Jason has been with A&M for more than 22 years and presently manages the company’s renewable energy portfolio, is the Trustee of the Employee Stock Option Program, and plays a vital role on the company’s business development team. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree from UCSB in cultural anthropology and religious studies in 1995 but has been pursuing his passion of biology and natural history studies since the early 1990’s. Jason is experienced in a wide range of biological field studies, with extensive experience conducting avian and wildlife surveys and is a Certified Consulting Botanist (#0069) in California. He is the Curator of Lichens at the R.F. Hoover Herbarium at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo where he is actively researching lichen taxonomy and the lichen flora of California.
As a senior project manager at A&M, Jason assists renewable energy clients during early stages of siting and technical studies and leads them through complex permitting phases, environmental compliance during active construction, and post-construction mitigation implementation and O&M program development. He has experience with renewable energy projects in California, Minnesota, Texas and elsewhere in the United States. In addition to renewable energy projects, Jason is very experienced in biological studies and environmental permitting in other business sectors in California, including residential and commercial development, railroad and interstate commerce, and cannabis cultivation permitting.