Burke Ewers is chief executive officer of EmilyGrene and a member of the company’s board of directors. He joined EmilyGrene full time in July 2015, bringing more than 15 years of energy industry leadership, product expertise, and executive management experience to his role with the company. Burke is actively involved in coaching his children’s sports teams and also on the board of several youth athletic organizations.
Burke Ewers oversees the corporate direction and strategy for EmilyGrene’s field operations including sales, support, consulting, marketing and alliances and channels. He focuses on strategy, leadership, innovation, and customers. Says Mr. Ewers, “Its our job to provide clean energy solutions that deliver strong economic benefits combined with improved work environments and positive environmental benefits.
Prior to joining EmilyGrene, Burke Ewers served as Sr. Vice President of Sales for Lime Energy, where his focus on end use customers and utility clients improved operational efficiencies and execution led to significant company growth. Prior to that, Burke served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Parke Industries where he held a variety of responsibilities including management, sales, and marketing initiatives.
As a parent, coach, and CEO Burke aims to foster a collaborative and fiscally responsible organization, built on a strong foundation of principles including teamwork, communication, integrity, transparency, and customer service. Burke understands the complex financial models of energy projects and believes his experience in financial/strategic planning, financing, and investment performance brings value to EmilyGrene’s end-use clients.
After receiving a bachelor’s degree in Commerce – Finance from Santa Clara University, he moved to La Verne to start his family. Burke runs his business, his youth sports teams, and his personal life by a simple quote: “You don’t inspire your teammates by showing them how amazing you are, you inspire them by showing them how amazing they are.” -Robyn Benincase.