MEET THE RER TEAM

MEET THE RER TEAM

RER Energy Group is fortunate to offer your next solar project some of the most talented industry experts in solar power design, finance and construction. You will experience a comfort in your choice of RER from our first meeting until the commissioning of your solar array. Please feel free to get to know the RER team listed below.

Mike Barnes

Chief Operating Officer
mbarnes@rerenergygroup.com

Mr.Barnes has been collaborating with,and leading operations for RER Energy Group since 2014. He brings years of business development and project management experience to this role–providing strong direction to all operational aspects of the business as well as critical business development acumen.
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Stephanie Brun de Pontet, PhD

Vice President, Organizational Development
hr@rerenergygroup.com

Stephanie joined RER Energy Group in 2014, initially as an adviser to the President and leadership team. As the company has experienced significant growth in the past several years, Stephanie has had the opportunity to get involved in all aspects of the enterprise, with a special emphasis on organizational development and strategic planning.
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Mark J. Connolly, PE LEED AP

NABCEP Certified Solar PV/Thermal Installer
Energy Engineer
mconnolly@rerenergygroup.com | 610-952-1285

Mark provides energy engineering and management of the analysis, design and construction of RER’s solar energy, energy efficiency, and LEED projects.
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Matt Cordes

Grant Writer
mcordes@rerenergygroup.com | 570-556-8832

Matt coordinates RER’s grant submissions. To date, his grant applications have a success rate of greater than 90%, resulting in millions of dollars in funding for RER projects.
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Christopher Flynn

Vice President, Finance
cflynn@rerenergygroup.com | 610-332-7232, x126

Chris has been working in the sustainable energy market place since 2009. He is currently an adjunct professor with the Energy and Sustainable Policy degree program at Penn State University. He was previously the business development champion at Sustainable Energy Fund in Allentown, PA.
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Carla Ortiz Fuentes

Director of Business Development, Latin America
cfuentes@rerenergygroup.com | 919-381-0721

Carla’s background in business development and finance make her a key member of the RER team. Currently Carla works with clients in Mexico, a growing PV market.
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Jim Kurtz

President & Founder

Jim’s background of Executive Management has been focused on business development activities of both large and small companies, with expertise in financial analysis and investment opportunities.
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Loretta Ottinger

Senior Project Developer
lottinger@rerenergygroup.com | 610-914-5947

Loretta’s manufacturing experience, track record of execution and sales growth in a variety of industries, enthusiasm for team-based success, and a passion for solution delivery make her a strong asset to the RER team.
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Walt Pieschke

Solar Project Developer
wpieschke@rerenergygroup.com | 716-796-1518

Walt’s depth of experience enables him to interact comfortably with startups and Fortune 100 enterprises alike.
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Jeff Rhoads

Solar Project Developer
jrhoads@rerenergygroup.com | 610- 621-8350

Jeff is a results-driven professional with a successful background in sales, sales management, strategic account & partner development, channel sales, and new territory expansion. He has six years experience in the solar PV/renewables industry with a proven track record of developing large commercial solar projects and building motivated, successful sales teams.
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Mike Roach

Solar Project Developer
mroach@rerenergygroup.com | 315-247-8494

Mike has over 15 years of experience in the Renewable Energy industry. He oversees prospect development, sales support, site evaluation, and system design for clients and strategic partners in the Central New York State region.
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Rodney G. Rose, Esq.

General Counsel and Director of Business Development
rrose@rerenergygroup.com | 301-992-3007

Rodney G. Rose, Esq. joined RER in January 2016 as General Counsel and Director of Business Development, bringing expertise gained over more than a decade of working in the nonprofit and government sectors in areas of corporate law, regulatory compliance, public policy and advocacy, among others.
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Dennis Satnick

Solar Project Developer
dsatnick@rerenergygroup.com | 610-496-1569

Mr. Satnick has spent the last eight years in the solar industry leading the development of a multitude of projects from commercial rooftop systems to utility scale Power Purchase Agreements throughout MD, NJ and MA. His skill sets include: project development, site assessments, finance and strategic alliance expansion.
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Do you have questions about RER Energy Group? Are you wondering how to get started in your transition to solar energy? Our team are here to help you. Get in touch via email, LinkedIn, or call our corporate office at 610-332-7232. We look forward to hearing from you!