Energy Consultants of Wisconsin LLC Team
The team at Energy Consultants of Wisconsin LLC is comprised of experts in lighting, solar, and electrical. As a small family-run business, we take great pride in supporting our employees through education and training. In like fashion, ECW consistently goes to great lengths to ensure our clients' needs are met on the job site. To this end, all ECW job sites are overseen by trained Master Electricians who work according to careful safety protocol. In the end, our clients respect this professional touch while our team members enjoy a safe and stimulating place to work.
Kurt Gruetzmacher: Owner & Operator
Owner and Operator Kurt Gruetzmacher has been working for Energy Consultants of Wisconsin LLC for over 20 years. Because ECW was originally founded in 1989 by his father Jeff Gruetzmacher, Kurt has been around the business since childhood. In his 20+ year employment with ECW, Kurt has worked in a variety of roles, including installations, sales, and project management. Also, Kurt acquired his solar installation certification from the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, making him ECW's primary authority in this field.
Kurt took over ownership of ECW in 2017, where he quickly revamped the business on several fronts. To begin with, Kurt reorganized ECW for operational efficiencies, slimming down costs while increasing revenue. Also, he pushed key team members to pursue their electrical training, which gave the company more versatility in its service offerings. Today, Kurt focuses primarily on project management for the business, setting up jobs with the tools needed for successful lighting, solar, and electrical installations. He also manages many administrative facets of the business, including inventory, purchasing, and payroll.
Kurt lives in Grafton, WI, where he is extremely active in the local sportsman / outdoor community. On weekends you can find Kurt hunting, fishing, or working on the family farm where he lives.
Phil Carrol: Site Foreman & Master Electrician
Site Foreman & Master Electrician Phil Carrol has been working for Energy Consultants of Wisconsin LLC for over 13 years. Phil is a U.S. Army Veteran who fought in Afghanistan. Originally from Arkansas, Phil moved to Wisconsin with an army friend after his military service. He first got a job with ECW because he is a friend of Owner Kurt Gruetzmacher. In his time at ECW, Phil has pushed himself to learn the many details of lighting, solar, and electrical work. He acquired his Master Electrician Certification from the Wisconsin Department of Saftey and Professional Services in 2019.
Phil is a well-versed Site Forman who thoroughly enjoys project management. In the past 13 years, he has worked on almost any sort of lighting, solar, or electrical job you could think of.
Phil lives with his wife and family in Port Washington, WI. He enjoys his local dart league and spending time with his family.
James Carlson: Site Foreman & Master Electrician
Site Foreman & Master Electrician James Carlson has been employed with Energy Consultants of Wisconsin LLC since 2007. James is an old friend of the Gruetzmacher family. He got his first job with ECW doing entry-level lighting installation work. Over the past 12 years, James has expanded his knowledge base to include solar and electrical. He has put in thousands of hours in the field towards his Master Electrician certification, which he acquired from the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.
In learning every facet of ECW's diverse service offerings, James developed a real talent for solar panel installations. As such, if ECW acquires a new solar energy client, it's likely that James will be found on the job. He is a well-organized and knowledgeable Site Forman and ECW is pleased to have him on the team.
James lives with his wife and family in West Bend, WI. He is an avid fisherman and outdoorsman and enjoys spending time in Northern Wisconsin.
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