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ARE Systems, LLC

Capture of biomass and solar to power every building, anywhere in the world - renewable energy mini-infrastructures provided by ARE Systems.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2007
  • Employees 9
  • Website

Company Summary

ARE Systems is valued at $5 M with waste reforming technology from Westinghouse that once processed 80% of all U.S. radioactive medical waste-into syngas. We have prototype and metrics to back it up. Current plans are to manufacture mini-infrastructure WTE power plants for dedicated building systems, e.g. medical, agricultural, and big data auxiliary systems. We also design large emissions-free advanced renewable energy systems for buildings.


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    Clarence Pearson

    Clarence Pearson, FAIA Architect, has 28 years of experience in architecture, construction, and investment in real estate property. Clarence was a principal in the firm of Pearson, Johnson, Brown and Associates. He has served on the faculty of the University of the District of Columbia where he has served as appointed Chairman for 18 years. He has worked on a wide variety of very large convention centers, correctional institution master planning

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    Leslie Dean Price

    Dean Price, Architect (ret.) developed and built the first and largest U.S. 300kW building at Georgetown University. He is a co-inventor of US Patent 6,308,465 B1, Oct. 30, 2001, for "Systems and Utilities Modules for Buildings", and US Patent 7,556,736, July 7, 2009, for "Process and System for Converting Biomass Materials into Energy to Power Marine Vessels".

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    Jay Laskin
    Board Director

    Jay Laskin retired from Teledyne Energy Systems Inc. as director of marketing and sales. He is a mechanical engineer and expert in fuel cells and hydrogen and provides EI with technical, sales, and marketing expertise related to hydrogen / fuel cell businesses, products and usage, including reports, studies on closed-end topics and applications, market conditions, competitors and business plans in the field of hydrogen generation and usage.

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    Juris P. Kalejs
    Chief Technology Officer - Solar

    Juris Kalejs serves as EI's solar expert. He formerly served as the chief technology officer at ASE Americas, now owned by RWE Schott Solar. Juris holds five patents and founded American Capital Energy, EI's partner in implementing solar projects; his PhD is in physics and he has been published in many scientific journals.

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    Terry Galloway
    CTO - Biomass to Energy

    Terry Galloway is the inventor of the advanced steam reforming process for waste conversion to hydrogen-rich syngas. Terry has high-level management experience in various forms of process and chemical engineering and chemistry in major companies and the University of California, Berkeley. He is co-inventor of the E-Microsystem systems and utility modules for buildings and holds many patents. His doctorate is in chemical engineering.

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    Richard L. Vogel
    Construction Management Lead

    Rich Vogel serves as EI's expert in construction management. He is a senior vice president of the Whiting Turner Contracting Company, has an engineering degree and MBA in Finance. W-T is the 5th largest “Domestic Building Contractor” in the U.S. and the nation’s largest builder of sustainable buildings, annually rated by Engineering News Record as a Top 10 Green Contractor. W-T handles construction management of EI's projects.

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    Scott A Clayman
    Chief Financial Officer Candidate

    Scott Clayman leads cross-functional, team-based solutions to improve profitability for startup and Fortune 500 companies. His experience in new product pipeline design spans 18+ years at Monsanto, MEMC Electronic Materials and IBM holdings with success across a mix of industries/products in the US, Europe, and Asia. He works across major functions: finance, marketing, technology, IT, and manufacturing with an emphasis in hi-tech manufacturing.

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    Laura Filbert Zacher
    Chief Executive Officer

    Laura Filbert Zacher leads all efforts to develop EI and bring its products to market. She has managed composition of a product development concept plan, the business plan and models for three patents, attracted funding interest from ARE Systems’ financial partners, and procurement interest from product buyers. Laura has 12 years experience as a senior executive project manager in Virginia and St. Louis.

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    Derek Parker

    Derek Parker, FAIA RIBA FACHA Architect, was a senior partner in the international architectural firm, Anshen+Allen. He was also architect for the Georgetown University 300kW solar building and co-founder of The Medergy Corporation developing a technology to safely convert medical waste to energy. He has designed hospitals and bio-medical research facilities in 15 countries and brought evidence-based design into the mainstream.

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    Gretchen B. Wesenberg

    Gretchen Wesenberg, RA NCARB Architect, has served as project manager, project architect, planner, programmer, developer of requests for proposals for architect selection, designer, and construction administration. She has worked as a client representative, design-builder, designer and detailer, and planner. She is an architect with extensive experience in institutional, academic, corporate, manufacturing, and commercial residential.


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    Tom Litz, Thompson Coburn
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    Marie Carlie, Stone-Carlie