Meagan Van Vuren
Meagan has worked for Apex Clean Energy for almost four years. Prior to her current role as a development manager, Meagan worked in Apex’s Land department as a property analyst, where she managed land leases. As a development manager, her primary focus is on potential projects across Indiana. Previously, Meagan worked as a paralegal, and she has an extensive background in law, ranging from corporate to estate law.
Kent has worked for Apex Clean Energy for nearly a decade and has been in the renewable energy industry for just over 11 years. He has developed 1,500 megawatts of now-operating wind facilities and has worked on projects in Indiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Michigan, Virginia, and Illinois. As a director of project development, Kent oversees a team that focuses on land leasing and project permitting, and he coordinates with the numerous specialists who contribute to a project’s development, including in wind resource, engineering, public engagement, and grid interconnection.
Brian leads Apex's public and community engagement efforts for projects throughout Indiana. Brian began his career organizing in rural communities in North Dakota and throughout Minnesota before moving to the private sector in 2013, where he worked as a consultant to numerous businesses, trade associations, nonprofits, and advocacy groups across the country on issues ranging from education policy to workforce development to clean energy. Brian was excited to join Apex Clean Energy as a public engagement manager in 2019. In this capacity, he works closely with local elected leaders, community leaders, landowners, and residents to gather local feedback, answer common questions, and work with communities to help realize their opportunities for renewable energy development and accelerate America’s shift to clean energy.
Taylor recently finished her first year as an organizer with Apex, working to bring renewable energy to Vermillion County. Prior to joining Apex, Taylor worked for a local State Farm insurance agency and at IEA in Clinton as a Human Resource Associate.
Taylor graduated from South Vermillion High School and continued her education at Saint Mary of-the-Woods College where she received degrees in Business Administration and Marketing. She was also a part of the SMWC Softball Team.
Taylor and her husband Dru have lived in Vermillion County all their lives. In her free time, she loves to travel, give softball lessons, and spend time with friends, family, and her dog Wrangler.