Jeff joined Arch late in 2017, bringing with him over 25yrs of comprehensive financial and accounting experience along with financial experience in both public and private industry. He graduated from The Ohio State University with an accounting degree in 1988 and achieved his MBA in 2004. Prior to Joining our team, he founded a company specializing in enhancing business value and identifying strategic ownership transition opportunities. Jeff enjoys working at Arch because the renewables industry is making a significant difference with respect to carbon offsets as well as creating strong career paths at every level of our organization.
Mike began his renewable energy career in 2015 as a solar experience consultant and marketing manager and is now the CIO of Arch Electric.
Mike is a NABCEP associate, MREA certified site assessor, holds a MIT Information Technology for Executives Certificate, and is currently a board member of ReNew Wisconsin (2019-present). His previous work experience was in the Automotive and Powersports world for 30+ years with Vespa, Ford, Harley-Davidson, Mazda Motors, Brammo, Tesla, and General Motors. When he isn’t working he likes to do anything outside including sailing, snorkeling, flying, bicycling, paddle boarding, XC skiing, and golfing.
Mike has a 7.3kW 22 panel 2 array system with 3 Tesla PowerWalls installed in his home in Hartland and also drives a Tesla Model Y.
Fun Fact about Mike: His first home was an earth home.
Business Operations Manager
Amanda joined the Arch Electric accounting team in 2018 and then transitioned to Business Operations Coordinator. Amanda loves to make people feel appreciated for everything they do which makes her a perfect fit and a key team member. She holds a BS in Accounting and her previous work experience consists of Customer Service & Estimating; Accounting, and Business Operations. Amanda loves to be involved with her community through Glendbulah Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary. In her spare time, she loves to play softball, craft, and spend time with her family.
Amanda says that when she first started at Arch her main goal was to make a positive difference in a small family-owned organization. She goes on to say that throughout her time at Arch she has stumbled upon many other instances in which she has been able to make a difference, and has witnessed how the company is and continues to change the world.
“All in all I am excited to work at Arch, because not only can we help each other and feel good about our choices, but do this while making a difference in our everyday lives.”
BUSINESS OPERATIONS COORDINATOR
Emily became a part of our Business Operations team in January 2020. She currently focuses on Coordinator our Operations and Maintenance team and Accounts Payable. Emily holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Lakeland University and has completed the classes for NABCEP. Previous to her time at Arch she worked at Roger’s Memorial Hospital as a Patient Care Associate for the Child/ Adolescent Inpatient Unit for a year and a half. Emily says, “I found myself not only learning a new role but learning about a field I really hadn’t explored before that I am now passionate about. I get to learn new things every day, experience and solve challenges, and work with the most amazing people.”
When Emily is not working, she loves to play softball, craft, paint, and spend time with her family and cat. Emily also became a trained member of the Glenbeulah Fire Department at the age of 16 and even though she is no longer in the department, she continues to help at events.
Residential Business Operations
Jodi became a part of our Residential Business Operations team in 2020. Jodi handles scheduling and communicating with our install teams and customers. Jodi has a BS in Community Health Education and a Certification in elementary school substitute teaching. Her previous work experience includes Clinic Management in Healthcare, Sales and Marketing in Orthopedic Rehab, HR at Kohler Hospitality, Substitute Teaching, Middle School Office Staff, and Real Estate Office Manager. When Jodi isn’t working, she enjoys being with family and friends, playing volleyball, waterskiing/boating, and spending time outside. She also has a passion for her community and currently works for her church teaching Sunday School, leading kids music, coordinating the Kids Hope mission, leading workgroups, and singing. She is excited that by working at Arch she has become a part of world conservation and helping my neighbors work toward energy independence and to work in a field that’s so in tune with the future!
Fun fact about Jodi: She was the first person from her high school to ever go to state in gymnastics.
Justin began his career at Arch in 2019 as a Solar Designer / Engineer. He graduated from UW-Oshkosh with a BS in Environmental Engineering and has also received his NABCEP PV Associates degree and FAA Part 107 Drone Pilot Certification. He loves that he can come to work and make the world a better, cleaner, more sustainable place and fight against climate change. When he is not working, he enjoys golfing, hiking/backpacking/camping, and playing video games.
