Founder and CEO
Russell is the Founder and CEO of United Wind, the distributed wind industry’s first and only developer offering third party financing solutions for distributed-scale wind projects in the U.S. Under Russell’s leadership United Wind has grown from concept to recognized industry leader since the company’s launch in 2013. Over that time Russell has led fundraising efforts for the company resulting in corporate and project level investments from TEPCO, U.S. Bank, New York Green Bank and Forum Equity Partners with over $20m in capital deployed into projects and over $15m in corporate capital raised to date. Russell’s role at the company is building a strong culture and dedicated team, driving strategic direction, and leading capital raising efforts.
Michael Farrell, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Mike is the Chief Financial Officer at United Wind and is responsible for the financial management of the company. He manages the project finance, accounting, risk management, treasury, and tax matters for the company. Over the last 20 years, he has held several finance and accounting positions, including at GE Energy Financial Services, EverPower Wind Holdings, Inc. and KPMG. A Certified Public Accountant, he earned a BS in Accounting from the University of Connecticut and a MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.
Zach is General Counsel at United Wind where he is responsible for corporate governance, contracting, and policy related matters for the Company. He has previously worked for the law firm of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP. Zach received his Bachelors from Columbia University and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.