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Business Professional – Jaunich, Greg

Having founded and led three separate wind energy companies as well as holding various titles for other companies, Greg Jaunich has learned the ins and outs of the current business landscape. Greg Jaunich is an experienced and dynamic renewable energy and management executive. Greg Jaunich currently holds a very successful track record of taking organizations and adding immense value to them. Greg Jaunich has amazing talent for creatively leading employees and companies to great amounts of success. Greg Jaunich is also extremely talented at problem solving. He knows that in order to survive as a business, you must be willing to adapt to the ever-evolving business landscape. If you refuse to keep your methods fresh and updated, your business is sure to fail. Greg Jaunich has experience that many people do not have and will never have, Greg Jaunich has founder experience. Greg Jaunich has founded and grown three different wind energy firms.

Greg Jaunich has exceptional leadership skills that are second to none when it comes to setting a company up for success. Greg Jaunich has experience in creating projects and developing a strategic direction for your business to take. After Greg Jaunich has created projects and developed a strategic direction for your business to take, Greg Jaunich will turn these tasks into tangible results that your company will be completely satisfied with.

Greg Jaunich has garnered himself comprehensive leadership achievements from within various different organizations. These organizations range from being mid-sized companies to being the largest national and international utility organizations that are out there today.

It is easy to see that Greg Jaunich has put in the hard work that is necessary to become successful. Greg Jaunich has a proven track record of finding strategic directions to point his businesses in and then following that direction all the way to success.

Civic Achievements of Greg Jaunich

Greg Jaunich has had a very successful career working in the wind energy industry. He currently lectures and teaches ethics as a guest lecturer and adjunct professor to students at the undergraduate and the graduate level. Greg Jaunich also serves as the director of ethics for various privately owned companies.

 

While his business career has been as successful as it is impressive, Greg Jaunich also holds many civic achievements. From 1997 until the year 2002, Greg Jaunich served as the treasurer and as the director of the American Wind Energy Association. The American Wind Energy Association is a nationally recognized trade organization made specifically for the entire wind energy industry. Greg Jaunich even received a commercial achievement award from the American Wind Energy Association for his outstanding work in the wind energy field back in the year 2000.

Greg Jaunich is an active volunteer participant in the development of renewable energy policies at St. Johns University. Greg Jaunich is active in wind resource assessment, potential educational component for campus wind turbine as well as wind turbine citing and measurement.

Greg Jaunich has studied  the feasibility of placing a wind turbine at numerous educational institutions. The wind turbines at these schools would be used for energy purposes as well as educational purposes.

Greg Jaunich is even a fan of hockey. Years ago, Greg Jaunich acted as a promoter as well as acting as an investor in the Minnesota Made Hockey Ice Center; a two rink arena established in 2006 in Edina, Minnesota.

Greg Jaunich is quite active in his community. Greg Jaunich acts and has acted as a parent coach at the Minnesota Made Hockey Ice Center . He also acts as a parent coach for different youth hockey associations. Greg Jaunich was recently hired as a strategic consultant for the Gem Lake Lodge and Heritage Ice Arena, dedicated to bringing a hotel and new Olympic size ice arena to White Bear Lake, Minnesota. In 2012, Greg Jaunich was a guest speaker at the University of Minnesota, speaking about criminal law ethics.

Greg Jaunich – 20 Plus Years of Wind Energy Management Experience

For most of his professional career, Greg Jaunich has worked in the wind energy industry. The wind energy industry is steadily growing today. With people realizing how harmful the burning of toxic fossil fuels is to our environment, wind power has become an attractive alternative. The obvious dangers of nuclear power are also turning more and more people towards ultra clean and affordable wind power. Wind power is exactly what it sounds like, power that comes from wind. The burning of dangerous fossil fuels is not required when using wind power. All you need is, you guessed it, wind.

Greg Jaunich has developed a passion for alternative energy and has since started three separate wind energy companies. These wind energy companies are fully dedicated to the advancement and widespread usage of clean and affordable wind power. In the year 1991, Greg Jaunich started his first wind energy company, Northern Alternative Energy, Inc. This is where Greg Jaunich’ over 20  years of wind energy management and development experience started. Since Greg Jaunich built Northern Alternative Energy, Inc. from the ground up, he had many different responsibilities that were directly tied in to management.

After leaving Northern Alternative Energy, Inc., Greg Jaunich started Navitas Energy, Inc. where his wind energy management and development experience continued. Greg Jaunich stayed with Navitas Energy, Inc. from 2000 until the year 2004. A larger firm known as Gamesa, S.A. eventually acquired Navitas Energy, Inc. and Greg Jaunich went on to start Boreal Energy, Inc. Another company completely dedicated to spreading the usage of wind power.

After starting and running three of his own companies, Greg Jaunich went on to work as a strategic consultant for Wind Energy America, Inc. Greg Jaunich stayed with Wind Energy America, Inc. from 2007 until the year 2009. After his stint with Wind Energy America, Inc., Greg Jaunich again began work as a strategic consultant, this time for Sibley Hills LLC, Capena Wind LLC and Gem Lake Lodge LLC.

Commercial Achievement Award Recipient Greg Jaunich

Greg Jaunich has spent most of his professional career working in the wind energy industry. Though he has experience in other fields of work, Greg Jaunich has primarily worked in the wind energy industry. Between the years 1991 and 2007, Greg Jaunich worked as both the president and the chief executive officer of three different wind energy firms that he started and built from the ground up. From 1991 until the year 2000, Greg Jaunich worked for Northern Alternative Energy, Inc. Northern Alternative Energy, Inc. was Greg Jaunich’s first company that he started completely on his own. Northern Alternative Energy, Inc.’s sole purpose was to further the usage of alternative energy, primarily wind energy, across the United States of America. From 2000 until 2004, Greg Jaunich worked for a company he started called Navitas Energy, Inc. Navitas Energy, Inc. served a very similar purpose to Northern Alternative Energy, Inc. After working for Navitas Energy, Inc., Greg Jaunich started Boreal Energy, Inc. where he worked until the year 2007.

