Serving Wisconsin, Eastern Minnesota, Northern Iowa, Northern Illinois, and Upper Michigan

Great job putting up our solar panels. It was a small job. Panels put up in less than a day. Electricians followed in less than a week. Shortly after that we were up and running.

James of Viroqua, WI

After several years of living across the country from one another (Washington and North Carolina), two brothers started Olson Solar Energy within months of reuniting in Wisconsin. Cameron and Brandon Olson, as a team, value a strong work ethic, excellent customer service, and hold a true passion for solar energy. They look forward to learning, growing, serving others, and seeing what the future has in store for their company. Together, Cameron and Brandon are excited to bridge the gap between you and the solar energy system that you are looking for. Whether you are hoping to make an update on your home or your business, they are dedicated to serving your needs.


Brandon Olson, COO – Co-Founder/Co-Owner

[email protected] A man of many interests, Brandon enjoys indoor rock climbing, hiking, listening to History podcasts, and spending time with his family. He has spent the majority of his adult life in the criminal justice field, but vibrates with excitement at just the mention of Olson Solar. Solar energy first became an interest to Brandon while living in Bellingham, Washington, an environmentally progressive and conscious area. Having drawn his inspiration from The Pacific Northwest, wanting to invest and start up a Solar Energy company with his twin brother became his new goal. Brandon has been responsible for learning all there is to know about solar panels and installing them. With each new fact, he continues to vibrate with excitement.


Cameron Olson, CEO – Co-Founder/Co-Owner

[email protected] After holding the responsibility of managing multiple million-dollar warehouses in his early twenties, Cameron brings his learned work ethic and business expertise to the creation and continued management of Olson Solar Energy. Cameron enjoys bicycling, playing with his dogs and cats, and spending time with his family in his free time. As CEO, Cameron directs our vision and mission statements by working with our Sales and Operations teams through project completion. He takes the lead maintaining our inspiration, integrity and change.




Mike Kerska, Sales Manager and South Territory Sales

[email protected] Mike was born and raised in La Crosse. He and his wife Julie and their family enjoy spending time together participating in a wide range of outdoor sports. Mike has excelled at a career of sales/marketing for a selection of products and services through the years and is excited about this newest adventure providing information and sales to businesses and private parties seeking solar energy alternatives from Olson Solar Energy.
Call Mike to Schedule a Free Evaluation! (608) 386-9837


Mike Palen, Southwest Territory Sales

[email protected] A native of La Crosse, Mike has spent the last 20 years as a PGA Teaching professional. With stops in Montana, Arizona, Oregon, Washington, and West Virginia, Mike has had the privilege to teach golf at some of the finest golf facilities and golf academies in the country. With a growing concern for making a bigger difference in the world, Mike has become passionate about helping homes and businesses save money and reduce their carbon footprint! When he isn’t talking solar, Mike enjoys fishing, live music, mountain biking, hiking, and most of all, spending quality time with wife Mandy and son Finely.
Call Mike to Schedule a Free Evaluation! (608) 780-3999


Michael Behringer, Northeast Territory Sales

[email protected] Originally from Onalaska and settled now in the Chippewa Valley. Michael has spent the last few years in the role of a district manager developing his customer service and leadership qualities. Having spent his entire working career in customer service he is looking forward to educating and providing a more sustainable future for his family and others. Michael has been always been an avid runner and brings the work ethic he has learned through sport into all aspects of his life. Michael, his wife Amelia, and 3 children (Trent, Eliana, and Landon) are excited for making a difference through Olson Solar Energy.
Call Michael to Schedule a Free Evaluation! (715) 579-8046


Keith Molzahn, Central Wisconsin Territory Sales

[email protected] Keith was born and raised in La Crosse with a couple of short pits stops in the Midwest. After having Olson Solar Energy install service at his new home, he was so impressed he pursued a career with us! Away from work, with his wife Jill, he is busily raising a young daughter while always trying to catch a ballgame.
Call Keith to Schedule a Free Evaluation! (608) 780-9275


Brandon Aspenson

Brandon Aspenson, Minnesota/Iowa Territory Sales

[email protected] Brandon lives in Onalaska with his wife and four children. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse in Biology and, before solar, worked in the healthcare field for 22 years. His foray into solar occurred after having panels installed on his own home. In his spare time (which isn’t much with 4 active young kids), he enjoys fitness activities like weight training, running when the weather is favorable, and cycling. He also knows his way around a kitchen and enjoys trying new healthy recipes and baking sourdough bread. Call Brandon to Schedule a Free Evaluation! (608) 792-6202


Randy O’Brien

Randy O’Brien, Northeast Territory Sales

[email protected] Randy was born and raised in Wausau, WI. He and his wife Amy and their two boys Luke and Cole enjoy all things Wisconsin. We are all avid Brewers and Packers fans through and through. We also enjoy spending time together participating in a wide range of outdoor sports, hunting, and fishing!Randy gets his attention to detail and outstanding customer service from 20+ years in the Hospitality Industry. Wanting more diversity Randy transitioned into Electrical Sales and distributorship for nearly a decade. Thirsting for even more, Randy finally found a true home and family with Olson Solar Energy. It is great to be part of a company that mirrors my same customer service standards, Enthusiasm, Honesty, and Integrity. Please reach out and let me know how I can help.For more information or to Schedule a Free Evaluation! Call Randy (715) 660-6333


