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Phosphorus runoff from farms now has a solution . . . quasar introduces the PRS (Phosphorus Recovery System) in Ohio's Grand Lake St. Marys watershed on July 28, 2015.
OSU Laboratory Results Prove Phosphorus Removal - see the lab report
Wooster, Ohio: Virtually tour the Utility of the Future in action. quasar's project in collaboration with the City of Wooster expands plant capacity while producing renewable energy and reducing operating expenses.
Find out more - watch the video on the right or read the article featured in the Cleveland Plain Dealer
What is the Utility of the Future? Read the WEF, NACWA, WERF white paper.





President: Melvin R. Kurtz

Since 1971, Kurtz has founded, directed, and operated several businesses from start up to millions in annual sales through effective business planning, creative sales techniques, and innovative marketing. His accomplishments also include initiating well planned and executed acquisitions and mergers. Kurtz is currently the chief executive advisor for several corporations and leads the US industry for quasar energy group.


Chief Financial Officer: Steven Smith

Smith has 16 years of financial and operational experience in capacities ranging from Vice President to Chief Financial Officer.  Smith was formerly Vice-President of Finance for Next Media Operating, Co., a $750 million holding company specializing in the aggregation of out-of-home media.  Smith's responsibilities with quasarenergy group include operational financing, establishment of financing options for clients, the negotiations of primary and ancillary sales, and securing other financial options with regard to investors and grant development programs and incentives.


Vice President, Marketing: Caroline Henry

Henry has over fifteen years of marketing experience, specializing in building innovative brands from the ground-up. She joined the company in 2008 and has been responsible for developing quasar's industry leading reputation. Henry's responsibilities at quasar include marketing, public relations, grant writing and government affairs. Henry has a B.A. in Political Science from Transylvania University. 


Vice President, Project Development & Management: Alan Johnson, P.E.

Johnson has thirty plus years of experience in manufacturing and business start-up having held positions in industrial engineering, human resources, quality, marketing and sales and general management primarily in the automotive supply industry that included rubber, plastics, fiberglass, and steel. Johnson is a registered engineer in Ohio, New York, Missouri, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Connecticut and Maine. He holds a M.B.A. from Lake Erie College and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the Fenn College of Engineering of Cleveland State University. With quasar, Johnson’s responsibilities are to manage quasar’s anaerobic digestion projects for high profile clients.


Vice President, Regulatory Affairs: Bruce Bailey, CPSS/Ag/ESC, CLM, OEPA Wastewater Operator III

Bailey has over 25 years of experience in project management and development and environmental compliance, permit negotiations and rules making. He has been actively involved in beneficial use of biosolids for land application, strip mine reclamation, and soil blending. As an environmental soil scientist, Bailey has overseen and successfully marketed a wide range of products in the recycled materials and composting industries. He is certified as a Professional Soil Scientist, Agronomist, and Erosion and Sediment Control Specialist and is licensed as a Class III Wastewater Operator by OEPA. He holds a B.S. in soil conservation and a M.S. in agronomy from the Ohio State University. Bailey is the Vice-President of Regulatory & Scientific Affairs and will be instrumental in the regulatory compliance process related to the anaerobic digester installation.




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