Pushing towards positive change based on the promise
and possibility of solar electricity
Helios Solar Works manufactures high-performance mono-crystalline solar modules for solar electric systems. We use only high-quality components and an advanced, automated manufacturing platform to offer modules that deliver higher efficiency, lower installation costs, and a smaller system footprint.
Helios Solar Works is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We manufacture our modules using materials sourced from regional and U.S. suppliers whenever possible.
Steve Ostrenga (Chief Executive Officer)
Steve has fifteen years of experience in business development and manufacturing. He has also served as a member of the Peace Corps and the United States Army Reserves.
Steve has a bachelor's degree in economics and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.
John Kivlin (Chief Operating Officer)
John was the founder and Chief Operating Officer of Convergence Energy, a solar system integrator. Prior to founding Convergence Energy, he held a variety of senior positions with Motorola, including Senior Director, Managing Director, and General Manager.
John has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.
Dean Beck (Chief Financial Officer)
Dean has almost two decades of experience in a variety of roles including management, accounting, finance, financial planning/budgeting, cost accounting, HR and auditing.
Dean is a CPA and has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University if Wisconsin at Milwaukee.
Brent Brucker (General Manager)
Brent was the founder and owner of BSD, a construction and real estate development firm. Prior to founding BSD, he held positions with Xenergy and Applied Materials.
Brent has a bachelor's degree in economics and environmental science from the University of Virginia, a master's degree in energy environmental analysis from Boston University, and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.
Joanne Rogers (Vice President of Sales)
Joanne has been in the solar industry for 20 years in a variety of roles from front desk to VP of Sales. Her sales expertise was instrumental in the growth of SunWize Technologies and DC Power Systems. Joanne's focus is always on customer satisfaction.