizational Studies. He taught at schools in St. John, U.S.V.I, and Santa Cruz, California. However, the quiet beauty of the New England landscape Read More

Shaun Whalen

Shaun grew up in South Hadley, Massachusetts and currently resides in Holyoke with his wife, Andrea.  He grew up in the construction industry and is a licensed General Contractor. He enjoys working on the electrical side of installs for both commercial and residential projects. In his free time, Shaun enjoys playing golf and being outside.

Alex Molitor

Alex has always had a deep interest in renewable energy and sustainability. In 2012 he decided to switch careers so that he could devote himself to his passion for solar. Before coming to All Energy Solar, he spent the previous 10 years working on custom landscaping projects and traveling abroad. Alex is currently finishing up Century College’s Renewable Read More

Dan Batterson

Dan grew up playing many different sports and always had a passion for outdoor activity. Dan joins the All Energy Solar team after working as a cell tower technician  where he built cell phone towers and installed antenna systems. He has always had a strong passion for renewable energy and is excited to turn his passion Read More

Michael Larson

Michael attended the University of Minnesota Twin Cities where he received Bachelor degrees in Philosophy and Psychology. Afterwards, he worked in the tree-care industry for several years before heading north to Alaska. Living off the grid and working jobs in commercial fishing and glacier guiding, he settled into doing carpentry for the National Park Service. Read More

Mark Gerlach

Mark brings his vast experience and excitement to the All Energy Solar team. He is thrilled to be working for a company that is constantly moving forward. His favorite part of the project is seeing the happy look on customers faces when they see the finished project. In his free time, Mark enjoys working on Read More

Austin Kelsey

Austin is from Brookings, South Dakota.  He attended the University of Minnesota-Morris and received his degree in Environmental Studies.  Prior to joining the team at All Energy Solar, Austin has experience working on the solar assessment and sales side of solar energy, as well as experience as a residential weatherization technician. In his free time, Austin Read More

Scott Fournier

Scott is from South Hadley, MA and and graduated from Hopkins Academy in 2010. He joined the All Energy Solar team in 2012.  Installing solar combines both his interest in electricity and renewable energy. When he’s not on a roof,  Scott enjoys hunting, the outdoors, and the sports he grew up playing: soccer, basketball,  and Read More

Kerry Fournier

Kerry received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts in 1983.  He has been a licensed contractor for 25 years, working mainly in construction and remodeling.  It was an easy transition into solar installations given his diverse experience and interest in renewable energy.  Kerry also enjoys running, biking, and staying active and healthy.

Pat Laughlin

Pat grew up in the restaurant business working for his father as a cook and manager. He met a wonderful woman, got married and soon had two children.  Deciding on a career, Pat attended Dunwoody Institute where he received his associate degrees  in both Electrical Construction and Computer Electronics.  Pat joins the All Energy Solar Read More

John McCarthy

After living in Alaska and Duluth John now lives in St. Paul, MN with his wife Amy and son Mason.  John has always been passionate for the environment and a strong advocate for renewable energy.  After spending 9 years in the publishing industry he finally found his true passion in solar energy.  He has attended Century College’s renewable Read More

Chad Priestley

Born in Minnesota, Chad moved to Prescott, WI where he currently resides with his wife and 4 children. Before joining the All Energy Solar Team Chad worked in the ski industry as well as owned and operated a PC repair business. Although new to the renewable energy field, Chad is excited to become and help Read More

Cory Bielke

Cory graduated from the University of Minnesota- Duluth in  2013 with a Bachelors Degree in Biology. While attending school he spent time renovating a home in the Duluth area. After graduating, Cory moved to Burnsville, MN where he began renovating a tome home. While renovating homes, he learned many skills including carpentry, cabinetry, electrical work Read More

Phil Bonsell

Being a native Minnesotan, Phil has always enjoyed working outside and exploring what the state has to offer. After working for over 12 years in the aviation industry, he felt the time was right to make a positive career change. After starting the Renewable Energy Systems Program at Century College, he knew right away that Read More

Colin Winterhof

After graduating high school, Colin joined the United States Marine Corps where he completed two tours in Afghanistan.  After his tours, Colin moved back to Iowa where he attended Kirkwood Community College’s Energy Production & Distribution program.  He joins the All Energy Solar team after graduating from the program with his A.S. degree. In his Read More