JR has a strong background in energy efficiency and consulting having worked for a major Michigan utility, both non-profit and for-profit energy efficiency organizations, and a consulting firm within the energy industry.
In addition to his experience in the energy sector, JR is an Army veteran, has spent numerous years of ministry work, is passionate about excellence and efficiency in execution and loves to lead and develop other leaders.
JR is a lover of nature and the outdoors. He has climbed several 14,000 ft mountains in Colorado, as well as peaks in other states like Mt. St. Helens in Oregon and Mt. Rainier in Washington. He has been an avid snowboarder since 1993 and loves to get on the water every chance he has during the beautiful summers of Michigan.