Ben Yazman is the primary point of contact for Heritage Wind. He coordinates with a cross-disciplinary team to advance projects through all stages of development up to power marketing, with a focus on site identification and acquisition. An experienced project manager, Ben joined Apex in February 2016 after three and a half years supporting USAID programs in Afghanistan with Chemonics International.

I look forward to working with the Barre community to bring Heritage Wind to life.” – Ben Yazman

Carmen O'Keefe is a project developer for the Heritage Wind and Lighthouse Wind projects. She began working with Apex in July of 2015. Carmen manages the offices in Barker and Albion and helps to establish relationships and connections in Somerset, Yates, and Barre. Carmen grew up in Newfane and is thrilled to see the potential for progress in the area she considers home. Carmen has a Bachelor’s degree in Commercial Music from Greenville College and is musically active in Western New York.



Office Hours

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 and by appointment


Contact Information

(585) 563-5137 

Heritage Wind Office

49 North Main Street

Albion, NY 14411

Apex Clean Energy Headquarters

310 4th St NE, Suite 200

Charlottesville, VA 22902