Jeffery William Bernicke

President & CEO


Jeff Bernicke, President & CEO of NativeEnergy, has over 25 years of experience building and leading teams in the development and financing of renewable energy, emission reduction, and impact projects and programs. At NativeEnergy, Jeff has driven the expansion of its Help-Build program to provide corporate clients with strategically valuable portfolios of Help-Build projects, including renewable, carbon mitigation, clean water, soil, and ecosystem services projects. Prior to joining NativeEnergy, Mr. Bernicke led the portfolio development and strategy for Greenhouse Gas Services (a joint venture between General Electric and AES Corp) and was a senior member of the executive team for DTE Energy Resources. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bernicke was a strategy consultant to large corporations across multiple industry sectors. Jeff holds an M.B.A. with highest distinction and an M.S. in resource ecology from the University of Michigan and B.S. degrees in business and engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.