Our Team

Management team

Bill Jordan

Chief Executive Officer

During the founding years of Jordan Energy, LLC, Jordan gained valuable industry experience with solar developer Axio Power as a Project Manager, bringing 5 solar projects of 2 MW each on capped and closed landfills. Axio Power was acquired by Sun Edison prompting Jordan to return full time to Jordan Energy. Prior to starting Jordan Energy, LLC, Jordan served as Special Assistant to the New York State Commissioner of Agriculture & Markets from 2002 – 2007. Prior to the Special Assistant position, Mr. Jordan received a Master of Professional Studies degree at Cornell University in Applied Economics (2002), focusing on natural resource economics. Bill completed thesis on Manure Management in the Dairy Industry. This professional program followed over six years working to improve Chilean agricultural profitability, efforts which were recognized by the President of Chile. Mr. Jordan has also worked for five years in the building materials industry, collaborating closely with the previous President of GAF Building Materials Corporation to improve marketing and sales efforts for GAF, the largest roofing company in the United States. Bill is a graduate of Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, MPS (2002); Maryknoll School of Theology, Ossining, New York, MA (1990); and the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana B.A. Government & International Studies and Italian (1985).

Jake Yurek

Chief Operating Officer

Jake is the Chief Operating Officer of Jordan Energy & Food Enterprises, bringing past experience in strategy development, growth & innovation, and project management. He is passionate about creating a strong team culture and believes in the power of solar to change the world's energy future. Prior to joining Jordan Energy, Jake was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company. At McKinsey, he led strategic projects across a variety of industries and geographies gaining experience in North America, Africa, and Oceania. He has solar experience dating back to 2014 and is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (South Bend, Indiana) with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Jake is also a supporter of the Let's Share the Sun Foundation.

Austin Behrmann

Project Manager

Austin is a Project Manager for Jordan Energy & Food Enterprises, LLC with a background in management and data analysis. He is in charge of analyzing customer bills, sizing and designing solar systems as well as providing savings projections. Austin received a B.S. degree in Physics from the University at Albany (2018) with coursework in sustainability. He is passionate about renewable energy, specifically solar, and the place it holds in our future. Austin is a volunteer for the Let’s Share the Sun Foundation and has travelled to Puerto Rico twice for the foundation. He helped identify the site for and complete the installation of the Foundation’s first install in Puerto Rico.

MaryBeth Manny

director of marketing and customer relations

MaryBeth Manny has spent over fifteen years in administrative and marketing/sales support in the construction and renewable energy industry with a skill set that includes grant writing to secure funding for solar projects and coordination and execution of marketing activities. MaryBeth joined Jordan Energy eleven years ago to contribute to a successful and growing team of professionals in the renewable energy sector, focusing on solar project development.  MaryBeth is a volunteer for the Let’s Share the Sun Foundation, a non-profit organization that was founded by Nancy Brennan Jordan and William Jordan of Jordan Energy. The foundation brings solar power to poor communities in the world with a primary focus in Haiti. www.letssharethesun.org

Advisory Team

Nancy Jordan

Managing Member

Nancy Brennan-Jordan serves as Managing Member of Jordan Energy & Food Enterprises utilizing her experience and passion to build Jordan Energy’s growth. Nancy believes strongly in the cost benefit analysis of solar energy and the opportunity of solar energy in the US and abroad. Nancy received her undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Notre Dame in 1985. Nancy received her Master’s in Nursing from Columbia University School of Nursing and served as the Director of the Defy Diabetes Grant at Seton Health in Troy, NY from 2008-2010. Having worked oversees in Chile for 6 years, Nancy is fluent in Spanish and appreciates emerging opportunities within the solar industry for nonprofits, health care agencies, and Latin American countries.

Nick Jordan

Nick Jordan was born and raised in San Diego, California, and attended Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles earning a BBA Cum Laude. He stayed in the Los Angeles area working in travel management for a variety of retail travel companies. In 1990 he joined Sony Pictures Entertainment managing the corporation's massive travel network nationwide for many years. In 2005 Nick transitioned, though remaining in the field of entertainment, to work freelance on feature films as a Production Travel Coordinator managing the travel requirements for large Hollywood films worldwide. His recent credits include STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, WORLD WAR Z, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - GHOST PROTOCOL, EAT PRAY LOVE to name a few. In addition, Nick maintains real estate investments in southern California. Personally, Nick is involved with numerous charities and non-profits nationwide including local volunteer work in the Los Angeles area where he still resides. 

Dr. Edwin Williams

Edwin F. Williams III, MD, FACS, received his medical degree from the School of Medicine at the State University of New York in Buffalo. He completed an internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the State University of New York Health Sciences Center, Syracuse, New York, and a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Dr Williams is the founder of the Williams Plastic Surgery Specialists in Latham, New York, which performs state-of-the-art cosmetic procedures with an emphasis on safety and treatment outcomes. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Diplomat of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology and National Board of Medical Examiners. As an entrepreneur, Dr. Williams has invested in multiple companies and values participation in the Albany Chapter of the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO).