Stefan Noe, President
As an experienced energy and environmental lawyer, Stefan Noe’s energy-related work spans more than 15 years. Mr. Noe has a broad understanding of project development and finance, and has become a leading figure in the wind power industry. Through his thoughtful leadership and competitive spirit, MWE quickly became one of the Midwest’s most successful and trusted wind power development companies.
Mr. Noe holds a Political Science and Business Administration degree from Indiana University and a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.
Michael J. Donahue, Executive Vice President
With over 25 years experience in land planning, zoning and development, Mike Donahue, has assisted public and private sector across the country with the development of wind, hydroelectric, natural gas and coal-fired power plants.
As a court-qualified expert in his field, Mr. Donahue has testified as an expert witness in hundreds of court proceedings and public zoning hearings.
Timothy W. Polz, Minority Owner
Managing the initial phases of all of MWEâ€™s development projects, Tim Polzâ€™s work as an energy and environmental lawyer has made him an expert in site identification, land acquisition, wind resource evaluation and local and state government relations.
Mr. Polz holds a bachelor's degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He also holds a J.D. with a certificate in Environmental & Energy Law from Chicago Kent Law School and is a member of the Illinois State Bar.
Cynthia Crimmins, Manager of Business Operations
Cynthia Crimmins brings over 18 years experience in operations and human resources management to Midwest Wind Energy. She oversees human resources and business operations for Midwest Wind Energy.
Ms. Crimmins holds a bachelorâ€™s degree from Eastern Illinois University.