Meet the Team

Legacy Solar Co-op (LSC) is fortunate to have a team of individuals with a diverse level of expertise in all subjects solar. A core team of staff manage day to day operations of the co-op, its projects, the bond program, its consulting efforts and the Switch2Solar Program. Board members meet to recommend strategies that will help continue to make the co-op sustainable and fulfill its mission of growing solar in Wisconsin. Any LSC member is eligible to serve on the board of directors. For more information, contact us.

Key Co-op Personnel

Kurt Reinhold

Managing Director, Chief Executive and President, LSC –

Kurt has experience working in and with many cooperatives over the years, as well as with an international CPA firm that has developed over $3 Billion in energy projects. He has developed solar projects for over 30 community institutions with LSC. So far, Kurt has raised over one million dollars in Slice of Sun Solar Bonds and continues to provide the backbone for the Co-op’s tax financing model for developing community solar in Wisconsin.

Steve Mcarthur

Director, LSC

Steve McarthurSteve 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.

Tony Hartmann

Director of Business Development, LSC

Tony HartmannSince 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.

Jackie Harrison-Jewell

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.

Elise Couillard

S2S Coordinator, LSC

Elise CouillardElise Couillard consults with Legacy Solar Cooperative and is the coordinator of the Switch to Solar (S2S) Program. Elise earned her Master’s in Biology and has always been interested in the wildlife and environmental science fields. She began applying her knowledge and really becoming acquainted with solar energy as the Treasurer of the Couillard Solar Foundation. Elise has always enjoyed communicating about science and presenting about topics she is passionate about. 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. Ultimately, she centers much of what she does around making a positive impact on earth and reducing her carbon footprint.

Peter Fiala

Group Buy Coordinator & Vice President, LSC

Peter Fiala

Peter Fiala consults with Legacy Solar Cooperative and is the coordinator of the Solar Group Buy Program and serves on the co-op board of directors as its Vice President. Since graduating from UW-Madison with a bachelor in Psychology, he’s been an avid volunteer or board member in local and environmental organizations, including WORT Radio, Troy Community Farm, Prairie Fire Biofuels Cooperative and Madison Community Cooperatives. His focus is connecting residents, nonprofits and businesses to solar statewide and building community relationships along the way.

Nick Hein

Senior Analyst

Nick

Nick has had a 30 year professional career in aerospace designing aircraft, simulators, avionics and related systems.  He also has a lifelong interest in renewable and high-efficiency technologies including wind, solar, human powered machines and electric vehicles.  He comes to Legacy after completing an MBA in Sustainable Business at a school that focused on applying traditional financing and investment methods to emerging renewable technologies in a systems approach that can use business as a force for creating a better world.  In his spare time Nick enjoys bicycling, playing guitar and the people and places that make Madison such a great place to live.

Board of Directors

Celeste Anton

Director, LSC

CelesteCeleste has lived in the Schenk-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.

John Bayley

Secretary, LSC

John BayleyJohn has lived in the Dudgeon-Monroe neighborhood for many years and has supported numerous cultural and environmental causes over time. John has participated in peer-to-peer (P2P) solar projects in the past and is one of the first bondholders of Legacy Solar Co-op.

Angie Domagalski

Director, LSC

Angie DomagalskiAngie 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.

Doug Stingle

Director, LSC

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.

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