Meet the Team

Taylor Quarles  is the primary contact for Lighthouse Wind. He coordinates with a cross-disciplinary team to advance projects through all stages of development up to power marketing, with a focus on new site identification and acquisition. Prior to joining Apex, Taylor worked for the Building Goodness Foundation as field manager, serving as their first permanent staff in Haiti. While there, he developed the organization’s operational capacity and partner relationships in addition to managing two construction projects, each with its own Haitian workforce. Taylor holds a bachelor of arts in international affairs from the University of Mary Washington. 

Carmen O'Keefe is a development associate for the Lighthouse Wind project and has been working with Apex since July of 2015. Carmen manages the office in Barker and helps to establish relationships and connections in Somerset and Yates. 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 University and is very active musically in Western New York. 


Office Hours

Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 and by appointment


Contact Information

(716) 562-4262

Lighthouse Wind Office

8687 Main Street

Barker, NY 14012

Apex Clean Energy Headquarters

310 4th St NE, Suite 200

Charlottesville, VA 22902