Meet the Team

Scott Jansen
Senior Development Manager, Apex Clean Energy

Scott Jansen is a Senior Development Manager for Apex Clean Energy and brings over six years of experience in the industry, having worked on projects across the Midwest (in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, and North Dakota). Scott takes on many responsibilities at Apex, yet his ultimate focus is working with landowners to understand and appreciate their unique history and future with the land. When he is not busy accelerating the shift to clean energy, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and their three girls in Wisconsin’s Lake Country.

Matt Eberl
Development Manager, Apex Clean Energy

Matt Eberl is a Development Manager with Apex Clean Energy, and he is responsible for guiding the project through the development stage. After spending over 20 years in the environmental engineering field and owning his own small business, Matt is excited to work on large renewable energy projects while also helping landowners in rural communities maximize the value of their land. He has a degree in environmental engineering and currently lives in Virginia with his wife and two teenage sons.

Anna Hays
Public Engagement Manager, Apex Clean Energy

Anna Hays is the Public Engagement Manager for Homestead Wind. Anna has spent much of her career working in state and local policy development. Through this work, she found her true passion for community economic development. Anna believes homegrown, American clean energy is the next powerful economic frontier for midwestern and western states across the U.S. Anna lives in Sioux Falls, SD and spends her time traveling, playing volleyball, and getting outside every moment she can.

Karson Pederson
Field Manager of North Dakota, Apex Clean Energy

Karson Pederson is the Field Manager for Homestead Wind. With a diverse career background, Karson has spent significant time working with non-profit organizations, specifically in fundraising, donor relations, and stewardship. As a lifetime resident of North Dakota, Karson appreciates seeing the state take advantage of its vast resources that allow North Dakota to grow and thrive. She is passionate about maintaining the vitality of North Dakota’s landscape and looks forward to her work ensuring North Dakota remains a leading energy producer. In her free time, you can find her playing volleyball, collecting a new plant, and trying to find the best Knoephla soup in the state.

Randy Miller
Land Specialist, Homestead Wind

Randy is a Williston native with family ties to agriculture that go back 3 generations. Randy has a wide-ranging work career which includes over 20 years in the mortgage industry in Colorado. He was a 2-term past director for the Colorado Association of Mortgage Brokers. In 2011 Randy returned to Williston and has worked as a landman on numerous projects over the past 12 years. Randy is proud of North Dakota’s diversity and leadership on more than 20 different agricultural crops. Randy is excited to a part of a team to expand and diversify North Dakota’s stature as a major energy producing state. During the summer months Randy enjoys kayaking on the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers.    

Kurt Andre
Local Liaison, Homestead Wind

As a lifelong resident of Williams County, Kurt feels fortunate to live in an area that has an abundance of natural occurring resources. With wind being one of those resources, he is “all in” regarding energy development for his community. Kurt believes everyone benefits by developing these resources within the county, and he's a proud contributor to the development of Homestead Wind.