Arianna Bunnow

Arianna Bunnow, Eastern Territory Sales

[email protected] Arianna grew up in Seymour, WI. Amid completing a 5-year rotational internship for her father’s construction company, Arianna was inspired to receive her BBA from UW-Whitewater. Arianna co-founded a government contracting business while achieving her Entrepreneurship degree at UW-Whitewater. Later on, she added a renewable energy division focusing on solar solutions – this came to introduce her to Olson Solar Energy where she now manages sales for Eastern Wisconsin. In addition to helping homeowners save money with solar, she enjoys spending time with her husband Braden, running, lifting weights, cooking healthy meals, and traveling.
Call Arianna to Schedule a Free Evaluation! (920) 579-2583


Nikki Widholm


Management Team


Shannon Duha, Marketing Director

[email protected] Shannon and her husband Jim (who also works for Olson Solar Energy as warehouse supervisor) both grew up on dairy farms in Southwestern Wisconsin. After college, she pursued a career in graphic design that grew from there. After more than 20 years as a Marketing and Administrative Professional, Shannon has served as the Director of Creative Services for an international manufacturer and brings what she learned there as well as her innate organizational skills to Olson Solar Energy, the highlight of her marketing career has been the ability to take an idea and make it a reality, which has carried over into her desire to learn about and grow renewable energy with Cameron and Brandon and their company.



Dave Gnewikow, Northeast Territories Solar Foreman

[email protected] Dave was born and raised in the coulee region and has worn many different hats in his professional career, including more than fifteen years in construction and construction management. In his spare time, he loves to be outdoors, fishing(professionally during summertime) hunting, hiking, and camping. Dave also loves spending as much time with his family as he can, with 4 adult kids and 4 dogs it can get hectic but he loves it.


Tom and his wife

Tom Shock, Master Electrician

[email protected] Born and raised in Stanley, WI, Tom moved to Colorado and began his electrical career in 1983. After coming back to the Midwest, he obtained Master Electrical licenses in WI and MN. Tom owned Shock Electric for 22 years and began installing solar in 2008. He comes to Olson Solar Energy with Millions of Watts installed! Brandon and Tom are also NABCEP PV Installation Professionals, the Gold standard for solar certifications. Tom and his wife Michelle enjoy outdoor activities and travel.


Emily Windsor

Emily Windsor – Design Supervisor

[email protected] Emily was born and raised in the outskirts of Cataract, WI. She enjoys spending quality time with family and doing anything outdoors! Emily graduated from Western Technical College with a Building Science and Energy Management degree. At WTC she learned a lot about the growing renewable energy industry which led to her career at Olson Solar Energy.


Project Managers


Angie Ebright

Angie Enright, Project Management and Tech Service Supervisor

[email protected] Born and raised in West Salem, Wisconsin, Angie received a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design with a minor in Marketing at Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI. From there, Angie worked as a Graphic Design & Marketing Specialist at a credit union for twelve years which lead her back to Viterbo University to get her teaching license in Business. Angie enjoys customer service, educating others, and often says her superpower is being super organized, therefore she is a great fit at Olson Solar Energy. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and step-daughter specifically at baseball games, basketball games, and anything their teenagers are involved in. When not doing things with their teenagers, Angie and her husband enjoy checking out local wineries and craft breweries. (608) 780-6531


Gabriel Hall

Gabriel Hall, Project Manager

[email protected] Gabriel grew up between the cows and cornstalks of rural Nebraska. After almost two decades with the US Army and other DoD affiliated organizations, he settled down in rural Wisconsin on a humble homestead with his family (and dogs and chickens, etc), achieved a Bachelor’s from UW-L, is pursuing a Master’s from Westminster, and is committed to keeping your Olson Solar Energy project on track! (608) 385-6913


Cody Kromrie

Cody Kromrie, Project Manager

[email protected]Born and raised in Wautoma, Wisconsin, Cody received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a minor in finance from the University of Wisconsin Stout. Previously working as a project coordinator/system specialist for an insurance company helped build his communication, organization, and time management skills. After graduating college Cody moved to Chippewa Falls, WI. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, hunting, fishing, and spending time with friends and family. (715) 579-6985


Alissa Johnson

Alissa Johnson, Project Manager (WAU)

[email protected] Wisconsinites to the bones, having explored the majority of Wisconsin Alissa and her husband Levi Johnson (who also works at Olson Solar Energy as a Lead Installer) was born and raised in the driftless area of Wisconsin. However, they have recently relocated to Wausau, WI. They come to Olson Solar Energy with a very strong work ethic! Alissa is a woman that has worn many hats since the beginning of her career. She brings many seasoned years of customer service, sales, and business management from Fortune 500 companies to local hometown proud companies. During her spare time, you can catch her spending time with her family doing anything outdoors from a simple weekend family BBQ and bonfire, to taking on new adventures hiking, hunting, fishing, and most importantly camping!


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