Our partners bring decades of electric utility-specific experience and a history of success to each assignment. They combine business acumen with technical savvy. Our partners manage a team of consultants matched to your utility's particular needs. This means your project starts on Day One with some of the best people in the industry, prepared and ready to go to work for your utility. 


Heather M. Jernberg -                                                                                                    Managing Partner, Chief Operating Officer                                                           303.744.2108 • hjernberg@boreasgroup.com  

Heather co-founded Boreas Group in 2001, after a career as a senior utility consultant at Schlumberger and a decade with the City of Aspen, Colorado. In addition to her electric utility consulting work, she is responsible for performance improvement, financial management, strategic planning and staff leadership at Boreas Group. Heather also serves as a Director for several non-profit organizations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geography and Art History from Macalester College and a MBA from the Hult International Business School. 


Robert J. Sarfi, Ph.D., P. Eng.                                                                                      Managing Partner, Consulting Services                                                               720.220.6213 • rsarfi@boreasgroup.us

Robert is widely recognized for his experience in delivering business vision and technology solutions to electric utilities. Robert has successfully led numerous business transformation initiatives for large and mid-tier electric utilities in North and South America. Prior to co-founding Boreas Group in 2001, Rob held management and leadership positions with management consulting and engineering firms. He received a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (First Class Honours) from the Royal Military College of Canada, and a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo. He is a licensed professional engineer in the Province of Ontario and a member of the IEEE. Robert has published and presented over forty papers related to improving distribution system operations, Smart Grid planning, and technology benefit realization. 


In addition to the partners, we are supported by over twenty seasoned consultants, and a large network of trusted associates.