Andy Kruse is the Vice President for Business Development for HOMER Energy. Kruse has been in the energy industry for almost 30 years. He co-founded a tech company and spent 10 years developing the company. He moved on to Southwest Windpower that manufactures internationally recognized wind generators. As the VP of Sales and Marketing at Southwest Windpower, he was able to develop a residential scale wind generator product line. After 20 years with SW, Kruse moved to Endurance Windpower in Canada to to develop a marketing strategy for the company to use for years to come. Kruse received a number of awards; Small Wind Person of the Year in 2009 by the American Wind Energy Association, Exporter of the year bu US Export-Import Bank, and the President’s E award from the US Department of Commerce.