Fun Fact about Justin: His favorite animal is the leatherback sea turtle.
OPERATIONS & MARKETING SPECIALIST
Being Ed & Mindy’s eldest, Jolynn has been part of Arch Electric since the very beginning. She started out cleaning offices and helping with simple business tasks and has since grown into a key member of Arch’s management team. Previously handling procurement, inventory, shipping, and receiving. She is now solely focused on Marketing, handling social media outreach, web editing, photography, and content creation. She has a passion for a sustainable lifestyle and believes that, collectively, we can all make a difference in protecting our environment no matter how small our individual impact is. Following her love for horses and in the entrepreneur footsteps of her parents, Jolynn has started her own business as an equine massage therapist and enjoys growing that business on the side. She also loves horseback riding, camping, historical reenacting, and spending time with her son and husband on their small farm.
Business Development Coordinator
Justin “JD” Smith
JD joined the Marketing and Business Development team at Arch Electric in 2020. JD Has a Bachelors from UW-Whitewater and a Master’s in Global Studies of the Middle East from Marquette. JD Previously worked as Graduate Teaching Assistant for Marquette, Communications Manager for Kaitlin Woods, and Associate Director for CCS Fundraising. What excites him most about working at Arch Electric is the chance to be a part of a great change like renewable energy that is benefiting not just Wisconsin, but the whole world. His goal at Arch Electric is to constantly push Arch to stay at the cutting edge of the solar industry in Wisconsin while keeping our ethics of service and craftsmanship at the forefront.
When not working JD loves reading, playing guitar, and watching international soccer. His favorite accomplishment is climbing the Zugspitze, the tallest mountain in Germany.
Residential Solar Experience Manager
Angie received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Global Studies-Environmental Security from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2008. Shortly thereafter she began her career in the solar industry in 2012 working at a panel manufacturing company for four years until coming to work for Arch Electric in 2016. She takes pride in being a resource for homeowners and businesses as they make a commitment to invest in solar and ensures that they feel confident through each step of the process. She is also one of few nationally to hold a NABCEP PV Technical Sales Certification.
She has a passion for people which shows in her volunteer work. She spent two years in Ameri-corps doing service work that ranged from disaster relief in New Orleans to work with disabled adults in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Back home in Milwaukee, she has volunteered in community gardens, food co-ops, and public schools, and is currently volunteering with a dog rescue organization and serves on the board of Legacy Solar Co-op.
Angie’s favorite part about working for Arch Electric is witnessing the growth of solar and the jobs created for Wisconsinites in renewable energy. She states, “Creating opportunities for more people to be employed in an industry I love is exciting!”
When Angie isn’t working, she enjoys traveling, camping, cooking, going on walks with her dog, and occasionally bartending at her husband’s polka bar, Kochanski’s Concertina Beer Hall in Milwaukee.
Fun fact about Angie: She is on a ladies bowling league that bowls at the oldest sanctioned bowling lanes in US!
Solar Energy Consultant & Branch Manager – Madison
Commercial & Industrial Solar Experience Manager
Dan began his career as a project developer with Arch in 2017. He is a Master Electrician and Certified Energy Manager. Dan enjoys working in project development because he enjoys seeing our customer’s commitment to renewable energy in Wisconsin. Dan is an active member of the Plymouth Community and is involved in coaching youth soccer, football, and baseball. He is also currently a Plymouth School District Board Member and a Board Member of the Family Resource Center of Sheboygan County. When Dan isn’t working he enjoys camping, fishing, and attending sporting events with his wife and five sons.
Solar Experience Consultant
Keith’s interest in renewable energy technologies and concern for the environment inspired him to earn a B.S. in Sustainable Management from UW-Parkside. Soon after graduating, in 2012, he was given the opportunity to join the Arch Electric Solar team as an energy consultant. Keith has experience utilizing grant programs and Focus on Energy incentives while developing the most economical path for small businesses, churches, schools, farms, and homeowners to lower energy demands, resulting in reduced utility costs. He is proud that his work at Arch Electric helps others save money, as well as benefit the environment. When Keith isn’t working, he enjoys playing, watching, and coaching sports and is the head coach of the girls’ basketball program at Sheboygan North High School. In addition, he loves to travel with family and friends.
