Kohort Energy LLC, a commercial energy efficiency solutions provider and consulting firm based in Mankato, Minn., today announced the addition of Philip J. O’Keefe, P.E., as director of engineering. O’Keefe has extensive mechanical and electrical engineering experience, including 14 years as a project manager with electric utility Commonwealth Edison.
As a licensed Professional Engineer, O'Keefe's mechanical and electrical engineering experience spans more than 30 years in the design, testing, and operation of electronic devices, electric utility power plants, manufacturing processes and equipment, and process control systems. Since 2000, O'Keefe has been providing engineering expert witness services and litigation support to attorneys and insurance professionals all over the United States. As a certified instructor in private industry, he has years of experience teaching technical subject matter to diverse audiences.
“We are excited to welcome Phil as director of engineering,” says Aaron Wangen, managing director of Kohort Energy. “His extensive background in energy production, product development, and engineering consulting, as well as his professional engineer licensure, will be a tremendous asset to the company as we help organizations manage their energy use, maximize efficiency, and drive continued sustainability.”