Minneapolis-based wind energy development company Geronimo Wind Energy LLC has hired Steve Mikel to lead the company's operations and maintenance (O&M) division in the role of director of operations. In this position, Mikel will be responsible for managing the construction, maintenance and operations of Geronimo's operating assets while also evaluating new technology.
He brings with him 10 years of hands-on wind industry experience. Mikel has been in the wind energy industry for the past decade, most recently at Suzlon Energy, where he held the position of regional manager in the O&M division. Additionally, Mikel has worked at Zond/Enron/GE and NEG Micon/Vestas. Prior to entering the wind industry, he worked in numerous capacities at Archer Daniels Midland and served four years in the U.S. Air Force.
SOURCE: Geronimo Wind Energy LLC