Meet the Team

Nick Alexander - Development Manager

Nick has five years of experience in clean energy across wind, solar, and storage technologies. He launched his career working in finance and operations for a global wind turbine manufacturer to drive down the cost of wind energy and support 2 gigawatts of projects across North America. At Apex, Nick first interned in business development where he commercialized projects by marketing clean power to offtakers, before joining the development team. He holds his BBA in Finance with a minor in Sustainability from the University of Iowa and an MBA in Energy Business from Carnegie Mellon University.

Brian O’Shea - Public Engagement Manager

Brian lead's Apex's public and community engagement efforts for projects throughout Michigan as a Public Engagement Manager. Brian began his career organizing in rural communities in North Dakota and throughout Minnesota before moving to the private sector in 2013, where he worked as a consultant to numerous businesses, trade associations, nonprofits, and advocacy groups across the country on issues ranging from education policy to workforce development to clean energy. Brian was excited to join Apex Clean Energy as a public engagement manager in 2019. In this capacity, he works closely with local elected leaders, community leaders, landowners, and residents to gather local feedback, answer common questions, and work with communities to help realize their opportunities for renewable energy development and accelerate America’s shift to clean energy.

Colin Kummerfeldt - Public Engagement Organizer

Colin Kummerfeldt works as a Michigan-based Public Engagement Organizer for Kalamink Wind. Colin was born and raised in Howell Michigan and attended Howell High School prior to attending Western Michigan University, where he earned a degree in Political Science focused on American Public Policy.  Prior to joining the Apex team, Colin worked in Michigan’s State Senate as a scheduler and special events organizer for one of Michigan’s thirty-eight senators. Colin also has experience with local townships through job shadowing with a local assessor’s office. Colin will work with landowners, local supporters, and community stakeholders to help answer questions and inform members of the community about the project.