LED Done Right®

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Neal R. Verfuerth

 

Founder/CEO/Member, Board of Directors

•  One of the nation's top 500 inventors

•  Founded Orion Energy Systems (OESX)

•  1996-2012 CEO/Board member Orion

•  Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year

•  Nat'l Society of Professional Engineers New Product Award

•  Plant Engineering Product of the Year

•  US Green Building Council Wisconsin Alliance Transformation Award of Excellence

 

 

Neal's accomplishments have been recognized by the White House, State of Wisconsin, global organizations and many other highly respected institutions for his innovation and leadership in both energy efficiency and business.

Lee Sleiter

 

Chairman, Board of Directors

•  Past President / CEO Pemco Inc., a manufacturing

and design company serving the capital equipment needs for paper packaging markets worldwide.

•  Board Member, Pemco Inc.

•  Member, Koerber Paperlink Management Council,

Hamburg, Germany

•  International business management consultant.

 

 

Dave Vander Ploeg, CPA

 

Member, Board of Directors

•  Independent Director Swift Transportation (SWFT)

•  Board Member Bellin Health Psychiatric Center

•  Served as CFO for School Specialties (SCOO)

•  Served as EVP & CFO for Schneider National

•  Served as COO for Dutchland Plastics Corp

 

Education: Dave received his BS in accounting and MBA from University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

 

Dr. Ken Katz

 

Member, Board of Directors

•  Founder/CEO Dermatology Associates of Wisconsin

    and Forefront Dermatology with 400+ employees

    at locations serving the midwest and expanding

    nationwide.

 

Education: Dr. Katz graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School and completed his residency at Hershey Medical Center - Penn State

 

Nilaksh Kothari, PE

 

Member, Board of Directors

•  General Manager, Manitowoc Public Utilities (MPU).

MPU supplies water, electricity and dark fiber

broadband services.

•  Extensive utility sector experience.

•  Director and Past President - American Water

Works Association

 

Education: Nilaksh received his MS in Engineering from South Dakota State University and his BS in Civil Engineering from M.S. University in Baroda, India

 

Peter Helander

 

Member, Board of Directors

•  Founder/CEO Heartland Business Systems,

Avastone Technology, LLC and Heartland Label

Systems, LLC.

•  Board Member, Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

•  Active in many community organizations

 

Education: Peter received his MS from University of Arizona and his BS from University of Wisconsin - Madison

 

Katherine L. Hust

 

Member, Board of Directors

•  Vice President of Community Affairs, US Cellular.

•  Board Member, Chicagoland Chamber of

Commerce; Better Business Bureau of Chicago

& Northern Illinois; Waukesha County Business Alliance; Zoological Society of Milwaukee.

•  Board of Trustees, Boys and Girls Club of Greater

Milwaukee.

 

Education: Katherine received her BS in business administration from Mount Mary College - Milwaukee, and certificate in management from Marquette University.

 

Joseph Suttner, CPA

 

Advisory Board Member

•  Founder, Managing Partner Suttner Accounting, Inc.

•  Board Member, Wisconsin Association of

Accountants

 

Education: Joe received his BS in Accounting from Marquette University

 

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

 

energy bank has established an advisory board to assist in various strategic initiatives

 

 

Chuck Van Horn

 

Advisory Board Member

•  Owner, Van Horn Auto Group

Stuart Ralsky, Ph.D.

 

Advisory Board Member

•  Principal, SLR Consulting

•  Member, American Psychological Association

•  Member, Society for Industrial Organizational

Psychology

 

Education: Stuart received his Ph.D. in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Michigan State University and both his B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Labor and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois.

James Voigt

 

Advisory Board Member

•  Past President/Founder, American Innovations

•  Former CEO, Innosoft

 

Voigt holds several patents for his inventions, including those used by Muth Mirror Systems and Kohler Co.

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