Our Executive Energy Management Team

Steve McClain – Chief Executive Officer

Steve has over 30 years’ experience serving in management, leadership and ownership positions in power infrastructure, renewable energy, construction, equipment distribution, and manufacturing.  Steve co-founded and played key roles developing and executing successful exit strategies of firms in heavy civil construction, power infrastructure construction and heavy equipment distribution. Steve was CFO and later President of Klondyke Construction, LLC, President of Elemental Energy, Inc., a subsidiary of Klondyke, from 2003 – 2014 and VP and Partner of ACM Equipment Rental and Sales from 1990 – 2003. From 1980 – 1989, Steve entered the management training program at Caterpillar, Inc. and served in various staff and management positions.  From 2014 – 2016, Steve was a Senior Managing Director at MCA Financial Group acting as Interim CFO, CEO, Court Appointed Receiver, advisor and restructuring officer in for firms in renewable energy, aerospace, manufacturing, and frequency control devices.  Steve’s service also includes positions as a director of firms in the apparel industry, online language training, as well as industry and community service engaged in energy policy, transportation infrastructure, as well as academic institutions and charitable organizations.  Steve received his Bachelor of Science and MBA from the University of Oregon and served as an adjunct instructor.

Bob Boscamp – President, Co-Founder

Bob is an experienced entrepreneur and visionary leader who successfully launched, managed and sold multiple national companies whose products and services are still delivered today. For 34 years Bob served the electric and gas utility industries with innovative products and services focused on energy education, conservation, and environmental preservation. He created the first home energy analysis program approved by the U.S. Department of Energy for compliance with the 1979 National Energy Act and national award-winning “In Concert with the Environment” program. Bob also served as President and CEO at Axiom Power Solutions, a subsidiary of Arizona Public Service’s (APS) parent company Pinnacle West Capital. Bob is nationally recognized energy industry speaker and author on energy conservation, education and demand-side management programs and has spent over 20 years as an ASU W.P. Carey Center for Services Leadership Advisory Board member. Bob received his Bachelor of the Arts and Business and Education graduate degrees from Arizona State University.

Tom Headley – Executive Board Member, Co-Founder

Prior to founding Strategic Solar Energy, Tom helped create and manage rapidly growing companies in the medical device industry. He founded Transfusion Technologies Corporation and served as president and CEO from 1993 through 1999. Transfusion Technologies designed, manufactured and sold blood processing devices and disposables throughout the world based on Tom’s multiple patents. Prior to 1993, Tom worked at Haemonetics Corporation in various executive capacities including at various times managing research and development, engineering, quality assurance, a US sales, and marketing division and, while living in Tokyo for several years, the Asia sales and marketing division. He is currently on the Board of Directors for the Community Council in DC Ranch and Chairman of the Board of Directors for the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy. Tom received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Stanford University and his MBA from Harvard University.

Mike Nothum – Chief Operating Officer

Mike’s extensive construction and management experience stem from growing his family-run mechanical contracting firm, Tri-City Mechanical, from 10 employees to 250. In 1996, Tri-City then became the founding company of Comfort Systems USA (NYSE:FIX) where Mike was its initial Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Development. Comfort Systems was a consolidation of some of the best run mechanical contracting companies in the US. During his tenure over 100 companies were purchased and market cap grew to $450 million. Mike also played a significant role in the joint venture between Comfort Systems and Arizona Public Service (APS) in creating an ice plant facility that created super-cooled chilled water to serve Chase Field Ballpark and US Airways Center. In 2005 Mike founded and served as President of Landworks AZ, which services include design assistance and construction management for its clients, along with commercial brokerage and property management. Mike received his Bachelor of Science and Master’s degrees from Arizona State University.

Don Hagen – Director of Strategic Development

Mr. Hagen leads both strategy and sales, drawing from 25 years in the design and construction of industrial facilities around the world.  His experience includes the development of chemical, pharmaceutical, food processing, semiconductor and other research, development, and manufacturing facilities. He develops the team and works with clients to define scope, cost, and schedule to meet their objectives. don received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Washington and his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Hawaii-Manoa.