O&M / ENGINEERING SPECIALIST
Rebecca has been a part of Arch Electric since 2019 as our Engineering & Operations specialist. Assisting sales with preliminary designs for systems. In 2018 she graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with a B.S. in Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems (SRES). Her vast experience in engineering, home sustainability, & efficiency has proven valuable in her position here. In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys being outdoors hiking with her dog, horseback riding, camping as well as painting. She is excited to be contributing to a more sustainable future while pursuing her passion for renewable energy.
Fun Fact about Rebecca: She knows an absurd amount of random LOR trivia and has a horse name Gimli
Commercial Solar Energy Consultant
Andrew joined Arch Electric in 2020 as a Commercial Solar Energy consultant. Before joining Arch, Andrew worked as a Wind Turbine Tech & Engineer, holding technical degrees in Solar & Wind Energy, as well as his NABCEP Associates Degree. Andrew is excited to be working at Arch and pursuing his passion for renewable energy while being in a positive & collaborative atmosphere. When Andrew is not working, he enjoys spending time in the great outdoors hiking, camping, and enjoying nature with his wife & dogs.
Fun Facts about Andrew: He built a solar-powered margarita wagon, holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification, has ventured North of the Arctic Circle, and has hiked to the summit of an active volcano!
Journeyman Electrician & Construction Estimator
Dan Shiley joined the Arch team in early 2020 as a Project Manager. Dan worked in the world of construction/ project management for 19 years before finding a home at Arch Electric. Dan is excited to be working with a company where he can make a direct impact on the outcome of a project, furthermore, he is glad that he can build the sustainable energy grid to take us into the future. Dan holds a BS in Business Administration with a focus on Project Management, a Master’s in Project Management has OSHA30 as well as WHMIS Safety training. When Dan is not working, he enjoys spending time with his two sons, boating, tinkering ( he loves to fix & build things), and volunteering in his local community. He is the director of The Ride of Silence for the State of Wisconsin, he stepped in as the executive director of Level Teen Lounge in his hometown of Plymouth, WI, volunteers for A Night to Shine event, and has also been a volunteer project manager for Habitat for Humanity.
Fun fact about Dan: He is a Veteran of the United States Airforce B-52 Arial Gunner
Journeyman Electrician & Operations Specialist
Troy is our Operations Manager and in-house Safety & Quality Control Expert. Officially becoming a part of the Arch team in 2004, he has been with us from almost the very beginning! Troy has an Associates’s Degree in Electrical Power Engineering from LTC and has been a licensed electrician for almost 30 years. He also carries numerous certificates like OSHA 30, PV 101, PV201, Tesla Powerwall, and EV charging certifications. When Troy is not working you can find him in the woods hunting, fishing, spending time up north at his cabin, riding UTVs with friends or riding his Harley.He also enjoys teaching kids hunting skills and taking them on their first hunt by volunteering for the Mentor Turkey Hunt every year.
We asked Troy what makes him excited about working at Arch and he said, “I enjoy working at Arch because it feels like home and family. I believe in the work that we do because it gives me the feeling that I am doing my part to make the environment better by reducing our carbon footprint.”
Fun Fact about Troy: He is a two time, back-to-back Sheboygan County team quarters champion
Business Operations Coordinator
Evan started his career at Arch in early 2021, He graduated Lakeland University Magna Cum Laude in 2017 with Degrees in Accounting & Business Management. Evan works with our field crews to maintain records of equipment and vehicles as well as balancing accounts & statements. His previous work experience includes roughly 4 years in the cost accounting industry at Feldmann Engineering & Mfg. (Jiffy Ice Drills). Then working for a year as the General manager of a local restaurant before opening his own LLC business. His time at Feldmann included working regularly with E-Commerce and online sales. This experience with E-Commerce led him to open his own business in the E-Commerce field. Evan currently runs and operates 3 separate sales websites under his business, EBN Innovative Marketing LLC.
