Minneapolis-based Midwest Wind Finance (MWF), a firm specializing in financing community-scale wind farms, has hired Clayt Tabor to be director of finance.
Tabor's responsibilities will include working with financial sources to obtain funding for developers and landowners, working closely with project development staff to meet project benchmarks and raising capital for the GridPath Fund, which was created by MWF to provide development capital to promising wind farm projects.
Tabor has 22 years' experience in corporate and structured finance and fixed-income securities trading, He is a former head of mortgage securities trading for Piper, Jaffray, & Hopwood in Minneapolis. He earned a bachelor's degree in physics from San Diego State University, with an emphasis in meteorology and aerodynamics.
‘We are very pleased that an individual with Clayt's sophisticated financial background is joining our team,’ says Ken Valley, MWF president. ‘We are headed into a period of aggressive growth in our project financing actively, and we expect Clayt to be a key player.’
SOURCE: Midwest Wind Finance