A leading provider of competitive, clean energy solutions, like Juhl Energy, needs the right people in the right places to get the job done for our customers and investors. Led by our Founder, Dan Juhl, our team is made up of global leaders. Collectively our leadership team has well over 300 years of experience.


Dan Juhl
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Daniel J. Juhl is our Chairman of the Board and Principal Executive Officer on June 24, 2008, and has served as the founder and President of our predecessor companies since January 1989. Mr. Juhl has been involved in the wind power industry for more than 30 years. He has extensive experience in the design, manufacture, operation and maintenance of wind

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John Mitola
President and Director

John Mitola is our President and a member of our board of directors. John has more than 30 years of experience in the energy and environmental industries, project finance, real estate development, venture capital, engineering and construction. He was a managing partner with Kingsdale Capital International, a private equity and capital advisory firm that

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John Brand
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Brand is our Chief Financial Officer and a member of our board of directors.  Mr. Brand has been significantly involved in over $300 million of energy project financing transactions over the past 10 years. Mr. Brand is a former certified public accountant with 14 years of audit, tax and consulting experience in public accounting firms, including Grant Thornton. He has significant experience in the financial management of both public and early stage high growth technology companies, as well as a record of achievement in assisting the growth of emerging companies.


Ram Madugula PE
President, Power Engineers Collaborative

As President with over 30+ years of professional experience in the Power Industry, Mr. Madugula is responsible for business development, execution of projects, and well as administrative oversight at Power Engineers Collaborative, LLC.

Mr. Madugula has also been Vice President at Sargent & Lundy LLC and was responsible for design projects associated with combined cycles, biomass, coal, and IGCC technologies. The scope of work in the group included engineering work by all disciplines (mechanical, structural, civil, electrical, instrumentation & controls), quality control, equipment procurement, cost control, and contract administration. He has experience with EPC and multi-contract projects.

Mr. Madugula is an active member of ASME and was the Chairman of the ASME’s Power Division and Combined Cycle Committees. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois in Chicago and a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology.

Bryan Eskra, P.E.
Power Engineers Collaborative

Mr. Eskra has more than 40 years of experience in the Power Industry, with a background in Utility operations and design engineering, OEM design and development, and large project delivery.  Earlier in his career, Bryan served in various engineering and project management roles at MWH Global, Harza Engineering Company and Siemens Power Corporation.


Clay Norrbom
Managing Director, Juhl Clean Energy Assets, Inc.

Mr. Norrbom is the former co-founder and general partner of Geo Investors Renewable Infrastructure Funds and has 20 years of experience in banking, investments and the financial markets. He was senior banker for Citigroup for a decade in their New York and London offices. Earlier in his career he was a small town mayor in rural Wisconsin. He holds degrees from Tufts University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Aaron Thibert
Senior Project Developer, Juhl Energy Development

Aaron joined the Juhl business family in the beginning of 2012 after over 10 years of working in the Renewable Biomass thermal energy industry where he helped research, develop, and bring to market new products, and establish dealer and installer networks.  Aaron spends much of his time working on wind / solar project development opportunities together with construction oversight.