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Deana Strunk

OWNER

Deana Strunk is a prominent figure in the energy industry with over 40 years of experience, making a name for herself as the owner of Amshore Renewable Energy. She is also the owner of Amshore Ventures LLC. Prior to her career in the energy industry, Deana worked in the legal, transportation, and banking industries, acquiring a broad range of skills and experiences that have helped her excel in her current role. She then went on to become Vice President and Director at American Shoreline, Inc., an oil and gas exploration and development company established in 1979, before co-founding Amshore Renewable Energy.

Cas Purdy

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Cas Purdy is Chief Operating Officer at Amshore Renewable Energy. He has 20+ years of experience in business leadership focused on strategic planning, growth initiatives, corporate operations, marketing and communications. Previously, he was Vice President and Head of Marketing at cybersecurity leader Trustwave. During his tenure there, he and his team drove brand awareness and pipeline creation for the company resulting in growth and an eventual $850M acquisition by Singapore’s leading telco provider Singtel. He also held leadership roles at IBM, Websense (now Forcepoint) and Guidance Software (now part of OpenText). He received his bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from the University of Texas at Austin, and he studied French at the University of Paris (La Sorbonne).

Scott Casterline

CHIEF VENTURES OFFICER
Amshore Ventures

Scott Casterline is Chief Ventures Officer and President of Amshore Ventures LLC. Amshore Ventures is focused on capitalizing on the tremendous opportunity in renewable energy development by seeking out new business models and growth opportunities. Scott has run businesses for more than 30 years with a special focus in contract negotiation, client and career management, legal and other areas of business leadership. Scott received his bachelor’s degree in business administration (BBA) with a major in finance from Baylor University.

Tylan Shelton

head of DEVELOPMENT

Tylan Shelton is Head of Development and a Vice President at Amshore Renewable Energy. He is responsible for the full range of activities in developing commercial-scale solar, wind and battery projects throughout the United States. Tylan has the overall responsibility for managing delivery of projects as well as assisting senior leadership with project financing and transactions. Tylan has been in the wind industry since 2006 and has been involved with the construction, development, repower and or asset management of over 3 gigawatts of renewable energy projects. He was the owner and President of Big Sky Wind Energy Inc. from 2009 to 2020. Tylan attended the School of Architecture at the University of New Mexico and the Wind Energy program at Amarillo College. He later sat on the Advisory Board for the AC Wind Energy program and was on the Board of Directors of the Class 4 Winds Trade Organization. Tylan has been a speaker or panelist at dozens of landowner meetings, commissioner hearings, school board meetings, college campuses and community forums.

Andrew Jeffreys

Head of growth & Project Developer

Andrew Jeffreys is Head of Growth & Project Developer at Amshore Renewable Energy. He is responsible for the full range of activities in developing commercial-scale solar, wind and battery projects throughout the United States. He is an accomplished entrepreneur and sustainability expert, with a long-standing passion for developing renewable energy projects. With over 20 years of experience in the construction industry and a Bachelor of Science in Wind Science and Engineering from Texas Tech University, Andrew has been at the forefront of developing wind and solar energy projects in Texas and New Mexico. At Amshore, he helps drive the development of renewable energy projects and ensure their successful completion.

Leo Anzaldua

HEAD OF FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

Leo Anzaldua leads and directs the accounting, finance and administration functions at Amshore. He has more than 30 years of financial experience. For more than a decade, Leo was Controller/Vice President of Finance at ClimbTech. Before ClimbTech, he was Director of Accounting at Personal Administrators. Leo studied business administration at The Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico.

Aida Guzman

ASSOCIATE PROJECT DEVELOPER

Aida Guzman is Associate Project Developer at Amshore Renewable Energy. She has more than 35 years of experience. Aida manages Amshore real estate contracts for development projects including processing of lease procurements, rental/easement agreement payments and support landowner relations and conveyance of real estate documentation to landowners. She also supports with title review and curative efforts and supports the team with specific legislative and public relations campaigns, efforts and due diligence. She provides additional support with lease/project mapping, recordation of documents in various counties and title search support. Aida studied legal at Del Mar College. She is an active member of the local Desk and Derrick Club of Corpus Christi, Texas.

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