Meet The Team


We Are Experienced. We Are Passionate. We are American Engineering Group.

AEG isn’t just a company; it’s a business filled with people who value quality, knowledge and innovation. Our shared vision is inspired by a passion for enhancing the lives of people all around the world. As such, our team is proud to provide innovative solar products, advanced industrial technologies and the best customer service possible to the people of Tanzania.



Maggie Fusi – Human Resource / Legal

Maggie is Tanzanian Labor Lawyer (Advocate). She not only handles Human Resource matters, but many other administrative and managerial duties within AEG.


Fortunatus Mugisha – Sales / Marketing

Mugisha is one of our most experienced sales staff members. He has worked in the renewable energy industry in technical sales for five years before joining AEG.


Winnie Nyamubi – Sales / Marketing

Winnie is also a member of the AEG sales team. Winnie focuses on renewable energy, water purification, and industrial engineering sales, and takes the success of her customers most seriously.


Our store is supported by the following people from AEG International: 

James T. “Tod” Skinner, President, AEG International

Tod is a well-experienced executive with a background ranging from information technology to financial stewardship. He has experience in many facets of business and provides a great deal of knowledge in business development. His direction and business insight drives the team to succeed. Having visited the African continent now seven times since Q1 of 2014 including the countries of Tanzania, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Angola and DRC, Tod has first hand knowledge of the need in Africa for high-quality, American engineered solutions for electricity and clean water. He works daily to focus the AEG team on delivering on those needs.


Paresh Vasa, VP Sales & Product Support, AEG International

Paresh has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from UNCC. His most recent accomplishments includes development of new Business in various parts of Africa, Latin Americas & USA. We feel that his skills & experience in area of Renewable & Sustainable energy are going to be key in helping AEG continue to move forward with its new initiatives. Paresh has successfully managed numerous commercial and industrial projects encompassing various industries, including telecommunications, nuclear & renewable energy. Paresh has managed delivery and client relationship of multiple Solar Projects Ranging from 50KW DC to 5 MW DC from planning stage to completion, meeting professional standards, schedule and budget.

John Colbert, VP Global Business Development & Services, AEG International

After graduating with an International Business degree, John began his career on the import side for a large national retail chain. A move to North Carolina lead to a shift in focus; from retail importing to exporting for Sumitomo Electric, one of the world’s largest multi-national manufacturers. With almost 30 years of experience, John is a professional with a wide range of international business skills and has worked in multiple facets of global business. While much of his experience is in logistics, John has added Global Business Development to his skill set. He currently is heading the effort to establish, and grow, AEG in Kenya.