Megan Sorensen, formerly of Fidelity Investments, joined National Wind as a wind farm developer. Her duties will be to manage two of the company\'s key development projects.
National Wind, LLC announces today that Megan Sorensen has joined the company as a wind farm developer. Sorensen's responsibilities include helping manage the development of two key wind projects, 300 megawatt Root River Energy in Fillmore County, Minnesota and 300 megawatt Northwest Ohio Wind Energy in Grover Hill, Ohio.
Sorensen brings 5 years of corporate financial experience to National Wind's team. Prior to National Wind, she worked for Fidelity Investments in Boston, MA. As an Investment Analyst for their real estate group, Sorensen conducted due diligence procedures for potential new partners. She also has worked as a financial analyst for a Florida-based real estate, property management and construction firm called Bainbridge Companies.
"We're impressed with Megan's financial background and feel she will be an asset to our company," says Leon Steinberg, CEO of National Wind. "Our projects are jointly owned with the community and involve complex ownership structures. Megan has hit the ground running and is already contributing to our development efforts."
Sorensen has a Master's in Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylvania. She also has a certificate in Real Estate Design and Development from the Penn School of Design, in conjunction with the Wharton School of Business.
About National Wind:
National Wind is the leader in developing utility-scale (50 megawatts or larger) community wind energy projects. We form powerful community wind energy partnerships with property owners, assuring that the project's economic benefits are shared with the surrounding community. National Wind and its subsidiary, Wind Energy Developers, LLC, have participated in developing 12 wind energy projects and currently have over 3,500 megawatts in active development. National Wind projects are located in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado and Ohio. The company has an additional 1,500 megawatts of wind energy in advanced feasibility study stages and is continually exploring expansion opportunities in other states.