The Team

The team at Rebate Bus is focused on delivering an exceptional experience for all. Whether you are a Rebate Bus Pro member or visiting Rebate Bus for the first time, we are here to serve you. Contact our team at any time.

Each team member brings their own unique skill set, contributing to the Rebate Bus workflow while providing dedicated support services to Rebate Bus members in every market.

Joe Pater
Joe PaterFOUNDER / CEO
Joe has worked in the energy efficiency industry since 2009. He first saw the business case for an open utility rebate platform… Read More
Mike Plunkett
Mike PlunkettSENIOR OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
A native of Geneva Minnesota (pop 454!), Mike studied business administration and marketing at
Winona State…Read More
Joel Sandersen
Joel SandersenSENIOR COMMERCIAL PROJECT MANAGER
Joel Sandersen brings nearly 20 years of experience working with incentive programs across the country…Read More
Erica Suchyta
Erica SuchytaSTRATEGIC PRODUCT MANAGER
Erica’s career in energy efficiency began in 2011 when she started as a project coordinator for…Read More
Austin Bloch
Austin BlochDIRECTOR OF RETAIL OPERATIONS
Originally from the Halloween Capital of the World, Austin moved on to numerous cities such as Madison and St. Louis…Read More
Aaron Campbell
Aaron CampbellDIRECTOR OF MARKETING
Aaron has always pursued opportunities where he is able to express his creativity and get inspired by the world surrounding him… Read More
Jim Harter
Jim HarterSOFTWARE DEVELOPER
Jim is a software developer for Rebate Bus and a St. Louis native who has studied Computer Science at the University of Missouri – St. Louis…Read More
Eleanor Fogarty
Eleanor FogartyPROJECT MANAGER
Originally from Glenview, Illinois, Eleanor moved to St. Louis in 2014 to pursue a dual degree in Entrepreneurship and…Read More
Dan Fernandez
Dan FernandezPROJECT MANAGER
Having worked in different healthcare settings, Dan has spent the last 3 years being a director for nursing homes…Read More
Adam Lee
Adam LeeCOMMERCIAL PROJECT MANAGER
A Rebate Bus Employee since September 2018, Adam is a Minnesota native. He graduated from The University of Wisconsin…Read More
Maralina Nelms
Maralina NelmsPROJECT MANAGER
Maralina is a Project Manager on the Commercial Team at Rebate Bus. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin…Read More
Connor Flaherty
Connor FlahertyPROJECT MANAGER
Connor hails from the Madison area and returned in 2015 after studying Political Science at…Read More
Sam DiSalle
Sam DiSallePROJECT MANAGER
Sam is originally from Altoona Wisconsin and received his undergraduate degree from the..Read More