Energy Alabama Team

 

Board of Directors

Jack Stewart
Jack Stewart
Board of Directors
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Bambi Ingram
Board of Directors
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Richard William Advisory Council
Richard Williams
Board of Directors
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Throughout his career, Richard Williams has evaluated new technology and business systems to ensure their application enhances value for his business and customers. As his career has evolved, his focus and responsibilities have expanded to corporate development. Richard oversees Media Fusion, LLC to ensure they are focused on providing world class service to our customers while also creating opportunities for growth. Media Fusion was first established as a media production studio in 1995 and has grown to offer a broad range of business services that are all built on the same idea of creative problem solving, quality services, and exceptional customer service.
Edwan O’Neal
Board of Directors
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Randy Buckner
Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board and CEO
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Jonathan Rossow
Board of Directors
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Colonel (ret) Jonathan K. Rossow is a graduate of Leadership Greater Huntsville Flagship Class L33. Following his retirement from the Pentagon in 2018, Jonathan and his wife Sonja relocated to Huntsville, their new forever home. He continues to work for the Department of Defense on Redstone Arsenal on various defense projects. Since settling in Huntsville, he co-founded the Saving Generations program, a multi-generational approach to affordable housing by installing energy efficiency kits for low-income families. Additionally, Jonathan serves on multiple community boards to include the Community Development and Police Citizens Advisory Councils. He further actively volunteers with several local non-profits to include CASA of Northern Alabama, Land Trust of Northern Alabama and Leadership Greater Huntsville. When not involved in community events, Jonathan enjoys spending time traveling with his wife Sonja, woodworking, gardening and running with fellow retired veterans. Jonathan and Sonja built an energy efficient custom home in 2019 that features a 10kW photovoltaic solar system that is grid-tied under the 2014 TVA Green Providers Program.

Our Team

Daniel Tait
Team
Chief Operating Officer
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Daniel Tait is Energy Alabama's COO, guiding the organization's mission of accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy. Daniel has earned recognition as the Association of Energy Engineers' International Young Energy Professional of the Year for 2015. In addition to his duties with Energy Alabama, Daniel volunteers for Energy Huntsville and acts as Treasurer of the Association of Energy Engineers, Huntsville Chapter. He is a graduate of Leadership Huntsville/Madison County’s Connect Program, Class 15 and the Alabama Leadership Initiative, class of 2016. Daniel graduated from the University of Alabama in Huntsville with a degree in International Trade and Foreign Language.
John Reutter
Team
Development Director
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Dr. John Reutter is founder and president of the Reutter Group, a consultancy specializing in strategic planning, program evaluation and grant development for 501(c)(3) organizations. Reutter has fifty-two years of experience as an IT business developer, college professor and administrator of higher education. He founded two Silicon Valley IT firms, worked 11 years for AT&T as a software developer, including three years with Bell Labs as a programming language and operating systems researcher. He also served as VISA’s VP of software that managed the VISA worldwide credit card transaction network.   Reutter left Silicon Valley in 1990 to join the University of North Alabama as a professor of computer science and later accepted the position of department chair of business and information technologies at Northwest-Shoals Community College. While there he completed his doctorate in higher education administration at the University of Alabama and subsequently served five Alabama community colleges in various roles, including professor of computer science, director of institutional research, director of workforce development, dean of academic affairs and dean of planning and research. While with the Alabama Community College System, he developed and administered over $30 million in federal, state, NSF, and private foundation grants. He also served the US Air Force Materiel Command for three years as its dean of immersion education, training over 4,000 logistics personnel in sustainment processes.   Before retiring in 2016 to form his consultancy, Dr. Reutter served as acting president of Drake State Community and Technical College in Huntsville, Alabama. In addition to his doctorate, Reutter holds an MS in Computer Science from Rutgers University, an MBA from the University of North Alabama, and a BS in Applied Mathematics from California State Polytechnic University and authored a McGraw-Hill textbook in computer science.