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Our History 

New Amsterdam Global Solutions LLC brings together senior staff with more than 100 years of experience in global logistics, international business, regional economic development action, and international energy policy.  Our goal is to empower our clients to profit from solid business plans in emerging energy and infrastructure sectors in the heart of the USA energy solutions corridor and around the globe.

New Amsterdam Global Solutions LLC combines the skills of our core team and the experienced talents of a dynamic network of strategic allies in engineering, law, project management, and international business success strategies.






Our Team 

 

Greg Wortham
Sweetwater

President & Chief Executive Officer
Strategy@NewAmsterdamGlobal.com

 

Greg’s experience includes more than 30 years in energy business, regional development, legislative action, public relations, and energy & environmental policy.  A 1979 graduate of Sweetwater High School, he has worked for the region as a staff member at the City of Sweetwater, Texas House of Representatives, Texas Senate, and U.S. Congress.  From 2007-2014, he served as Mayor of Sweetwater, Texas – one of the most intensive energy solutions cities on the planet.  Greg was a member of the Texas Municipal League Board of Directors before resigning as Mayor to seek a seat in the Texas Senate.  Greg also served as Senior Corporate Counsel for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, providing business and policy services to more than 1,000 USA electric cooperatives.

Wortham earned his B.A. from Rice University magna cum laude with a double major in political science (honors) and policy studies (energy & environmental policy).  He earned his J.D. (with honors) from The School of Law at The University of Texas in 1990, graduating simultaneously with a Masters of Public Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas.  Wortham’s business experience ranges from the National Football League to Washington, DC law firms to New York City energy operations to Texas renewable energy leadership.  Greg has extensive business travel experience throughout Europe, North America, and Israel.

To view Greg's detailed resume, please click here.


  

Glenn Wortham
Sweetwater

Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Landowner relations director -- Airspace Manager

Land@NewAmsterdamGlobal.com

 

Glenn has held business, governmental, and other leadership positions throughout West Texas for more than 40 years.  In government, Glenn served on the Board of Directors of the statewide Texas Municipal League on behalf of West Texas.  He was elected to the Sweetwater City Commission for 20 years, serving from 1986 through 2006.  He served with cities throughout Texas on the Texas Municipal League Board of Directors, the TML Small Cities Advisory Council and also as a member of the TML energy initiatives legislative committee.  A licensed private pilot, Glenn has served for many years as a member of the Permian Basin Airport Advisory Board, an official advisory board to the Midland International Airport & Spaceport.  Glenn has held leadership in various region-wide business enterprises, and has held multiple high level positions in regional and statewide civic endeavors, having been appointed to state positions by both Governor Ann Richards and Governor George W. Bush.  Glenn operated an insurance and financial services firm for more than 20 years from the mid 1980s until the 2000s.  His renewable energy activities have included landowner relations, site identification and assessment, land title analysis, airspace impact analysis, radar field test logistical support, and pre-development activities.  As a landowner title consultant to 3rd Planet Windpower, Glenn handled more than 400 land title research assignments. Glenn has business travel experience in the United States, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan, and Europe (The Netherlands, Germany, France, Belgium, England, Scotland, Ireland).

To view Glenn's detailed resume, please click here.



Special consultants:

  
Miesha Hand Adames
Sweetwater
Landowner relations adviser 

Miesha is an industrial & agricultural landowner with property that contains the BNSF Railway mainline, Oncor's Sweetwater East "CREZ" electric substation, natural gas pipelines, oil pipelines, high voltage powerlines, and other industrial opportunities.  She manages the land and industrial infrastructure portfolio of her family legacy property in eastern Nolan County, Texas.  After studying business management at Angelo State University from 2009-2012, Miesha expects to graduate from Western Governors University in 2017 with a degree in accounting and later to pursue licensing as a certified public accountant. She has been a business manager in San Angelo and served as controller for a regional oilfield housing initiative in the Permian Basin.  Miesha is a 2009 graduate of Sweetwater High School.  An avid USA road trip warrior, Miesha has also traveled in western Europe, including in the Netherlands, Germany, and France.

To view Miesha's detailed resume, please click here.



  

Lee Ausburne
Dallas

International logistics, procurement, supply chain

With more than 20 years experience as a project management professional in logistics, procurement and supply chain management, Lee’s international strength lies in planning, coordinating and managing large scale, complex projects on time and on budget.  Lee has used his communication, relationship building, and negotiation skills to achieve significant cost savings in equipment, transportation and contract services.  In one episode alone, Lee was credited with delivering $700,000 in savings associated with a digital cross connect project for a leading telecommunications company.  As Marine Logistics Manager for Texas Instruments, Lee managed logisticians and warehouse workers in Texas Instruments’ International Oil Exploration Division (Geophysical Services, Inc.) including purchasing, inventory control, and the shipping of equipment to support the production of our off-shore marine exploration vessels. Performed quarterly budgeting and negotiated contracts with service vendors.   


