Keith has been with KW Associates since 1993, became a co-owner in 1996, and the sole owner in 1998. Keith has been in sales since 1984, and selling to the Power Utility business since 1990. His previous experience includes working directly for manufacturers in product and sales management. The company has grown from $10 million in sales to over $115 million under his leadership.
T.J. Sult has been with KW Associates since 2004. T.J.’s territory consist of the state of Indiana as well as DTE, in Michigan. T.J. continues to maintain relationships throughout his territory. Key accounts include DTE, Duke, Vectren, IP&L, & NIPSCo as well the secondary markets. T.J. has been involved in both the IMEA and Indiana Statewide planning committees for a number of years.
T.J.’s hobbies outside of work include hanging at a baseball park with his four boys, lake life, golf to name a few.
Tom McLean started with KW Associates in 2010 and currently manages sales in Wisconsin with major account responsibilities including WEC, ATC, MGE, Alliant Energy, and Dairyland Power. Before managing Wisconsin, Tom was responsible for the Iowa and Nebraska territory including major utilities like Mid American Energy, Lincoln Electric, and CIPCO. He also has experience in the C&I market as a Direct Account Manager for Federal Pacific, has 10+ years of management experience before coming to KW. He maintains a straight forward sales approach, believes in earning a customer's business and developing long term relationships between the Utility, the Manufacturer, and the Sales Representative.
During his down time Tom can be found spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, and is very involved in Youth Sports including Baseball and Football.
Jeff Keech has been with KW Associates since 2010. He manages IOU's, Public Utilities and Rural Electric Companies. He deals with Generation, Transmission and Distribution. Key Accounts include MidAmerican, OPPD, LES, NPPD. Jeff enjoys getting out and meeting with Customers and building relationships.
His free time is spent with family, on a Golf Course, or Fishing.
Andrew Crane - Michigan Territory Manager, came to work for KW Associates in 2013 after five years of standards engineering work at Consumers Energy. Andrew is responsible for ITC, Great Lakes Energy, Lansing BWL, Consumers Energy and the co-ops/munis inside the State of Michigan.
Andrew has an Electrical Engineering Degree from Kettering University as well as his Michigan Professional Engineering License. He enjoys spending time with his wife and family, golfing, hunting and tackling home improvements projects.
Collin Kubsch started with KW Associates in 2018. He is responsible for servicing AEP, LG&E-KU, and Duquesne Light. Collin loves the opportunity to develop and maintain relationships with his customers, and also enjoys the team aspect of KW. For hobbies, Collin likes golfing, hunting and spending his summer days with his family on the lake.
Jamie Pluta comes to KW with over 30 years of experience in the electrical business. Jamie worked in the field as a project manager for one of the largest contractors in Indiana for over 12 years. He spent 10 years as a lighting manufactures representative and most recently spent 10 years as a manufactures’ representative in the commodity markets.
Jamie has 3 children, is involved with youth sports, and is the President of a local Little League. He is also a licensed IHSAA official and owns a gourmet popcorn store in Indiana.
Along with being the Office Manager at KW Associates, Chris is insale sales Support for the following Territory Managers:
T.J. Sult - DTE
Andrew Crane - Michigan
Jamie Pluta - Southern Michigan
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone - 847-894-7330
Sara is inside sales support for the following Territory Managers at KW Associates:
Keith Ward - Northern Illinois
Tom McLean - Wisconsin
Email - email@example.com
Phone - 847-772-3449
Sheila is inside sales support for the following Territory Managers at KW Associates:
Keith Ward - Southern Illinois, Ameren
T.J. Sult - Indiana
Jeff Keech - Iowa and Nebraska
Collin Kubsch - Kentucky and Ohio
Jamie Pluta - Northern Indiana and Northern Ohio
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone - 847-772-3814
Phil is inside sales support for all Territory Managers on all renewable energy projects for KW Associates
Email - email@example.com
Phone - 847-894-4849
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