In his free time, Evan enjoys doing anything outdoors. Camping, swimming, hiking, water sports, frisbee golfing, bicycling & snowboarding in Winter. He also really enjoys watching football games in Fall and spending free time with family and friends.
Evan said that “The main reason I was drawn to Arch Electric was the feeling like I was making a difference in the world. Solar energy is the future of renewable energy, and I am very excited to be getting into the business at a period of growth and excitement.”
Fun Fact about Evan: He is a huge Minnesota Vikings fan.
Lindsey joined Arch Electric in March 2021 as a Business Operations Specialist in the Residential department. She assists the Business Operations Coordinator with duties ranging from Focus on Energy rebates, warranty submissions, permitting and inspections, invoicing, and accounts payable/receivable, and much more! She enjoys working at Arch Electric and everyone has made her feel right at home. She has an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice-Corrections and has most of her credits for a Bachelor’s in Accounting. Her previous work experience includes work in banking and law as a Legal Assistant, Member Services Coordinator, and Financial Account Clerk. She has volunteered at Project Youth and Summerserv’, held a private security permit, and has 6 years of high school Spanish experience. When Lindsey isn’t working, she enjoys being a mom and wife, having a Beagle and a Great Dane, riding the 4 wheeler, swimming, biking, skating, scrapbooking, cooking, playing softball, and gardening. She is glad to be part of the Arch Electric family.
Fun fact about Lindsey: She played on an all-girls hockey team for many years and once scored 4 goals in one game.
Jacob started at Arch Electric in July of 2020. He currently works on the residential team as a solar PV designer and engineer. He previously worked for the United States Navy in San Diego and is currently still active in the Navy reserves. He has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering/Electrical Engineering Technology from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and holds multiple certificates from the United States Navy’s Center for Surface Combat Systems. Jacob has also received his NABCEP Photovoltaics associate certificate. The aspect he loves most about working at Arch Electric is actively working to bring solar energy to the beautiful state of Wisconsin and working in renewables. When he is not working, he loves to hunt, ride his motorcycle and ATVs, play basketball, and enjoy the outdoors.
Fun Fact about Jacob: He won a Division 2 Wisconsin State championship in trapshooting while in high school.
Business Operations Coordinator
OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE
Residential Solar Energy Consultant
Jennifer joined the residential team with Arch Electric shortly after becoming a NABCEP associate the summer of 2021. She’s thrilled to contribute her time and talents to the growth of renewable energy, while also putting her home state Wisconsin on the map as a leader in solar. Jennifer earned a BFA at MIAD, where she honed and continues to cultivate her creative problem solving and entrepreneurial skills. Jennifer also loves to garden, play Super Mario with her kids, camp, knit, paint and draw, and bake.
Fun fact about Jennifer: She and her husband have been attending the MREA energy fairs for fun since 2009.
Solar Project Facilitator
Solar Project Facilitator
Business Operations Coordinator
Dennis A Wells II was born on October 8, 1984, and raised in Milwaukee, WI. Dennis was raised by a father who was an LTC in the Army and his mother who was a Human Resource Director came from a family who believes education comes first and pushed Dennis to succeed in his studies. Dennis went on to excel at math and science in school which sparked his interest in electrical engineering. Graduating from Custer HS in 2004, Dennis was accepted into MSOE to pursue his passion for electrical engineering. At that time he chose to pursue other career opportunities such as the trades like carpentry, welding, plumbing, and home improvement he rediscovered his passion for electrical work. After taking time out to raise his daughter Dennis went on to enroll at WCTC to pursue his passion and gain employment with Arch Electric Management where he hopes to continue to work upon completion of graduation. In his free time, Dennis enjoys doing home improvement jobs throughout the city of Milwaukee, traveling, and spending time with his family.
Solar Installer / O&M Tech
ROBBIE VAN GINKEL
Solar Installer/ Equipment Operator
Electrical Apprentice / O&M Technician
Apprentice Electrician & Field Operations
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