Meet the Team

Chase Garrett, Development Manager for Apex Clean Energy, is the primary contact for Pinewood Wind . Chase began his renewable energy journey in 2020 after graduating from Texas Tech University with an MBA and has been with Apex Clean Energy since 2021.

Jeff Hammond, Director of Project Development for Apex Clean Energy, leads development efforts in the Mid-Atlantic PJM region. Jeff has extensive wind and solar experience having worked in the renewable energy industry since 2007. He has successfully developed over a gigawatt of wind and solar energy projects in many states including lead development efforts in Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

Before joining the renewable energy industry, Jeff spent 20+ years in the United States Coast Guard. He retired in 2005 at the rank of Commander. Jeff holds an MBA from the College of William and Mary and a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Coast Guard Academy.