Joe Amara, CEO
For over a decade, Joe Amara has amassed a global network of professionals. Beginning his executive search career in 2007; Joe was promoted several times and won numerous awards for excellence in executive search. In 2010, he founded HEI Search along with four partners of a Chicago based recruiting firm. After several successful years with HEI Search, Joe began Joe Amara Executive Search in 2016.
Mr. Amara and his team have filled numerous roles including c-suite, business development, sales, project development, power origination, engineering, asset management, operations, finance, geoscience, and niche technical roles. His firm represents utilities, independent power producers, manufacturers, project developers, EPC firms, advisory firms and multi-national financial institutions.
Mr. Amara has a Bachelors in Political Science and a Masters Degree in Labor Relations.
Claudia Lopez, Recruiter
Claudia Lopez conducts nationwide searches within the renewable energy sector. Ms. Lopez has successfully placed project developers, project managers, business developers and sales managers throughout the United States. She joined Joe Amara Executive Search in 2019 as an Executive Assistant and was promoted to Recruiter within six months. Before joining the executive search world, Ms. Lopez was an Energy Analyst focusing on MISO and PJM for an energy solutions provider.