Jim Yockey

James F. Yockey

Jim, a director with Baker Tilly, LLP, has been with the firm since 2015 and is a consultant with experience in both fossil and renewable energy markets. He works with communities, municipal, Tribal, commercial and industrial energy users. His background includes energy project development, energy services, energy marketing and energy software development.

  • Provides guidance on the formation and development of tribally owned and operated utility companies
  • Advises clients on the development and construction of renewable energy projects, including wind, solar and biomass fueled projects
  • Delivers strategic and tactical advice on cost-effective energy purchases for large institutional, industrial, commercial and governmental energy users
  • American Hydrogen Association
  • American Wind Energy Association
  • Distributed Wind Energy Association
  • Midwest Renewable Energy Association
  • RENEW Wisconsin (RENEW)
  • "Community power 101: tending the solar garden and other distributed energy adventures," Baker Tilly Utility University, 2015
  • U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Tribal energy program review
  • DOE, Regional Tribal Energy Workshop
  • Mid-West Energy Research Consortium, Energy storage solutions
  • National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, National Reservation Economic Summit
  • RENEW, Renewable Energy Summit
  • United South Eastern Tribes, Energy Conference


Madison, WI


Master of Science in environmental/cultural anthropology
PhD coursework in environmental/cultural anthropology
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Master of Arts in interdisciplinary, environmental and cultural studies
Holy Names University (Oakland, California)

Bachelor of Arts in religious studies and philosophy
Marian University (Fond du Lac, Wisconsin)