Key Co-op Personnel
Managing Director and Board of Directors President, LSC
Kurt has experience working in and with many cooperatives over the years, most recently with the Regent Market Co-op, where he was the Project Manager for their expanded operations construction project. He helped raise over $340,000 in owner bonds through a bond drive similar to Slice of Sun. He has developed community solar projects for over two dozen projects with LSC. So far, Kurt has raised over one million dollars in Slice of Sun Solar Bonds.
Steve has worked in commercial banking for more than 40 years, primarily in the areas of treasury management, strategic planning, and sales management & tactics. He has previously served as Senior Advisor to the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and as an international speaker/educator for the Association for Finance Professionals (AFP). He held both NASD and SEC licenses at supervisory and Principal levels and was the primary author of the Best Practice for Financial Fraud Detection and Protection for the GFOA. Steve currently lives in Delafield Wisconsin and is active on the Board of a local non-profit service provider.
Director of Business Development, LSC
Since returning to Wisconsin 15 years ago, Tony has been a nano-tech and clean energy entrepreneur. He has developed, promoted and sold renewable energy products, services and technologies, many associated with WARF and the U.W. He has also been an adjunct instructor at Madison College, performed grant reviews for the National Science Foundation and organized cooperatives and trade associations.
Office & Membership Administrator, LSC
Jackie has over 20 years of experience in marketing, process development and office administration. Before LSC, among many other things, she was the marketing director for a group of family-owned companies, including a library services company, a book distributor and a small renewable energy consulting business in Missouri. She is also an artist, designer, and loves growing her own tomatoes in the summer.
Board of Directors
Celeste has lived in the Shenk-Atwood neighborhood for almost 20 years. A digital marketing consultant, she began working with Legacy Solar Co-op in its first year to build our website, set up online membership forms, and develop marketing campaigns. Celeste has many years of experience working with small businesses and not-for-profits. Before forming her business, Dandelion Web Marketing and Consulting she was in charge of Internet marketing for the UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies.
Elise Couillard is currently the Treasurer for the Couillard Solar Foundation, a delivery driver and recycling guru with Imperfect Foods and recently became the S2S Coordinator with Legacy Solar Coop. When Elise isn’t promoting solar, reducing food waste and pulling recyclable items out of the trash, you may find her working on her tiny house on wheels or watching wildlife. Elise holds a BS in Biology and Psychology and a MSc in Biology, and will always love field research and behavioral ecology. Ultimately, she centers much of what she does around making a positive impact on earth and having a small carbon footprint.
Angie began her career in the solar industry in 2010 with a Milwaukee-based solar panel manufacturer. She is currently the Solar Sales Manager for a regional solar installation company, Arch Electric. She takes pride in being a consultant for folks as they make a commitment to invest in solar and has enjoyed watching the Wisconsin solar market evolve over the past decade.
Peter has been a resident of Madison since 2000, when he attended UW-Madison as a bachelor in Psychology. Originally from the Chicago area, Peter has volunteered with many nonprofits in Madison over the years including Sustain Dane, Dane Buy Local, Fitchburg Fields, Prairie Fire Biofuels Cooperative, Madison Community Cooperatives, and now Legacy Solar Cooperative. Peter helps the co-op with our social media, updates our website and writes and edits our newsletter.
Doug started his solar career in 2007 at the Midwest Renewable Energy Association. In 2016, Doug joined NorthWind Solar Cooperative as a Sales Consultant, specializing in working with tax exempt customers. In 2018 Doug became a member-owner of NorthWind Solar. When not working on solar projects Doug can be found on various lakes and rivers throughout Wisconsin.