As you can see, Greg Jaunich’s wind energy background is very extensive as well as quite impressive. In the year 2000, the American Wind Energy Association recognized Greg Jaunich for his extraordinary work in the wind energy industry. Greg Jaunich was given a Commercial Achievement Award for projects he completed in the year 2000. Those projects for which Greg Jaunich was recognized involved developing and installing small to mid-sized wind energy farms throughout the Midwestern region of the United States of America. Greg Jaunich was directly responsible for developing projects that produced over 700 megawatts of power throughout the Midwest. The value of all of these projects combined totaled to be over $billion dollars. Greg Jaunich has done amazing things throughout the wind energy industry, and the American Wind Energy Association of America has recognized him for it.

Holding Different Positions in Business w/ Greg Jaunich

Greg Jaunich has an extensive business history. Greg Jaunich has been working for various businesses since the year 1983. Greg Jaunich has been responsible for everything from sourcing, training, hiring and managing developers and sales persons in every aspect of the wind farming industry to being the president and chief executive officer for three different wind energy businesses which he built from the ground up. All of these different experiences have made Greg Jaunich an extremely knowledgeable, professional businessman.

Back in 1983, Greg Jaunich began working for a company called Iowa Grain Co. while working for Iowa Grain Co., Greg Jaunich held the title of commodity broker. As a commodity broker, Greg Jaunich was responsible for the selling and purchasing of different commodities between companies. After finishing up working for Iowa Grain Co., Greg Jaunich went to work for a firm called Benson-Quinn Co. At Benson-Quinn Co. Greg Jaunich was once again holding the title of commodity broker.

After 8 years of working as a commodity broker, Greg Jaunich began working as president and chief executive officer of three different wind energy firms. Greg Jaunich also happened to found, create and lead every one of these business firms on his own.  Boreal Energy, Inc., Navitas Energy, Inc. and Northern Alternative Energy, Inc. were all brainchildren of Greg Jaunich.

Now, Greg Jaunich is currently working as a guest lecturer and adjunct professor teaching students about business ethics at both the undergraduate and the graduate level. Greg Jaunich is also acting as the director of ethics for a few different privately owned companies. Greg Jaunich does not see himself starting another business in the near future, though he does want to teach business ethical decision making at the college level. Greg Jaunich certainly holds the real world work experience necessary to be able to teach other people about the importance of ethics.

Greg Jaunich: Navitas Energy, Inc. Sales and Marketing Experience

When Greg Jaunich founded and created Navitas Energy, Inc., a company dedicated to the advancement and widespread usage of clean wind energy, he knew he would be taking on a lot of different responsibilities. Of course, Greg Jaunich did act as the president and chief executive officer of the company for a number of years. The two job titles that Greg Jaunich held came with several different responsibilities. For example, Greg Jaunich is obviously not capable of running a large business on his own, no person can do that on his own, but Greg Jaunich did hold the expertise of wind energy. Greg Jaunich knows about every aspect of the wind energy business, so when he went to hire new employees to grow his firm, he would have to teach them exactly what they needed to know. Greg Jaunich was responsible for sourcing and hiring as well as training and managing developers and sales people in every single aspect of the wind farm business. Developers and sales people were responsible for learning about wind farm construction, wind farm management and wind farm development for Navitas  Energy, Inc. All of these tasks can prove to be daunting for one man to be responsible for, however Greg Jaunich was able to handle the task easily.

Greg Jaunich had to take his time when educating the new employees. If one employee did not understand any aspect of wind farms, it would have been extremely detrimental to the growth of Navitas Energy, Inc. The construction of a wind farm is not an easy task, however Greg Jaunich was able to properly train his company employees to be able to handle the task of building a wind farm with complete ease. Greg Jaunich was basically completely responsible for teaching his team everything they know about wind farm construction, management and development.

Greg Jaunich: Current Director of Ethics

Greg Jaunich has been working hard, mostly in the wind energy business, for the past two decades. Greg Jaunich has worked for grain companies as well as various other places. Greg Jaunich has founded companies, he has created companies from the ground up and he has even lead companies by pulling double-duty as their president and chief executive officer. Even though Greg Jaunich has worked in many different capacities for various different companies, he has kept one element consistent in all of his work. Greg Jaunich believes that a solid and honest code of ethics is the most important thing a business can have.

“It does not matter if you are just starting a business, if you are growing an established business or if you are two weeks from retirement, maintaining a strong code of ethics is extremely vital to success. If you do not maintain a solid code of ethics, other businesses will not want to work with you and that is just the beginning. Your business will be destined for failure if you do not follow some sort code of ethics. Actions can be taken within a business organization to help foster a culture of ethical decision making,” says Greg Jaunich.

Now that Greg Jaunich has worked as a CEO and president of different companies, he is trying his hand as a director of ethics for various private businesses. As the ethics director, Greg Jaunich is responsible for making sure all of the decisions that are being made by the company are being made with a code of ethics in mind. If the company’s decisions to not fit with the ethics in place, Greg Jaunich will have to alter the decision to make sure that it does fit in with the ethics instilled throughout the entire company. Ethics do not stop anywhere in the company, they are followed by every single employee of the firm, owners, chief executive officers and presidents included.

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