At Electrospace/Raytheon, Lee provided leadership and direction to a team of 25 warehouse employees charged with supporting multiple manufacturing contracts that required thousands of stock transactions.  He ensured timely and accurate delivery of materials to production lines in two locations; trained and motivated staff, monitored performance, continuously drove high standards in quality and on-time delivery.   Lee took charge of all domestic and international shipping and receiving functions; maintained inventories to support multiple government depot distribution sites.   Lee is a graduate of the University of
North Texas, and has global business experience.


To view Lee's detailed resume, please click here.

 
 
Anne-Dorothe Mueller Davis
Berlin & College Station

European initiatives & conference development

 

Now based in Texas, Anne brings intensive high-level experience in European renewable energy policy development, parliamentary contacts, business networking, and conference development.  She served for 3.5 years as a policy adviser and project manager at EUFORES – the European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources – a Brussels, Belgium-based European parliamentary network with members from all major political groups in the European Parliament as well as the national EU Member States Parliaments.  With her EUFORES colleagues, Anne organized many international conferences, inter-parliamentary meetings, and other high-profile events. 

She was a featured speaker on European offshore wind initiatives at the 1st Annual Texas Offshore Wind Energy Roundtable (TOWER) conference in Houston in 2010.  Anne has a masters degree from Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen (political science, sociology, history), a bachelors degree from Universität Potsdam (political science, sociology, history), and study at Tufts University (political science).

To view Anne's detailed resume, please click here.


 

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Our Clients 

New Amsterdam Global Solutions LLC has served a range of clients from the USA, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Italy, India, and Kenya – a sampling of which is listed below:

  • Kutnink Holdings of Texas, Inc.

  • Astek Sunrise 

  • EduDrone & EduVet -- educational transformation initiative for Roscoe Collegiate Independent School District (TX)

  • Western Texas College -- providing adjunct faculty for wind energy, solar energy & electrician training

  • Sandia National Laboratories

  • Lockheed Martin

  • Raytheon

  • Aveillant (UK)

  • Terma North America (USA affiliate of Denmark-based company)

  • Johnson & Johnson

  • Georgia-Pacific

  • Mesa Power

  • Pickens Plan – T. Boone Pickens

  • New Mexico State University

  • German American Chamber of Commerce

  • Government of Québec

  • Cordisons Kenya Wind

  • Buzzi Unicem (Italy)

Our Regional Alliances 

New Amsterdam Global Solutions LLC founded and provides primary management services to various regional energy coalitions, including the
Texas Wind Energy Clearinghouse, Southwest Energy Coalition, Cline Shale Alliance, and the Great Plains Energy Alliance.  Each of these entities is focused on rapid response to operational issues in the energy & infrastructure sectors as well as information and networking exchange among stakeholders.

Our Events 

New Amsterdam Global Solutions LLC creates, organizes and administers various energy and infrastructure seminars, expos, and business networking conferences.  In addition to regional events on an as-needed basis, New Amsterdam Global Solutions LLC sponsors and organizes the following annual events on behalf of the Texas Wind Energy Clearinghouse, Cline Shale Alliance, and other regional energy & infrastructure alliances:

Transmission Summit -- San Angelo, Texas -- January 25-26, 2017 -- 9th annual


Southwest Energy Summit -- San Angelo, Texas -- March 29-30, 2017 -- 9th annual

Texas Offshore Wind Energy Roundtable (TOWER) conference & expo -- Houston -- 2010-2014

Wind & Solar Expo -- San Angelo, Texas -- Summer 2016 & 2017

Wind Show -- Sweetwater, Texas -- 2014 & 2015 

Shale Show -- Sweetwater, Texas -- 2013 & 2015


Texas Oil Policy Summit -- Bastrop (2014)

Lone Star Solar Summit -- San Angelo, Texas -- 2009-2012


Energy Frontiers -- Van Horn, Texas -- 2011


Texas Wind 2012 -- San Antonio -- 2012


Industrial supply chain conferences -- Texas WINS (Texas Wind Industrial Network Summit) -- San Angelo (Angelo State University) (2006); Round Rock (TECO-Westinghouse) (2009); Fort Worth (BNSF Railway) (2010); Amarillo, Texas (2011)


Wind Executive Boot Camp -- as requested

South Texas Wind Energy Conference & South Texas Law Conference -- Port of Corpus Christi -- 2010

Great Plains Energy Summit -- Omaha, Nebraska (2009)

 

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