MEET THE TEAM
Jereme Kent, CEO and General Manager
Jereme has the complete set of skills necessary to develop, design, and build a wind project from a blank piece of paper.
Prior to founding One Energy, Jereme ran construction of several of the world’s largest wind projects for utility-scale construction firms including RMT, M.A. Mortensen, and D.H. Blattner, and has overseen more than half a billion dollars in wind turbine construction projects. Jereme developed several safety, quality, and production methods that are considered standard within the utility-scale wind industry. He also pioneered the concept of just-in-time construction for utility-scale wind turbine projects.
During his tenure in big wind, Jereme grew frustrated with the inefficiencies plaguing the industry. Believing there had to be a better approach to wind projects, Jereme founded One Energy. This same innovative spirit drove the creation of the Wind for Industry concept. In 2016, Jereme led a groundbreaking round of fundraising that raised $80 million of institutional financing to continue growing One Energy’s fleet of projects.
Jereme studied Civil Engineering at the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering. He dropped out with one class left to run what was, at the time, the largest wind project in the world. He is a Certified Tower Rescue Instructor and Instructor Trainer, a Certified Crane Operator, a Certified Crane and Rigging Inspector, and an EMT. He is the author or co-author of three United States patents.
Jereme founded One Energy in 2009.
Katie Johnson Treadway, SVP, Head of Regulatory Affairs
Katie is a former Assistant Attorney General who has successfully argued in front of the Ohio Supreme Court and is now a nationally respected expert in on-site generation regulatory issues.
Katie leads One Energy’s regulatory compliance and government affairs efforts at both the state and national levels. She actively engages stakeholders, politicians, and regulatory agencies to affect the change necessary to continue enabling One Energy’s growth.
As an Assistant Attorney General at the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, Katie represented the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio and the Ohio Power Siting Board at both the agency level and before the Supreme Court of Ohio.
Katie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Otterbein University and her Juris Doctor from Vermont Law School. Katie also attended the Michigan State University Institute of Public Utilities. While at Vermont Law School, Katie was employed as a Research Associate with the Institute for Energy and the Environment. Katie has written and published reports on energy security with the U.S. Department of Energy and the Center for Naval Analysis. Katie is admitted to the bar in the State of Ohio and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
Katie joined One Energy in 2015.
Jessica Grosso, SVP, Head of Project Planning and Technology
Jessica built, and now leads One Energy’s project development process and team.
Jessica is One Energy’s wind project development and feasibility expert. She developed the algorithms, methods, and processes used to take Wind for Industry projects from first conception through the project groundbreaking. This includes remote sensing data campaigns and One Energy’s proprietary software for site-specific feasibility studies including shadow flicker, sound propagation, icing, and a Monte Carlo statistical energy production analysis. Jessica’s team has become the leading developer of on-site wind energy in the country.
Jessica earned her Bachelor of Science in Engineering: Earth Systems Science and Engineering, with a Climate Physics Concentration, and her Master of Science in Atmospheric Science from the University of Michigan. She is a member of the American Meteorological Society and runs One Energy’s weather risk team.
Jessica joined One Energy in 2011.
Chelsea Bumb, P.E, SVP, Project Manager
Chelsea is a licensed Professional Engineer who is responsible for all of One Energy’s construction projects and self-perform construction team.
Chelsea built One Energy’s self-perform team and has pioneered One Energy’s systematic approach to project engineering and construction. Chelsea has built more than 30 MW of on-site wind generation facilities, including the three largest behind-the-meter wind projects in the country. Chelsea has every skill necessary to build a wind turbine from a greenfield site.
Chelsea earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio, an EMT, a tower rescue instructor, and a crane operator. She is the co-author of a United States patent.
Chelsea joined One Energy in 2011.
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